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First Trust New Opportunities MLP & Energy Fund

Executive Summary

First Trust New Opportunities MLP & Energy Fund is a closed-ended balanced mutual fund launched and managed by First Trust Advisors L.P. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Share Price & News

How has First Trust New Opportunities MLP & Energy Fund's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: FPL is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.

Volatility Over Time: FPL's weekly volatility has decreased from 10% to 3% over the past year.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

3.9%

FPL

0.2%

US Capital Markets

-1.4%

US Market


1 Year Return

-40.5%

FPL

33.4%

US Capital Markets

37.1%

US Market

Return vs Industry: FPL underperformed the US Capital Markets industry which returned 29% over the past year.

Return vs Market: FPL underperformed the US Market which returned 34.1% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

FPLIndustryMarket
7 Day3.9%0.2%-1.4%
30 Day6.8%7.6%1.6%
90 Day11.5%18.4%7.3%
1 Year-32.9%-40.5%36.8%33.4%40.2%37.1%
3 Year-40.4%-57.2%41.4%30.9%62.5%52.1%
5 Year-23.6%-54.4%152.2%120.9%133.9%108.0%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is First Trust New Opportunities MLP & Energy Fund's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

Is First Trust New Opportunities MLP & Energy Fund undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?


In this section, we usually try to help investors determine whether First Trust New Opportunities MLP & Energy Fund is trading at an attractive price based on the cash flow it is expected to produce in the future. But as First Trust New Opportunities MLP & Energy Fund has not provided consistent financial data, and the stock also has no analyst forecast or coverage, its intrinsic value cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst consensus cash flow predictions.

This is quite a rare situation as 89% of companies covered by Simply Wall St do have a valuation analysis.

Future Growth

How is First Trust New Opportunities MLP & Energy Fund forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

13.4%

Forecasted Diversified Financials industry annual growth in earnings


In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as First Trust New Opportunities MLP & Energy Fund has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.

Past Performance

How has First Trust New Opportunities MLP & Energy Fund performed over the past 5 years?

14.8%

Historical Diversified Financials annual earnings growth


In this section we usually display a company’s past earnings and revenues to help investors visualise the trend through time. We also gauge the company’s performance by benchmarking its returns and growth to its industry peers and the wider market. However, First Trust New Opportunities MLP & Energy Fund has not provided sufficient past data to assess its track record.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by Simply Wall St do have historical data.

Financial Health

How is First Trust New Opportunities MLP & Energy Fund's financial position?


In this section we usually analyse First Trust New Opportunities MLP & Energy Fund's finance health to determine how well-positioned it is against times of financial distress, in particular, its ability to manage its cash and debt levels. First Trust New Opportunities MLP & Energy Fund has not provided adequate balance sheet data, its financial health cannot be properly assessed as it.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by Simply Wall St do have financial information.

Dividend

What is First Trust New Opportunities MLP & Energy Fund current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Upcoming Dividend Payment


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate FPL's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate FPL's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if FPL's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if FPL's dividend payments have been increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of FPL's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.

Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

8.1yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

First Trust New Opportunities MLP & Energy Fund has no CEO, or we have no data on them.


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Niel Nielson
Independent Trustee8.08yrsno datano data
Thomas Kadlec
Lead Independent Trusteeno datano datano data
Richard Erickson
Independent Trustee8.08yrsno datano data
James Bowen
Chairmanno datano datano data
Robert Keith
Independent Trustee8.08yrsno datano data

8.1yrs

Average Tenure

65yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: FPL's board of directors are considered experienced (8.1 years average tenure).


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Insufficient data to determine if shareholders have been diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

First Trust New Opportunities MLP & Energy Fund's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information


Location

  • First Trust New Opportunities MLP & Energy Fund
  • 10 Wright Street
  • Westport
  • Connecticut
  • 6880
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
FPLNYSE (New York Stock Exchange)YesComUSUSDMar 2014

Biography

First Trust New Opportunities MLP & Energy Fund is a closed-ended balanced mutual fund launched and managed by First Trust Advisors L.P. It is co-managed by Energy Income Partners LLC. The fund invests in ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/02/25 00:39
End of Day Share Price2021/02/24 00:00
EarningsN/A
Annual EarningsN/A


Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.