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First Trust Specialty Finance & Financial Opportunities Fund  as of 09/24/2018

NYSE / FGB Asset Class:  Sector Equity Funds 1 YR Lipper Avg:  9.06%

Growth of $10K

Avg Annual Total Return %
  10 YR 5 YR 1 YR YTD
Market Return 8.87% 5.55% 5.42% 13.12%
Lipper Pct. Rank 63 55 58 36
NAV Return 6.37% 4.62% 3.80% 7.66%
Lipper Pct. Rank 72 67 65 54
Premium/Discount History

10 YR Avg 5 YR Avg YTD Avg
-2.709% 0.042% 1.740%

NAV $6.23 Market Price $6.37
Net Change -$0.01 Market Change -$0.01
Premium/Discount 2.25%
1 YR NAV Return 3.802%
1 YR NAV Rank 65
12-Mo Yield as of 8/31/2018 Yield Def
Income Only Yield 10.42%
Distribution Yield (Market) 11.02%
Most Recent Income Dividend $0.175
Ex-Div Date 8/22/2018
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 8/31/2018 $89.5
% 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%


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