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Key Stats

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Expense Ratio Discount or Premium to NAV Total Assets Under Management 30-Day Average Daily Volume
3.93% -2.80% 285.69M 82861.07
Dividend Yield Turnover Ratio 1 Year Fund Level Flows Max Drawdown (All)
0% 91.00% 54.29M Upgrade

Basic Info

Investment Strategy
The Funds investment objective is to seek a high level of after-tax total return with an emphasis on current distributions paid to shareholders. The Fund will focus on investing in publicly traded master limited partnerships (MLP) and related public entities in the energy sector. Under normal market conditions, the fund will invest at least 85% of its managed assets in securities of energy companies, and energy sector MLPs and MLP related entities. The fund may invest in unregistered or otherwise restricted securities consisting of MLP common units, MLP subordinated units and securities of public and private energy companies.
General
Security Type Closed-End Fund
Equity Style Mid Cap/Value
Fixed Income Style --
Broad Asset Class Sector Equity
Broad Category Equity
Category Name Energy Limited Partnership
Category Index Morningstar MLP Composite TR USD
Prospectus Objective Specialty - Natural Resources
Fund Owner Firm Name First Trust Advisors L.P.
Prospectus Benchmark Index
Alerian MLP TR USD 100.0%
Broad Asset Class Benchmark Index
^MSWNTR 100.0%
Manager Tenure
Eva Pao 13.64 yrs
James Murchie 13.64 yrs
Linda Longville 12.13 yrs

Net Fund Flows Versus Category

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As of January 31, 2012

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As of May 12, 2021. Returns for periods of 1 year and above are annualized.

Annual Total Returns Versus Peers

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Name
2014
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2016
2017
2018
2019
2020
YTD
20.43%
-32.18%
27.32%
9.23%
-22.00%
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-45.73%
36.32%
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As of May 12, 2021.

Fundamentals

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Dividend Yield TTM (5-13-21) 0%
30-Day SEC Yield --
7-Day SEC Yield --
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Weighted Average PE Ratio 14.49
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As of February 28, 2021

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As of February 28, 2021

Asset Allocation

As of February 28, 2021.
Type % Net % Long % Short
Cash 1.51% Upgrade Upgrade
Stock 98.49% Upgrade Upgrade
Bond 0.00% Upgrade Upgrade
Convertible 0.00% Upgrade Upgrade
Preferred 0.00% Upgrade Upgrade
Other 0.00% Upgrade Upgrade

Top 10 Holdings

Name % Weight Price % Change
Magellan Midstream Partners LP 10.41% 48.46 1.25%
Enterprise Products Partners LP 9.82% 23.61 1.29%
TC Pipelines LP
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Williams Companies Inc 5.17% 25.40 0.47%
Sempra Energy 4.76% 137.84 1.95%
Public Service Enterprise Group Inc 4.56% 62.13 2.36%
Cheniere Energy Partners LP 4.14% 41.04 1.74%
ONEOK Inc 3.25% 52.77 0.40%
Enbridge Inc 3.06% 38.39 -3.62%
AltaGas Ltd 3.02% 19.45 -0.29%

Basic Info

Investment Strategy
The Funds investment objective is to seek a high level of after-tax total return with an emphasis on current distributions paid to shareholders. The Fund will focus on investing in publicly traded master limited partnerships (MLP) and related public entities in the energy sector. Under normal market conditions, the fund will invest at least 85% of its managed assets in securities of energy companies, and energy sector MLPs and MLP related entities. The fund may invest in unregistered or otherwise restricted securities consisting of MLP common units, MLP subordinated units and securities of public and private energy companies.
General
Security Type Closed-End Fund
Equity Style Mid Cap/Value
Fixed Income Style --
Broad Asset Class Sector Equity
Broad Category Equity
Category Name Energy Limited Partnership
Category Index Morningstar MLP Composite TR USD
Prospectus Objective Specialty - Natural Resources
Fund Owner Firm Name First Trust Advisors L.P.
Prospectus Benchmark Index
Alerian MLP TR USD 100.0%
Broad Asset Class Benchmark Index
^MSWNTR 100.0%
Manager Tenure
Eva Pao 13.64 yrs
James Murchie 13.64 yrs
Linda Longville 12.13 yrs

Fundamentals

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Dividend Yield TTM (5-13-21) 0%
30-Day SEC Yield --
7-Day SEC Yield --
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Weighted Average PE Ratio 14.49
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As of February 28, 2021

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Fund Details

Key Dates
Inception Date 6/17/2004
Last Annual Report Date 11/30/2020
Last Prospectus Date 12/31/2013
Attributes
Enhanced Index Fund No
Index Fund No
Inverse Fund No
Leveraged Fund Yes
Fund of Funds No
Currency Hedged Fund No
Synthetic Replication Fund No
Has Dividend Investment Plan Yes
Socially Responsible Fund No