First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd (FGB) Plans $0.18 Quarterly Dividend

First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd (NYSE:FGB) declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, February 13th, Wall Street Journal reports. Investors of record on Friday, February 23rd will be given a dividend of 0.175 per share by the closed-end fund on Wednesday, February 28th. This represents a $0.70 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 11.40%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, February 22nd.

First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd has increased its dividend payment by an average of 0.7% per year over the last three years.

First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd (FGB) traded up $0.08 during mid-day trading on Tuesday, hitting $6.14. 59,903 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 73,080. First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd has a 52 week low of $5.65 and a 52 week high of $8.43.

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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.

Dividend History for First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd (NYSE:FGB)

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