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First Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund (FGB) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 20, 2015

First Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund ( FGB ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 20, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.175 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 01, 2015. Shareholders who purchased FGB prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 1.45% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $6.44, the dividend yield is 10.87%.

The previous trading day's last sale of FGB was $6.44, representing a -26.4% decrease from the 52 week high of $8.75 and a 22.66% increase over the 52 week low of $5.25.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the FGB Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to FGB through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?

The following ETF(s) have FGB as a top-10 holding:

  • WisdomTree Middle East Dividend Fund ( GULF )
  • Market Vectors Gulf States Index ETF ( MES ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is GULF with an decrease of -13.17% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of FGB at 7.16%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.


The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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