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First Trust Specialty Finance & Financial Opportunities Fund  as of 06/25/2019

NYSE / FGB Asset Class:  Sector Equity Funds 1 YR Lipper Avg:  0.88%

Growth of $10K

Avg Annual Total Return %
  10 YR 5 YR 1 YR YTD
Market Return 14.10% 5.91% 11.22% 22.49%
Lipper Pct. Rank 67 42 20 20
NAV Return 12.35% 3.69% 6.57% 17.25%
Lipper Pct. Rank 75 64 32 20
Premium/Discount History

10 YR Avg 5 YR Avg YTD Avg
-1.314% 1.060% 1.810%

NAV $5.74 Market Price $6.02
Net Change -$0.05 Market Change -$0.05
Premium/Discount 4.88%
1 YR NAV Return 6.569%
1 YR NAV Rank 32
12-Mo Yield as of 5/31/2019 Yield Def
Income Only Yield 10.42%
Distribution Yield (Market) 10.95%
Most Recent Income Dividend $0.175
Ex-Div Date 5/22/2019
Most Recent Cap Gain Dividend --
Ex-Div Date --
Dividend Frequency Quarterly
YTD Dividends $0.350
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 5/31/2019 $80.5
% Leveraged Assets as of 11/30/2016 21.59%
Portfolio Turnover 12.00%
Mgmt Fees 1.343%
Expense Ratio 2.380%
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 2/28/2019)
Ares Capital Corp ORD 14.88%
Hercules Capital Inc ORD 9.75%
New Mountain Finance Corp ORD 9.51%
Golub Capital BDC Inc ORD 9.43%
BlackRock TCP Capital Corp ORD 9.14%
Barings BDC Inc ORD 7.74%
Solar Capital Ltd ORD 7.55%
Triplepoint Venture Growth BDC Corp ORD 7.32%
Two Harbors Investment Corp ORD 7.17%
PennantPark Investment Corp ORD 6.40%
Top Sectors (as of 2/28/2019)
Financials 127.02%


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