NYSE:FGB - First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd Stock Price, Price Target & More

$6.08 -0.02 (-0.33 %)
(As of 04/22/2018 12:27 PM ET)
Previous Close$6.08
Today's Range$6.05 - $6.14
52-Week Range$5.65 - $7.79
Volume26,246 shs
Average Volume49,449 shs
Market Capitalization$87.50 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield11.53%
Beta0.72

About First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd (NYSE:FGB)

First Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund (the Fund) is a non-diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Fund's primary investment objective is to seek a high level of current income. The Fund seeks attractive total return as a secondary objective. Under normal market conditions, the Fund invests at least 80% of its Managed Assets in a portfolio of securities of specialty finance and other financial companies. The Fund will concentrate its investments in securities of companies within industries in the financial sector, including business development companies, real estate investment trusts and other mortgage related securities. The Fund may also invest in other financial companies, including banks, savings institutions, brokerage firms, investment management companies, insurance companies, holding companies of the foregoing, and companies that provide related services to such companies. First Trust Advisors L.P. is the advisor of the Fund.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry N/A
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SectorN/A
SymbolNYSE:FGB
CUSIPN/A
Phone+1-630-7658000

Debt

Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current RatioN/A
Quick RatioN/A

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E RatioN/A
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesN/A
Price / SalesN/A
Cash FlowN/A
Price / CashN/A
Book ValueN/A
Price / BookN/A

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net IncomeN/A
Net MarginsN/A
Return on EquityN/A
Return on AssetsN/A

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Outstanding Shares14,340,000

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First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd (NYSE:FGB) Frequently Asked Questions

What is First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd's stock symbol?

First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "FGB."

How often does First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd?

First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, February 13th. Stockholders of record on Friday, February 23rd will be given a dividend of $0.175 per share on Wednesday, February 28th. This represents a $0.70 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 11.51%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, February 22nd. View First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd's Dividend History.

Who are some of First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd's key competitors?

Who are First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd's key executives?

First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd's management team includes the folowing people:
  • James A. Bowen, Chairman of the Board of Trustees (Age 62)
  • Mark R. Bradley, President, Chief Executive Officer (Age 60)
  • James M. Dykas, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Accounting Officer, Treasurer (Age 51)
  • Kristi A. Maher, Chief Compliance Officer, Assistant Secretary (Age 51)
  • Daniel J. Lindquist, Vice President (Age 47)
  • W. Scott Jardine Esq., Secretary, Chief Legal Officer (Age 57)
  • Robert F. Keith, Lead Independent Trustee (Age 61)
  • Richard E. Erickson M.D., Independent Trustee (Age 66)
  • Thomas R. Kadlec, Independent Trustee (Age 60)
  • Niel Byron Nielson Ph.D., Independent Trustee (Age 64)

Has First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about FGB stock has trended somewhat negative on Sunday, according to Accern. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd earned a media sentiment score of -0.02 on Accern's scale. They also gave media coverage about the closed-end fund an impact score of 46.38 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term.

How do I buy shares of First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd?

Shares of FGB can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd's stock price today?

One share of FGB stock can currently be purchased for approximately $6.08.

How big of a company is First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd?

First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd has a market capitalization of $87.50 million.

How can I contact First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd?

First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd's mailing address is 120 E Liberty Dr Ste 400, WHEATON, IL 60187-5455, United States. The closed-end fund can be reached via phone at +1-630-7658000.


MarketBeat Community Rating for First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd (FGB)

Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  40 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  38 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  78
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe FGB will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe FGB will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd (NYSE:FGB) Analyst Ratings History

DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
(Data available from 4/22/2016 forward)

Earnings

Dividends

First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd (NYSE:FGB) Dividend Information

First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd pays an annual dividend of $0.70 per share, with a dividend yield of 11.51%. FGB's most recent quarterly dividend payment was Wednesday, February 28.
Most Recent Dividend:2/28/2018
Annual Dividend:$0.70
Dividend Yield:11.51%
Dividend Growth:0.70% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:N/A
Frequency:Quarterly Dividend
Dividend Payments by Quarter for First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd (NYSE:FGB)

First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd (NYSE:FGB) Dividend History by Quarter

AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
2/13/2018quarterly$0.175011.4%2/22/20182/23/20182/28/2018
11/10/2017quarterly$0.175010.74%11/22/201711/24/201712/1/2017
8/11/2017quarterly$0.17509.67%8/22/20178/24/20178/31/2017
5/11/2017quarterly$0.17509.49%5/22/20175/24/20175/31/2017
2/10/2017quarterly$0.17508.87%2/22/20172/24/20172/28/2017
5/12/2015quarterly$0.17259.69%5/21/20155/26/20155/29/2015
2/11/2015quarterly$0.17259.1%2/20/20152/24/20152/27/2015
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd (NYSE FGB) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History

Insider Trading History for First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd (NYSE:FGB)
Insider Trading History for First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd (NYSE:FGB)

First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd (NYSE FGB) Insider Trading History

Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
12/29/2014Daniel T WinterInsiderSell1,400$7.58$10,612.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd (NYSE FGB) News Headlines

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DateHeadline
First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd (FGB) Plans $0.18 Quarterly DividendFirst Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd (FGB) Plans $0.18 Quarterly Dividend
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 13 at 5:22 PM
First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.18 (FGB)First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.18 (FGB)
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 10 at 5:30 PM
First Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund Declares its Quarterly Distribution of $0.175 Per ShareFirst Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund Declares its Quarterly Distribution of $0.175 Per Share
finance.yahoo.com - November 10 at 4:24 PM
First Trust Advisors L.P. Announces Portfolio Manager Update for First Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities FundFirst Trust Advisors L.P. Announces Portfolio Manager Update for First Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund
finance.yahoo.com - September 11 at 7:15 PM
First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd Plans Quarterly Dividend of $0.18 (FGB)First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd Plans Quarterly Dividend of $0.18 (FGB)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 11 at 5:50 PM
National Bank of Abu Dhabi, Singapore Branch -- Moodys affirms deposit ratings of National Bank of Abu Dhabi, upgrades and withdraws First Gulf Bank deposit ratingsNational Bank of Abu Dhabi, Singapore Branch -- Moody's affirms deposit ratings of National Bank of Abu Dhabi, upgrades and withdraws First Gulf Bank deposit ratings
www.moodys.com - April 3 at 5:26 PM
First Gulf Bank -- Moodys: Large UAE banks post solid Q4 profitability supported by stable core incomeFirst Gulf Bank -- Moody's: Large UAE banks' post solid Q4 profitability supported by stable core income
www.moodys.com - February 13 at 9:55 AM
Pittsburgh Urban Redevelopment Authority, PA -- Moodys Assigns A2 to Urban Redev. Auth. of Pittsburgh Tax Increment Bonds Ser. 2017Pittsburgh Urban Redevelopment Authority, PA -- Moody's Assigns A2 to Urban Redev. Auth. of Pittsburgh Tax Increment Bonds Ser. 2017
www.moodys.com - January 24 at 5:52 PM
Moodys Corrects Rating of Urban Redev. Auth. of Pittsburgh Tax Increment Bonds Ser. 2006 to A2 from A1Moody's Corrects Rating of Urban Redev. Auth. of Pittsburgh Tax Increment Bonds Ser. 2006 to A2 from A1
www.moodys.com - January 20 at 6:29 PM
Moodys assigns definitive ratings to Progress Residential 2016-SFR2Moody's assigns definitive ratings to Progress Residential 2016-SFR2
www.moodys.com - December 6 at 5:24 PM
Moodys assigns provisional ratings to Progress Residential 2016-SFR2Moody's assigns provisional ratings to Progress Residential 2016-SFR2
www.moodys.com - November 15 at 5:32 PM
Moodys assigns definitive ratings to Colony Starwood Homes 2016-2Moody's assigns definitive ratings to Colony Starwood Homes 2016-2
www.moodys.com - November 3 at 10:37 PM
Moodys assigns provisional ratings to Colony American Finance 2016-2Moody's assigns provisional ratings to Colony American Finance 2016-2
www.moodys.com - October 31 at 5:10 PM
Moodys assigns definitive ratings to Tricon American Homes 2016-SFR1Moody's assigns definitive ratings to Tricon American Homes 2016-SFR1
www.moodys.com - October 25 at 5:04 PM
Moodys assigns provisional ratings to Colony Starwood Homes 2016-2Moody's assigns provisional ratings to Colony Starwood Homes 2016-2
www.moodys.com - October 18 at 10:00 AM
Moodys assigns definitive ratings to AMSR 2016-SFR1Moody's assigns definitive ratings to AMSR 2016-SFR1
www.moodys.com - October 14 at 4:54 PM
Moodys assigns provisional ratings to Tricon American Homes 2016-SFR1Moody's assigns provisional ratings to Tricon American Homes 2016-SFR1
www.moodys.com - October 12 at 9:58 AM
Pittsburgh Water & Sewer Authority, PA -- Moodys Reviews Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Auth. LOC-backed Ser. B-2 of 2008 BondsPittsburgh Water & Sewer Authority, PA -- Moody's Reviews Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Auth. LOC-backed Ser. B-2 of 2008 Bonds
www.moodys.com - October 8 at 9:41 AM
Moodys assigns definitive ratings to Home Partners of America 2016-2 Trust SFR transactionMoody's assigns definitive ratings to Home Partners of America 2016-2 Trust SFR transaction
www.moodys.com - September 14 at 9:12 AM
Moodys assigns provisional ratings to Home Partners of America 2016-2 Trust SFR transactionMoody's assigns provisional ratings to Home Partners of America 2016-2 Trust SFR transaction
www.moodys.com - August 23 at 9:22 AM
Moodys assigns definitive ratings to Progress Residential 2016-SFR1 TrustMoody's assigns definitive ratings to Progress Residential 2016-SFR1 Trust
www.moodys.com - August 4 at 10:46 PM
Moodys assigns provisional ratings to Progress Residential 2016-SFR1Moody's assigns provisional ratings to Progress Residential 2016-SFR1
www.moodys.com - July 11 at 12:23 PM
First Gulf Bank -- Moodys affirms deposit ratings of National Bank of Abu Dhabi and First Gulf Bank; changes outlook on First Gulf Banks deposit ratings to positiveFirst Gulf Bank -- Moody's affirms deposit ratings of National Bank of Abu Dhabi and First Gulf Bank; changes outlook on First Gulf Bank's deposit ratings to positive
www.moodys.com - July 4 at 7:11 AM
Moodys assigns definitve ratings to Colony Starwood Homes 2016-1Moody's assigns definitve ratings to Colony Starwood Homes 2016-1
www.moodys.com - June 7 at 10:44 AM
Moodys assigns provisional ratings to Colony Starwood Homes 2016-1Moody's assigns provisional ratings to Colony Starwood Homes 2016-1
www.moodys.com - May 19 at 11:40 AM
Illinois Finance Authority -- Moodys Downgrades to A1 Chicago Symphony Orchestras LOC-backed Adj. Rate Bonds, Ser. 2008; Affirms VMIG 1Illinois Finance Authority -- Moody's Downgrades to A1 Chicago Symphony Orchestra's LOC-backed Adj. Rate Bonds, Ser. 2008; Affirms VMIG 1
www.moodys.com - April 1 at 2:57 PM
Chicago Symphony Orchestra -- Moodys reviews Chicago Symphony Orchestra, ILs LOC-backed Adj. Rate Demand Rev. Bonds Ser. 2008Chicago Symphony Orchestra -- Moody's reviews Chicago Symphony Orchestra, IL's LOC-backed Adj. Rate Demand Rev. Bonds Ser. 2008
www.moodys.com - March 15 at 9:43 AM
FIRST TRUST SPECIALTY FINANCE & FINANCIAL OPPORTUNITIES FUND Files SEC form 8-K, Regulation FD Disclosure, FinancialFIRST TRUST SPECIALTY FINANCE & FINANCIAL OPPORTUNITIES FUND Files SEC form 8-K, Regulation FD Disclosure, Financial
biz.yahoo.com - February 18 at 4:34 PM
An Overview of FEX’s Alpha HoldingsAn Overview of FEX’s Alpha Holdings
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 14 at 11:01 AM

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