Headlines about First Trust Enhanced Equity Income Fund (NYSE:FFA) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. First Trust Enhanced Equity Income Fund earned a coverage optimism score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the company an impact score of 46.6053070535554 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the immediate future.
Shares of NYSE:FFA opened at $14.76 on Friday. First Trust Enhanced Equity Income Fund has a 12 month low of $14.00 and a 12 month high of $16.67.
The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, March 29th. Stockholders of record on Friday, March 23rd were given a $0.285 dividend. This represents a $1.14 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 7.72%. The ex-dividend date was 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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