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First Trust Specialty Finance & Financial Opportunities Fund  as of 09/22/2017

NYSE / FGB Asset Class:  Sector Equity Funds 1 YR Lipper Avg:  10.24%

Growth of $10K

Avg Annual Total Return %
  10 YR 5 YR 1 YR YTD
Market Return 2.28% 6.97% 8.08% 3.27%
Lipper Pct. Rank 70 54 57 82
NAV Return 1.40% 5.32% 8.22% 3.98%
Lipper Pct. Rank 67 64 58 80
Premium/Discount History

10 YR Avg 5 YR Avg YTD Avg
-2.960% -0.246% 2.810%

NAV $6.72 Market Price $6.77
Net Change $0.05 Market Change $0.08
Premium/Discount 0.74%
1 YR NAV Return 8.220%
1 YR NAV Rank 58
12-Mo Yield as of 8/31/2017 Yield Def
Income Only Yield 10.42%
Distribution Yield (Market) 10.15%
Most Recent Income Dividend $0.175
Ex-Div Date 8/22/2017
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 8/31/2017 $94.9
% Leveraged Assets as of 11/30/2016 21.59%
Portfolio Turnover 13.00%
Mgmt Fees 1.331%
Expense Ratio 1.870%
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 5/31/2017)
Ares Capital Corp ORD 13.71%
Golub Capital BDC Inc ORD 8.80%
TCP Capital Corp ORD 8.44%
New Mountain Finance Corp ORD 8.36%
THL Credit Inc ORD 7.41%
CYS Investments Inc ORD 7.32%
Hercules Capital Inc ORD 6.54%
Solar Capital Ltd ORD 6.36%
Triplepoint Venture Growth BDC Corp ORD 6.17%
Triangle Capital Corp ORD 5.80%
Top Sectors (as of 5/31/2017)
Financials 122.74%


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