News headlines about First Trust Enhanced Equity Income Fund (NYSE:FFA) have trended positive on Friday, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. First Trust Enhanced Equity Income Fund earned a media sentiment score of 0.25 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the company an impact score of 47.6677681523927 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
Shares of First Trust Enhanced Equity Income Fund (NYSE:FFA) traded up $0.16 during trading on Friday, hitting $16.38. The stock had a trading volume of 64,500 shares, compared to its average volume of 52,659. First Trust Enhanced Equity Income Fund has a 12 month low of $13.39 and a 12 month high of $16.46.
The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 29th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, December 26th will be paid a dividend of $0.285 per share. The ex-dividend date is Friday, December 22nd. This represents a $1.14 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 6.96%.
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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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