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First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd Stock Price, News & Analysis (NYSE:FGB)

$6.22
-0.04 (-0.64 %)
(As of 10/14/2019 11:30 AM ET)
Today's Range
$6.17
Now: $6.22
$6.30
50-Day Range
$5.78
MA: $6.06
$6.26
52-Week Range
$4.73
Now: $6.22
$6.51
Volume8,858 shs
Average Volume45,226 shs
Market CapitalizationN/A
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield0.11%
BetaN/A
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.

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Asset Management
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorFinancial Services
CUSIPN/A
Phone+1-630-7658000

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesN/A

Profitability

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Next Earnings DateN/A
OptionableNot Optionable

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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 announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, August 12th. Shareholders of record on Friday, August 23rd will be paid a dividend of $0.175 per share on Friday, August 30th. This represents a $0.70 annualized dividend and a yield of 11.25%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 22nd. View First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd's Dividend History.

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

Media coverage about FGB stock has trended negative this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd earned a daily sentiment score of -2.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the closed-end fund a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future. View News Stories for First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd.

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

What other stocks do shareholders of First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd own?

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

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, Robinhood, 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 $6.22.

What is First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd's official website?

The official website for First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd is http://www.ftportfolios.com/.

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 (NYSE FGB)

Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  64 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  59 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  123
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.
This page was last updated on 10/14/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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