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First Trust Specialty Finance & Financial Opportunities Fund  as of 09/03/2015

NYSE / FGB Asset Class:  Sector Equity Funds 1 YR Lipper Avg:  -1.33%

Growth of $10K

Avg Annual Total Return %
  10 YR 5 YR 1 YR YTD
Market Return -- 6.29% -19.79% -14.07%
Lipper Pct. Rank -- 55 60 71
NAV Return -- 6.81% -12.97% -4.76%
Lipper Pct. Rank -- 60 72 59
Premium/Discount History

Premium/Discount
10 YR Avg 5 YR Avg YTD Avg
-- -1.864% -1.390%

NAV $6.48 Market Price $6.26
Net Change $0.03 Market Change $0.01
Premium/Discount -3.40%
1 YR NAV Return -12.966%
1 YR NAV Rank 72
12-Mo Yield as of 7/31/2015 Yield Def
Income Only Yield 8.00%
Distribution Yield (Market) 11.00%
Most Recent Income Dividend $0.175
Ex-Div Date 8/21/2015
Most Recent Cap Gain Dividend --
Ex-Div Date --
Dividend Frequency Quarterly
YTD Dividends $0.345
YTD Capital Gains --
Inception Date 5/24/2007
Fund Advisor First Trust Advisors LP
Manager & Tenure Team Managed
Phone 800-621-1675
Website www.ftportfolios.com
Total Net Assets (mil) as of 8/31/2015 $93.8
% Leveraged Assets as of 11/30/2014 17.67%
Portfolio Turnover 14.00%
Mgmt Fees 1.324%
Expense Ratio 1.710%
Fund Objective
The Fund seeks a high level of current income. The Fund seeks attractive total return as a secondary objective. Under normal market conditions, the Fund will invest at least 80% of its assets in a portfolio of securities of specialty finance and other financial companies.
Top Holdings (as of 5/31/2015)
Ares Capital Corp ORD 11.76%
Golub Capital BDC Inc ORD 8.51%
THL Credit Inc ORD 6.99%
New Mountain Finance Corp ORD 6.84%
TCP Capital Corp ORD 6.55%
Triangle Capital Corp ORD 6.49%
PennantPark Investment Corp ORD 6.35%
CYS Investments Inc 5.96%
Hercules Technology Growth Capital Inc ORD 5.68%
Solar Capital Ltd ORD 5.40%
Top Sectors (as of 5/31/2015)
Financials 122.79%
Non Classified Equity 0.13%

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