First Trust MLP and Energy Income Fund:FEI

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    As of 9/29/2023

    52 Wk Avg$7.82$9.11-14.26%
    52 Wk High$8.41$9.51-11.38%
    52 Wk Low$7.02$8.22-16.83%
    Regular Distribution TypeIncome Only
    Distribution Rate7.59%
    Distribution Amount$0.0500
    Distribution FrequencyMonthly
    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

    Basic Information

    Investment Objective

    The Fund seeks a high level of total return with an emphasis on current distributions though investing in MLPs in the energy sector. Under normal market conditions, the Fund will invest at least 85% of its Managed Assets in equity and debt securities of MLPs. The Fund may invest up to 20% of its Assets in unregistered or restricted securities. The Fund may invest up to 30% of its Assets in non-U.S. securities and may hedge the currency risk using derivative instruments. The Fund currently expects to write (or sell) covered call options on up to 35% of its Assets.

    Capital Structure

    As of 9/29/2023

    Total Investment Exposure:$509.463M
    Total Common Assets:$417.463M
    Common Shares Outstanding:45,228,904

    As of 9/29/2023

    Preferred Share Assets:
    Total Debt (USD): $92.000M
    Regulatory Leverage (USD): $92.000M
    Effective Leverage (USD): $92.000M
    Effective Leverage (%): 18.06%
    Annual Expense Ratios

    As of 10/31/2022

      Per Common Share
    Management Fees1.26%
    Other Expenses:0.18%
    Baseline Expense: N/A
    Interest Expense:0.52%
    Total: 1.96%
    Fund Management

    Fund Sponsor
    First Trust Advisors L.P.

    Portfolio Managers
    James J. Murchie, Eva Pao, John K. Tysseland

    Category: Equity-MLP
    Ticker: FEI
    NAV Ticker: XFEIX
    Average Daily Volume (shares): 114,071
    Average Daily Volume (USD): $0.888M
    Inception Date: 11/27/2012
    Inception Share Price: $20.00
    Inception NAV: $19.07
    Tender Offer: No
    Term: No
    Fiscal Year End: October 31
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    As of 9/29/2023

    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 4/30/2023
    Annualized Distribution Rate on NAV:
    As of 9/29/2023
    Total Return on NAV (12 months):
    As of 9/29/2023
    Total % Portfolio Effectively Leveraged:
    As of 9/29/2023

    Pricing Information

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

    As of 10/2/2023

    PeriodAvg Discount
    6 Month-14.75%
    1 Year-14.26%
    3 Year-12.12%
    5 Year-11.29%

    As of 9/29/2023

    3 Month-0.50
    6 Month0.42
    1 Year-0.04
    Pricing History
    Date NAV Premium / Discount


    Calendar Year Total Returns

    As of 9/30/2023
    Category: Morningstar US CEF MLP

    Past 20 Years

    Return YearPriceNAVCategory - PriceCategory - NAV
    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 9/30/2023
    Category: Morningstar US CEF MLP

    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

    Portfolio Characteristics

    Portfolio Characteristics
    Number of Holdings:
    As of 4/30/2023
    Annual Portfolio Turnover:
    As of 10/31/2022
    Asset Allocation

    As of 4/30/2023

    Top Sectors

    As of 4/30/2023

    Sensitive (Super Sector)72.32%
    Defensive (Super Sector)22.41%
    Cash Equivalents3.02%
    Cash Equivalents (Super Sector)3.02%
    Basic Materials2.41%
    Cyclical (Super Sector)2.41%
    Top Holdings

    As of 4/30/2023

    HoldingValue% Portfolio
    Enterprise Products Partners LP$45.81M9.12%
    Magellan Midstream Partners LP$41.84M8.33%
    Energy Transfer LP$36.83M7.33%
    Cheniere Energy Partners LP$25.79M5.14%
    MPLX LP Partnership Units$20.26M4.03%
    Plains All American Pipeline LP$20.02M3.99%
    Williams Companies Inc$18.41M3.67%
    Hess Midstream LP Class A$17.73M3.53%
    ONEOK Inc$15.40M3.07%
    Sempra Energy$15.25M3.04%
    Country Allocation

    As of 4/30/2023

    Country% Portfolio
    United States - Equity84.58%
    Canada - Equity7.18%
    United Kingdom - Equity2.28%
    France - Equity1.98%
    Italy - Equity0.80%
    Spain - Equity0.23%
    Denmark - Equity0.09%

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