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First Trust Specialty Finance & Financial Opportunities Fund  as of 02/15/2019

NYSE / FGB Asset Class:  Sector Equity Funds 1 YR Lipper Avg:  4.58%

Growth of $10K

Avg Annual Total Return %
  10 YR 5 YR 1 YR YTD
Market Return 17.70% 5.42% 13.84% 19.77%
Lipper Pct. Rank 34 42 20 20
NAV Return 15.18% 2.89% 12.38% 14.64%
Lipper Pct. Rank 45 64 13 10
Premium/Discount History

10 YR Avg 5 YR Avg YTD Avg
-1.883% 0.362% 1.810%

NAV $5.95 Market Price $6.24
Net Change $0.01 Market Change $0.02
Premium/Discount 4.87%
1 YR NAV Return 12.381%
1 YR NAV Rank 13
12-Mo Yield as of 1/31/2019 Yield Def
Income Only Yield 10.42%
Distribution Yield (Market) 13.44%
Most Recent Income Dividend $0.175
Ex-Div Date 11/21/2018
Most Recent Cap Gain Dividend --
Ex-Div Date --
Dividend Frequency Quarterly
YTD Dividends --
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 1/31/2019 $85.4
% 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 8/31/2018)
Ares Capital Corp ORD 14.09%
Golub Capital BDC Inc ORD 9.17%
New Mountain Finance Corp ORD 8.87%
Hercules Capital Inc ORD 8.84%
BlackRock TCP Capital Corp ORD 8.17%
Barings BDC Inc ORD 8.16%
Two Harbors Investment Corp ORD 7.59%
Solar Capital Ltd ORD 7.18%
THL Credit Inc ORD 7.14%
Triplepoint Venture Growth BDC Corp ORD 6.94%
Top Sectors (as of 8/31/2018)
Financials 127.02%


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