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First Trust Specialty Finance & Financial Opportunities Fund  as of 03/31/2020

NYSE / FGB Asset Class:  Sector Equity Funds 1 YR Lipper Avg:  -11.72%

Growth of $10K

Avg Annual Total Return %
  10 YR 5 YR 1 YR YTD
Market Return -2.47% -13.85% -62.69% -64.61%
Lipper Pct. Rank 67 86 88 95
NAV Return -2.65% -13.17% -59.68% -63.85%
Lipper Pct. Rank 67 93 96 97
Premium/Discount History

10 YR Avg 5 YR Avg YTD Avg
-0.505% 0.815% 5.730%

NAV $2.14 Market Price $2.07
Net Change -$0.05 Market Change -$0.20
Premium/Discount -3.24%
1 YR NAV Return -59.679%
1 YR NAV Rank 96
12-Mo Yield as of 2/29/2020 Yield Def
Income Only Yield 9.95%
Distribution Yield (Market) 12.02%
Most Recent Income Dividend $0.135
Ex-Div Date 2/21/2020
Most Recent Cap Gain Dividend $0.024
Ex-Div Date 8/22/2018
Dividend Frequency Quarterly
YTD Dividends $0.135
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 2/29/2020 $75.3
% 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 11/30/2019)
Ares Capital Corp ORD 15.70%
Hercules Capital Inc ORD 9.87%
BlackRock TCP Capital Corp ORD 9.49%
Golub Capital BDC Inc ORD 9.28%
New Mountain Finance Corp ORD 9.17%
Triplepoint Venture Growth BDC Corp ORD 7.77%
Barings BDC Inc ORD 7.69%
Annaly Capital Management Inc ORD 7.48%
Two Harbors Investment Corp ORD 7.44%
Solar Capital Ltd ORD 7.22%
Top Sectors (as of 11/30/2019)
Financials 129.19%


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