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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
0.85% 0.10% 3.305B 658029.1
Dividend Yield Turnover Ratio 1 Year Fund Level Flows Max Drawdown (All)
3.17% 92.00% 1.800B Upgrade

Basic Info

Investment Strategy
The investment seeks to provide high current income; the fund's secondary investment objective is the preservation of capital. Under normal market conditions, the fund seeks to outperform each of the primary index and secondary index by investing at least 80% of its net assets in first lien senior floating rate bank loans. The S&P/LSTA U.S. Leveraged Loan 100 Index (the "primary index") is a market value-weighted index designed to measure the performance of the largest segment of the U.S. syndicated leveraged loan market. The Markit iBoxx USD Liquid Leveraged Loan Index (the "secondary index") selects the 100 most liquid Senior Loans in the market.
General
Security Type Exchange-Traded Fund
Equity Style --
Fixed Income Style Low Quality/Limited Sensitivity
Broad Asset Class Taxable Bond
Broad Category Fixed Income
Category Name Bank Loan
Category Index S&P/LSTA Leveraged Loan TR
Prospectus Objective Income
Fund Owner Firm Name First Trust
Prospectus Benchmark Index
Markit iBoxx USD Liquid Levged Loan TR 100.0%
Broad Asset Class Benchmark Index
^BBUSATR 100.0%
Manager Tenure
William Housey 8.68 yrs
Jeffrey Scott 1.84 yrs

Net Fund Flows Versus Category

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1 Year
% Rank: 13
1.800B
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6.757B Category High
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As of December 31, 2021

Performance Versus Category

 
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As of January 18, 2022. Returns for periods of 1 year and above are annualized.

Annual Total Returns Versus Peers

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Name
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019
2020
2021
YTD
0.40%
7.54%
2.59%
-1.29%
10.11%
2.97%
3.94%
0.13%
0.55%
2.65%
3.54%
0.01%
8.72%
7.51%
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7.14%
3.39%
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10.02%
3.14%
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3.18%
5.49%
0.52%
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9.23%
2.12%
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10.03%
1.34%
2.32%
0.14%
-2.80%
27.22%
3.88%
-6.95%
16.40%
0.86%
22.87%
-4.27%
As of January 18, 2022.

Fundamentals

General
Distribution Yield Upgrade
Dividend Yield TTM (1-19-22) 3.17%
30-Day SEC Yield (12-31-21) Upgrade
7-Day SEC Yield --
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Bond
Current Yield 5.96%
Yield to Maturity Upgrade
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Average Price --
As of January 13, 2022

Asset Allocation

As of January 13, 2022.
Type % Net % Long % Short
Cash 11.56% Upgrade Upgrade
Stock 0.01% Upgrade Upgrade
Bond 88.30% Upgrade Upgrade
Convertible 0.07% Upgrade Upgrade
Preferred 0.00% Upgrade Upgrade
Other 0.07% Upgrade Upgrade

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1.30% -- --
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1.27% -- --
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1.25% -- --

Basic Info

Investment Strategy
The investment seeks to provide high current income; the fund's secondary investment objective is the preservation of capital. Under normal market conditions, the fund seeks to outperform each of the primary index and secondary index by investing at least 80% of its net assets in first lien senior floating rate bank loans. The S&P/LSTA U.S. Leveraged Loan 100 Index (the "primary index") is a market value-weighted index designed to measure the performance of the largest segment of the U.S. syndicated leveraged loan market. The Markit iBoxx USD Liquid Leveraged Loan Index (the "secondary index") selects the 100 most liquid Senior Loans in the market.
General
Security Type Exchange-Traded Fund
Equity Style --
Fixed Income Style Low Quality/Limited Sensitivity
Broad Asset Class Taxable Bond
Broad Category Fixed Income
Category Name Bank Loan
Category Index S&P/LSTA Leveraged Loan TR
Prospectus Objective Income
Fund Owner Firm Name First Trust
Prospectus Benchmark Index
Markit iBoxx USD Liquid Levged Loan TR 100.0%
Broad Asset Class Benchmark Index
^BBUSATR 100.0%
Manager Tenure
William Housey 8.68 yrs
Jeffrey Scott 1.84 yrs

Fundamentals

General
Distribution Yield Upgrade
Dividend Yield TTM (1-19-22) 3.17%
30-Day SEC Yield (12-31-21) Upgrade
7-Day SEC Yield --
Number of Holdings Upgrade
Bond
Current Yield 5.96%
Yield to Maturity Upgrade
Effective Duration Upgrade
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Average Price --
As of January 13, 2022

Fund Details

Key Dates
Inception Date 5/1/2013
Last Annual Report Date 10/31/2021
Last Prospectus Date 3/1/2021
Attributes
Enhanced Index Fund No
Index Fund No
Inverse Fund No
Leveraged Fund No
Fund of Funds No
Currency Hedged Fund No
Synthetic Replication Fund No
Has Dividend Investment Plan No
Socially Responsible Fund No

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