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First Trust Specialty Finance & Financial Opportunities Fund  as of 08/29/2014

NYSE / FGB Asset Class:  Sector Equity Funds 1 YR Lipper Avg:  15.31%

Growth of $10K

Avg Annual Total Return %
  10 YR 5 YR 1 YR YTD
Market Return -- 21.51% 17.04% 20.12%
Lipper Pct. Rank -- 34 40 27
NAV Return -- 17.29% 12.14% 3.53%
Lipper Pct. Rank -- 42 62 87
Premium/Discount History

10 YR Avg 5 YR Avg YTD Avg
-- -3.564% -5.290%

NAV $8.22 Market Price $8.86
Net Change $0.06 Market Change $0.10
Premium/Discount 7.79%
1 YR NAV Return 12.136%
1 YR NAV Rank 62
12-Mo Yield as of 7/31/2014 Yield Def
Income Only Yield 7.51%
Distribution Yield (Market) 8.29%
Most Recent Income Dividend $0.170
Ex-Div Date 5/22/2014
Most Recent Cap Gain Dividend --
Ex-Div Date --
Dividend Frequency Quarterly
YTD Dividends $0.340
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 7/31/2014 $114.7
% 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 2/28/2014)
Ares Capital Corp ORD 11.53%
Golub Capital BDC Inc ORD 8.01%
THL Credit Inc ORD 6.66%
PennantPark Investment Corp ORD 6.43%
Medley Capital Corp ORD 6.32%
Hercules Technology Growth Capital Inc ORD 6.02%
TCP Capital Corp ORD 5.73%
Solar Capital Ltd ORD 5.33%
CYS Investments Inc 5.06%
New Mountain Finance Corp ORD 4.77%
Top Sectors (as of 2/28/2014)
Financials 116.35%
Non Classified Equity 2.88%

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