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First Trust Energy Income & Growth Fund  (AMEX:FEN) 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate: 3.90% (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.

AMEX:FEN' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.9   Max: 47.1
Current: 3.9

3.9
47.1

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.

AMEX:FEN's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
53% of the 703 Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. AMEX:FEN: 3.90 )

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.

First Trust Energy Income & Growth Fund's 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 10.49%.

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.

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
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00

First Trust Energy Income & Growth Fund Semi-Annual Data

May10 Nov10 May11 Nov11 May12 Nov12 May13 Nov13 May14 Nov14 May15 Nov15 May16 Nov16 May17
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 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 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00

Competitive Comparison
* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap.


Calculation

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. 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:

* GuruFocus converts dividend currency to local traded share price currency in order to calculate dividend yield. Please refer to the last column "Forex Rate" in the above table.

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

Dividend Yield %=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=2.32/22.11
=10.49 %

Current Share Price is $22.11.
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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