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NYSE:FGB

First Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund - FGB Stock Forecast, Price & News

$2.86
+0.04 (+1.42%)
(As of 09/30/2022 03:59 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$2.85
$2.86
50-Day Range
$2.80
$3.77
52-Week Range
$2.73
$4.32
Volume
662 shs
Average Volume
45,768 shs
Market Capitalization
N/A
P/E Ratio
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Dividend Yield
0.11%
Price Target
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About First Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund

First Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund is a closed-ended equity mutual fund launched and managed by First Trust Advisors L.P. It is co-managed by Confluence Investment Management LLC. The fund invests in the public equity markets of the United States. It seeks to invest in stocks of companies operating in the specialty finance and other financial sectors. The fund primarily invests in value stocks of companies, as well as in Business Development Companies, REITs, and other mortgage related securities. It employs fundamental analysis to create its portfolio. The fund benchmarks the performance of its portfolio against a composite benchmark comprised of 70% Wells Fargo BDC Index, 20% FTSE NAREIT Mortgage REIT Index, and 10% S&P SmallCap Financials Index. It was formerly known as First Trust/Gallatin Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund. First Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund was formed on March 20, 2007 and domiciled in the United States.

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FGB Stock News Headlines

Biden Warns America on China: "They're Going to Eat Our Lunch"
A new cold war over "white gold" is unfolding. This affects every cell phone, laptop… even tools in your home. But one small company is poised to break the Chinese stranglehold and reward savvy investors.
Biden Warns America on China: "They're Going to Eat Our Lunch"
A new cold war over "white gold" is unfolding. This affects every cell phone, laptop… even tools in your home. But one small company is poised to break the Chinese stranglehold and reward savvy investors.
2 Canadian Stocks to Buy for Oversized Dividends
YIELCO secures capital commitments of EUR 820 million
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FGB Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 8/31 Dividend
8/22/2022
Dividend Payable
8/31/2022
Today
10/03/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Asset Management
Sub-Industry
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Sector
Finance
Fax
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Employees
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Year Founded
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Profitability

Pretax Margin
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Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
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Miscellaneous

Free Float
N/A
Optionable
Not Optionable
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Key Executives

  • Mr. Mark Raymond Bradley (Age 62)
    Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer
  • Mr. James M. Dykas (Age 53)
    Sr. VP and Controller
  • Mr. Kristi A. Maher (Age 53)
    Chief Compliance Officer and Assistant Sec.
  • Mr. William Scott Jardine Esq. (Age 59)
    Chief Legal Officer and Sec.
  • Mr. Daniel Joel Lindquist CFA (Age 49)
    Managing Director and Portfolio Mang.













FGB Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

How have FGB shares performed in 2022?

First Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund's stock was trading at $4.09 on January 1st, 2022. Since then, FGB shares have decreased by 30.1% and is now trading at $2.86.
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Are investors shorting First Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund?

First Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund saw a increase in short interest in the month of September. As of September 15th, there was short interest totaling 17,700 shares, an increase of 59.5% from the August 31st total of 11,100 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 42,300 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 0.4 days.
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How often does First Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for First Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund?

First Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, August 11th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, August 23rd will be paid a dividend of $0.0825 per share on Wednesday, August 31st. This represents a $0.33 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 11.54%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, August 22nd.
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Is First Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund a good dividend stock?

First Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund (NYSE:FGB) pays an annual dividend of $0.70 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.11%.
Read our dividend analysis for FGB.

What other stocks do shareholders of First Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other First Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund investors own include AbbVie (ABBV), ONEOK (OKE), AT&T (T), Enterprise Products Partners (EPD), Energy Transfer (ET), Omega Healthcare Investors (OHI), Arbor Realty Trust (ABR), Ares Capital (ARCC), Blackrock Resources & Commodities Strategy Trust (BCX) and BlackRock Enhanced Equity Dividend Trust (BDJ).

What is First Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund's stock symbol?

First Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "FGB."

How do I buy shares of First Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund?

Shares of FGB stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is First Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund's stock price today?

One share of FGB stock can currently be purchased for approximately $2.86.

How can I contact First Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund?

First Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund's mailing address is 120 E Liberty Dr Ste 400, WHEATON, IL 60187-5455, United States. The official website for the company is www.ftportfolios.com. The closed-end fund can be reached via phone at 630-765-8000.

This page (NYSE:FGB) was last updated on 10/3/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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