Headlines about First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd (NYSE:FGB) have been trending somewhat positive on Wednesday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than twenty 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 daily sentiment score of 0.22 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the closed-end fund an impact score of 47.9019699206127 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.
Shares of First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd (NYSE:FGB) traded down $0.10 on Wednesday, reaching $6.20. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 59,500 shares, compared to its average volume of 50,235. First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd has a 12-month low of $6.19 and a 12-month high of $8.43.
The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, December 1st. Shareholders of record on Friday, November 24th were issued a dividend of $0.175 per share. This represents a $0.70 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 11.29%. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday, November 22nd.
About First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd
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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