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First Trust Specialty Finance & Financial Opportunities Fund  as of 07/21/2017

NYSE / FGB Asset Class:  Sector Equity Funds 1 YR Lipper Avg:  11.38%

Growth of $10K

Avg Annual Total Return %
  10 YR 5 YR 1 YR YTD
Market Return 1.34% 9.29% 23.03% 7.33%
Lipper Pct. Rank 70 54 24 77
NAV Return 1.03% 7.72% 15.29% 7.21%
Lipper Pct. Rank 70 59 25 65
Premium/Discount History

10 YR Avg 5 YR Avg YTD Avg
-2.892% -0.460% 2.860%

NAV $7.11 Market Price $7.22
Net Change $0.00 Market Change -$0.01
Premium/Discount 1.55%
1 YR NAV Return 15.286%
1 YR NAV Rank 25
12-Mo Yield as of 6/30/2017 Yield Def
Income Only Yield 10.42%
Distribution Yield (Market) 9.67%
Most Recent Income Dividend $0.175
Ex-Div Date 5/22/2017
Most Recent Cap Gain Dividend --
Ex-Div Date --
Dividend Frequency Quarterly
YTD Dividends $0.350
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 6/30/2017 $102.2
% 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 2/28/2017)
Ares Capital Corp ORD 14.11%
Golub Capital BDC Inc ORD 9.46%
TCP Capital Corp ORD 8.11%
New Mountain Finance Corp ORD 7.98%
THL Credit Inc ORD 7.38%
Hercules Capital Inc ORD 7.18%
Solar Capital Ltd ORD 6.59%
PennantPark Investment Corp ORD 6.18%
CYS Investments Inc ORD 5.95%
Triplepoint Venture Growth BDC Corp ORD 5.95%
Top Sectors (as of 2/28/2017)
Financials 122.32%


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