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First Trust Specialty Finance & Financial Opportunities Fund  as of 07/14/2020

NYSE / FGB Asset Class:  Sector Equity Funds 1 YR Lipper Avg:  4.65%

Growth of $10K

Avg Annual Total Return %
  10 YR 5 YR 1 YR YTD
Market Return 2.07% -3.99% -46.83% -46.15%
Lipper Pct. Rank 67 85 95 95
NAV Return 0.57% -7.32% -47.55% -51.56%
Lipper Pct. Rank 75 93 96 96
Premium/Discount History

10 YR Avg 5 YR Avg YTD Avg
-0.009% 1.544% 14.540%

NAV $2.73 Market Price $3.00
Net Change $0.02 Market Change $0.00
Premium/Discount 9.89%
1 YR NAV Return -47.551%
1 YR NAV Rank 96
12-Mo Yield as of 5/31/2020 Yield Def
Income Only Yield 9.95%
Distribution Yield (Market) 17.79%
Most Recent Income Dividend $0.135
Ex-Div Date 5/22/2020
Most Recent Cap Gain Dividend $0.024
Ex-Div Date 8/22/2018
Dividend Frequency Quarterly
YTD Dividends $0.270
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 6/30/2020 $40.1
% Leveraged Assets as of 11/30/2019 23.00%
Portfolio Turnover 7.00%
Mgmt Fees 1.355%
Expense Ratio 2.560%
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 2/29/2020)
Ares Capital Corp ORD 13.85%
Hercules Capital Inc ORD 10.27%
New Mountain Finance Corp ORD 9.82%
BlackRock TCP Capital Corp ORD 9.69%
Golub Capital BDC Inc ORD 9.51%
Annaly Capital Management Inc ORD 8.03%
Barings BDC Inc ORD 7.87%
Two Harbors Investment Corp ORD 7.83%
Triplepoint Venture Growth BDC Corp ORD 7.74%
Solar Capital Ltd ORD 7.34%
Top Sectors (as of 2/29/2020)
Financials 130.93%
Non Classified Equity 1.46%


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