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First Trust Specialty Finance & Financial Opportunities Fund  as of 12/13/2018

NYSE / FGB Asset Class:  Sector Equity Funds 1 YR Lipper Avg:  N/A*

Growth of $10K

Avg Annual Total Return %
  10 YR 5 YR 1 YR YTD
Market Return 16.73% 5.34% 6.82% 9.09%
Lipper Pct. Rank 50 55 43 36
NAV Return 12.47% 2.57% -1.47% 0.09%
Lipper Pct. Rank 58 67 60 60
Premium/Discount History

10 YR Avg 5 YR Avg YTD Avg
-2.471% 0.035% 1.950%

NAV $5.62 Market Price $5.96
Net Change -$0.05 Market Change -$0.06
Premium/Discount 6.05%
1 YR NAV Return -1.469%
1 YR NAV Rank 60
12-Mo Yield as of 10/31/2018 Yield Def
Income Only Yield 10.42%
Distribution Yield (Market) 11.59%
Most Recent Income Dividend $0.175
Ex-Div Date 11/21/2018
Most Recent Cap Gain Dividend --
Ex-Div Date --
Dividend Frequency Quarterly
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 11/30/2018 $83.0
% 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 5/31/2018)
Ares Capital Corp ORD 14.21%
New Mountain Finance Corp ORD 9.36%
Golub Capital BDC Inc ORD 9.27%
BlackRock TCP Capital Corp ORD 8.62%
Hercules Capital Inc ORD 8.30%
CYS Investments Inc ORD 7.93%
Solar Capital Ltd ORD 7.45%
Triplepoint Venture Growth BDC Corp ORD 6.94%
THL Credit Inc ORD 6.85%
PennantPark Investment Corp ORD 6.40%
Top Sectors (as of 5/31/2018)
Financials 126.68%

*1 YR Lipper Average not available for this fund.


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