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First Trust Specialty Finance & Financial Opportunities Fund  as of 04/19/2018

NYSE / FGB Asset Class:  Sector Equity Funds 1 YR Lipper Avg:  8.37%

Growth of $10K

Avg Annual Total Return %
  10 YR 5 YR 1 YR YTD
Market Return 3.64% 4.10% -9.78% 2.38%
Lipper Pct. Rank 60 54 88 25
NAV Return 2.78% 3.03% -12.60% -3.81%
Lipper Pct. Rank 75 70 93 94
Premium/Discount History

10 YR Avg 5 YR Avg YTD Avg
-2.747% 0.010% 1.880%

NAV $5.89 Market Price $6.10
Net Change -$0.04 Market Change -$0.01
Premium/Discount 3.57%
1 YR NAV Return -12.600%
1 YR NAV Rank 93
12-Mo Yield as of 3/31/2018 Yield Def
Income Only Yield 10.42%
Distribution Yield (Market) 11.74%
Most Recent Income Dividend $0.175
Ex-Div Date 2/22/2018
Most Recent Cap Gain Dividend --
Ex-Div Date --
Dividend Frequency Quarterly
YTD Dividends $0.175
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 3/31/2018 $83.4
% Leveraged Assets as of 11/30/2016 21.59%
Portfolio Turnover 5.00%
Mgmt Fees 1.303%
Expense Ratio 2.020%
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 11/30/2017)
Ares Capital Corp ORD 14.12%
Golub Capital BDC Inc ORD 8.93%
New Mountain Finance Corp ORD 8.87%
TCP Capital Corp ORD 8.63%
Hercules Capital Inc ORD 8.37%
CYS Investments Inc ORD 7.98%
THL Credit Inc ORD 7.63%
Triplepoint Venture Growth BDC Corp ORD 6.93%
Solar Capital Ltd ORD 6.86%
Annaly Capital Management Inc ORD 6.10%
Top Sectors (as of 11/30/2017)
Financials 125.56%


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