Press coverage about First Trust Enhanced Equity Income Fund (NYSE:FFA) has trended positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. First Trust Enhanced Equity Income Fund earned a media sentiment score of 0.29 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the company an impact score of 47.4579878408309 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.
First Trust Enhanced Equity Income Fund (NYSE FFA) traded down $0.06 during midday trading on Thursday, hitting $16.38. The company had a trading volume of 64,000 shares, compared to its average volume of 63,429. First Trust Enhanced Equity Income Fund has a 12 month low of $13.61 and a 12 month high of $16.67.
The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, December 29th. Investors of record on Tuesday, December 26th were issued a dividend of $0.285 per share. This represents a $1.14 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 6.96%. The ex-dividend date was Friday, December 22nd.
About First Trust Enhanced Equity Income Fund
First Trust Enhanced Equity Income Fund (the Fund) is a diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Fund’s investment objective is to provide a high level of current income and gains and, to a lesser extent, capital appreciation. The Fund invests in a diversified portfolio of equity securities.
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