First Trust Specialty Finance (FGB)

3.25 -0.03  -0.91% NYSE Jul 2, 12:48 Delayed 2m USD
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Key Stats

Net Asset Value 2.79
Discount or Premium to NAV 17.56%
Turnover Ratio 7.00%
1 Year Fund Level Flows -8.716M

Performance & Returns

  Total Return (Price) Total Return (NAV) Cat. Total Return (NAV) % Rank in Cat. (NAV)
1M -15.25% -3.12% 0.95% 100
3M 85.10% 50.35% 26.60% 1
6M -41.80% -50.47% -44.76% 100
YTD -41.80% -50.47% -44.76% 100
1Y -40.60% -45.73% -38.27% 100
3Y -14.23% -17.77% -13.86% 100
5Y -2.78% -6.75% -2.87% 100
10Y 3.32% 1.36% 4.56% 100
15Y -- -- 2.80% --
20Y -- -- 6.14% --
As of July 1, 2020. Returns for periods of 1 year and above are annualized.

Asset Allocation

Type % Net % Long % Short
Cash 0.62% 0.62% 0.00%
Stock 93.57% 93.57% 0.00%
Bond 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Convertible 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Preferred 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Other 5.81% 5.81% 0.00%
As of Feb. 29, 2020

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 Feb. 29, 2020. 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 86.46%
Healthcare 0.00%
Industrials 0.00%
Real Estate 13.54%
Technology 0.00%
Utilities 0.00%
As of Feb. 29, 2020

Stock Market Capitalization

Giant 0.00%
Large 0.00%
Medium 23.84%
Small 51.90%
Micro 24.26%
As of Feb. 29, 2020

Stock Style Exposure

Large Cap Value 0.00%
Large Cap Blend 0.00%
Large Cap Growth 0.00%
Mid Cap Value 24.12%
Mid Cap Blend 0.00%
Mid Cap Growth 0.00%
Small Cap Value 70.39%
Small Cap Blend 5.49%
Small Cap Growth 0.00%
As of Feb. 29, 2020
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Top 10 Holdings

Symbol Name % Weight Price % Chg
ARCC Ares Capital Corp 10.40% 14.63 -0.20%
HTGC Hercules Capital Inc 7.71% 10.38 +0.58%
NMFC New Mountain Finance Corp 7.37% 9.30 -1.69%
TCPC BlackRock TCP Capital Corp 7.27% 9.08 +0.67%
GBDC Golub Capital BDC Inc Class B 7.14% 12.15 +2.10%
NLY Annaly Capital Management Inc 6.03% 6.38 -0.31%
BBDC Barings BDC Inc 5.91% 7.90 +1.80%
TWO Two Harbors Investment Corp 5.88% 4.96 -0.20%
-- Triplepoint Venture Growth Bdc 5.81% -- --
SLRC Solar Capital Ltd 5.51% 16.61 +1.59%
As of Feb. 29, 2020
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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 13.03 yrs
David Miyazaki 13.03 yrs
Mark Keller 13.03 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) 2.030
Max Drawdown (All) 88.35%
Historical Sharpe Ratio (10Y) 0.2745
Historical Sortino (All) 0.0885
30-Day Rolling Volatility 57.97%
Daily Value at Risk (VaR) 1% (All) 7.57%
Monthly Value at Risk (VaR) 1% (All) 41.51%

Fundamentals

Dividend Yield TTM (7-2-20) 17.85%
30-Day SEC Yield --
7-Day SEC Yield --
Weighted Average PE Ratio 13.02
Weighted Average Price to Sales Ratio 10.61
Weighted Average Price to Book Ratio 0.9336
Weighted Median ROE 4.60%
Weighted Median ROA 2.50%
Forecasted Dividend Yield 9.73%
Forecasted PE Ratio 9.750
Forecasted Price to Sales Ratio 11.69
Forecasted Price to Book Ratio 0.9660
Number of Holdings 28
As of Feb. 29, 2020

Growth Estimates

Forecasted 5 Yr Earnings Growth 0.88%
Forecasted Book Value Growth -4.40%
Forecasted Cash Flow Growth -6.57%
Forecasted Earnings Growth -4.68%
Forecasted Revenue Growth -11.74%
As of Feb. 29, 2020

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Attributes

Key Dates
Inception Date 5/25/2007
Termination Date
Last Annual Report Date 11/30/2019
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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