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First Trust Specialty Finance & Financial Opportunities Fund  as of 08/03/2015

NYSE / FGB Asset Class:  Sector Equity Funds 1 YR Lipper Avg:  10.17%

Growth of $10K

Avg Annual Total Return %
  10 YR 5 YR 1 YR YTD
Market Return -- 6.05% -20.75% -18.42%
Lipper Pct. Rank -- 55 58 71
NAV Return -- 7.21% -9.10% -4.28%
Lipper Pct. Rank -- 75 73 80
Premium/Discount History

10 YR Avg 5 YR Avg YTD Avg
-- -1.547% 0.620%

NAV $6.69 Market Price $6.12
Net Change -$0.06 Market Change -$0.05
Premium/Discount -8.52%
1 YR NAV Return -9.101%
1 YR NAV Rank 73
12-Mo Yield as of 6/30/2015 Yield Def
Income Only Yield 8.00%
Distribution Yield (Market) 10.66%
Most Recent Income Dividend $0.173
Ex-Div Date 5/21/2015
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
Total Net Assets (mil) as of 7/31/2015 $96.6
% 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 11/30/2014)
Ares Capital Corp ORD 11.26%
Golub Capital BDC Inc ORD 8.24%
PennantPark Investment Corp ORD 6.70%
Hercules Technology Growth Capital Inc ORD 6.60%
TCP Capital Corp ORD 6.53%
New Mountain Finance Corp ORD 6.47%
THL Credit Inc ORD 6.31%
CYS Investments Inc 5.83%
Medley Capital Corp ORD 5.52%
Solar Capital Ltd ORD 4.92%
Top Sectors (as of 11/30/2014)
Financials 120.62%
Non Classified Equity 0.52%

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