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First Trust Specialty Finance & Financial Opportunities Fund  as of 01/27/2023

NYSE / FGB Asset Class:  Sector Equity Funds 1 YR Lipper Avg:  -2.05%

Growth of $10K

Avg Annual Total Return %
  10 YR 5 YR 1 YR YTD
Market Return 0.85% -2.52% -7.18% 9.80%
Lipper Pct. Rank 64 87 43 39
NAV Return 2.19% 0.43% -4.04% 8.12%
Lipper Pct. Rank 70 94 62 27
Premium/Discount History

10 YR Avg 5 YR Avg YTD Avg
-0.985% -1.699% -10.720%

NAV $3.86 Market Price $3.36
Net Change $0.03 Market Change $0.02
Premium/Discount -12.95%
1 YR NAV Return -4.035%
1 YR NAV Rank 62
12-Mo Yield as of 12/31/2022 Yield Def
Income Only Yield 6.35%
Distribution Yield (Market) 10.78%
Most Recent Income Dividend $0.083
Ex-Div Date 11/22/2022
Most Recent Cap Gain Dividend --
Ex-Div Date --
Dividend Frequency Quarterly
YTD Dividends $0.330
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 12/31/2022 $51.2
% Leveraged Assets as of 11/30/2021 10.81%
Portfolio Turnover 4.00%
Mgmt Fees 1.181%
Expense Ratio 1.820%
Fund Objective
The Fund seeks an attractive total return. Under normal market conditions, the Fund invests at least 80% of its Managed Assets in a portfolio of securities of specialty finance and other financial companies that the Funds Sub-Advisor believes offer attractive opportunities for income and capital appreciation.
Top Holdings (as of 8/31/2022)
Ares Capital Corp ORD 8.82%
Hercules Capital Inc ORD 8.59%
Main Street Capital Corp ORD 8.32%
BlackRock TCP Capital Corp ORD 8.09%
New Mountain Finance Corp ORD 7.74%
Pennantpark Investment Corp ORD 7.61%
Barings BDC Inc ORD 6.98%
Golub Capital Bdc Inc ORD 6.25%
OFS Capital Corp ORD 5.13%
Sixth Street Specialty Lending Inc ORD 4.97%
Top Sectors (as of 8/31/2022)
Financials 106.15%
Non Classified Equity 8.17%



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