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First Trust Specialty Finance & Financial Opportunities Fund  as of 11/25/2020

NYSE / FGB Asset Class:  Sector Equity Funds 1 YR Lipper Avg:  14.28%

Growth of $10K

Avg Annual Total Return %
  10 YR 5 YR 1 YR YTD
Market Return 1.48% -2.05% -37.54% -39.94%
Lipper Pct. Rank 67 87 95 95
NAV Return 2.08% -0.94% -32.07% -34.54%
Lipper Pct. Rank 75 93 96 96
Premium/Discount History

10 YR Avg 5 YR Avg YTD Avg
-0.106% 1.528% 14.540%

NAV $3.50 Market Price $3.17
Net Change $0.02 Market Change -$0.02
Premium/Discount -9.43%
1 YR NAV Return -32.073%
1 YR NAV Rank 96
12-Mo Yield as of 10/31/2020 Yield Def
Income Only Yield 9.95%
Distribution Yield (Market) 20.85%
Most Recent Income Dividend $0.083
Ex-Div Date 8/21/2020
Most Recent Cap Gain Dividend $0.024
Ex-Div Date 8/22/2018
Dividend Frequency Quarterly
YTD Dividends $0.353
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 10/31/2020 $40.1
% Leveraged Assets as of 11/30/2019 23.00%
Portfolio Turnover 5.00%
Mgmt Fees 1.316%
Expense Ratio 2.540%
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 8/31/2020)
Hercules Capital Inc ORD 9.34%
New Mountain Finance Corp ORD 8.98%
Ares Capital Corp ORD 8.75%
Solar Capital Ltd ORD 7.85%
Golub Capital BDC Inc ORD 7.84%
BlackRock TCP Capital Corp ORD 7.79%
Triplepoint Venture Growth BDC Corp ORD 6.39%
Barings BDC Inc ORD 6.35%
Stellus Capital Investment Corp ORD 5.58%
PennantPark Investment Corp ORD 5.50%
Top Sectors (as of 8/31/2020)
Financials 102.50%
Non Classified Equity 2.21%


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