News coverage about First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd (NYSE:FGB) has been trending somewhat positive on Saturday, Accern reports. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public 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 0.22 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the closed-end fund an impact score of 46.0998504864442 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.
First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd (NYSE FGB) traded up 1.69% on Friday, reaching $6.60. 47,687 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd has a 12 month low of $6.41 and a 12 month high of $8.43. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $7.02 and its 200 day moving average is $7.25.
The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, August 31st. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 24th were paid a $0.175 dividend. This represents a $0.70 annualized dividend and a yield of 10.61%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, August 22nd.
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First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd Company Profile
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.
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