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First Trust Specialty Finance & Financial Opportunities Fund  as of 09/21/2020

NYSE / FGB Asset Class:  Sector Equity Funds 1 YR Lipper Avg:  6.71%

Growth of $10K

Avg Annual Total Return %
  10 YR 5 YR 1 YR YTD
Market Return -0.38% -6.48% -54.80% -54.21%
Lipper Pct. Rank 67 87 95 95
NAV Return 0.86% -4.17% -44.83% -46.71%
Lipper Pct. Rank 75 93 96 96
Premium/Discount History

10 YR Avg 5 YR Avg YTD Avg
0.139% 2.065% 14.540%

NAV $2.92 Market Price $2.48
Net Change -$0.04 Market Change -$0.06
Premium/Discount -15.07%
1 YR NAV Return -44.832%
1 YR NAV Rank 96
12-Mo Yield as of 8/31/2020 Yield Def
Income Only Yield 9.95%
Distribution Yield (Market) 17.88%
Most Recent Income Dividend $0.083
Ex-Div Date 8/21/2020
Most Recent Cap Gain Dividend $0.024
Ex-Div Date 8/22/2018
Dividend Frequency Quarterly
YTD Dividends $0.353
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 8/31/2020 $42.0
% 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 5/31/2020)
Triplepoint Venture Growth BDC Corp ORD 12.05%
Hercules Capital Inc ORD 9.69%
Ares Capital Corp ORD 9.16%
New Mountain Finance Corp ORD 8.91%
BlackRock TCP Capital Corp ORD 8.41%
Solar Capital Ltd ORD 8.18%
Golub Capital BDC Inc ORD 7.54%
Barings BDC Inc ORD 6.32%
PennantPark Investment Corp ORD 6.15%
Stellus Capital Investment Corp ORD 5.72%
Top Sectors (as of 5/31/2020)
Financials 112.05%
Non Classified Equity 1.69%


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