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First Trust Specialty Finance & Financial Opportunities Fund  as of 08/23/2019

NYSE / FGB Asset Class:  Sector Equity Funds 1 YR Lipper Avg:  -2.61%

Growth of $10K

Avg Annual Total Return %
  10 YR 5 YR 1 YR YTD
Market Return 12.18% 3.24% 3.96% 24.09%
Lipper Pct. Rank 67 47 34 34
NAV Return 10.27% 3.97% 3.68% 20.36%
Lipper Pct. Rank 67 54 32 15
Premium/Discount History

10 YR Avg 5 YR Avg YTD Avg
-1.098% 1.424% 5.730%

NAV $5.72 Market Price $5.92
Net Change -$0.08 Market Change -$0.12
Premium/Discount 3.50%
1 YR NAV Return 3.676%
1 YR NAV Rank 32
12-Mo Yield as of 7/31/2019 Yield Def
Income Only Yield 10.79%
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 7/31/2019 $85.5
% Leveraged Assets as of 11/30/2018 22.28%
Portfolio Turnover 12.00%
Mgmt Fees 1.343%
Expense Ratio 2.380%
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 5/31/2019)
Ares Capital Corp ORD 15.77%
New Mountain Finance Corp ORD 10.02%
BlackRock TCP Capital Corp ORD 9.88%
Golub Capital BDC Inc ORD 9.36%
Hercules Capital Inc ORD 9.29%
Triplepoint Venture Growth BDC Corp ORD 8.05%
Barings BDC Inc ORD 7.85%
Solar Capital Ltd ORD 7.54%
Annaly Capital Management Inc ORD 7.47%
Two Harbors Investment Corp ORD 6.61%
Top Sectors (as of 5/31/2019)
Financials 130.93%


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