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First Trust Specialty Finance & Financial Opportunities Fund  as of 12/12/2019

NYSE / FGB Asset Class:  Sector Equity Funds 1 YR Lipper Avg:  12.50%

Growth of $10K

Avg Annual Total Return %
  10 YR 5 YR 1 YR YTD
Market Return 10.93% 6.69% 10.00% 27.00%
Lipper Pct. Rank 67 58 80 60
NAV Return 9.70% 7.67% 17.86% 28.76%
Lipper Pct. Rank 67 29 22 20
Premium/Discount History

10 YR Avg 5 YR Avg YTD Avg
-0.753% 1.312% 5.730%

NAV $5.98 Market Price $5.92
Net Change $0.02 Market Change $0.01
Premium/Discount -1.00%
1 YR NAV Return 17.862%
1 YR NAV Rank 22
12-Mo Yield as of 10/31/2019 Yield Def
Income Only Yield 10.79%
Distribution Yield (Market) 11.19%
Most Recent Income Dividend $0.135
Ex-Div Date 11/22/2019
Most Recent Cap Gain Dividend $0.024
Ex-Div Date 8/22/2018
Dividend Frequency Annually
YTD Dividends $0.525
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 11/30/2019 $85.0
% Leveraged Assets as of 11/30/2018 22.28%
Portfolio Turnover 7.00%
Mgmt Fees 1.355%
Expense Ratio 2.670%
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 8/31/2019)
Ares Capital Corp ORD 16.33%
Golub Capital BDC Inc ORD 9.71%
New Mountain Finance Corp ORD 9.47%
Hercules Capital Inc ORD 9.34%
BlackRock TCP Capital Corp ORD 9.10%
Triplepoint Venture Growth BDC Corp ORD 8.83%
Barings BDC Inc ORD 7.63%
Solar Capital Ltd ORD 7.35%
Annaly Capital Management Inc ORD 6.88%
Two Harbors Investment Corp ORD 6.67%
Top Sectors (as of 8/31/2019)
Financials 129.78%
Non Classified Equity 0.34%


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