Press coverage about First Trust Enhanced Equity Income Fund (NYSE:FFA) has trended somewhat 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 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the company an impact score of 46.6053070535554 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.
Shares of First Trust Enhanced Equity Income Fund (NYSE:FFA) traded down $0.10 during trading hours on Wednesday, reaching $15.53. The company had a trading volume of 16,721 shares, compared to its average volume of 53,202. First Trust Enhanced Equity Income Fund has a twelve month low of $13.96 and a twelve month high of $16.67.
The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, March 29th. Investors of record on Friday, March 23rd will be given a $0.285 dividend. This represents a $1.14 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 7.34%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, March 22nd.
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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