First Trust Special Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund (FGB)

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NYSE : Financial
Prev Close 7.25
Open 7.25
Day Low/High 7.23 / 7.26
52 Wk Low/High 6.41 / 8.43
Volume 9.15K
Avg Volume 38.70K
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 14.34M
Market Cap 104.83M
Div & Yield 0.68 (9.30%)

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First Trust Specialty Finance And Financial Opportunities Fund Declares Its Quarterly Distribution Of $0.175 Per Share

First Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund (the "Fund") (NYSE: FGB) has declared the Fund's regularly scheduled quarterly distribution.

First Trust Specialty Finance And Financial Opportunities Fund Declares Its Quarterly Distribution Of $0.175 Per Share

First Trust Specialty Finance And Financial Opportunities Fund Declares Its Quarterly Distribution Of $0.175 Per Share

First Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund (the "Fund") (NYSE: FGB) has declared the Fund's regularly scheduled quarterly distribution payable on December 1, 2016, to shareholders of record as of...

FGB Ex-Dividend Reminder - 8/22/16

FGB Ex-Dividend Reminder - 8/22/16

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 8/22/16, First Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.175, payable on 8/31/16. As a percentage of FGB's recent stock price of $7.06, this dividend works out to approximately 2.48%, so look for shares of First Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund to trade 2.48% lower — all else being equal — when FGB shares open for trading on 8/22/16.

First Trust Specialty Finance And Financial Opportunities Fund Declares Its Quarterly Distribution Of $0.175 Per Share

First Trust Specialty Finance And Financial Opportunities Fund Declares Its Quarterly Distribution Of $0.175 Per Share

First Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund (the "Fund") (NYSE: FGB) has declared the Fund's regularly scheduled quarterly distribution payable on August 31, 2016, to shareholders of record as of August...

First Trust Specialty Finance And Financial Opportunities Fund Declares Its Quarterly Distribution Of $0.175 Per Share

First Trust Specialty Finance And Financial Opportunities Fund Declares Its Quarterly Distribution Of $0.175 Per Share

First Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund (the "Fund") (NYSE: FGB) has declared the Fund's regularly scheduled quarterly distribution payable on May 31, 2016, to shareholders of record as of May 24,...

First Trust Specialty Finance And Financial Opportunities Fund Declares Its Quarterly Distribution Of $0.175 Per Share

First Trust Specialty Finance And Financial Opportunities Fund Declares Its Quarterly Distribution Of $0.175 Per Share

First Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund (the "Fund") (NYSE: FGB) has declared the Fund's regularly scheduled quarterly distribution payable on February 29, 2016, to shareholders of record as of...

Dividend Watch: 3 Stocks Going Ex-Dividend Friday: FGB, PPT, HPY

Dividend Watch: 3 Stocks Going Ex-Dividend Friday: FGB, PPT, HPY

FGB PPT HPY are going ex-dividend Friday, Friday, November 20, 2015

FGB Ex-Dividend Reminder - 11/20/15

FGB Ex-Dividend Reminder - 11/20/15

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 11/20/15, First Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.175, payable on 12/1/15. As a percentage of FGB's recent stock price of $6.45, this dividend works out to approximately 2.71%, so look for shares of First Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund to trade 2.71% lower — all else being equal — when FGB shares open for trading on 11/20/15.

First Trust Specialty Finance And Financial Opportunities Fund Declares Its Quarterly Distribution Of $0.175 Per Share

First Trust Specialty Finance And Financial Opportunities Fund Declares Its Quarterly Distribution Of $0.175 Per Share

First Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund (the "Fund") (NYSE: FGB) has declared the Fund's regularly scheduled quarterly distribution payable on December 1, 2015, to shareholders of record as of...

3 Stocks Going Ex-Dividend Tomorrow: FGB, PAAS, STE

3 Stocks Going Ex-Dividend Tomorrow: FGB, PAAS, STE

FGB PAAS STE are going ex-dividend tomorrow, Friday, August 21, 2015

First Trust Specialty Finance And Financial Opportunities Fund Increases Its Quarterly Distribution To $0.1750 Per Share

First Trust Specialty Finance And Financial Opportunities Fund Increases Its Quarterly Distribution To $0.1750 Per Share

First Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund (the "Fund") (NYSE: FGB) has increased its regularly scheduled quarterly distribution to $0.

3 Stocks Going Ex-Dividend Tomorrow: FGB, JKHY, AIZ

3 Stocks Going Ex-Dividend Tomorrow: FGB, JKHY, AIZ

FGB JKHY AIZ are going ex-dividend tomorrow, Thursday, May 21, 2015

FGB Ex-Dividend Reminder - 5/21/15

FGB Ex-Dividend Reminder - 5/21/15

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/21/15, First Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.1725, payable on 5/29/15. As a percentage of FGB's recent stock price of $7.20, this dividend works out to approximately 2.40%, so look for shares of First Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund to trade 2.40% lower — all else being equal — when FGB shares open for trading on 5/21/15.

First Trust Specialty Finance And Financial Opportunities Fund Declares Its Quarterly Distribution Of $0.1725 Per Share

First Trust Specialty Finance And Financial Opportunities Fund Declares Its Quarterly Distribution Of $0.1725 Per Share

First Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund (the "Fund") (NYSE: FGB) has declared the Fund's regularly scheduled quarterly distribution payable on May 29, 2015, to shareholders of record as of May 26,...

Tomorrow's Ex-Dividends To Watch: FGB, PGH, DNB

Tomorrow's Ex-Dividends To Watch: FGB, PGH, DNB

FGB PGH DNB are going ex-dividend tomorrow, Friday, February 20, 2015

Reminder - First Trust Specialty Finance And Financial Opportunities Fund (FGB) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Reminder - First Trust Specialty Finance And Financial Opportunities Fund (FGB) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 2/20/15, First Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.1725, payable on 2/27/15. As a percentage of FGB's recent stock price of $7.61, this dividend works out to approximately 2.27%, so look for shares of First Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund to trade 2.27% lower — all else being equal — when FGB shares open for trading on 2/20/15.

First Trust Specialty Finance And Financial Opportunities Fund Declares Its Quarterly Distribution Of $0.1725 Per Share

First Trust Specialty Finance And Financial Opportunities Fund Declares Its Quarterly Distribution Of $0.1725 Per Share

First Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund (the "Fund") (NYSE: FGB) has declared the Fund's regularly scheduled quarterly distribution payable on February 27, 2015, to shareholders of record as of...

Ex-Dividends To Watch: 3 Stocks Going Ex-Dividend Tomorrow: FGB, PAAS, SIX

Ex-Dividends To Watch: 3 Stocks Going Ex-Dividend Tomorrow: FGB, PAAS, SIX

FGB PAAS SIX are going ex-dividend tomorrow, Friday, November 21, 2014

FGB Ex-Dividend Reminder - 11/21/14

FGB Ex-Dividend Reminder - 11/21/14

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 11/21/14, First Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.1725, payable on 12/1/14. As a percentage of FGB's recent stock price of $8.22, this dividend works out to approximately 2.10%, so look for shares of First Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund to trade 2.10% lower — all else being equal — when FGB shares open for trading on 11/21/14.

First Trust Specialty Finance And Financial Opportunities Fund Declares Its Quarterly Distribution Of $0.1725 Per Share

First Trust Specialty Finance And Financial Opportunities Fund Declares Its Quarterly Distribution Of $0.1725 Per Share

First Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund (the "Fund") (NYSE: FGB) has declared the Fund's regularly scheduled quarterly distribution payable on December 1, 2014, to shareholders of record as of...

3 Stocks With Upcoming Ex-Dividend Dates: FGB, CRS, DK

3 Stocks With Upcoming Ex-Dividend Dates: FGB, CRS, DK

FGB CRS DK are going ex-dividend tomorrow, Friday, August 22, 2014

Reminder - First Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund (FGB) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Reminder - First Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund (FGB) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 8/22/14, First Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.1725, payable on 8/29/14. As a percentage of FGB's recent stock price of $8.44, this dividend works out to approximately 2.04%, so look for shares of First Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund to trade 2.04% lower — all else being equal — when FGB shares open for trading on 8/22/14.

First Trust Specialty Finance And Financial Opportunities Fund Increases Its Quarterly Distribution To $0.1725 Per Share

First Trust Specialty Finance And Financial Opportunities Fund Increases Its Quarterly Distribution To $0.1725 Per Share

First Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund (the “Fund”) (NYSE: FGB) has increased its regularly scheduled quarterly distribution to $0.

CORRECTING and REPLACING First Trust Advisors L.P. Announces Portfolio Manager Conference Call for First Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund

CORRECTING and REPLACING First Trust Advisors L.P. Announces Portfolio Manager Conference Call for First Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund

Please replace the release dated August 18, 2014 with the following corrected version due to multiple revisions in the telephone replay section.

Ex-Dividend Alert: 3 Stocks Going Ex-Dividend Tomorrow: FGB, CDW, DK

Ex-Dividend Alert: 3 Stocks Going Ex-Dividend Tomorrow: FGB, CDW, DK

FGB CDW DK are going ex-dividend tomorrow, Thursday, May 22, 2014, 4:00 AM ET