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First Trust Specialty Finance & Financial Opportunities Fund  as of 10/16/2019

NYSE / FGB Asset Class:  Sector Equity Funds 1 YR Lipper Avg:  0.73%

Growth of $10K

Avg Annual Total Return %
  10 YR 5 YR 1 YR YTD
Market Return 11.83% 6.49% 12.92% 30.38%
Lipper Pct. Rank 67 47 27 14
NAV Return 9.73% 5.79% 9.55% 22.47%
Lipper Pct. Rank 67 50 16 20
Premium/Discount History

10 YR Avg 5 YR Avg YTD Avg
-0.992% 1.429% 5.730%

NAV $5.82 Market Price $6.22
Net Change $0.00 Market Change -$0.06
Premium/Discount 6.87%
1 YR NAV Return 9.546%
1 YR NAV Rank 16
12-Mo Yield as of 8/31/2019 Yield Def
Income Only Yield 10.79%
Distribution Yield (Market) 11.29%
Most Recent Income Dividend $0.175
Ex-Div Date 8/22/2019
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 9/30/2019 $85.2
% Leveraged Assets as of 11/30/2018 22.28%
Portfolio Turnover 7.00%
Mgmt Fees 1.355%
Expense Ratio 2.670%
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 5/31/2019)
Ares Capital Corp ORD 15.77%
New Mountain Finance Corp ORD 10.02%
BlackRock TCP Capital Corp ORD 9.88%
Golub Capital BDC Inc ORD 9.36%
Hercules Capital Inc ORD 9.29%
Triplepoint Venture Growth BDC Corp ORD 8.05%
Barings BDC Inc ORD 7.85%
Solar Capital Ltd ORD 7.54%
Annaly Capital Management Inc ORD 7.47%
Two Harbors Investment Corp ORD 6.61%
Top Sectors (as of 5/31/2019)
Financials 130.93%


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