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First Trust Energy Income & Growth Fund  (AMEX:FEN) Dividends per Share: $2.32 (TTM As of May. 2017)

First Trust Energy Income & Growth Fund's dividends per share for the six months ended in May. 2017 was $1.16. Its dividends per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in May. 2017 was $2.32. Its Dividend Payout Ratio for the six months ended in May. 2017 was 23.20. As of today, First Trust Energy Income & Growth Fund's Dividend Yield % is 9.83%.

Warning Sign:

If a company dividend payout ratio is too high, its dividend may not be sustainable. The dividend payout ratio of First Trust Energy Income & Growth Fund is 1.26, which seems too high.

During the past 12 months, First Trust Energy Income & Growth Fund's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 0.40% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 3.90% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 4.50% 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.

During the past 7 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 3.90% per year. And the median was 4.90% per year.

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


Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

* Premium members only.

First Trust Energy Income & Growth Fund Annual Data

Nov10 Nov11 Nov12 Nov13 Nov14 Nov15 Nov16
Dividends per Share Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 1.96 2.07 2.15 2.26 2.32

First Trust Energy Income & Growth Fund Semi-Annual Data

May10 Nov10 May11 Nov11 May12 Nov12 May13 Nov13 May14 Nov14 May15 Nov15 May16 Nov16 May17
Dividends per Share Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 1.11 1.15 1.16 1.16 1.16

Calculation

Dividends paid to per common share.


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. 2017 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends per Share (Q: May. 2017 )/ EPS without NRI (Q: May. 2017 )
=1.16/ 0.05
=23.20

During the past 7 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of First Trust Energy Income & Growth Fund was 1.26. The lowest was 0.12. And the median was 0.50.

Warning Sign:

If a company dividend payout ratio is too high, its dividend may not be sustainable. The dividend payout ratio of First Trust Energy Income & Growth Fund is 1.26, 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 Forex Rate
Cash Dividend:

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

Dividend Yield %=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=2.32/23.60
=9.83 %

Current Share Price is $23.60.
First Trust Energy Income & Growth Fund's Dividends per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $2.32.

During the past 7 years, the highest Dividend Yield of First Trust Energy Income & Growth Fund was 11.70%. The lowest was 2.16%. And the median was 6.28%.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.


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