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First Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund (FGB)

3.2854   0.115 (3.64%) 12-06 10:31
Open: 3.22 Pre. Close: 3.17
High: 3.29 Low: 3.15
Volume: 49,719 Market Cap: 47(M)

Technical analysis

as of: 2022-12-06 10:18:05 AM
Stoxline posted a SELL today, same as yesterday. Downward movement continues.
Target: Six months: 4.09     One year: 4.43
Support: Support1: 3.03    Support2: 2.52
Resistance: Resistance1: 3.5    Resistance2: 3.79
Pivot: 3.39
Moving Average: MA(5): 3.32     MA(20): 3.4
MA(100): 3.31     MA(250): 3.62
MACD: MACD(12,26): 0     Signal(9): 0
Stochastic oscillator: %K(14,3): 19.2     %D(3): 23.4
RSI: RSI(14): 48.3
52-week: High: 4.32  Low: 2.73
Average Vol(K): 3-Month: 55 (K)  10-Days: 75 (K)

Price, moving averages and Bollinger Bands

Price has closed below its short-term moving average. Short-term moving average is currently above mid-term; and above long-term moving average. From the relationship between price and moving averages: This stock is NEUTRAL in short-term; and NEUTRAL in mid-long term.
[ FGB ] has closed above bottom band by 27.3%. Bollinger Bands are 7.9% wider than normal. The current width of the bands does not suggest anything about the future direction or movement of prices.

Stock Price Prediction

Update at 5:00pm EST
If tomorrow: Open lower Open higher
High: 3.3 - 3.32 3.32 - 3.33
Low: 2.99 - 3.02 3.02 - 3.03
Close: 3.14 - 3.17 3.17 - 3.2

Company Description

First Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund is a closed-ended equity mutual fund launched and managed by First Trust Advisors L.P. It is co-managed by Confluence Investment Management LLC. The fund invests in the public equity markets of the United States. It seeks to invest in stocks of companies operating in the specialty finance and other financial sectors. The fund primarily invests in value stocks of companies, as well as in Business Development Companies, REITs, and other mortgage related securities. It employs fundamental analysis to create its portfolio. The fund benchmarks the performance of its portfolio against a composite benchmark comprised of 70% Wells Fargo BDC Index, 20% FTSE NAREIT Mortgage REIT Index, and 10% S&P SmallCap Financials Index. It was formerly known as First Trust/Gallatin Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund. First Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund was formed on March 20, 2007 and domiciled in the United States.

Headline News

Mon, 21 Nov 2022
First Guaranty Bank named Best Small Bank in America and Louisiana by Newsweek for the Third Year in a Row - EIN News

Wed, 16 Nov 2022
#SigningStories: Cristina Sánchez - Razorbacks Arkansas

Mon, 14 Nov 2022
First Trust Specialty Finance&Financial Opportunities Fund declares $0.0825 dividend - Seeking Alpha

Mon, 07 Nov 2022
First Guaranty Bank Receives Regulatory Approval for New Branches in Mideast Market - Yahoo Finance

Mon, 31 Oct 2022
FGB: Attractive Discount And Distribution Coverage Jumps - Seeking Alpha

Tue, 30 Aug 2022
GraceKennedy names new head of First Global Bank - Jamaica Gleaner

Financial Analysis

Price to Book Value: Neutral
P/BV, a ratio used to compare book value to its current market price, to gauge whether a stock is valued properly.
Price to Earnings: Neutral
PE, the ratio for valuing a company that measures its current share price relative to its earnings per share (EPS).
Discounted cash flow: Neutral
DCF, a valuation method used to estimate the value of an investment based on its expected future cash flows.
Return on Assets: Neutral
ROA, indicates how profitable a company is in relation to its total assets, how efficiently uses assets to generate a profit.
Return on Equity: Neutral
ROE, a measure of financial performance calculated by dividing net income by equity. a gauge of profitability and efficiency.
Debt to Equity: Neutral
evaluate financial leverage, reflects the ability of equity to cover outstanding debts in the event of a business downturn.
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Stock Basics & Statistics

Exchange:  NYSE
Sector:  Financial Services
Industry:  Asset Management
Shares Out. 14 (M)
Shares Float 0 (M)
% Held by Insiders 16.3 (%)
% Held by Institutions 32.5 (%)
Shares Short 21 (K)
Shares Short P.Month 18 (K)

Stock Financials

EPS Est Next Qtl 0
EPS Est This Year 0
EPS Est Next Year 0
Book Value (p.s.) 0
Profit Margin (%) 0
Operating Margin (%) 0
Return on Assets (ttm) 0
Return on Equity (ttm) 0
Qtrly Rev. Growth 0
Gross Profit (p.s.) 0
Sales Per Share 0
EBITDA (p.s.) 0
Qtrly Earnings Growth 0
Operating Cash Flow 0 (M)
Levered Free Cash Flow 0 (M)

Stock Valuations

PE Ratio 0
PEG Ratio 0
Price to Book value 0
Price to Sales 0
Price to Cash Flow 0

Stock Dividends

Dividend 0
Forward Dividend 0
Dividend Yield 0%
Dividend Pay Date 2018-12-02
Ex-Dividend Date 2021-11-21
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