First Trust Special Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund


First Trust Special Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund

  • Price (USD)1.67
  • Today's Change-0.128 / -7.11%
  • Shares traded103.32k
  • 1 Year change-72.70%
  • Beta1.7151
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About the company

First Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund (the Fund) is a non-diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Fund's 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 invests at least 80% of its Managed Assets in a portfolio of securities of specialty finance and other financial companies. The Fund will concentrate its investments in securities of companies within industries in the financial sector, including business development companies, real estate investment trusts and other mortgage related securities. The Fund may also invest in other financial companies, including banks, savings institutions, brokerage firms, investment management companies, insurance companies, holding companies of the foregoing, and companies that provide related services to such companies. First Trust Advisors L.P. is the advisor of the Fund.

  • Revenue in USD (TTM)--
  • Net income in USD--
  • Incorporated2007
  • Employees--
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Peer analysis

Key Information
CompanyRevenue (TTM)Net income (TTM)Market capEmployeesPrice/earnings (TTM)Price/book value (MRQ)Price/cash flow (TTM)Price/sales (TTM)EPS (excl. extraordinary items, TTM)EPS (incl. extraordinary items, TTM)Revenue per share (TTM)Book value per share (MRQ)Asset turnover (TTM)Inventory turnover (TTM)Receivables turnover (TTM)Revenues per employee (TTM)Return on avg assets (TTM)Return on avg assets (5 yr avg)Return on investment (TTM)Return on investment (5 yr avg)Gross margin (TTM)Gross margin
(5 yr avg)
Net profit margin (TTM)Net Profit margin
(5 yr avg)
Quick ratio (MRQ)Interest coverage (TTM)Total debt to capital (MRQ)Payout ratio
(5 yr avg)
(YOY change %)
(5 yr growth rate)
Net income
(YOY change %)
Net income
(5 yr growth rate)
Capital expenditure
(5 yr growth rate)
(5 yr growth rate)
AMEN Properties, Inc2.91m6.57m21.52m23.003.161.602.457.40127.98127.9856.63253.270.23--3.71--59.9510.1566.1911.3958.3955.51260.6851.26----0.00217.42-2.93-1.00190.94------
Firsthand Technology Value Fund Inc1.79m-64.53m21.71m----0.1779--12.13-8.91-8.910.247217.700.0104--0.743---37.61-6.27-39.45-6.61406.70-70.04-3,605.65-584.46--0.07390.00---48.39-5.95-424.71------
Powershares DB G10 Currency Harvest Fund528.64k1.17m22.39m0.0019.120.9197--42.351.171.170.528624.350.0219--107.67--4.85-2.534.88-2.5363.70-30.09221.46-411.74----0.00--9.9166.331,063.63-13.40----
PowerShares Dynamic Energy Sector (ETF)3.24m-46.86m22.67m----0.218--7.01-12.40-12.400.874549.510.0161--2.06---23.364.08-23.574.1166.6263.20-1,448.06311.17--0.04090.0019.5456.8046.86-220.72----21.72
BlackRock Virginia Municipal Bond Trust1.69m2.12m23.05m--10.860.9181--13.681.321.321.0515.640.0393------4.962.705.072.7456.1567.19126.0564.01----0.4027109.15-4.86-1.2118,753.47-13.62---5.45
Eagle Capital Growth Fund Inc798.11k6.62m23.75m--3.500.6328--29.761.671.670.19599.210.023--13.92--19.108.7719.138.7958.5649.45829.69454.67----0.00---1.7611.68516.5825.75----
First Trust Spclty Fin & Fncl Opptnts Fd-100.00bn-100.00bn23.91m--------------------------------------------------------------
Morgan Group Holding Co0.00-74.79k23.94m1.00--27.47-----0.0154-0.01540.000.01460.00-------63.73-54.27-69.15-55.53------------0.00-------1.53------
Harvest Capital Credit Corp10.31m-1.21m24.05m0.00--0.3597--2.33-0.2009-0.20091.6911.230.0777--56.68---0.90922.65-0.92122.6947.9955.32-11.7123.48--0.54840.5182216.88-34.34-7.69-123.81-----6.30
Roine International Holding Corp0.00-20.52k24.24m2.00---------0.0009-0.00090.00-0.0123------------------------------------53.09------
SPDR S&P Capital Markets ETF0.0016.61m24.27m--5.890.8965----7.497.490.0049.210.00------10.814.0212.434.58------344.75----0.0040.68-100.00--148.34----15.41
Nationsmark Nexgen0.00-241.43k24.30m1.00---------3.87-3.870.00-0.89440.00----0.00-2,008.57---------------------------474.88------
VanEck Vectors Environmental Servics ETF362.27k988.57k25.03m--24.811.11--69.092.882.881.4564.570.0173--1,393.35--4.73--5.67--68.01--272.88------0.00---10.52---78.85------
Great Elm Capital Corp27.04m-7.55m25.16m----0.2895--0.9304-0.7861-0.78612.648.630.0944--4.97---2.64---3.84--50.72---27.91----0.6030.5796---2.58--16.19------
Innovest Global Inc0.00-147.76k25.29m1.00---------0.1672-0.16720.00-0.07940.00-------51.85------------------1.22-------21,806.25------
Medley Capital Corp39.59m-82.33m25.31m0.00--0.1147--0.6393-1.51-1.510.72674.050.0691--12.87---14.36-5.43-14.59-5.5416.1447.57-207.96-55.35---0.3260.481---30.71-19.7812.94-----36.73
Data as of Apr 03 2020. Currency figures normalised to First Trust Special Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund's reporting currency: US Dollar USD

Institutional shareholders

11.86%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
Raymond James Financial Services Advisors, Inc.as of 31 Dec 2019541.36k3.77%
Flagship Harbor Advisors LLCas of 31 Dec 2019218.07k1.52%
Securities America Advisors, Inc.as of 31 Dec 2019215.01k1.50%
Quad-Cities Investment Group LLCas of 31 Dec 2019185.47k1.29%
Cetera Advisors LLCas of 31 Dec 2019126.12k0.88%
Wolverine Asset Management LLCas of 31 Dec 2019110.21k0.77%
The Bank of New York Mellon Corp. (Investment Management)as of 31 Dec 2019107.06k0.75%
Commonwealth Equity Services, Inc.as of 31 Dec 201999.23k0.69%
Wells Fargo Advisors Financial Network LLCas of 31 Dec 201950.52k0.35%
Morgan Stanley Smith Barney LLC (Invt Mgmt)as of 31 Dec 201949.79k0.35%
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Data from 31 Dec 2019 - 31 Dec 2019Source: FactSet Research Systems Inc.
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