First Trust Energy Infrastructure Fund (FIF) Receiving Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Study Shows
Press coverage about First Trust Energy Infrastructure Fund (NYSE:FIF) has trended somewhat positive on Friday, according to Accern. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. First Trust Energy Infrastructure Fund earned a daily sentiment score of 0.23 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the investment management company an impact score of 46.414446004408 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.
Shares of First Trust Energy Infrastructure Fund (NYSE FIF) traded up 0.33% during trading on Friday, hitting $18.36. 48,501 shares of the company traded hands. The firm has a 50 day moving average price of $18.13 and a 200-day moving average price of $18.49. First Trust Energy Infrastructure Fund has a one year low of $16.71 and a one year high of $20.21.
The company also recently announced a sep 17 dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 15th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, September 6th will be issued a $0.11 dividend. This represents a dividend yield of 7.47%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, September 1st.
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About First Trust Energy Infrastructure Fund
First Trust Energy Infrastructure Fund (the Fund) is a non-diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Fund’s investment objective is to seek a high level of total return with an emphasis on current distributions paid to shareholders. The Fund invests primarily in securities of companies engaged in the energy infrastructure sector, including publicly-traded master limited partnerships (MLPs) and limited liability companies taxed as partnerships, MLP affiliates, yield corporations (YieldCos), pipeline companies, utilities, and other companies that derive at least 50% of their revenues from operating or providing services in support of infrastructure assets, such as pipelines, power transmission, and petroleum and natural gas storage in the petroleum, natural gas and power generation industries.
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