Wednesday marks the last chance for investors to receive the next dividend payout from First Trust High Income FSD.
The company announced on Monday that it would pay shareholders a monthly dividend of 10.5 per share. On Thursday, First Trust High Income will go ex-dividend, meaning the stock will trade lower to reflect that payout. In other words, the stock will likely open 10.5 lower than it would have opened on any other day.
In order to be eligible to receive a company's dividend, shareholders must own the stock prior to the ex-dividend date—in this case, Thursday. Shareholders who own FSD as of the end of Wednesday's session are eligible to receive the 10.5 dividend payout for every share that they own.
According to the company, this dividend will be paid out to shareholders on September 15, 2022. Investors will then be able to either reinvest those dividends back into the stock or use the payment in some other way.
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