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First Trust Energy Income & Growth Fund (AMEX:FEN)
3-Year Dividends Growth Rate
-100.00% (As of May. 2016)

First Trust Energy Income & Growth Fund's Dividends Per Share for the six months ended in May. 2016 was $1.16.

FEN' s 3Y Average Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -100   Max: 47.1
Current: -100

-100
47.1

During the past 6 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of First Trust Energy Income & Growth Fund was 47.10% per year. The lowest was -100.00% per year. And the median was 4.80% per year.

FEN's 3Y Average Dividend Growth Rate is ranked lower than
95% of the 640 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. FEN: -100.00 )

During the past 12 months, First Trust Energy Income & Growth Fund's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was -100.00% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was -100.00% per year. Please click Growth Rate Calculation Example (GuruFocus) to see how GuruFocus calculates Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT)'s revenue growth rate. You can apply the same method to get the average dividends per share growth rate.

First Trust Energy Income & Growth Fund's Dividend Payout Ratio for the six months ended in May. 2016 was 3.05. As of today, First Trust Energy Income & Growth Fund's Dividend Yield is 6.44%.

Warning Sign:

If a company dividend payout ratio is too high, its dividend may not be sustainable. The dividend payout of First Trust Energy Income & Growth Fund is 3.053, which seems too high.

For more information regarding to dividend, please check our Dividend Page.


Definition

This is the average annual rate that a company has been raising its dividends. The growth rate is calculated with expontential compound based on the latest four year annual data.

Please click Growth Rate Calculation Example (GuruFocus) to see how GuruFocus calculates Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT)'s revenue growth rate. You can apply the same method to get the average dividends per share growth rate.


Explanation

1. Dividend Payout Ratio measures the percentage of the company’s earnings paid out as dividends.

First Trust Energy Income & Growth Fund's Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in May. 2016 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (Q: May. 2016 )/EPS without NRI (Q: May. 2016 )
=1.16/0.38
=3.05

During the past 6 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of First Trust Energy Income & Growth Fund was 3.05. The lowest was 0.00. And the median was 0.42.

Warning Sign:

If a company dividend payout ratio is too high, its dividend may not be sustainable. The dividend payout of First Trust Energy Income & Growth Fund is 3.053, which seems too high.

2. Dividend Yield measures how much a company pays out in dividends each year relative to its share price.

First Trust Energy Income & Growth Fund Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency
0.5802016-07-222016-07-262016-07-29Cash Dividendquarterly
0.5802016-04-222016-04-262016-04-29Cash Dividendquarterly
0.5802016-01-222016-01-262016-01-29Cash Dividendquarterly

First Trust Energy Income & Growth Fund's Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

Dividend Yield=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=1.74/27.05
=6.43 %

Current Share Price is $27.05.
First Trust Energy Income & Growth Fund's Dividends Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $1.74.

During the past 6 years, the highest Dividend Yield of First Trust Energy Income & Growth Fund was 8.23%. The lowest was 5.39%. And the median was 6.16%.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.


Related Terms

Growth Rate Calculation Example (GuruFocus), Dividends Per Share, Dividend Payout Ratio, Dividend Yield, 5-Year Dividends Growth Rate

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