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Sabrient Defensive Equity, 8  Ticker: FRMDGX
 
Description
A unit investment trust that seeks above-average capital appreciation. The portfolio seeks to find companies that Sabrient believes are positioned to perform well in environments of falling stock prices but also those companies that have the potential to provide solid performance in rising markets. The stocks are selected for the trust by Sabrient Systems, LLC by applying a seven-step investment strategy process.
 
Summary
Product Code: SBDF8
Portfolio Status: Secondary
Initial Offer Date: 06/15/2016
Secondary Date: 09/12/2016
Portfolio Ending Date: 09/15/2017
Tax Structure: Regulated Investment Company
Distributions: Semi-Annual
 
Initial Offer Price: $10.0000
NAV(*): $11.7826
POP(*): $12.0785
Remaining Deferred Sales Charge: $0.0000
* As of Trade Date: 03/28/2017 4:00pm ET
The Public Offering Price (POP) represents the net asset value per unit plus any applicable organization costs and sales charges. The Net Asset Value (NAV) represents the value per unit of a trust’s portfolio securities and other assets reduced by applicable deferred sales charges and other liabilities.

 Estimated Net Annual Distribution Per Unit
Estimated Net Annual Distribution Per Unit * $0.0944
As of 03/27/2017
* The estimates are based on annualizing the most recent dividends declared by the issuers of the securities included in the portfolio. There is no guarantee that the issuers of the securities included in the portfolio will declare distributions in the future or that, if declared, they will either remain at current levels or increase over time.

 Holdings Analysis Click here to Perform a Benchmark Comparison  
 Sector Weighting
Consumer Discretionary  Consumer Discretionary 27.55%
Consumer Staples  Consumer Staples 1.87%
Energy  Energy 0.00%
Financials  Financials 8.55%
Health Care  Health Care 10.51%
Industrials  Industrials 19.34%
Information Technology  Information Technology 17.08%
Materials  Materials 13.16%
Real Estate  Real Estate 1.74%
Telecommunication Services  Telecommunication Services 0.00%
Utilities  Utilities 0.00%
Other  Other 0.20%
 
  Large Mid Small  
Growth  17.62% 12.58% 19.92%  
Value  12.66% 23.14% 13.88%  

 Style Weighting
Large-Cap Growth 17.62%
Large-Cap Value 12.66%
Mid-Cap Growth 12.58%
Mid-Cap Value 23.14%
Small-Cap Growth 19.92%
Small-Cap Value 13.88%
Undetermined 0.20%
 Composition
U.S. Stocks 77.41%   Other 0.20%
Non-U.S. Stocks 22.39%      
The style and sector characteristics of the portfolio are determined as of 03/27/2017 and will likely vary thereafter due to market fluctuations in the underlying securities.  

 Key Stats
Weighted Average Market Cap $14,168.73
Weighted Average Price/Earnings 18.64
Weighted Average Price/Book 2.31
As of 3/27/2017
All market capitalization numbers are in USD$ Millions

 Holdings  Export Current Holdings | View Initial Holdings  
NameSymbolSectorStyleWeighting
 Advanced Energy Industries, Inc. AEIS Information Technology  Information Technology Small-Cap Growth 3.20%
 NetEase, Inc. (ADR) NTES Information Technology  Information Technology Large-Cap Growth 3.19%
 MKS Instruments, Inc. MKSI Information Technology  Information Technology Mid-Cap Value 3.02%
 Applied Materials, Inc. AMAT Information Technology  Information Technology Large-Cap Growth 2.98%
 Quanta Services, Inc. PWR Industrials  Industrials Mid-Cap Value 2.87%
 Constellium N.V. (Class A) CSTM Materials  Materials Small-Cap Growth 2.70%
 TriNet Group, Inc. TNET Industrials  Industrials Small-Cap Growth 2.57%
 KB Home KBH Consumer Discretionary  Consumer Discretionary Small-Cap Value 2.56%
 Ternium S.A. (ADR) TX Materials  Materials Mid-Cap Growth 2.50%
 M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. MDC Consumer Discretionary  Consumer Discretionary Small-Cap Value 2.46%
 Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. HA Industrials  Industrials Small-Cap Growth 2.45%
 Southwest Airlines Co. LUV Industrials  Industrials Large-Cap Growth 2.43%
 Steel Dynamics, Inc. STLD Materials  Materials Mid-Cap Value 2.43%
 Toll Brothers, Inc. TOL Consumer Discretionary  Consumer Discretionary Mid-Cap Value 2.40%
 A. Schulman, Inc. SHLM Materials  Materials Small-Cap Growth 2.39%
 HomeStreet, Inc. HMST Financials  Financials Small-Cap Value 2.39%
 CommScope Holding Company, Inc. COMM Information Technology  Information Technology Mid-Cap Growth 2.39%
 TopBuild Corp. BLD Consumer Discretionary  Consumer Discretionary Small-Cap Value 2.36%
 CBS Corporation CBS Consumer Discretionary  Consumer Discretionary Large-Cap Growth 2.32%
 PulteGroup, Inc. PHM Consumer Discretionary  Consumer Discretionary Mid-Cap Value 2.31%
 Orbotech Ltd. ORBK Information Technology  Information Technology Small-Cap Value 2.30%
 Carnival Corporation CCL Consumer Discretionary  Consumer Discretionary Large-Cap Value 2.30%
 Celgene Corporation CELG Health Care  Health Care Large-Cap Growth 2.25%
 Lear Corporation LEA Consumer Discretionary  Consumer Discretionary Mid-Cap Growth 2.25%
 Expedia, Inc. EXPE Consumer Discretionary  Consumer Discretionary Large-Cap Growth 2.23%
 Delphi Automotive Plc DLPH Consumer Discretionary  Consumer Discretionary Large-Cap Growth 2.22%
 Ally Financial Inc. ALLY Financials  Financials Mid-Cap Value 2.21%
 HD Supply Holdings, Inc. HDS Industrials  Industrials Mid-Cap Growth 2.15%
 Loews Corporation L Financials  Financials Mid-Cap Value 2.14%
 Insperity, Inc. NSP Industrials  Industrials Small-Cap Growth 2.11%
 Magna International Inc. (Class A) MGA Consumer Discretionary  Consumer Discretionary Large-Cap Value 2.04%
 Centene Corporation CNC Health Care  Health Care Mid-Cap Value 1.92%
 Tyson Foods, Inc. (Class A) TSN Consumer Staples  Consumer Staples Large-Cap Value 1.87%
 CalAtlantic Group, Inc. CAA Consumer Discretionary  Consumer Discretionary Mid-Cap Value 1.86%
 NCI Building Systems, Inc. NCS Industrials  Industrials Small-Cap Growth 1.85%
 OneMain Holdings, Inc. OMF Financials  Financials Small-Cap Value 1.81%
 Jazz Pharmaceuticals Plc JAZZ Health Care  Health Care Mid-Cap Growth 1.79%
 Newmont Mining Corporation NEM Materials  Materials Large-Cap Value 1.76%
 Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc. GLPI Real Estate  Real Estate Mid-Cap Value 1.74%
 Mylan N.V. MYL Health Care  Health Care Large-Cap Value 1.70%
 Express Scripts Holding Company ESRX Health Care  Health Care Large-Cap Value 1.58%
 TransDigm Group Incorporated TDG Industrials  Industrials Mid-Cap Growth 1.50%
 Johnson Controls International Plc JCI Industrials  Industrials Large-Cap Value 1.41%
 Ryerson Holding Corporation RYI Materials  Materials Small-Cap Growth 1.38%
 Computer Programs and Systems, Inc. CPSI Health Care  Health Care Small-Cap Growth 1.27%
 Adient Plc ADNT Consumer Discretionary  Consumer Discretionary Mid-Cap Value 0.24%
 
Total Number of Holdings:    46
Underlying Securities information represented above is as of 03/27/2017 but will vary with future fluctuations in the market.

Risk Considerations

Equity Risk. An investment in a portfolio containing common stocks is subject to certain risks, such as an economic recession and the possible deterioration of either the financial condition of the issuers of the equity securities or the general condition of the stock market.

Sector Concentration Risk. A portfolio which is concentrated in an individual sector is subject to additional risks, including limited diversification.

Consumer Products Risk. The companies engaged in the consumer products sector are subject to global competition, changing government regulations and trade policies, currency fluctuations, and the financial and political risks inherent in producing products for foreign markets.

Foreign Securities Risk. An investment in securities of foreign issuers should be made with an understanding of the additional risks involved, such as currency fluctuations, political risk, withholding, the lack of adequate financial information, and exchange control restrictions impacting foreign issuers.

REITs Risk. An investment in a portfolio containing REIT securities is subject to additional risks including limited diversification. Companies involved in the real estate industry are subject to changes in the real estate market, vacancy rates and competition, volatile interest rates and economic recession.

Small-Cap and Mid-Cap Risk. An investment in a portfolio containing small-cap and mid-cap companies is subject to additional risks, as the share prices of small-cap companies and certain mid-cap companies are often more volatile than those of larger companies due to several factors, including limited trading volumes, products, financial resources, management inexperience and less publicly available information.

Volatility Risk. The value of the securities held by the trust may be subject to steep declines or increased volatility due to changes in performance or perception of the issuers.

Additional Risk. For a discussion of additional risks of investing in the trust see the "Risk Factors" section of the prospectus.

All data used for the sector and style classification comparisons is from Bloomberg Finance L.P, which we believe to be reliable, but do not take responsibility for its accuracy.

The style and capitalization characteristics used to describe the stocks are designed to help you understand how they fit into your overall investment plan. Due to changes in the value of the stocks the characteristics may vary over time. In general, growth stocks have high relative price-to-book ratios while value stocks have low relative price-to-book ratios. In determining market capitalization characteristics, we analyze the market capitalizations of the 3,000 largest stocks in the U.S. (excluding foreign securities, ADRs, limited partnerships and regulated investment companies) on a monthly basis. Companies with market capitalizations among the largest 10% are considered Large-Cap securities, the next 20% are considered Mid-Cap securities and the remaining securities are considered Small-Cap securities.

Although the portfolio terminates in approximately one year, the strategy is long-term. Investors should consider their ability to pursue investing in successive portfolios, if available. There may be tax consequences unless units are purchased in an IRA or other qualified plan.

You should carefully consider the trust's investment objectives, risks, and charges and expenses before investing. Contact your financial advisor or call First Trust Portfolios, L.P. at 1.800.621.1675 to request a prospectus, which contains this and other information about the trust. Read it carefully before you invest.

This product information does not constitute an offer to sell, or a solicitation of an offer to buy securities in any state to any person to whom it is not lawful to make such an offer. Sales of any of these securities must include prospectus delivery and the services of a retail broker/dealer duly licensed in the appropriate states.

Not FDIC Insured, Not Bank Guaranteed and May Lose Value.

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