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First Trust Specialty Finance & Financial Opportunities Fund  as of 01/26/2015

NYSE / FGB Asset Class:  Sector Equity Funds 1 YR Lipper Avg:  9.35%

Growth of $10K

Avg Annual Total Return %
  10 YR 5 YR 1 YR YTD
Market Return -- 12.53% 1.11% -5.79%
Lipper Pct. Rank -- 50 50 89
NAV Return -- 11.12% -7.05% -0.82%
Lipper Pct. Rank -- 60 77 90
Premium/Discount History

10 YR Avg 5 YR Avg YTD Avg
-- -2.141% 3.810%

NAV $7.26 Market Price $7.40
Net Change $0.04 Market Change $0.03
Premium/Discount 1.99%
1 YR NAV Return -7.054%
1 YR NAV Rank 77
12-Mo Yield as of 12/31/2014 Yield Def
Income Only Yield 7.51%
Distribution Yield (Market) 8.72%
Most Recent Income Dividend $0.173
Ex-Div Date 11/21/2014
Most Recent Cap Gain Dividend --
Ex-Div Date --
Dividend Frequency Quarterly
YTD Dividends $0.685
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 12/31/2014 $104.6
% Leveraged Assets as of 11/30/2013 16.76%
Portfolio Turnover 13.00%
Mgmt Fees 1.310%
Expense Ratio 1.730%
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 8/31/2014)
Ares Capital Corp ORD 10.82%
Golub Capital BDC Inc ORD 7.71%
PennantPark Investment Corp ORD 6.66%
THL Credit Inc ORD 6.32%
New Mountain Finance Corp ORD 6.21%
TCP Capital Corp ORD 6.12%
Hercules Technology Growth Capital Inc ORD 6.03%
Medley Capital Corp ORD 5.96%
CYS Investments Inc 5.60%
Solar Capital Ltd ORD 5.04%
Top Sectors (as of 8/31/2014)
Financials 120.03%

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