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First Trust Target Date Fund 2040
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Holdings as of 07/22/2021
Total Number of Holdings: 222
Name Symbol Weighting Descending sort
Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF VWO 7.59%
SPDR Gold Trust GLD 2.99%
iShares Trust iShares 5-10 Year Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF IGIB 2.46%
Aberdeen Standard Physical Platinum Shares ETF PPLT 1.99%
iShares 7-10 Year Treasury Bond ETF IEF 1.98%
SPDR Bloomberg Barclays International Treasury Bond ETF BWX 1.96%
iShares CMBS ETF CMBS 1.96%
Invesco Emerging Markets Sovereign Debt ETF PCY 1.95%
iShares Cohen & Steers REIT ETF ICF 1.52%
iShares TIPS Bond ETF TIP 1.48%
WisdomTree Bloomberg U.S. Dollar Bullish Fund USDU 1.48%
Invesco Senior Loan ETF BKLN 0.97%
ASML Holding N.V. (New York Registry Shares) ASML 0.59%
Accenture Plc ACN 0.59%
Chubb Limited CB 0.58%
Novo Nordisk A/S (ADR) NVO 0.58%
Murata Manufacturing Co. Ltd. (ADR) MRAAY 0.58%
Sony Group Corp. (ADR) SONY 0.57%
BHP Group Ltd (ADR) BHP 0.57%
Schneider Electric SE (ADR) SBGSY 0.57%
Hermes International (ADR) HESAY 0.57%
Toyota Motor Corporation (ADR) TM 0.56%
KDDI Corporation (ADR) KDDIY 0.56%
Hoya Corporation (ADR) HOCPY 0.56%
Linde Plc LIN 0.56%
Volkswagen AG (ADR) VWAGY 0.56%
GlaxoSmithKline Plc (ADR) GSK 0.55%
Nestle S.A. (ADR) NSRGY 0.55%
Roche Holding AG (ADR) RHHBY 0.55%
Novartis AG (ADR) NVS 0.55%
Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (ADR) NTTYY 0.55%
Iberdrola S.A. (ADR) IBDRY 0.55%
L'Oreal S.A. (ADR) LRLCY 0.55%
Honda Motor Co., Ltd. (ADR) HMC 0.54%
Zurich Insurance Group AG (ADR) ZURVY 0.54%
Sanofi (ADR) SNY 0.54%
Rio Tinto Plc (ADR) RIO 0.54%
Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd. (ADR) SHECY 0.54%
Kering (ADR) PPRUY 0.54%
British American Tobacco Plc (ADR) BTI 0.53%
Tokyo Electron Limited (ADR) TOELY 0.53%
Nintendo Co., Ltd. (ADR) NTDOY 0.52%
Alphabet Inc. (Class C) GOOG 0.52%
Humana Inc. HUM 0.50%
The Kroger Co. KR 0.49%
T. Rowe Price Group, Inc. TROW 0.49%
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. REGN 0.49%
Exelon Corporation EXC 0.49%
L3Harris Technologies Inc. LHX 0.49%
Xcel Energy Inc. XEL 0.48%
Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated PEG 0.48%
General Dynamics Corporation GD 0.48%
Fortinet, Inc. FTNT 0.48%
Walmart, Inc. WMT 0.47%
Intel Corporation INTC 0.47%
Aflac Incorporated AFL 0.47%
Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (Class B) BRK/B 0.47%
D.R. Horton, Inc. DHI 0.47%
Lennar Corporation LEN 0.47%
Anthem, Inc. ANTM 0.47%
Centene Corporation CNC 0.47%
Hormel Foods Corporation HRL 0.46%
The Allstate Corporation ALL 0.46%
The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation BK 0.46%
O'Reilly Automotive, Inc. ORLY 0.46%
Sempra Energy SRE 0.46%
IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. IDXX 0.46%
Cigna Corporation CI 0.46%
Archer-Daniels-Midland Company ADM 0.45%
AutoZone, Inc. AZO 0.45%
Costco Wholesale Corporation COST 0.45%
Newmont Corporation NEM 0.45%
The Progressive Corporation PGR 0.45%
Amazon.com, Inc. AMZN 0.45%
Activision Blizzard, Inc. ATVI 0.45%
Zoetis Inc. ZTS 0.45%
Waste Management, Inc. WM 0.44%
Fastenal Company FAST 0.44%
The Sherwin-Williams Company SHW 0.44%
Adobe Incorporated ADBE 0.44%
Biogen Inc. BIIB 0.44%
ResMed Inc. RMD 0.44%
Cadence Design Systems, Inc. CDNS 0.44%
Align Technology, Inc. ALGN 0.44%
Dollar General Corporation DG 0.44%
Automatic Data Processing, Inc. ADP 0.43%
The Home Depot, Inc. HD 0.43%
The Procter & Gamble Company PG 0.43%
The Clorox Company CLX 0.43%
Ball Corporation BLL 0.43%
The Hershey Company HSY 0.43%
Lockheed Martin Corporation LMT 0.43%
United Parcel Service, Inc. (Class B) UPS 0.43%
Facebook, Inc. (Class A) FB 0.43%
Monster Beverage Corporation MNST 0.43%
Merck & Co., Inc. MRK 0.42%
Micron Technology, Inc. MU 0.42%
EOG Resources, Inc. EOG 0.42%
Applied Materials, Inc. AMAT 0.41%
Lam Research Corporation LRCX 0.41%
Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated VRTX 0.41%
Philip Morris International Inc. PM 0.41%
Stamps.com Inc. STMP 0.32%
NVR, Inc. NVR 0.27%
Quidel Corporation QDEL 0.27%
IDACORP, Inc. IDA 0.26%
CACI International Inc. CACI 0.26%
Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Inc. KNX 0.26%
Evergy, Inc. EVRG 0.26%
Atmos Energy Corporation ATO 0.25%
Universal Health Services, Inc. (Class B) UHS 0.25%
Pinnacle West Capital Corporation PNW 0.25%
Henry Schein, Inc. HSIC 0.25%
Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. (Class A) BIO 0.25%
United Therapeutics Corporation UTHR 0.25%
Monolithic Power Systems, Inc. MPWR 0.25%
First American Financial Corporation FAF 0.25%
MDU Resources Group, Inc. MDU 0.24%
The J.M. Smucker Company SJM 0.24%
Snap-on Incorporated SNA 0.24%
The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. HIG 0.24%
PulteGroup, Inc. PHM 0.24%
Tetra Tech, Inc. TTEK 0.24%
Quanta Services, Inc. PWR 0.24%
Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co. RS 0.24%
Dolby Laboratories, Inc. DLB 0.24%
LHC Group, Inc. LHCG 0.24%
Darling Ingredients Inc. DAR 0.24%
Avangrid, Inc. AGR 0.24%
Tyson Foods, Inc. (Class A) TSN 0.23%
Lancaster Colony Corporation LANC 0.23%
Expeditors International of Washington, Inc. EXPD 0.23%
Chemed Corporation CHE 0.23%
Kemper Corporation KMPR 0.23%
Pool Corporation POOL 0.23%
MasTec, Inc. MTZ 0.23%
The Toro Company TTC 0.23%
Power Integrations, Inc. POWI 0.23%
Prosperity Bancshares, Inc. PB 0.23%
Watsco, Inc. WSO 0.23%
Jefferies Financial Group Inc. JEF 0.23%
Deckers Outdoor Corporation DECK 0.23%
NRG Energy, Inc. NRG 0.23%
BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. BMRN 0.23%
TriNet Group, Inc. TNET 0.23%
Medpace Holdings, Inc. MEDP 0.23%
Avery Dennison Corporation AVY 0.22%
The New York Times Company (Class A) NYT 0.22%
Tractor Supply Company TSCO 0.22%
Landstar System, Inc. LSTR 0.22%
Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. TTWO 0.22%
Williams-Sonoma, Inc. WSM 0.22%
Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation COG 0.22%
The Boston Beer Company, Inc. SAM 0.22%
Crocs, Inc. CROX 0.22%
Asbury Automotive Group, Inc. ABG 0.22%
First Citizens BancShares, Inc. (Class A) FCNCA 0.22%
Enphase Energy, Inc. ENPH 0.22%
Blueprint Medicines Corporation BPMC 0.22%
TopBuild Corp. BLD 0.22%
Alarm.com Holdings, Inc. ALRM 0.22%
Teradyne, Inc. TER 0.21%
California Water Service Group CWT 0.21%
Seaboard Corporation SEB 0.21%
Rush Enterprises, Inc. (Class A) RUSHA 0.21%
Erie Indemnity Company ERIE 0.21%
Shutterstock, Inc. SSTK 0.21%
Murphy USA Inc. MUSA 0.21%
American National Group, Inc. ANAT 0.21%
Graham Holdings Company GHC 0.20%
Equity Commonwealth EQC 0.20%
United States Cellular Corporation USM 0.20%
Haemonetics Corporation HAE 0.20%
Franklin Electric Co., Inc. FELE 0.20%
Badger Meter, Inc. BMI 0.20%
PS Business Parks, Inc. PSB 0.20%
Renewable Energy Group, Inc. REGI 0.20%
LGI Homes, Inc. LGIH 0.20%
Houlihan Lokey, Inc. HLI 0.20%
Southwest Gas Holdings, Inc. SWX 0.20%
Werner Enterprises, Inc. WERN 0.19%
Worthington Industries, Inc. WOR 0.19%
Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. TDS 0.19%
MGIC Investment Corporation MTG 0.19%
Watts Water Technologies, Inc. WTS 0.19%
M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. MDC 0.19%
MAXIMUS, Inc. MMS 0.19%
Cirrus Logic, Inc. CRUS 0.19%
Simpson Manufacturing Co., Inc. SSD 0.19%
ICU Medical, Inc. ICUI 0.19%
Commercial Metals Company CMC 0.19%
Saia, Inc. SAIA 0.19%
Meritage Homes Corporation MTH 0.19%
ALLETE, Inc. ALE 0.19%
Hub Group, Inc. HUBG 0.19%
TTEC Holdings, Inc. TTEC 0.19%
ManTech International Corporation MANT 0.19%
SYNNEX Corporation SNX 0.19%
AAON, Inc. AAON 0.19%
Stepan Company SCL 0.19%
The Ensign Group, Inc. ENSG 0.19%
NetScout Systems, Inc. NTCT 0.19%
SPS Commerce, Inc. SPSC 0.19%
Qualys, Inc. QLYS 0.19%
Tri Pointe Homes, Inc. TPH 0.19%
ONE Gas, Inc. OGS 0.19%
Simmons First National Corporation SFNC 0.18%
Sanmina Corporation SANM 0.18%
Brady Corporation BRC 0.18%
UniFirst Corporation UNF 0.18%
World Fuel Services Corporation INT 0.18%
Strategic Education, Inc. STRA 0.18%
Foot Locker, Inc. FL 0.18%
Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. (Class A) NUS 0.18%
Mercury General Corporation MCY 0.18%
National Beverage Corp. FIZZ 0.18%
Corcept Therapeutics Incorporated CORT 0.18%
Select Medical Holdings Corporation SEM 0.18%
Pacific Biosciences of California, Inc. PACB 0.18%
CareDx, Inc. CDNA 0.18%
Cannae Holdings, Inc. CNNE 0.18%
Cash 2.12%
Underlying Securities information represented above is as of 07/22/2021 but will vary with future fluctuations in the market.


The First Trust Target Date Fund is a collective investment fund that invests according to a strategy determined by First Trust Advisors L.P., which serves as the Fund's Sub-Advisor. This Fund was created by Hand Composite Employee Benefit Trust and is sponsored by Hand Benefits & Trust Company, a BPAS Company.


Plan sponsors and participants should consider the Fund's investment objective, time horizon, risks, charges and expenses carefully before investing. Contact your financial professional or call First Trust Portfolios L.P. at 877.937.4015 to request an Information Statement, which contains this and other information about the Fund. Read it carefully before you invest.

The First Trust Collective Investment Funds are not mutual funds and their units are not deposits of the Trustee, Hand Benefits & Trust Company, or the Sub-Advisor, and are not insured or guaranteed by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation or any other agency. The units are securities which have not been registered under the Securities Act of 1933 and the Fund is exempted from investment company registration under the Investment Company Act of 1940. Therefore, participating plans and their participants will not be entitled to the protections under these Acts. Management of the Trust, however, is generally subject to the fiduciary duty and prohibited transaction rules under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA).

As with any investment, you can lose money by investing in a Fund. The mix of assets in a Fund is intended to diminish the risk of loss, but sometimes stocks, bonds, and other assets in a Fund's portfolio may lose value simultaneously. While the Funds are managed to reduce equity market exposure and, therefore, equity market risk over time, investment in a Fund is exposed to market risk and other certain risks. For more information regarding the following risks, please consult the Fund's Information Statement.

The Fund is subject to market risk which is the risk that a particular security owned by the Fund or shares of the Fund in general may fall in value. The outbreak of the respiratory disease designated as COVID-19 in December 2019 has caused significant volatility and declines in global financial markets, which have caused losses for investors. The COVID-19 pandemic may last for an extended period of time, and will continue to impact the economy for the foreseeable future.

An investment in a fund containing securities of non-U.S. issuers is subject to additional risks, including currency fluctuations, political risks, withholding, the lack of adequate financial information, and exchange control restrictions impacting non-U.S. issuers. These risks may be heightened for securities of companies located in, or with significant operations in, emerging market countries.

Changes in currency exchange rates and the relative value of non-U.S. currencies may affect the value of the Fund's investments and the value of the Fund's shares.

The Fund invests in small and/or mid-capitalization companies. Such companies may experience greater price volatility than larger, more established companies.

Certain securities held by the Fund are subject to credit risk, income risk, interest rate risk and prepayment risk. Credit risk is the risk that an issuer may default on its obligation to make principal and/or interest payments when due. Credit risk is heightened for senior loan securities. Income risk is the risk that income from the Fund's fixed income investments could decline during periods of falling interest rates. Interest rate risk is the risk that the value of debt securities will decline because of rising interest rates. Prepayment risk is the risk that, during periods of falling interest rates, an issuer may exercise its right to pay principal on an obligation earlier than expected. This may result in a decline in a fund's income. Each of these risks may have an adverse effect on the Fund's total return.

Companies that issue loans tend to be highly leveraged and thus are more susceptible to the risk of interest deferral, default and/or bankruptcy. Senior floating rate loans, in which the Fund may invest, are usually rated below investment grade but may also be unrated. As a result, the risks associated with these senior floating rate loans are similar to the risks of high-yield fixed income instruments.

High-yield securities or "junk" bonds are subject to greater market fluctuations and risk of loss than securities with higher ratings, and therefore, are considered to be highly speculative. These securities are issued by companies that may have limited operating history, narrowly focused operations, and/or other impediments to the timely payment of periodic interest and principal at maturity. The market for high-yield securities is smaller and less liquid than that for investment-grade securities.

The Fund may invest in securities of other investment companies, including ETFs or other PIVs which involves additional expenses that would not be present in a direct investment in the underlying funds. In addition, a fund's investment performance and risks may be related to the investment performance and risks of the underlying funds.

The Fund may invest in Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities (TIPS), which are securities issued by the U.S. Government but differ from nominal rate Treasury securities in certain respects. TIPS are issued at fixed coupon rates lower than those of nominal rate Treasury securities, but the principal amount of TIPS fluctuates daily based on a pro-rata portion of the change in the Consumer Price Index as reported three months earlier. Coupon payments are made based on the adjusted principal value of the TIPS. In a falling inflationary environment, both the coupon payments and the value of TIPS will decline. Foreign governments may issue securities with features similar to TIPS.

The value of commodities and commodity-linked instruments typically is based upon the price movements of a physical commodity or an economic variable linked to such price movements. The prices of commodities and commodities-linked instruments may fluctuate quickly and dramatically and may not correlate to price movements in other asset classes. Each of these factors and events could have a significant negative impact on the Fund.

Real estate investment trusts and other real estate related companies are subject to certain risks, including changes in the real estate market, vacancy rates and competition, volatile interest rates and economic recession.

Not FDIC Insured  •  Not Bank Guaranteed  •  May Lose Value
The information presented is not intended to constitute an investment recommendation for, or advice to, any specific person. By providing this information, First Trust is not undertaking to give advice in any fiduciary capacity within the meaning of ERISA, the Internal Revenue Code or any other regulatory framework. Financial professionals are responsible for evaluating investment risks independently and for exercising independent judgment in determining whether investments are appropriate for their clients.
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