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First Trust Specialty Finance & Financial Opportunities Fund  as of 05/24/2017

NYSE / FGB Asset Class:  Sector Equity Funds 1 YR Lipper Avg:  13.01%

Growth of $10K

Avg Annual Total Return %
  10 YR 5 YR 1 YR YTD
Market Return -- 11.37% 35.83% 10.45%
Lipper Pct. Rank -- 47 18 83
NAV Return 0.33% 9.70% 28.13% 6.91%
Lipper Pct. Rank 75 64 19 63
Premium/Discount History

10 YR Avg 5 YR Avg YTD Avg
-2.903% -0.607% 3.130%

NAV $7.09 Market Price $7.43
Net Change $0.02 Market Change $0.08
Premium/Discount 4.80%
1 YR NAV Return 28.132%
1 YR NAV Rank 19
12-Mo Yield as of 4/30/2017 Yield Def
Income Only Yield 10.42%
Distribution Yield (Market) 9.32%
Most Recent Income Dividend $0.175
Ex-Div Date 2/22/2017
Most Recent Cap Gain Dividend --
Ex-Div Date --
Dividend Frequency Quarterly
YTD Dividends $0.175
YTD Capital Gains --
Inception Date 5/24/2007
Fund Advisor First Trust Advisors LP
Manager & Tenure Team Managed
Phone 800-621-1675
Total Net Assets (mil) as of 4/30/2017 $109.0
% Leveraged Assets as of 11/30/2016 21.59%
Portfolio Turnover 13.00%
Mgmt Fees 1.331%
Expense Ratio 1.870%
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 11/30/2016)
Ares Capital Corp ORD 13.90%
Golub Capital BDC Inc ORD 9.72%
TCP Capital Corp ORD 8.50%
New Mountain Finance Corp ORD 8.21%
THL Credit Inc ORD 7.78%
Hercules Capital Inc ORD 7.05%
Solar Capital Ltd ORD 6.38%
CYS Investments Inc ORD 6.35%
Triangle Capital Corp ORD 6.19%
Triplepoint Venture Growth BDC Corp ORD 5.97%
Top Sectors (as of 11/30/2016)
Financials 123.16%


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