News headlines about First Trust Energy Infrastructure Fund (NYSE:FIF) have been trending somewhat positive on Thursday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. First Trust Energy Infrastructure Fund earned a daily sentiment score of 0.23 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the investment management company an impact score of 45.0997922565439 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.
First Trust Energy Infrastructure Fund (NYSE FIF) traded down $0.03 during trading hours on Thursday, reaching $18.37. The company had a trading volume of 54,300 shares, compared to its average volume of 120,729. First Trust Energy Infrastructure Fund has a 1 year low of $17.22 and a 1 year high of $20.21.
The business also recently declared a jan 17 dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, January 16th. Investors of record on Wednesday, January 3rd will be paid a $0.11 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, January 2nd. This represents a yield of 7.47%.
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First Trust Energy Infrastructure Fund (the Fund) is a non-diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Fund’s investment objective is to seek a high level of total return with an emphasis on current distributions paid to shareholders. The Fund invests primarily in securities of companies engaged in the energy infrastructure sector, including publicly-traded master limited partnerships (MLPs) and limited liability companies taxed as partnerships, MLP affiliates, yield corporations (YieldCos), pipeline companies, utilities, and other companies that derive at least 50% of their revenues from operating or providing services in support of infrastructure assets, such as pipelines, power transmission, and petroleum and natural gas storage in the petroleum, natural gas and power generation industries.
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