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First Trust Strategic High Income Fund II  as of 04/16/2014

NYSE / FHY Asset Class:  High Yield Fds Leveraged 1 YR Lipper Avg:  10.62%

Growth of $10K

Avg Annual Total Return %
  10 YR 5 YR 1 YR YTD
Market Return -- 9.34% 0.91% 2.27%
Lipper Pct. Rank -- 97 65 84
NAV Return -- 10.91% 6.43% 1.58%
Lipper Pct. Rank -- 97 85 98
Premium/Discount History

10 YR Avg 5 YR Avg YTD Avg
-- -5.118% -8.980%

NAV $17.29 Market Price $15.92
Net Change $0.01 Market Change $0.02
Premium/Discount -7.92%
1 YR NAV Return 6.434%
1 YR NAV Rank 85
12-Mo Yield as of 2/28/2014 Yield Def
Income Only Yield 8.55%
Distribution Yield (Market) 8.84%
Most Recent Income Dividend $0.120
Ex-Div Date 3/3/2014
Most Recent Cap Gain Dividend --
Ex-Div Date --
Dividend Frequency Monthly
YTD Dividends $0.240
YTD Capital Gains --
Inception Date 3/28/2006
Fund Advisor First Trust Advisors LP
Manager & Tenure Team Managed
Phone 800-621-1675
Total Net Assets (mil) as of 3/31/2014 $146.5
% Leveraged Assets as of 10/31/2013 27.25%
Portfolio Turnover 27.00%
Mgmt Fees 1.381%
Expense Ratio 2.220%
Fund Objective
The Fund seeks a high level of current income. The Fund will seek to achieve its investment objectives by investing in a diversified portfolio of below-investment grade and investment grade debt securities, and equity securities offer attractive yield and/or capital appreciation potential.
Total Net Assets by Category (as of 9/30/2013)
Corporate Notes/Bonds 83.81%
Foreign Long-Term Debt 10.23%
Other Mortgage 5.22%
Portfolio Other 0.74%
Quality (as of 9/30/2013)
B 44.26%
BB 22.49%
CCC 14.68%
Foreign Currencies 10.23%
A 1.79%
BBB 1.53%
C 1.10%
CC 1.10%
D 0.74%
Other 0.74%

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