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First Trust Specialty Finance & Financial Opportunities Fund  as of 09/24/2021

NYSE / FGB Asset Class:  Sector Equity Funds 1 YR Lipper Avg:  33.63%

Growth of $10K

Avg Annual Total Return %
  10 YR 5 YR 1 YR YTD
Market Return 6.36% -0.21% 95.03% 37.07%
Lipper Pct. Rank 60 86 12 12
NAV Return 6.27% 1.42% 66.53% 28.27%
Lipper Pct. Rank 67 93 9 9
Premium/Discount History

10 YR Avg 5 YR Avg YTD Avg
-0.253% 1.327% -7.520%

NAV $4.30 Market Price $4.02
Net Change -$0.01 Market Change $0.02
Premium/Discount -6.51%
1 YR NAV Return 66.531%
1 YR NAV Rank 9
12-Mo Yield as of 8/31/2021 Yield Def
Income Only Yield 8.87%
Distribution Yield (Market) 8.11%
Most Recent Income Dividend $0.083
Ex-Div Date 8/20/2021
Most Recent Cap Gain Dividend --
Ex-Div Date --
Dividend Frequency Quarterly
YTD Dividends $0.248
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 8/31/2021 $61.3
% Leveraged Assets as of 11/30/2020 17.67%
Portfolio Turnover 2.00%
Mgmt Fees 1.164%
Expense Ratio 1.800%
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 5/31/2021)
Hercules Capital Inc ORD 9.69%
New Mountain Finance Corp ORD 8.18%
BlackRock TCP Capital Corp ORD 8.03%
Ares Capital Corp ORD 7.94%
Main Street Capital Corp ORD 7.38%
Pennantpark Investment Corp ORD 7.10%
Golub Capital BDC Inc ORD 6.45%
Stellus Capital Investment Corp ORD 6.16%
SLR Investment Corp ORD 5.95%
Barings BDC Inc ORD 5.59%
Top Sectors (as of 5/31/2021)
Financials 101.41%
Non Classified Equity 4.29%



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