First Trust Specialty Finance (FGB)

5.99 +0.07  +1.18% NYSE Nov 19, 16:17 Delayed 2m USD
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Key Stats

Net Asset Value 5.96
Discount or Premium to NAV -0.67%
Turnover Ratio 12.00%
1 Year Fund Level Flows -8.716M

Performance & Returns

  Total Return (Price) Total Return (NAV) Cat. Total Return (NAV) % Rank in Cat. (NAV)
1M -5.58% 1.36% 4.77% 100
3M -1.43% 4.24% 11.68% 100
6M -2.13% 5.59% 8.45% 100
YTD 23.64% 25.41% 26.40% 100
1Y 4.57% 13.12% 10.86% 1
3Y 5.05% 6.19% 7.85% 100
5Y 4.15% 5.36% 8.86% 100
10Y 10.60% 9.80% 11.86% 100
15Y -- -- 5.84% --
20Y -- -- 6.66% --
As of Nov. 18, 2019. Returns for periods of 1 year and above are annualized.

Asset Allocation

Type % Net % Long % Short
Cash 0.16% 0.16% 0.00%
Stock 93.06% 93.06% 0.00%
Bond 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Convertible 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Preferred 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Other 6.77% 6.77% 0.00%
As of Aug. 31, 2019

Region Exposure

Americas 100.0%
North America 100.0%
Latin America 0.00%
Greater Europe 0.00%
United Kingdom 0.00%
Europe Developed 0.00%
Europe Emerging 0.00%
Africa/Middle East 0.00%
Greater Asia 0.00%
Japan 0.00%
Australasia 0.00%
Asia Developed 0.00%
Asia Emerging 0.00%
Market Classification
% Developed Markets 100.0%
% Emerging Markets 0.00%
As of Aug. 31, 2019. Region breakdown data is calculated by using the long position holdings of the portfolio.

Stock Sector Exposure

Basic Materials 0.00%
Communication Services 0.00%
Consumer Cyclical 0.00%
Consumer Defensive 0.00%
Energy 0.00%
Financial Services 88.04%
Healthcare 0.00%
Industrials 0.00%
Real Estate 11.96%
Technology 0.00%
Utilities 0.00%
As of Aug. 31, 2019

Stock Market Capitalization

Giant 0.00%
Large 0.00%
Medium 19.13%
Small 57.73%
Micro 23.14%
As of Aug. 31, 2019

Stock Style Exposure

Large Cap Value 0.00%
Large Cap Blend 0.00%
Large Cap Growth 0.00%
Mid Cap Value 19.13%
Mid Cap Blend 0.00%
Mid Cap Growth 0.00%
Small Cap Value 78.70%
Small Cap Blend 2.17%
Small Cap Growth 0.00%
As of Aug. 31, 2019
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Top 10 Holdings

Symbol Name % Weight Price % Chg
ARCC Ares Capital Corp 12.53% 18.70 -0.05%
GBDC Golub Capital BDC Inc Class B 7.45% 18.10 +1.63%
NMFC New Mountain Finance Corp 7.26% 13.51 +0.60%
HTGC Hercules Capital Inc 7.17% 14.18 +0.07%
TCPC BlackRock TCP Capital Corp 6.98% 14.17 +0.50%
ASSF Triplepoint Venture Growth Bdc 6.77% -- --
BBDC Barings BDC Inc 5.85% 10.30 +0.00%
SLRC Solar Capital Ltd 5.64% 20.53 +0.15%
NLY Annaly Capital Management Inc 5.28% 9.18 -0.33%
TWO Two Harbors Investment Corp 5.12% 14.40 -0.35%
As of Aug. 31, 2019
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Basic Info

Investment Strategy
The Funds primary investment objective is to seek a high level of current income. The Fund seeks attractive total return as a secondary objective. Under normal market conditions, the Fund will seek to achieve its investment objectives by investing at least 80% of its Managed Assets in a portfolio of securities of specialty finance and other financial companies. Under normal market conditions, the Fund will concentrate its investments in securities of companies within industries in the financial sector.
General
Security Type Closed-End Fund
Equity Style Small Cap/Value
Fixed Income Style --
Broad Asset Class Sector Equity
Broad Category Equity
Category Name Financial
Prospectus Objective Specialty - Financial
Fund Owner Firm Name First Trust Advisors L.P.
Reports
One Page Report Download

Manager Info

Name Tenure
Daniel Winter 11.86 yrs
David Miyazaki 11.86 yrs
Mark Keller 11.86 yrs

Net Fund Flows

1M 0.00
3M -2.364M
6M -4.659M
YTD 0.00
1Y -8.716M
3Y --
5Y --
10Y --
As of Jan. 31, 2012

Risk Info

Beta (5Y) 1.004
Max Drawdown (All) 88.35%
Historical Sharpe Ratio (10Y) 0.7184
Historical Sortino (All) 0.1199
30-Day Rolling Volatility 22.17%
Daily Value at Risk (VaR) 1% (All) 6.80%
Monthly Value at Risk (VaR) 1% (All) 35.24%

Fundamentals

Dividend Yield TTM (11-19-19) 8.76%
30-Day SEC Yield --
7-Day SEC Yield --
Weighted Average PE Ratio 13.07
Weighted Average Price to Sales Ratio 8.807
Weighted Average Price to Book Ratio 0.9784
Weighted Median ROE 1.66%
Weighted Median ROA 2.15%
Forecasted Dividend Yield 9.28%
Forecasted PE Ratio 10.23
Forecasted Price to Sales Ratio 5.970
Forecasted Price to Book Ratio 0.9656
Number of Holdings 28
As of Aug. 31, 2019

Growth Estimates

Forecasted 5 Yr Earnings Growth 2.57%
Forecasted Book Value Growth -3.45%
Forecasted Cash Flow Growth --
Forecasted Earnings Growth -1.69%
Forecasted Revenue Growth 3.52%
As of Aug. 31, 2019

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Attributes

Key Dates
Inception Date 5/25/2007
Termination Date
Last Annual Report Date 11/30/2018
Last Prospectus Date 3/25/2007
Attributes
Exchange Traded Share No
Exchange Traded Note No
Enhanced Index Fund No
Fixed Distribution Fund No
High-Net Worth Individual 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
General Availability
Available for Insurance Product No
Available for Retirement Plan No
Available for RRSP No
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