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First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund of Beneficial Interest

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Longest drawdown: 152 trading days

From: 2018-08-29 To: 2019-04-09

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Weekly Review Of Preferred Stock CEFs: The Bond ETF Made A New High During The Past Trading Week

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-07 07:05:00:000

Introduction Currently, I cannot say that the sector is overvalued nor undervalued. The numbers tell us that the funds are trading at normal levels. The leading benchmark is trading in a sideways trend for a while now and looks stable. We have a couple of statistically overvalued closed-e… read more...

Weekly Review Of Preferred Stock CEFs: The Bond ETF Made A New High During The Past Trading Week

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-07 07:05:00:000

Introduction Currently, I cannot say that the sector is overvalued nor undervalued. The numbers tell us that the funds are trading at normal levels. The leading benchmark is trading in a sideways trend for a while now and looks stable. We have a couple of statistically overvalued closed-e… read more...

Weekly Review Of Preferred Stock CEFs: The Bond ETF Made A New High During The Past Trading Week

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-07 07:05:00:000

Introduction Currently, I cannot say that the sector is overvalued nor undervalued. The numbers tell us that the funds are trading at normal levels. The leading benchmark is trading in a sideways trend for a while now and looks stable. We have a couple of statistically overvalued closed-e… read more...

Weekly Review Of Preferred Stock CEFs: The Bond ETF Made A New High During The Past Trading Week

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-07 07:05:00:000

Introduction Currently, I cannot say that the sector is overvalued nor undervalued. The numbers tell us that the funds are trading at normal levels. The leading benchmark is trading in a sideways trend for a while now and looks stable. We have a couple of statistically overvalued closed-e… read more...

Weekly Review Of Preferred Stock CEFs: The Bond ETF Made A New High During The Past Trading Week

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-07 07:05:00:000

Introduction Currently, I cannot say that the sector is overvalued nor undervalued. The numbers tell us that the funds are trading at normal levels. The leading benchmark is trading in a sideways trend for a while now and looks stable. We have a couple of statistically overvalued closed-e… read more...

Preferreds Gain Attention As Fed On Pause

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-03 07:23:39:000

With interest rates low and the Federal Reserve (Fed) set to stay on pause through year-end, income-focused investors are expanding their search for yield. One area that has attracted attention in recent months is the preferred securities category. Since the Fed first announced a pause on rate… read more...

Preferreds Gain Attention As Fed On Pause

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-03 07:23:39:000

With interest rates low and the Federal Reserve (Fed) set to stay on pause through year-end, income-focused investors are expanding their search for yield. One area that has attracted attention in recent months is the preferred securities category. Since the Fed first announced a pause on rate… read more...

Preferreds Gain Attention As Fed On Pause

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-03 07:23:39:000

With interest rates low and the Federal Reserve (Fed) set to stay on pause through year-end, income-focused investors are expanding their search for yield. One area that has attracted attention in recent months is the preferred securities category. Since the Fed first announced a pause on rate… read more...

First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund Declares its Monthly Common Share Distribution of $0.1425 Per Share for June

via: Business Wire at 2019-05-20 12:51:00:000

First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund (the "Fund") (NYSE: FPF) has declared the Funds regularly scheduled monthly common share distribution in the amount of $0.1425 per share payable on June 17, 2019, to shareholders of record as of June 4, 2019. The ex-divide… read more...

First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund Declares its Monthly Common Share Distribution of $0.1425 Per Share for June

via: Business Wire at 2019-05-20 12:51:00:000

First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund (the "Fund") (NYSE: FPF) has declared the Funds regularly scheduled monthly common share distribution in the amount of $0.1425 per share payable on June 17, 2019, to shareholders of record as of June 4, 2019. The ex-divide… read more...

First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund Declares its Monthly Common Share Distribution of $0.1425 Per Share for June

via: Business Wire at 2019-05-20 12:51:00:000

First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund (the "Fund") (NYSE: FPF) has declared the Funds regularly scheduled monthly common share distribution in the amount of $0.1425 per share payable on June 17, 2019, to shareholders of record as of June 4, 2019. The ex-divide… read more...

Weekly Review Of Preferred Stock CEFs: Statistics Makes It Hard To Find Long Opportunities

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-02 14:37:46:000

Introduction Over the past week, several closed-end funds announced their regular distributions. This might create a good environment for some good " Buy " candidates. The Z-scores remained high this week as well, and since there is a lack of volatility in the sector, there were not any majo… read more...

Weekly Review Of Preferred Stock CEFs: Statistics Makes It Hard To Find Long Opportunities

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-02 14:37:46:000

Introduction Over the past week, several closed-end funds announced their regular distributions. This might create a good environment for some good " Buy " candidates. The Z-scores remained high this week as well, and since there is a lack of volatility in the sector, there were not any majo… read more...

Weekly Review Of Preferred Stock CEFs: Statistics Makes It Hard To Find Long Opportunities

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-02 14:37:46:000

Introduction Over the past week, several closed-end funds announced their regular distributions. This might create a good environment for some good " Buy " candidates. The Z-scores remained high this week as well, and since there is a lack of volatility in the sector, there were not any majo… read more...

First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund Declares its Monthly Common Share Distribution of $0.1425 Per Share for May

via: Business Wire at 2019-04-22 12:42:00:000

First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund (the "Fund") (NYSE: FPF) has declared the Funds regularly scheduled monthly common share distribution in the amount of $0.1425 per share payable on May 15, 2019, to shareholders of record as of May 2, 2019. The ex-dividend… read more...

First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund Declares its Monthly Common Share Distribution of $0.1425 Per Share for May

via: Business Wire at 2019-04-22 12:42:00:000

First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund (the "Fund") (NYSE: FPF) has declared the Funds regularly scheduled monthly common share distribution in the amount of $0.1425 per share payable on May 15, 2019, to shareholders of record as of May 2, 2019. The ex-dividend… read more...

First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund Declares its Monthly Common Share Distribution of $0.1425 Per Share for May

via: Business Wire at 2019-04-22 12:42:00:000

First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund (the "Fund") (NYSE: FPF) has declared the Funds regularly scheduled monthly common share distribution in the amount of $0.1425 per share payable on May 15, 2019, to shareholders of record as of May 2, 2019. The ex-dividend… read more...

Weekly Review Of Preferred Stock CEFs: The Average Z-Score In The Sector Is 0.90

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-08 10:33:00:000

Introduction Over the last year, most of you have noticed our increased activity in closed-end funds as the inflow of volatility finally shook them up and created various arbitrage and directional opportunities for active traders such as us. Now that these products have our attention, we are… read more...

Weekly Review Of Preferred Stock CEFs: The Average Z-Score In The Sector Is 0.90

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-08 10:33:00:000

Introduction Over the last year, most of you have noticed our increased activity in closed-end funds as the inflow of volatility finally shook them up and created various arbitrage and directional opportunities for active traders such as us. Now that these products have our attention, we are… read more...

Weekly Review Of Preferred Stock CEFs: The Average Z-Score In The Sector Is 0.90

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-08 10:33:00:000

Introduction Over the last year, most of you have noticed our increased activity in closed-end funds as the inflow of volatility finally shook them up and created various arbitrage and directional opportunities for active traders such as us. Now that these products have our attention, we are… read more...

FPF And The Holy Grail Of Fund Screens

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-04 04:09:58:000

One of the key tasks that a fund strategist often carries out is a fund screen - a tool which allows investors to sieve through a large fund universe and come up with a few attractive nuggets. We are no strangers to screens - indeed we think it is one of the more efficient ways to cut throug… read more...

FPF And The Holy Grail Of Fund Screens

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-04 04:09:58:000

One of the key tasks that a fund strategist often carries out is a fund screen - a tool which allows investors to sieve through a large fund universe and come up with a few attractive nuggets. We are no strangers to screens - indeed we think it is one of the more efficient ways to cut throug… read more...

FPF And The Holy Grail Of Fund Screens

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-04 04:09:58:000

One of the key tasks that a fund strategist often carries out is a fund screen - a tool which allows investors to sieve through a large fund universe and come up with a few attractive nuggets. We are no strangers to screens - indeed we think it is one of the more efficient ways to cut throug… read more...

First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund Declares its Monthly Common Share Distribution of $0.1425 Per Share for April

via: Business Wire at 2019-03-20 12:39:00:000

First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund (the "Fund") (NYSE: FPF) has declared the Funds regularly scheduled monthly common share distribution in the amount of $0.1425 per share payable on April 15, 2019, to shareholders of record as of April 2, 2019. The ex-divi… read more...

First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund Declares its Monthly Common Share Distribution of $0.1425 Per Share for April

via: Business Wire at 2019-03-20 12:39:00:000

First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund (the "Fund") (NYSE: FPF) has declared the Funds regularly scheduled monthly common share distribution in the amount of $0.1425 per share payable on April 15, 2019, to shareholders of record as of April 2, 2019. The ex-divi… read more...

First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund Declares its Monthly Common Share Distribution of $0.1425 Per Share for April

via: Business Wire at 2019-03-20 12:39:00:000

First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund (the "Fund") (NYSE: FPF) has declared the Funds regularly scheduled monthly common share distribution in the amount of $0.1425 per share payable on April 15, 2019, to shareholders of record as of April 2, 2019. The ex-divi… read more...

YYY: Closed-End Fund Income For Investors Who Do Not Want To Do CEF Research

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-15 05:45:03:000

My writing career on Seeking Alpha has predominantly focused on covering Income Ideas in exchange-traded funds and closed-end funds. It was only a matter of time until I covered the ETF which is investing in CEFs, right? Throughout my career as an investment advisor, I found there were g… read more...

YYY: Closed-End Fund Income For Investors Who Do Not Want To Do CEF Research

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-15 05:45:03:000

My writing career on Seeking Alpha has predominantly focused on covering Income Ideas in exchange-traded funds and closed-end funds. It was only a matter of time until I covered the ETF which is investing in CEFs, right? Throughout my career as an investment advisor, I found there were g… read more...

YYY: Closed-End Fund Income For Investors Who Do Not Want To Do CEF Research

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-15 05:45:03:000

My writing career on Seeking Alpha has predominantly focused on covering Income Ideas in exchange-traded funds and closed-end funds. It was only a matter of time until I covered the ETF which is investing in CEFs, right? Throughout my career as an investment advisor, I found there were g… read more...

YYY: Closed-End Fund Income For Investors Who Do Not Want To Do CEF Research

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-15 05:45:03:000

My writing career on Seeking Alpha has predominantly focused on covering Income Ideas in exchange-traded funds and closed-end funds. It was only a matter of time until I covered the ETF which is investing in CEFs, right? Throughout my career as an investment advisor, I found there were g… read more...

YYY: Closed-End Fund Income For Investors Who Do Not Want To Do CEF Research

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-15 05:45:03:000

My writing career on Seeking Alpha has predominantly focused on covering Income Ideas in exchange-traded funds and closed-end funds. It was only a matter of time until I covered the ETF which is investing in CEFs, right? Throughout my career as an investment advisor, I found there were g… read more...

Weekly Review Of Preferred Stock CEFs: The Average Return In The Sector Is 7.99%

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-27 17:55:44:000

Introduction Over the last year, most of you have noticed our increased activity in closed-end funds as the inflow of volatility finally shook them up and created various arbitrage and directional opportunities for active traders such as us. Now that these products have our attention, we are… read more...

Weekly Review Of Preferred Stock CEFs: The Average Return In The Sector Is 7.99%

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-27 17:55:44:000

Introduction Over the last year, most of you have noticed our increased activity in closed-end funds as the inflow of volatility finally shook them up and created various arbitrage and directional opportunities for active traders such as us. Now that these products have our attention, we are… read more...

Weekly Review Of Preferred Stock CEFs: The Average Return In The Sector Is 7.99%

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-27 12:55:44:000

Introduction Over the last year, most of you have noticed our increased activity in closed-end funds as the inflow of volatility finally shook them up and created various arbitrage and directional opportunities for active traders such as us. Now that these products have our attention, we are… read more...

First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund Declares its Monthly Common Share Distribution of $0.1425 Per Share for March

via: Business Wire at 2019-02-20 17:02:00:000

First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund (the "Fund") (NYSE: FPF) has declared the Funds regularly scheduled monthly common share distribution in the amount of $0.1425 per share payable on March 15, 2019, to shareholders of record as of March 4, 2019. The ex-divi… read more...

First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund Declares its Monthly Common Share Distribution of $0.1425 Per Share for March

via: Business Wire at 2019-02-20 17:02:00:000

First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund (the "Fund") (NYSE: FPF) has declared the Funds regularly scheduled monthly common share distribution in the amount of $0.1425 per share payable on March 15, 2019, to shareholders of record as of March 4, 2019. The ex-divi… read more...

First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund Declares its Monthly Common Share Distribution of $0.1425 Per Share for March

via: Business Wire at 2019-02-20 17:02:00:000

First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund (the "Fund") (NYSE: FPF) has declared the Funds regularly scheduled monthly common share distribution in the amount of $0.1425 per share payable on March 15, 2019, to shareholders of record as of March 4, 2019. The ex-divi… read more...

A Look Back At 2018: Assessment, Strategy, Predictions, And Opportunity

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-11 07:00:00:000

This article was originally published January 22, 2019. At the start of 2018, the main story of the markets was the synchronized global growth story. Couple that with the recently passed tax reform bill and you had analysts expecting earnings growth in the 20-25% range. For the first 9 mon… read more...

A Look Back At 2018: Assessment, Strategy, Predictions, And Opportunity

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-11 07:00:00:000

This article was originally published January 22, 2019. At the start of 2018, the main story of the markets was the synchronized global growth story. Couple that with the recently passed tax reform bill and you had analysts expecting earnings growth in the 20-25% range. For the first 9 mon… read more...

A Look Back At 2018: Assessment, Strategy, Predictions, And Opportunity

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-11 07:00:00:000

This article was originally published January 22, 2019. At the start of 2018, the main story of the markets was the synchronized global growth story. Couple that with the recently passed tax reform bill and you had analysts expecting earnings growth in the 20-25% range. For the first 9 mon… read more...

First Trust Advisors L.P. Announces Portfolio Manager Update for First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund

via: Business Wire at 2019-01-23 16:11:00:000

First Trust Advisors L.P. (FTA) announced today that Stonebridge Advisors LLC (Stonebridge), investment sub-advisor for First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund (NYSE: FPF) (the Fund), will release an update on the market a… read more...

First Trust Advisors L.P. Announces Portfolio Manager Update for First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund

via: Business Wire at 2019-01-23 16:11:00:000

First Trust Advisors L.P. (FTA) announced today that Stonebridge Advisors LLC (Stonebridge), investment sub-advisor for First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund (NYSE: FPF) (the Fund), will release an update on the market a… read more...

First Trust Advisors L.P. Announces Portfolio Manager Update for First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund

via: Business Wire at 2019-01-23 16:11:00:000

First Trust Advisors L.P. (FTA) announced today that Stonebridge Advisors LLC (Stonebridge), investment sub-advisor for First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund (NYSE: FPF) (the Fund), will release an update on the market a… read more...

First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund Declares its Monthly Common Share Distribution of $0.1425 Per Share for February

via: Business Wire at 2019-01-22 16:35:00:000

First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund (the "Fund") (NYSE: FPF) has declared the Funds regularly scheduled monthly common share distribution in the amount of $0.1425 per share payable on February 15, 2019, to shareholders of record as of February 4, 2019. The e… read more...

The Chemist's Quality Closed-End Fund Report - December 2018: Compelling Valuations All Around

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-20 14:00:13:000

This article was first released to subscribers one month ago. Quantitative screens help to rapidly narrow down attractive candidates from the database of 500-plus closed-end funds [CEFs] for further due diligence and investigation. Based on feedback from members, it seems that a very man… read more...

The Chemist's Quality Closed-End Fund Report - December 2018: Compelling Valuations All Around

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-20 14:00:13:000

This article was first released to subscribers one month ago. Quantitative screens help to rapidly narrow down attractive candidates from the database of 500-plus closed-end funds [CEFs] for further due diligence and investigation. Based on feedback from members, it seems that a very man… read more...

Talking Tacticals: Trading Opportunities In Closed-End Funds

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-13 16:59:39:000

In our last Weekly , we discussed why we thought the current trading environment of heightened volatility was conducive to opportunistic tactical trading of closed-end funds. In this article we introduce a metric - discount sector spread percentile - that we think is particularly helpful in… read more...

Talking Tacticals: Trading Opportunities In Closed-End Funds

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-13 16:59:39:000

In our last Weekly , we discussed why we thought the current trading environment of heightened volatility was conducive to opportunistic tactical trading of closed-end funds. In this article we introduce a metric - discount sector spread percentile - that we think is particularly helpful in… read more...

Talking Tacticals: Trading Opportunities In Closed-End Funds

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-13 16:59:39:000

In our last Weekly , we discussed why we thought the current trading environment of heightened volatility was conducive to opportunistic tactical trading of closed-end funds. In this article we introduce a metric - discount sector spread percentile - that we think is particularly helpful in… read more...

Preferred Stock Closed-End Funds: A Review Of The Category -  November

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-03 07:00:00:000

Data for this article was taken from YCharts and other sources on November 27th. Despite the drubbing many preferred stocks and preferred stock funds have experienced this year, they are, in our opinion, a critical asset class for income investors. While technically an equity position, th… read more...

Preferred Stock Closed-End Funds: A Review Of The Category -  November

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-03 07:00:00:000

Data for this article was taken from YCharts and other sources on November 27th. Despite the drubbing many preferred stocks and preferred stock funds have experienced this year, they are, in our opinion, a critical asset class for income investors. While technically an equity position, th… read more...

Preferred Stock Closed-End Funds: A Review Of The Category -  November

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-03 07:00:00:000

Data for this article was taken from YCharts and other sources on November 27th. Despite the drubbing many preferred stocks and preferred stock funds have experienced this year, they are, in our opinion, a critical asset class for income investors. While technically an equity position, th… read more...

First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund declares $0.1425 dividend

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-20 16:37:19:000

First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund (NYSE: FPF ) declares $0.1425/share monthly dividend , in line with previous. More news on: First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund, Dividend News, , Read more … read more...

First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund declares $0.1425 dividend

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-20 16:37:19:000

First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund (NYSE: FPF ) declares $0.1425/share monthly dividend , in line with previous. More news on: First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund, Dividend News, , Read more … read more...

First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund declares $0.1425 dividend

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-20 16:37:19:000

First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund (NYSE: FPF ) declares $0.1425/share monthly dividend , in line with previous. More news on: First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund, Dividend News, , Read more … read more...

First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund Declares its Monthly Common Share Distribution of $0.1425 Per Share for January

via: Business Wire at 2018-12-20 16:35:00:000

First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund (the "Fund") (NYSE: FPF) has declared the Funds regularly scheduled monthly common share distribution in the amount of $0.1425 per share payable on January 15, 2019, to shareholders of record as of December 31, 2018. The e… read more...

First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund Declares its Monthly Common Share Distribution of $0.1425 Per Share for January

via: Business Wire at 2018-12-20 16:35:00:000

First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund (the "Fund") (NYSE: FPF) has declared the Funds regularly scheduled monthly common share distribution in the amount of $0.1425 per share payable on January 15, 2019, to shareholders of record as of December 31, 2018. The e… read more...

First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund Declares its Monthly Common Share Distribution of $0.1425 Per Share for January

via: Business Wire at 2018-12-20 16:35:00:000

First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund (the "Fund") (NYSE: FPF) has declared the Funds regularly scheduled monthly common share distribution in the amount of $0.1425 per share payable on January 15, 2019, to shareholders of record as of December 31, 2018. The e… read more...

The Chemist's Quality Closed-End Fund Report - November 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-15 14:02:44:000

Quantitative screens help to rapidly narrow down attractive candidates from the database of 500-plus closed-end funds [CEFs] for further due diligence and investigation. Based on feedback from members, it seems that many number of investors, understandably, place a great emphasis on coverage… read more...

The Chemist's Quality Closed-End Fund Report - November 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-15 14:02:44:000

Quantitative screens help to rapidly narrow down attractive candidates from the database of 500-plus closed-end funds [CEFs] for further due diligence and investigation. Based on feedback from members, it seems that many number of investors, understandably, place a great emphasis on coverage… read more...

The Chemist's Quality Closed-End Fund Report - November 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-15 14:02:44:000

Quantitative screens help to rapidly narrow down attractive candidates from the database of 500-plus closed-end funds [CEFs] for further due diligence and investigation. Based on feedback from members, it seems that many number of investors, understandably, place a great emphasis on coverage… read more...

The Chemist's Quality Closed-End Fund Report - November 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-15 14:02:44:000

Quantitative screens help to rapidly narrow down attractive candidates from the database of 500-plus closed-end funds [CEFs] for further due diligence and investigation. Based on feedback from members, it seems that many number of investors, understandably, place a great emphasis on coverage… read more...

Weekly Review: Preferred Stock CEFs - Lagging Fund At A 8.08% Discount And 8.52% Yield

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-07 15:09:12:000

Introduction Over the last few months, most of you have noticed our increased activity in closed-end funds as the inflow of volatility finally shook them up and created various arbitrage and directional opportunities for active traders such as us. Now that these products have our attention, … read more...

Weekly Review: Preferred Stock CEFs - Lagging Fund At A 8.08% Discount And 8.52% Yield

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-07 15:09:12:000

Introduction Over the last few months, most of you have noticed our increased activity in closed-end funds as the inflow of volatility finally shook them up and created various arbitrage and directional opportunities for active traders such as us. Now that these products have our attention, … read more...

Weekly Review: Preferred Stock CEFs - Lagging Fund At A 8.08% Discount And 8.52% Yield

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-07 15:09:12:000

Introduction Over the last few months, most of you have noticed our increased activity in closed-end funds as the inflow of volatility finally shook them up and created various arbitrage and directional opportunities for active traders such as us. Now that these products have our attention, … read more...

Weekly Review: Preferred Stock CEFs - Lagging Fund At A 8.08% Discount And 8.52% Yield

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-07 15:09:12:000

Introduction Over the last few months, most of you have noticed our increased activity in closed-end funds as the inflow of volatility finally shook them up and created various arbitrage and directional opportunities for active traders such as us. Now that these products have our attention, … read more...

Weekly Review: Preferred Stock CEFs - Lagging Fund At A 8.08% Discount And 8.52% Yield

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-07 15:09:12:000

Introduction Over the last few months, most of you have noticed our increased activity in closed-end funds as the inflow of volatility finally shook them up and created various arbitrage and directional opportunities for active traders such as us. Now that these products have our attention, … read more...

Weekly Review: Preferred Stock CEFs - A Dividend Capture Opportunity By The Highest Yielder In The Sector

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-29 05:01:10:000

Introduction Over the last few months, most of you have noticed our increased activity in closed-end funds as the inflow of volatility finally shook them up and created various arbitrage and directional opportunities for active traders such as us. Now that these products have our attention, … read more...

Weekly Review: Preferred Stock CEFs - A Dividend Capture Opportunity By The Highest Yielder In The Sector

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-29 05:01:10:000

Introduction Over the last few months, most of you have noticed our increased activity in closed-end funds as the inflow of volatility finally shook them up and created various arbitrage and directional opportunities for active traders such as us. Now that these products have our attention, … read more...

Weekly Review: Preferred Stock CEFs - A Dividend Capture Opportunity By The Highest Yielder In The Sector

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-29 05:01:10:000

Introduction Over the last few months, most of you have noticed our increased activity in closed-end funds as the inflow of volatility finally shook them up and created various arbitrage and directional opportunities for active traders such as us. Now that these products have our attention, … read more...

Weekly Review: Preferred Stock CEFs - Are The New Lows Standing Behind The Corner?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-22 02:17:30:000

Introduction Over the last few months, most of you have noticed our increased activity in closed-end funds as the inflow of volatility finally shook them up and created various arbitrage and directional opportunities for active traders such as us. Now that these products have our attention, … read more...

Weekly Review: Preferred Stock CEFs - Are The New Lows Standing Behind The Corner?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-22 02:17:30:000

Introduction Over the last few months, most of you have noticed our increased activity in closed-end funds as the inflow of volatility finally shook them up and created various arbitrage and directional opportunities for active traders such as us. Now that these products have our attention, … read more...

Weekly Review: Preferred Stock CEFs - Are The New Lows Standing Behind The Corner?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-22 02:17:30:000

Introduction Over the last few months, most of you have noticed our increased activity in closed-end funds as the inflow of volatility finally shook them up and created various arbitrage and directional opportunities for active traders such as us. Now that these products have our attention, … read more...

Preferred Securities: Rising Yields, Lower Prices Lead To An Attractive Entry Point

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-21 07:26:19:000

By Collin Martin Preferred securities are beginning to look more attractive for long-term investors. The rise in long-term Treasury yields so far this year has pulled down prices of preferred securities. While that has led to disappointing total returns in 2018, it has presented investor… read more...

First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund declares $0.1425 dividend

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-20 16:48:42:000

First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund (NYSE: FPF ) declares $0.1425/share monthly dividend , in line with previous. More news on: First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund, Dividend News, , Read more … read more...

First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund Declares its Monthly Common Share Distribution of $0.1425 Per Share for December

via: Business Wire at 2018-11-20 16:47:00:000

First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund (the "Fund") (NYSE: FPF) has declared the Funds regularly scheduled monthly common share distribution in the amount of $0.1425 per share payable on December 17, 2018, to shareholders of record as of December 4, 2018. The e… read more...

The Chemist's Quality Closed-End Fund Report - October 2018: This Senior Loan Fund Has Increasing NII And Great Coverage

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-18 16:00:08:000

Quantitative screens help to rapidly narrow down attractive candidates from the database of 500-plus closed-end funds (CEFs) for further due diligence and investigation. It seems that a very many number of investors, understandably, place a great emphasis on coverage and return of capital. W… read more...

The Chemist's Quality Closed-End Fund Report - October 2018: This Senior Loan Fund Has Increasing NII And Great Coverage

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-18 16:00:08:000

Quantitative screens help to rapidly narrow down attractive candidates from the database of 500-plus closed-end funds (CEFs) for further due diligence and investigation. It seems that a very many number of investors, understandably, place a great emphasis on coverage and return of capital. W… read more...

First Trust Advisors L.P. Announces Portfolio Manager Update for First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund

via: Business Wire at 2018-10-23 16:14:00:000

First Trust Advisors L.P. (FTA) announced today that Stonebridge Advisors LLC (Stonebridge), investment sub-advisor for First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund (NYSE: FPF) (the Fund), will release an update on the market a… read more...

First Trust Advisors L.P. Announces Portfolio Manager Update for First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund

via: Business Wire at 2018-10-23 16:14:00:000

First Trust Advisors L.P. (FTA) announced today that Stonebridge Advisors LLC (Stonebridge), investment sub-advisor for First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund (NYSE: FPF) (the Fund), will release an update on the market a… read more...

First Trust Advisors L.P. Announces Portfolio Manager Update for First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund

via: Business Wire at 2018-10-23 16:14:00:000

First Trust Advisors L.P. (FTA) announced today that Stonebridge Advisors LLC (Stonebridge), investment sub-advisor for First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund (NYSE: FPF) (the Fund), will release an update on the market a… read more...

The Chemist's 'High-High-Low' Closed-End Fund Report - September 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-23 06:32:46:000

Please note : This article was first released to CEF/ETF Income Laboratory members 1 month ago, so data may be out of date. Please check latest data before making investment decisions. Quantitative screens help to rapidly narrow down attractive candidates from the database of 50… read more...

The Chemist's 'High-High-Low' Closed-End Fund Report - September 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-23 06:32:46:000

Please note : This article was first released to CEF/ETF Income Laboratory members 1 month ago, so data may be out of date. Please check latest data before making investment decisions. Quantitative screens help to rapidly narrow down attractive candidates from the database of 50… read more...

The Chemist's 'High-High-Low' Closed-End Fund Report - September 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-23 06:32:46:000

Please note : This article was first released to CEF/ETF Income Laboratory members 1 month ago, so data may be out of date. Please check latest data before making investment decisions. Quantitative screens help to rapidly narrow down attractive candidates from the database of 50… read more...

First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund declares $0.1425 dividend

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-22 16:43:23:000

First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund (NYSE: FPF ) declares $0.1425/share monthly dividend , in line with previous. More news on: First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund, Dividend News, , Read more … read more...

First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund Declares its Monthly Common Share Distribution of $0.1425 Per Share for November

via: Business Wire at 2018-10-22 16:41:00:000

First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund (the "Fund") (NYSE: FPF) has declared the Funds regularly scheduled monthly common share distribution in the amount of $0.1425 per share payable on November 15, 2018, to shareholders of record as of November 2, 2018. The e… read more...

Weekly Review: Preferred Stock CEFs - An Attractive 'Buy' Opportunity With Record Discount

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-18 04:18:19:000

Introduction Over the last few months, most of you have noticed our increased activity in closed-end funds as the inflow of volatility finally shook them up and created various arbitrage and directional opportunities for active traders such as us. Now that these products have our attention, … read more...

Weekly Review: Preferred Stock CEFs - An Attractive 'Buy' Opportunity With Record Discount

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-18 04:18:19:000

Introduction Over the last few months, most of you have noticed our increased activity in closed-end funds as the inflow of volatility finally shook them up and created various arbitrage and directional opportunities for active traders such as us. Now that these products have our attention, … read more...

Weekly Review: Preferred Stock CEFs - An Attractive 'Buy' Opportunity With Record Discount

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-18 04:18:19:000

Introduction Over the last few months, most of you have noticed our increased activity in closed-end funds as the inflow of volatility finally shook them up and created various arbitrage and directional opportunities for active traders such as us. Now that these products have our attention, … read more...

The Chemist's Quality CEF Report - September 2018: A Look At Franklin Universal Trust

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-17 06:40:29:000

Please note : This article was first released to CEF/ETF Income Laboratory members 1 month ago, so data may be out of date. Please check latest data before making investment decisions. Quantitative screens help to rapidly narrow down attractive candidates from the database of 50… read more...

Weekly Review: Preferred Stock CEFs - A Record Discount In The Sector

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-11 05:34:29:000

Introduction Over the last few months, most of you have noticed our increased activity in closed-end funds as the inflow of volatility finally shook them up and created various arbitrage and directional opportunities for active traders such as us. Now that these products have our attention, … read more...

Weekly Review: Preferred Stock CEFs - A Record Discount In The Sector

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-11 05:34:29:000

Introduction Over the last few months, most of you have noticed our increased activity in closed-end funds as the inflow of volatility finally shook them up and created various arbitrage and directional opportunities for active traders such as us. Now that these products have our attention, … read more...

Weekly Review: Preferred Stock CEFs - A Record Discount In The Sector

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-11 05:34:29:000

Introduction Over the last few months, most of you have noticed our increased activity in closed-end funds as the inflow of volatility finally shook them up and created various arbitrage and directional opportunities for active traders such as us. Now that these products have our attention, … read more...

Weekly Review: Preferred Stock CEFs - A 7.67% 'Buy' With A Possible Hedging Reaction

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-03 15:48:21:000

Introduction Over the last few months, most of you have noticed our increased activity in closed-end funds as the inflow of volatility finally shook them up and created various arbitrage, and directional, opportunities for active traders such as us. Now that these products have our attention… read more...

Weekly Review: Preferred Stock CEFs - A 7.67% 'Buy' With A Possible Hedging Reaction

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-03 15:48:21:000

Introduction Over the last few months, most of you have noticed our increased activity in closed-end funds as the inflow of volatility finally shook them up and created various arbitrage, and directional, opportunities for active traders such as us. Now that these products have our attention… read more...

Weekly Review: Preferred Stock CEFs - A 7.67% 'Buy' With A Possible Hedging Reaction

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-03 15:48:21:000

Introduction Over the last few months, most of you have noticed our increased activity in closed-end funds as the inflow of volatility finally shook them up and created various arbitrage, and directional, opportunities for active traders such as us. Now that these products have our attention… read more...

Weekly Review: Preferred Stock CEFs - A 7.91% Yielder Buying Opportunity

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-27 21:00:40:000

Introduction Over the last few months, most of you have noticed our increased activity in closed-end funds as the inflow of volatility finally shook them up and created various arbitrage, and directional, opportunities for active traders such as us. Now that these products have our attention… read more...

Weekly Review: Preferred Stock CEFs - A 7.91% Yielder Buying Opportunity

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-27 21:00:40:000

Introduction Over the last few months, most of you have noticed our increased activity in closed-end funds as the inflow of volatility finally shook them up and created various arbitrage, and directional, opportunities for active traders such as us. Now that these products have our attention… read more...

Weekly Review: Preferred Stock CEFs - A 7.91% Yielder Buying Opportunity

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-27 21:00:40:000

Introduction Over the last few months, most of you have noticed our increased activity in closed-end funds as the inflow of volatility finally shook them up and created various arbitrage, and directional, opportunities for active traders such as us. Now that these products have our attention… read more...

Weekly Review: Preferred Stock CEFs - A 7.91% Yielder Buying Opportunity

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-27 21:00:40:000

Introduction Over the last few months, most of you have noticed our increased activity in closed-end funds as the inflow of volatility finally shook them up and created various arbitrage, and directional, opportunities for active traders such as us. Now that these products have our attention… read more...

Weekly Review: Preferred Stock CEFs - A 7.91% Yielder Buying Opportunity

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-27 21:00:40:000

Introduction Over the last few months, most of you have noticed our increased activity in closed-end funds as the inflow of volatility finally shook them up and created various arbitrage, and directional, opportunities for active traders such as us. Now that these products have our attention… read more...

The Chemist's 'High-High-Low' CEF Report - August 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-27 13:52:41:000

Quantitative screens help to rapidly narrow down attractive candidates from the database of 500+ closed-end funds [CEFs] for further due diligence and investigation. The "High-High-Low" was inspired by a member of CEF/ETF Income Laboratory (who also receive these reports one month ahead of… read more...

First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund declares $0.1425 dividend

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-20 16:40:44:000

First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund (NYSE: FPF ) declares $0.1425/share monthly dividend , in line with previous. More news on: First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund, Dividend News, , Read more … read more...

First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund declares $0.1425 dividend

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-20 16:40:44:000

First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund (NYSE: FPF ) declares $0.1425/share monthly dividend , in line with previous. More news on: First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund, Dividend News, , Read more … read more...

First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund declares $0.1425 dividend

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-20 16:40:44:000

First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund (NYSE: FPF ) declares $0.1425/share monthly dividend , in line with previous. More news on: First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund, Dividend News, , Read more … read more...

First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund Declares its Monthly Common Share Distribution of $0.1425 Per Share for October

via: Business Wire at 2018-09-20 16:38:00:000

First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund (the "Fund") (NYSE: FPF) has declared the Funds regularly scheduled monthly common share distribution in the amount of $0.1425 per share payable on October 15, 2018, to shareholders of record as of October 2, 2018. The ex-… read more...

First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund Declares its Monthly Common Share Distribution of $0.1425 Per Share for October

via: Business Wire at 2018-09-20 16:38:00:000

First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund (the "Fund") (NYSE: FPF) has declared the Funds regularly scheduled monthly common share distribution in the amount of $0.1425 per share payable on October 15, 2018, to shareholders of record as of October 2, 2018. The ex-… read more...

First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund Declares its Monthly Common Share Distribution of $0.1425 Per Share for October

via: Business Wire at 2018-09-20 16:38:00:000

First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund (the "Fund") (NYSE: FPF) has declared the Funds regularly scheduled monthly common share distribution in the amount of $0.1425 per share payable on October 15, 2018, to shareholders of record as of October 2, 2018. The ex-… read more...

Weekly Review: Preferred Stock CEFs

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-19 18:53:29:000

Introduction Over the last few months, most of you have noticed our increased activity in closed-end funds as the inflow of volatility finally shook them up and created various arbitrage, and directional, opportunities for active traders such as us. Now that these products have our attention… read more...

The Chemist's Quality Closed-End Fund Report - August 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-13 13:48:03:000

Quantitative screens help to rapidly narrow down attractive candidates from the database of 500-plus closed-end funds for further due diligence and investigation. Based on the feedback and comments that I see in both my premium and public articles, it seems that a very many number of inves… read more...

The Chemist's Quality Closed-End Fund Report - August 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-13 13:48:03:000

Quantitative screens help to rapidly narrow down attractive candidates from the database of 500-plus closed-end funds for further due diligence and investigation. Based on the feedback and comments that I see in both my premium and public articles, it seems that a very many number of inves… read more...

The Chemist's Quality Closed-End Fund Report - August 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-13 13:48:03:000

Quantitative screens help to rapidly narrow down attractive candidates from the database of 500-plus closed-end funds for further due diligence and investigation. Based on the feedback and comments that I see in both my premium and public articles, it seems that a very many number of inves… read more...

Weekly Review: Preferred Stock CEFs

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-05 14:14:08:000

Introduction Over the last few months, most of you have noticed our increased activity in closed-end funds as the inflow of volatility finally shook them up and created various arbitrage, and directional, opportunities for active traders such as us. Now that these products have our attenti… read more...

Weekly Review: Preferred Stock CEFs

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-05 14:14:08:000

Introduction Over the last few months, most of you have noticed our increased activity in closed-end funds as the inflow of volatility finally shook them up and created various arbitrage, and directional, opportunities for active traders such as us. Now that these products have our attenti… read more...

Weekly Review: Preferred Stock CEFs

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-05 14:14:08:000

Introduction Over the last few months, most of you have noticed our increased activity in closed-end funds as the inflow of volatility finally shook them up and created various arbitrage, and directional, opportunities for active traders such as us. Now that these products have our attenti… read more...

The Chemist's 'High-High-Low' CEF Report - July 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-28 14:07:02:000

Quantitative screens help to rapidly narrow down attractive candidates from the database of 500+ closed-end funds [CEFs] for further due diligence and investigation. The "High-High-Low" was inspired by a member of CEF/ETF Income Laboratory (who also receive these reports one month ahead of… read more...

The Chemist's 'High-High-Low' CEF Report - July 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-28 14:07:02:000

Quantitative screens help to rapidly narrow down attractive candidates from the database of 500+ closed-end funds [CEFs] for further due diligence and investigation. The "High-High-Low" was inspired by a member of CEF/ETF Income Laboratory (who also receive these reports one month ahead of… read more...

The Chemist's 'High-High-Low' CEF Report - July 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-28 14:07:02:000

Quantitative screens help to rapidly narrow down attractive candidates from the database of 500+ closed-end funds [CEFs] for further due diligence and investigation. The "High-High-Low" was inspired by a member of CEF/ETF Income Laboratory (who also receive these reports one month ahead of… read more...

Weekly Review: Preferred Stock CEFs

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-22 16:49:24:000

Introduction Over the last few months, most of you have noticed our increased activity in closed-end funds as the inflow of volatility finally shook them up and created various arbitrage, and directional, opportunities for active traders such as us. Now that these products have our attention… read more...

Weekly Review: Preferred Stock CEFs

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-22 16:49:24:000

Introduction Over the last few months, most of you have noticed our increased activity in closed-end funds as the inflow of volatility finally shook them up and created various arbitrage, and directional, opportunities for active traders such as us. Now that these products have our attention… read more...

Weekly Review: Preferred Stock CEFs

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-22 16:49:24:000

Introduction Over the last few months, most of you have noticed our increased activity in closed-end funds as the inflow of volatility finally shook them up and created various arbitrage, and directional, opportunities for active traders such as us. Now that these products have our attention… read more...

First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund declares $0.1425 dividend

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-20 17:31:47:000

First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund (NYSE: FPF ) declares $0.1425/share monthly dividend , in line with previous. More news on: First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund, Dividend News, , Read more … read more...

First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund declares $0.1425 dividend

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-20 17:31:47:000

First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund (NYSE: FPF ) declares $0.1425/share monthly dividend , in line with previous. More news on: First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund, Dividend News, , Read more … read more...

First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund Declares its Monthly Common Share Distribution of $0.1425 Per Share for September

via: Business Wire at 2018-08-20 17:29:00:000

First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund (the "Fund") (NYSE: FPF) has declared the Funds regularly scheduled monthly common share distribution in the amount of $0.1425 per share payable on September 17, 2018, to shareholders of record as of September 5, 2018. The… read more...

First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund Declares its Monthly Common Share Distribution of $0.1425 Per Share for September

via: Business Wire at 2018-08-20 17:29:00:000

First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund (the "Fund") (NYSE: FPF) has declared the Funds regularly scheduled monthly common share distribution in the amount of $0.1425 per share payable on September 17, 2018, to shareholders of record as of September 5, 2018. The… read more...

Preferred Stock Closed-End Funds: Reviewing The Category

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-11 09:38:52:000

Preferred Stock CEFs Preferred stock is, in my view, an important asset class for an income portfolio. It has characteristics of common stock and of bonds. As such, it tends to enhance income from fixed-income asset classes and moderate volatility from equity asset classes. But for the year,… read more...

Preferred Stock Closed-End Funds: Reviewing The Category

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-11 09:38:52:000

Preferred Stock CEFs Preferred stock is, in my view, an important asset class for an income portfolio. It has characteristics of common stock and of bonds. As such, it tends to enhance income from fixed-income asset classes and moderate volatility from equity asset classes. But for the year,… read more...

Preferred Stock Closed-End Funds: Reviewing The Category

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-11 09:38:52:000

Preferred Stock CEFs Preferred stock is, in my view, an important asset class for an income portfolio. It has characteristics of common stock and of bonds. As such, it tends to enhance income from fixed-income asset classes and moderate volatility from equity asset classes. But for the year,… read more...

Preferred Stock Closed-End Funds: Reviewing The Category

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-11 09:38:52:000

Preferred Stock CEFs Preferred stock is, in my view, an important asset class for an income portfolio. It has characteristics of common stock and of bonds. As such, it tends to enhance income from fixed-income asset classes and moderate volatility from equity asset classes. But for the year,… read more...

The Chemist's 'High-High-Low' CEF Report - July 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-26 02:56:33:000

Quantitative screens help to rapidly narrow down attractive candidates from the database of 500+ closed-end funds [CEFs] for further due diligence and investigation. The "High-High-Low" was inspired by a member of CEF/ETF Income Laboratory (who also receive these reports one month ahead of… read more...

The Chemist's 'High-High-Low' CEF Report - July 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-26 02:56:33:000

Quantitative screens help to rapidly narrow down attractive candidates from the database of 500+ closed-end funds [CEFs] for further due diligence and investigation. The "High-High-Low" was inspired by a member of CEF/ETF Income Laboratory (who also receive these reports one month ahead of… read more...

The Chemist's 'High-High-Low' CEF Report - July 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-26 02:56:33:000

Quantitative screens help to rapidly narrow down attractive candidates from the database of 500+ closed-end funds [CEFs] for further due diligence and investigation. The "High-High-Low" was inspired by a member of CEF/ETF Income Laboratory (who also receive these reports one month ahead of… read more...

Weekly Review: Preferred Stock CEFs

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-25 17:20:51:000

Introduction Over the last few months, most of you have noticed our increased activity in closed-end funds as the inflow of volatility finally shook them up and created various arbitrage, and directional, opportunities for active traders such as us. Now that these products have our attent… read more...

First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund declares $0.1425 dividend

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-19 17:12:08:000

First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund (NYSE: FPF ) declares $0.1425/share monthly dividend , in line with previous. More news on: First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund, Dividend News, Read more … read more...

First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund declares $0.1425 dividend

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-19 17:12:08:000

First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund (NYSE: FPF ) declares $0.1425/share monthly dividend , in line with previous. More news on: First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund, Dividend News, Read more … read more...

First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund declares $0.1425 dividend

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-19 17:12:08:000

First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund (NYSE: FPF ) declares $0.1425/share monthly dividend , in line with previous. More news on: First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund, Dividend News, Read more … read more...

First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund Declares its Monthly Common Share Distribution of $0.1425 Per Share for August

via: Business Wire at 2018-07-19 16:51:00:000

First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund (the "Fund") (NYSE: FPF) has declared the Funds regularly scheduled monthly common share distribution in the amount of $0.1425 per share payable on August 15, 2018, to shareholders of record as of August 2, 2018. The ex-di… read more...

First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund Declares its Monthly Common Share Distribution of $0.1425 Per Share for August

via: Business Wire at 2018-07-19 16:51:00:000

First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund (the "Fund") (NYSE: FPF) has declared the Funds regularly scheduled monthly common share distribution in the amount of $0.1425 per share payable on August 15, 2018, to shareholders of record as of August 2, 2018. The ex-di… read more...

First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund Declares its Monthly Common Share Distribution of $0.1425 Per Share for August

via: Business Wire at 2018-07-19 16:51:00:000

First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund (the "Fund") (NYSE: FPF) has declared the Funds regularly scheduled monthly common share distribution in the amount of $0.1425 per share payable on August 15, 2018, to shareholders of record as of August 2, 2018. The ex-di… read more...

High Yield Strategy Fails Again

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-17 12:46:40:000

Background (Skip this part if you are already up to date with my series of articles) I have been writing a series of articles analyzing the performance of high yield investment portfolios composed primarily of mREITs, BDCs, and CEFs. I started the project after reading articles about high … read more...

High Yield Strategy Fails Again

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-17 12:46:40:000

Background (Skip this part if you are already up to date with my series of articles) I have been writing a series of articles analyzing the performance of high yield investment portfolios composed primarily of mREITs, BDCs, and CEFs. I started the project after reading articles about high … read more...

The Chemist's Quality CEF Report - June 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-17 04:26:08:000

For the inaugural issue of The Chemist's Quality CEF Report (September 2017), describing the background and rationale of the Report, please click here . Data were taken from the close of June 14, 2018. The Chemist's Quality CEF Report is a monthly feature. Previous editions of the Report … read more...

The Chemist's Quality CEF Report - June 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-17 04:26:08:000

For the inaugural issue of The Chemist's Quality CEF Report (September 2017), describing the background and rationale of the Report, please click here . Data were taken from the close of June 14, 2018. The Chemist's Quality CEF Report is a monthly feature. Previous editions of the Report … read more...

Weekly Review: Preferred Stock CEFs

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-11 08:33:26:000

Introduction Over the last few months, most of you have noticed our increased activity in closed-end funds as the inflow of volatility finally shook them up and created various arbitrage, and directional, opportunities for active traders such as us. Now that these products have our attention… read more...

Weekly Review: Preferred Stock CEFs

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-11 08:33:26:000

Introduction Over the last few months, most of you have noticed our increased activity in closed-end funds as the inflow of volatility finally shook them up and created various arbitrage, and directional, opportunities for active traders such as us. Now that these products have our attention… read more...

Weekly Review: Preferred Stock CEFs

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-11 08:33:26:000

Introduction Over the last few months, most of you have noticed our increased activity in closed-end funds as the inflow of volatility finally shook them up and created various arbitrage, and directional, opportunities for active traders such as us. Now that these products have our attention… read more...

Weekly Review: Preferred Stock CEFs

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-05 08:52:19:000

Introduction Over the last few months, most of you have noticed our increased activity in closed-end funds as the inflow of volatility finally shook them up and created various arbitrage, and directional, opportunities for active traders such as us. Now that these products have our attention… read more...

Weekly Review: Preferred Stock CEFs

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-05 08:52:19:000

Introduction Over the last few months, most of you have noticed our increased activity in closed-end funds as the inflow of volatility finally shook them up and created various arbitrage, and directional, opportunities for active traders such as us. Now that these products have our attention… read more...

Weekly Review: Preferred Stock CEFs

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-05 08:52:19:000

Introduction Over the last few months, most of you have noticed our increased activity in closed-end funds as the inflow of volatility finally shook them up and created various arbitrage, and directional, opportunities for active traders such as us. Now that these products have our attention… read more...

8% Current Income And Capital Growth From This High-Yield, Sustainable Capital Portfolio

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-02 01:21:37:000

Sustainable 8% Income from Closed-End Funds At the end of September 2015, I began a model income portfolio built on closed-end funds (CEFs). At the time, there were many fewer Seeking Alpha contributors writing on the subject of CEFs than we have today. And few of these were writing with an … read more...

8% Current Income And Capital Growth From This High-Yield, Sustainable Capital Portfolio

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-02 01:21:37:000

Sustainable 8% Income from Closed-End Funds At the end of September 2015, I began a model income portfolio built on closed-end funds (CEFs). At the time, there were many fewer Seeking Alpha contributors writing on the subject of CEFs than we have today. And few of these were writing with an … read more...

8% Current Income And Capital Growth From This High-Yield, Sustainable Capital Portfolio

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-02 01:21:37:000

Sustainable 8% Income from Closed-End Funds At the end of September 2015, I began a model income portfolio built on closed-end funds (CEFs). At the time, there were many fewer Seeking Alpha contributors writing on the subject of CEFs than we have today. And few of these were writing with an … read more...

Weekly Review: Preferred Stock CEFs

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-27 11:33:07:000

Introduction Over the last few months, most of you have noticed our increased activity in closed-end funds as the inflow of volatility finally shook them up and created various arbitrage, and directional, opportunities for active traders such as us. Now that these products have our attention… read more...

Weekly Review: Preferred Stock CEFs

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-27 11:33:07:000

Introduction Over the last few months, most of you have noticed our increased activity in closed-end funds as the inflow of volatility finally shook them up and created various arbitrage, and directional, opportunities for active traders such as us. Now that these products have our attention… read more...

Weekly Review: Preferred Stock CEFs

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-27 11:33:07:000

Introduction Over the last few months, most of you have noticed our increased activity in closed-end funds as the inflow of volatility finally shook them up and created various arbitrage, and directional, opportunities for active traders such as us. Now that these products have our attention… read more...

The Chemist's 'High-High-Low' CEF Report - May 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-22 05:16:46:000

For the inaugural issue of The Chemist's High-High-Low CEF Report (October 2017), describing the background and rationale of the Report, please click here . For the The "High-High-Low" report screens for the following 3 attributes that we would like to screen for: High distribution… read more...

The Chemist's 'High-High-Low' CEF Report - May 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-22 05:16:46:000

For the inaugural issue of The Chemist's High-High-Low CEF Report (October 2017), describing the background and rationale of the Report, please click here . For the The "High-High-Low" report screens for the following 3 attributes that we would like to screen for: High distribution… read more...

The Chemist's 'High-High-Low' CEF Report - May 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-22 05:16:46:000

For the inaugural issue of The Chemist's High-High-Low CEF Report (October 2017), describing the background and rationale of the Report, please click here . For the The "High-High-Low" report screens for the following 3 attributes that we would like to screen for: High distribution… read more...

The Chemist's 'High-High-Low' CEF Report - May 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-22 05:16:46:000

For the inaugural issue of The Chemist's High-High-Low CEF Report (October 2017), describing the background and rationale of the Report, please click here . For the The "High-High-Low" report screens for the following 3 attributes that we would like to screen for: High distribution… read more...

The Chemist's 'High-High-Low' CEF Report - May 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-22 05:16:46:000

For the inaugural issue of The Chemist's High-High-Low CEF Report (October 2017), describing the background and rationale of the Report, please click here . For the The "High-High-Low" report screens for the following 3 attributes that we would like to screen for: High distribution… read more...

First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund declares $0.1425 dividend

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-20 16:35:53:000

First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund (NYSE: FPF ) declares $0.1425/share monthly dividend , in line with previous. More news on: First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund, Dividend News, , Read more … read more...

First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund declares $0.1425 dividend

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-20 16:35:53:000

First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund (NYSE: FPF ) declares $0.1425/share monthly dividend , in line with previous. More news on: First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund, Dividend News, , Read more … read more...

First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund Declares its Monthly Common Share Distribution of $0.1425 Per Share for July

via: Business Wire at 2018-06-20 16:32:00:000

First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund (the "Fund") (NYSE: FPF) has declared the Funds regularly scheduled monthly common share distribution in the amount of $0.1425 per share payable on July 16, 2018, to shareholders of record as of July 3, 2018. The ex-divide… read more...

First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund Declares its Monthly Common Share Distribution of $0.1425 Per Share for July

via: Business Wire at 2018-06-20 16:32:00:000

First Trust Intermediate Duration Preferred & Income Fund (the "Fund") (NYSE: FPF) has declared the Funds regularly scheduled monthly common share distribution in the amount of $0.1425 per share payable on July 16, 2018, to shareholders of record as of July 3, 2018. The ex-divide… read more...

Weekly Review: Preferred Stock CEFs

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-20 08:19:22:000

Introduction Over the last few months, most of you have noticed our increased activity in closed-end funds, as the inflow of volatility finally shook them up and created various arbitrage, and directional, opportunities for active traders such as us. Now that these products have our attentio… read more...

Weekly Review: Preferred Stock CEFs

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-20 08:19:22:000

Introduction Over the last few months, most of you have noticed our increased activity in closed-end funds, as the inflow of volatility finally shook them up and created various arbitrage, and directional, opportunities for active traders such as us. Now that these products have our attentio… read more...

The Chemist's Quality CEF Report - May 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-18 01:45:10:000

For the inaugural issue of The Chemist's Quality CEF Report (September 2017), describing the background and rationale of the Report, please click here . Data were taken from the close of May 16, 2018. The Chemist's Quality CEF Report is a monthly feature. Previous editions of the Report c… read more...

The Chemist's Quality CEF Report - May 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-18 01:45:10:000

For the inaugural issue of The Chemist's Quality CEF Report (September 2017), describing the background and rationale of the Report, please click here . Data were taken from the close of May 16, 2018. The Chemist's Quality CEF Report is a monthly feature. Previous editions of the Report c… read more...

Weekly Review: Preferred Stock CEFs

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-13 02:17:17:000

Introduction Over the last few months, most of you have noticed our increased activity in closed-end funds, as the inflow of volatility finally shook them up and created various arbitrage, and directional, opportunities for active traders such as us. Now that these products have our attentio… read more...

Weekly Review: Preferred Stock CEFs

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-13 02:17:17:000

Introduction Over the last few months, most of you have noticed our increased activity in closed-end funds, as the inflow of volatility finally shook them up and created various arbitrage, and directional, opportunities for active traders such as us. Now that these products have our attentio… read more...

Weekly Review: Preferred Stock CEFs

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-13 02:17:17:000

Introduction Over the last few months, most of you have noticed our increased activity in closed-end funds, as the inflow of volatility finally shook them up and created various arbitrage, and directional, opportunities for active traders such as us. Now that these products have our attentio… read more...

Weekly Review: Preferred Stock CEFs

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-06 12:21:24:000

Introduction Over the last few months, most of you have noticed our increased activity in closed-end funds, as the inflow of volatility finally shook them up and created various arbitrage, and directional, opportunities for active traders such as us. Now that these products have our attentio… read more...

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