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Key Stats

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Expense Ratio Total Assets Under Management Dividend Yield Turnover Ratio
1.60% 32.55M 0.00% 16.00%
1 Year Fund Level Flows 1 Year Total Returns (Daily) Annualized All Time Total Returns (Daily) Max Drawdown (All)
-12.00M -17.22% Upgrade Upgrade

Basic Info

Investment Strategy
The investment seeks to provide long-term capital appreciation. The fund seeks to achieve its investment objective by investing, under normal market conditions, at least 80% of its net assets (including investment borrowings) in equity securities of U.S. listed companies with small market capitalizations ("Small-Cap Companies") at the time of investment. Currently, a company will be considered to be a Small-Cap Company if its market capitalization at the time of purchase is within the range of companies in the Russell 2000 Index or the S&P SmallCap 600 Index during the most recent 12-month period (based on month-end data).
General
Security Type Mutual Fund
Oldest Share Symbol FOVIX
Equity Style Small Cap/Blend
Fixed Income Style --
Broad Asset Class US Equity
Broad Category Equity
Category Name Small Blend
Category Index Russell 2000 TR USD
Prospectus Objective Small Company
Fund Owner Firm Name First Trust
Prospectus Benchmark Index
Russell 2000 Value TR USD 100.0%
Broad Asset Class Benchmark Index
^SPXTR 100.0%
Manager Tenure
Daniel Winter 11.31 yrs
Mark Keller 11.31 yrs
Thomas Dugan 6.50 yrs

Net Fund Flows Versus Category

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YTD
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1 Year
% Rank: 51
-12.00M
-2.135B Category Low
4.490B Category High
3 Months
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As of April 30, 2022

Performance Versus Category

 
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As of May 20, 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
-3.94%
21.19%
18.95%
-11.29%
25.26%
1.53%
15.77%
-20.76%
1.38%
11.96%
21.83%
-4.38%
31.49%
18.40%
28.71%
-17.67%
-4.94%
30.73%
15.35%
-14.10%
28.17%
10.74%
29.96%
-11.12%
-4.53%
8.18%
10.70%
-8.56%
21.36%
10.39%
26.53%
-19.00%
-7.50%
26.02%
10.71%
-25.72%
26.65%
6.77%
23.84%
-17.02%
-1.80%
17.89%
15.09%
-12.32%
19.05%
9.39%
19.99%
-21.50%
As of May 20, 2022.

Fundamentals

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Dividend Yield TTM (5-20-22) 0.00%
30-Day SEC Yield (5-2-22) Upgrade
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Weighted Average PE Ratio 20.37
Weighted Average Price to Sales Ratio Upgrade
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As of April 30, 2022

Growth Estimates

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As of April 30, 2022

Asset Allocation

As of April 30, 2022.
Type % Net % Long % Short
Cash 0.26% Upgrade Upgrade
Stock 99.74% 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
J&J Snack Foods Corp 4.01% 123.03 0.02%
Rayonier Inc 3.96% 38.60 0.97%
Morningstar Inc 3.95% 243.99 2.91%
Core Laboratories NV 3.89% 24.52 -0.73%
Frontdoor Inc 3.89% 26.44 1.03%
Northwest Natural Holding Co 3.81% 51.78 0.50%
RBC Bearings Inc 3.67% 157.36 -0.16%
Gladstone Commercial Corp 3.65% 19.01 0.53%
SJW Group 3.60% 60.66 -1.09%
Marten Transport Ltd 3.56% 16.98 2.78%

Fees & Availability

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Administration Fee --
Performance Fee --
Switching Fee --
Transaction Fee --
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Maximum Deferred Load --
Maximum Redemption Fee --
General Availability
Available for Insurance Product No
Available for Retirement Plan No
Available for RRSP No
Purchase Details
Open to New Investors Yes
Open to Existing Investors Yes
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Basic Info

Investment Strategy
The investment seeks to provide long-term capital appreciation. The fund seeks to achieve its investment objective by investing, under normal market conditions, at least 80% of its net assets (including investment borrowings) in equity securities of U.S. listed companies with small market capitalizations ("Small-Cap Companies") at the time of investment. Currently, a company will be considered to be a Small-Cap Company if its market capitalization at the time of purchase is within the range of companies in the Russell 2000 Index or the S&P SmallCap 600 Index during the most recent 12-month period (based on month-end data).
General
Security Type Mutual Fund
Oldest Share Symbol FOVIX
Equity Style Small Cap/Blend
Fixed Income Style --
Broad Asset Class US Equity
Broad Category Equity
Category Name Small Blend
Category Index Russell 2000 TR USD
Prospectus Objective Small Company
Fund Owner Firm Name First Trust
Prospectus Benchmark Index
Russell 2000 Value TR USD 100.0%
Broad Asset Class Benchmark Index
^SPXTR 100.0%
Manager Tenure
Daniel Winter 11.31 yrs
Mark Keller 11.31 yrs
Thomas Dugan 6.50 yrs

Fundamentals

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Dividend Yield TTM (5-20-22) 0.00%
30-Day SEC Yield (5-2-22) Upgrade
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Weighted Average PE Ratio 20.37
Weighted Average Price to Sales Ratio Upgrade
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Growth Estimates

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Fund Details

Key Dates
Inception Date 2/24/2011
Last Annual Report Date 10/31/2021
Last Prospectus Date 3/1/2022
Share Classes
FOVCX C
FOVIX Inst
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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