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First Trust Specialty Finance & Financial Opportunities Fund  as of 07/20/2018

NYSE / FGB Asset Class:  Sector Equity Funds 1 YR Lipper Avg:  7.83%

Growth of $10K

Avg Annual Total Return %
  10 YR 5 YR 1 YR YTD
Market Return 7.52% 3.63% -5.18% 5.89%
Lipper Pct. Rank 63 55 86 36
NAV Return 6.56% 3.90% -1.45% 5.39%
Lipper Pct. Rank 63 60 93 57
Premium/Discount History

10 YR Avg 5 YR Avg YTD Avg
-2.830% 0.045% 1.850%

NAV $6.27 Market Price $6.13
Net Change -$0.02 Market Change -$0.10
Premium/Discount -2.23%
1 YR NAV Return -1.447%
1 YR NAV Rank 93
12-Mo Yield as of 6/30/2018 Yield Def
Income Only Yield 10.42%
Distribution Yield (Market) 11.35%
Most Recent Income Dividend $0.175
Ex-Div Date 5/22/2018
Most Recent Cap Gain Dividend --
Ex-Div Date --
Dividend Frequency Quarterly
YTD Dividends $0.350
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 6/30/2018 $86.3
% 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 2/28/2018)
Ares Capital Corp ORD 15.20%
Golub Capital BDC Inc ORD 9.60%
New Mountain Finance Corp ORD 9.11%
TCP Capital Corp ORD 8.92%
Hercules Capital Inc ORD 8.63%
THL Credit Inc ORD 7.74%
Solar Capital Ltd ORD 7.48%
CYS Investments Inc ORD 7.32%
Triplepoint Venture Growth BDC Corp ORD 6.79%
PennantPark Investment Corp ORD 6.54%
Top Sectors (as of 2/28/2018)
Financials 129.74%


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