Eagle Growth & Income Opportunities Fund (NYSE:EGIF) declared a monthly dividend on Thursday, February 8th, Wall Street Journal reports. Investors of record on Friday, February 16th will be paid a dividend of 0.073 per share on Wednesday, February 28th. This represents a $0.88 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 5.67%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, February 15th.
Shares of Eagle Growth & Income Opportunities Fund (NYSE EGIF) traded up $0.02 during midday trading on Friday, reaching $15.45. 1,652 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 16,604. Eagle Growth & Income Opportunities Fund has a 52 week low of $15.43 and a 52 week high of $17.58.
In other news, insider James C. Camp acquired 3,220 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, February 7th. The stock was bought at an average cost of $15.51 per share, for a total transaction of $49,942.20. The acquisition was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Over the last 90 days, insiders purchased 5,773 shares of company stock valued at $91,129.
About Eagle Growth & Income Opportunities Fund
Eagle Growth and Income Opportunities Fund (the Fund) is a non-diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Fund’s investment objective is to provide total return through a combination of income and capital appreciation. The Fund invests at least 80% of its managed assets, defined as the total assets of the Fund, minus the sum of the Fund’s accrued liabilities, in dividend or other income paying equity securities and debt securities, excluding securities that distribute a return of capital, original issue discount bonds and payment-in-kind debt instruments.
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