Press coverage about First Trust Senior Fltng Rate Incm Fd II (NYSE:FCT) has trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. First Trust Senior Fltng Rate Incm Fd II earned a news sentiment score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the investment management company an impact score of 44.8111212778059 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.
Shares of NYSE:FCT traded up $0.04 during trading hours on Thursday, hitting $13.23. 57,484 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 105,665. First Trust Senior Fltng Rate Incm Fd II has a one year low of $12.62 and a one year high of $13.89.
The firm also recently announced a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, April 16th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, April 3rd will be issued a $0.06 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, April 2nd. This represents a $0.72 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 5.44%.
First Trust Senior Fltng Rate Incm Fd II Company Profile
First Trust Senior Floating Rate Income Fund II is a diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Fund’s primary investment objective is to seek a high level of current income. As a secondary objective, the Fund attempts to preserve capital. The Fund pursues these objectives by investing primarily in a portfolio of senior floating rate loan interests (Senior Loans).
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