Media headlines about First Trust Senior Fltng Rate Incm Fd II (NYSE:FCT) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. First Trust Senior Fltng Rate Incm Fd II earned a media sentiment score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the investment management company an impact score of 46.0689917974018 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
NYSE:FCT traded up $0.04 on Friday, hitting $13.23. The stock had a trading volume of 65,445 shares, compared to its average volume of 105,664. First Trust Senior Fltng Rate Incm Fd II has a 1 year low of $12.62 and a 1 year high of $13.89.
The company also recently disclosed a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, April 16th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, April 3rd will be paid a $0.06 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Monday, April 2nd. This represents a $0.72 annualized dividend and a yield of 5.44%.
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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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