First Trust Energy Income And Growth:FEN

    Manage Alerts


    As of 10/23/2020

    52 Wk Avg$14.44$15.32-8.28%
    52 Wk High$23.29$21.778.09%
    52 Wk Low$6.03$7.91-22.91%
    Regular Distribution TypeManaged Distribution
    Distribution Rate12.08%
    Distribution Amount$0.3000
    Distribution FrequencyQuarterly
    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

    Basic Information

    Investment Objective

    The Funds investment objective is to seek a high level of after-tax total return with an emphasis on current distributions paid to shareholders. The Fund will focus on investing in publicly traded master limited partnerships (MLP) and related public entities in the energy sector. Under normal market conditions, the fund will invest at least 85% of its managed assets in securities of energy companies, and energy sector MLPs and MLP related entities. The fund may invest in unregistered or otherwise restricted securities consisting of MLP common units, MLP subordinated units and securities of public and private energy companies.

    Capital Structure

    As of 10/23/2020

    Total Investment Exposure:$303.654M
    Total Common Assets:$244.454M
    Common Shares Outstanding:20,020,835

    As of 10/22/2020

    Preferred Share Assets:
    Total Debt (USD): $59.200M
    Regulatory Leverage (USD): $59.200M
    Effective Leverage (USD): $59.200M
    Effective Leverage (%): 19.50%
    Annual Expense Ratios

    As of 11/30/2019

      Per Common Share
    Management Fees1.35%
    Other Expenses:0.18%
    Baseline Expense: N/A
    Interest Expense:1.30%
    Total: 2.82%
    Fund Management

    Fund Sponsor
    First Trust Advisors L.P.

    Portfolio Managers
    James J. Murchie, Eva Pao, Linda Longville

    Category: Equity-MLP
    Ticker: FEN
    NAV Ticker: XFENX
    Average Daily Volume (shares): 128,909
    Average Daily Volume (USD): $1.751M
    Inception Date: 6/17/2004
    Inception Share Price: $20.00
    Inception NAV: $19.06
    Tender Offer: No
    Term: No
    Fiscal Year End: November 30
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    As of 10/23/2020

    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.
    Distribution History

    Enter declared start and end dates to display distribution history below. Income, Long Gain, Short Gain and ROC breakdowns will only be shown for the past year.

    Declared Date Payable Date Ex Date Distrib Amount Income Long Gain Short Gain ROC

    *Indicates a Special Distribution: A distribution disbursed in addition to the normal distributions paid out by the company.

    Key Information Regarding Distributions
    Avg. Earnings Per Share:
    As of 5/31/2020
    Annualized Distribution Rate on NAV:
    As of 10/23/2020
    Total Return on NAV (12 months):
    As of 10/23/2020
    Total % Portfolio Effectively Leveraged:
    As of 10/23/2020

    Pricing Information

    Premium/Discount Information
    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.
    Premium/Discount Information

    As of 10/23/2020

    PeriodAvg Discount
    6 Month-17.57%
    1 Year-8.28%
    3 Year-3.23%
    5 Year-1.94%

    As of 10/23/2020

    3 Month1.37
    6 Month-0.25
    1 Year-0.94
    Pricing History
    Date NAV Premium / Discount


    Calendar Year Total Returns

    As of 9/30/2020
    Category: Morningstar US CEF MLP

    Past 20 Years

    Return YearPriceNAVCategory - PriceCategory - NAV
    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.
    Annualized Total Returns

    Returns for periods less than one year are cumulative rather than annualized

    As of 9/30/2020
    Category: Morningstar US CEF MLP

    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

    Portfolio Characteristics

    Portfolio Characteristics
    Number of Holdings:
    As of 5/31/2020
    Annual Portfolio Turnover:
    As of 11/30/2019
    Asset Allocation

    As of 5/31/2020 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Top Sectors

    As of 5/31/2020 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Sensitive (Super Sector)77.61%
    Defensive (Super Sector)18.77%
    Basic Materials2.12%
    Cyclical (Super Sector)2.12%
    Cash Equivalents2.10%
    Cash Equivalents (Super Sector)2.10%
    Top Holdings

    As of 5/31/2020 reported by Fund Sponsor

    HoldingValue% Portfolio
    Enterprise Products Partners LP$39.20M11.67%
    TC Pipelines LP$30.18M8.98%
    Magellan Midstream Partners LP$26.16M7.79%
    TC Energy Corp$23.60M7.03%
    ONEOK Inc$19.36M5.76%
    Holly Energy Partners LP$18.35M5.46%
    Kinder Morgan Inc Class P$16.56M4.93%
    Williams Companies Inc$16.44M4.90%
    Energy Transfer LP$14.38M4.28%
    Shell Midstream Partners LP$13.18M3.92%
    Country Allocation

    As of 5/31/2020 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Country% Portfolio
    United States - Equity84.42%
    Canada - Equity13.46%
    Spain - Equity0.30%
    Denmark - Equity0.16%
    Italy - Equity0.16%

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