First Trust Dynamic Europe Equity Income:FDEU

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    Overview

    As of 2/21/2020

     Share
    Price
    NAVPremium/
    Discount
    Current$15.04$15.80-4.81%
    52 Wk Avg$14.25$15.44-7.70%
    52 Wk High$15.36$16.23-4.16%
    52 Wk Low$12.87$13.99-10.82%
    Regular Distribution TypeManaged Distribution
    Distribution Rate9.65%
    Distribution Amount$0.1210
    Distribution FrequencyMonthly
    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

    Basic Information

    Investment Objective

    The Fund will seek to achieve its investment objective by investing at least 80% of its Managed Assets (as defined below) in a portfolio of equity securities of European companies of any market capitalization, including, but not limited to, common and preferred stock that pay dividends, depositary receipts and real estate investment trusts ('REITs')See 'Risks--European Markets Risk' and 'Risks--Non-U.S. Securities Risk'. The Fund will seek to focus its equity investments on income-producing securities and will limit its investments in preferred securities, depositary receipts and REITs, in each case, to no more than 20% of its Managed Assets.

    Capital Structure

    As of 2/21/2020

    Total Investment Exposure:$369.486M
    Total Common Assets:$272.264M
    Common Shares Outstanding:17,231,908
    Leverage

    As of 12/31/2018

    Preferred Share Assets:
    Total Debt (USD): $97.222M
    Regulatory Leverage (USD): $97.222M
    Effective Leverage (USD): $97.222M
    Effective Leverage (%): 26.31%
    Annual Expense Ratios

    As of 12/31/2019

      Per Common Share
    Management Fees1.45%
    Other Expenses:0.20%
    Baseline Expense: N/A
    Interest Expense:0.26%
    Total: 1.91%
    Fund Management

    Fund Sponsor
    First Trust Advisors L.P.

    Portfolio Managers
    Ben Lofthouse, Rob A. Guttschow, Alex Crooke, John W. Gambla

    Basics
    Category: Equity-Global Equity
    Ticker: FDEU
    NAV Ticker: XFDEX
    Average Daily Volume (shares): 61,199
    Average Daily Volume (USD): $0.873M
    Inception Date: 9/24/2015
    Inception Share Price: $20.00
    Inception NAV: $19.06
    Tender Offer: No
    Term: Yes
    Fiscal Year End: December 31
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    Distributions

    As of 2/21/2020

    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.
    Distribution History

    Enter declared start and end dates to display distribution history below. Income, Long Gain, Short Gain and ROC breakdowns will only be shown for the past year.

    Declared Date Payable Date Ex Date Distrib Amount Income Long Gain Short Gain ROC

    *Indicates a Special Distribution: A distribution disbursed in addition to the normal distributions paid out by the company.

    Key Information Regarding Distributions
    Avg. Earnings Per Share:
    As of 6/30/2019
    $0.6261
    Annualized Distribution Rate on NAV:
    As of 2/21/2020
    9.19%
    Total Return on NAV (12 months):
    As of 2/21/2020
    9.48%
    Total % Portfolio Effectively Leveraged:
    As of 2/21/2020
    26.31%

    Pricing Information

    Premium/Discount Information
    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.
    Premium/Discount Information

    As of 2/24/2020

    PeriodAvg Discount
    6 Month-6.75%
    1 Year-7.70%
    3 Year-6.80%
    5 Year 
    Z-Score

    As of 2/21/2020

    PeriodZStat
    3 Month0.77
    6 Month1.05
    1 Year1.55
    Pricing History
    Date NAV Premium / Discount

    Performance

    Calendar Year Total Returns

    As of 2/21/2020
    Category: Morningstar US CEF Global Equity

    Past 20 Years

    Return YearPriceNAVCategory - PriceCategory - NAV
    YTD0.12%-3.17%0.02%-1.41%
    201931.08%21.40%28.85%22.22%
    2018-26.72%-19.94%-17.84%-12.39%
    201736.34%23.60%27.44%22.37%
    2016-0.91%2.12%9.60%5.33%
    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.
    Annualized Total Returns

    Returns for periods less than one year are cumulative rather than annualized

    As of 2/21/2020
    Category: Morningstar US CEF Global Equity

    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

    Portfolio Characteristics

    Portfolio Characteristics
    Number of Holdings:
    As of 1/31/2020
    74
    Annual Portfolio Turnover:
    As of 12/31/2019
    44.00%
    Asset Allocation

    As of 1/31/2020 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Top Sectors

    As of 1/31/2020 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Sector%Portfolio
    Sensitive (Super Sector)49.53%
    Defensive (Super Sector)42.40%
    Cyclical (Super Sector)36.01%
    Industrials22.91%
    Financial Services21.39%
    Consumer Defensive18.39%
    Healthcare12.90%
    Utilities11.10%
    Energy10.90%
    Cash Equivalents (Super Sector)9.69%
    Top Holdings

    As of 1/31/2020 reported by Fund Sponsor

    HoldingValue% Portfolio
    National Grid PLC$10.55M3.97%
    SSE PLC$10.35M3.90%
    Nestle SA$9.47M3.57%
    Reckitt Benckiser Group PLC$9.00M3.39%
    Sanofi SA$8.52M3.21%
    ABB Ltd$8.42M3.17%
    GlaxoSmithKline PLC$8.36M3.15%
    Ft Scotia Loan Facility Variable Regd /Eur/$-9.98M-3.76%
    Ft Scotia Loan Facility Variable Regd /Eur/$-9.98M-3.76%
    Ft Scotia Loan Facility Regd$-45.00M-16.95%
    Country Allocation

    As of 1/31/2020 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Country% Portfolio
    United Kingdom - Equity36.78%
    France - Equity21.40%
    Switzerland - Equity21.03%
    Germany - Equity12.93%
    Italy - Equity8.74%
    Netherlands - Equity7.49%
    Spain - Equity7.19%
    Finland - Equity3.20%
    Denmark - Equity2.37%
    Sweden - Equity2.32%
    Austria - Equity2.25%
    Norway - Equity1.48%
    Belgium - Equity0.75%
    United States - Equity0.00%
    United States - Fixed Income-37.63%

    Closed-end fund historical distribution sources have included net investment income, realized gains, and return of capital. For more detailed information on the distributions of a specific fund, please visit the sponsor's website.

    NOTES:

    Distribution type sourced from Morningstar. In general, managed distributions may be sourced from net investment income, realized gains and return of capital. CEFConnect.com does not undertake to disclose specific information about closed-end fund distribution sources. For specific information about a fund's distribution sources, visit the fund sponsor's website.

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