Media headlines about First Trust Senior Floating Rate Income Fund II (NYSE:FCT) have been trending somewhat positive on Wednesday, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. First Trust Senior Floating Rate Income Fund II earned a coverage optimism score of 0.05 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the investment management company an impact score of 47.3511207666552 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.
Shares of First Trust Senior Floating Rate Income Fund II (NYSE FCT) opened at $12.93 on Wednesday. First Trust Senior Floating Rate Income Fund II has a 12 month low of $12.62 and a 12 month high of $14.01.
The firm also recently disclosed a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, January 16th. Investors of record on Wednesday, January 3rd will be paid a $0.0635 dividend. This represents a $0.76 annualized dividend and a yield of 5.89%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, January 2nd.
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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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