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S&P Dividend Aristocrats Buy-Write, 9  Ticker: FVFCDX
A unit investment trust that seeks income, with capital appreciation as a secondary objective. The trust invests in a fixed portfolio of U.S. Treasury securities and common stocks which are selected from the S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats Index. The common stocks will be subject to a Long-Term Equity AnticiPation Securities (LEAPS®) call option against each position.
Please note that there is no assurance the objective will be met.
Product Code: ARBW9
Portfolio Status: Secondary
Initial Offer Date: 01/22/2020
Secondary Date: 03/11/2020
Portfolio Ending Date: 01/26/2022
Tax Structure: Regulated Investment Company
Distributions: Monthly
Initial Offer Price: $10.0000
NAV(*): $9.1096
POP(*): $9.3193
Remaining Deferred Sales Charge: $0.0000
* As of Trade Date: 08/14/2020 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.

 Historical 12-Month Distribution of Trust Holdings:^
Rate (as of 8/14/2020) Per Unit (as of 8/10/2020)
2.37% $0.22050
^ There is no guarantee the issuers of the securities included in the trust will declare dividends or distributions in the future. The historical 12-month distribution per unit and historical 12-month distribution rate of the securities included in the trust are for illustrative purposes only and are not indicative of the trust's distribution or distribution rate. Due to the negative economic impact across many industries caused by the recent COVID-19 outbreak, certain issuers of the securities included in the trust may elect to reduce the amount of dividends and/or distributions paid in the future. As a result, the "Historical 12-Month Distribution Rate of Trust Holdings," which is based on the trailing twelve-month distributions paid by the securities included in a trust, will likely be higher, and in some cases significantly higher, than the actual distribution rate achieved by the trust. The historical 12-month distribution per unit is based on the weighted average of the trailing twelve month distributions paid by the securities included in the portfolio. The historical 12-month distribution rate is calculated by dividing the historical 12-month distributions by the trust's offering price. The historical 12-month distribution and rate are reduced to account for the effects of fees and expenses, which will be incurred when investing in a trust. Certain of the issuers may have reduced their dividends or distributions over the prior twelve months. The distribution per unit and rate paid by the trust may be higher or lower than the amount shown above due to certain factors that may include, but are not limited to, a change in the dividends or distributions paid by issuers, actual expenses incurred, or the sale of securities in the portfolio. For trusts that include funds, distributions may include realized short term capital gains, realized long-term capital gains and/or return of capital. PLEASE NOTE: For trusts that hold preferred securities, the historical distribution rate is calculated using only the holdings that have 12 months of distribution history. Any holdings without a 12 month history of dividends were excluded from the calculation.

 Holdings Analysis Click here to Perform a Benchmark Comparison  
 Sector Weighting
Communication Services  Communication Services 3.25%
Consumer Discretionary  Consumer Discretionary 14.98%
Consumer Staples  Consumer Staples 27.86%
Energy  Energy 3.24%
Financials  Financials 0.00%
Health Care  Health Care 21.96%
Industrials  Industrials 22.86%
Information Technology  Information Technology 3.05%
Materials  Materials 8.49%
Real Estate  Real Estate 0.00%
Utilities  Utilities 0.00%
Other  Other 0.00%
  Large Mid Small  
Growth  63.01% 4.16% 0.00%  
Value  34.91% 3.61% 0.00%  

 Style Weighting
Large-Cap Growth 63.01%
Large-Cap Value 34.91%
Mid-Cap Growth 4.16%
Mid-Cap Value 3.61%
Small-Cap Growth 0.00%
Small-Cap Value 0.00%
Undetermined 0.00%
U.S. Stocks 102.04%   Bonds/Cash or Cash Equivalents 2.28%
Non-U.S. Stocks 3.65%   Other -7.97%
The style and sector characteristics of the portfolio are determined as of 08/13/2020 and will likely vary thereafter due to market fluctuations in the underlying securities.  

 Holdings  Export Current Holdings | View Initial Holdings  
 The Clorox Company CLX Consumer Staples  Consumer Staples Large-Cap Growth 6.45%
 Lowe's Companies, Inc. LOW Consumer Discretionary  Consumer Discretionary Large-Cap Growth 5.61%
 Abbott Laboratories ABT Health Care  Health Care Large-Cap Growth 5.11%
 The Procter & Gamble Company PG Consumer Staples  Consumer Staples Large-Cap Growth 4.89%
 The Sherwin-Williams Company SHW Materials  Materials Large-Cap Growth 4.88%
 Target Corporation TGT Consumer Discretionary  Consumer Discretionary Large-Cap Growth 4.85%
 AbbVie Inc. ABBV Health Care  Health Care Large-Cap Growth 4.79%
 Walmart, Inc. WMT Consumer Staples  Consumer Staples Large-Cap Value 4.75%
 Kimberly-Clark Corporation KMB Consumer Staples  Consumer Staples Large-Cap Growth 4.55%
 McDonald's Corporation MCD Consumer Discretionary  Consumer Discretionary Large-Cap Growth 4.52%
 Illinois Tool Works Inc. ITW Industrials  Industrials Large-Cap Growth 4.32%
 Johnson & Johnson JNJ Health Care  Health Care Large-Cap Growth 4.25%
 Cardinal Health, Inc. CAH Health Care  Health Care Mid-Cap Growth 4.16%
 Emerson Electric Co. EMR Industrials  Industrials Large-Cap Value 4.06%
 Caterpillar Inc. CAT Industrials  Industrials Large-Cap Value 4.04%
 PepsiCo, Inc. PEP Consumer Staples  Consumer Staples Large-Cap Growth 3.97%
 Medtronic Plc MDT Health Care  Health Care Large-Cap Value 3.65%
 Nucor Corporation NUE Materials  Materials Mid-Cap Value 3.61%
 Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. SWK Industrials  Industrials Large-Cap Value 3.46%
 General Dynamics Corporation GD Industrials  Industrials Large-Cap Value 3.39%
 Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. WBA Consumer Staples  Consumer Staples Large-Cap Value 3.25%
 AT&T Inc. T Communication Services  Communication Services Large-Cap Value 3.25%
 Chevron Corporation CVX Energy  Energy Large-Cap Value 3.24%
 Automatic Data Processing, Inc. ADP Information Technology  Information Technology Large-Cap Growth 3.05%
 Raytheon Technologies Corporation RTX Industrials  Industrials Large-Cap Value 1.82%
 Otis Worldwide Corporation OTIS Industrials  Industrials Large-Cap Growth 0.92%
 Carrier Global Corporation CARR Industrials  Industrials Large-Cap Growth 0.85%
 2022-01-21 Automatic Data Processing, Inc. C 210        -0.02%
 2022-01-21 AT&T Inc. C 45        -0.03%
 2022-01-21 Medtronic Plc C 145        -0.05%
 2022-01-21 Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. C 65        -0.06%
 2022-01-21 General Dynamics Corporation C 220        -0.06%
 2022-01-21 Chevron Corporation C 135        -0.06%
 2022-01-21 PepsiCo, Inc. C 170        -0.07%
 2022-01-21 Raytheon Technologies Corporation C 185        -0.12%
 2022-01-21 Johnson & Johnson C 180        -0.12%
 2022-01-21 Nucor Corporation C 62.50        -0.13%
 2022-01-21 McDonald's Corporation C 250        -0.14%
 2022-01-21 Emerson Electric Co. C 90        -0.21%
 2022-01-21 Caterpillar Inc. C 175        -0.23%
 2022-01-21 The Procter & Gamble Company C 150        -0.29%
 2022-01-21 Cardinal Health, Inc. C 65        -0.29%
 2022-01-21 Kimberly-Clark Corporation C 175        -0.30%
 2022-01-21 Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. C 200        -0.31%
 2022-01-21 AbbVie Inc. C 105        -0.33%
 2022-01-21 Illinois Tool Works Inc. C 210        -0.43%
 2022-01-21 Walmart, Inc. C 140        -0.46%
 2022-01-21 The Sherwin-Williams Company C 700        -0.60%
 2022-01-21 Abbott Laboratories C 105        -0.60%
 2022-01-21 Target Corporation C 135        -0.64%
 2022-01-21 Lowe's Companies, Inc. C 145        -1.04%
 2022-01-21 The Clorox Company C 190        -1.38%
 Name of Issuer and Title of Treasury Obligation
 U.S. Treasury Note, 1.625%, due 10/15/2020
 Name of Issuer and Title of Treasury Obligation
 U.S. Treasury Note, 2%, due 01/15/2021
Total Number of Holdings:    54
Underlying Securities information represented above is as of 08/13/2020 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.

Buy & Hold Risk – Taxable Trusts. This UIT is a buy and hold strategy and investors should consider their ability to hold the trust until maturity. There may be tax consequences unless units are purchased in an IRA or other qualified plan.

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.

COVID-19 Economic Impact Risk. The recent outbreak of a respiratory disease designated as COVID-19 was first detected in China in December 2019. The global economic impact of the COVID-19 outbreak is impossible to predict but is expected to disrupt manufacturing, supply chains and sales in affected areas and negatively impact global economic growth prospects. The COVID-19 outbreak has also caused significant volatility and declines in global financial markets, which have caused losses for investors. The impact of the COVID-19 outbreak may be short term or may last for an extended period of time, and in either case could result in a substantial economic downturn or recession.

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.

LEAPS Risk. The value of the LEAPS is deducted from the value of the portfolio assets when determining the value of a unit. As the value of the LEAPS increases, it has a more negative impact on the value of the units. The value of the LEAPS will also be affected by changes in the value and dividend rates of the underlying stocks, an increase in interest rates, a change in the actual and perceived volatility of the stock market and the stocks and the remaining time to expiration. Additionally, the value of the LEAPS does not increase or decrease at the same rate as the underlying stock. However, as the LEAPS approach their expiration date, their value increasingly moves with the price of the stock.

Options Risk. Options are subject to various risks including that their value may be adversely affected if the market for the option becomes less liquid or smaller. In addition, options will be affected by changes in the value and dividend rates of the stock subject to the option, an increase in interest rates, a change in the actual and perceived volatility of the stock market and the common stock and the remaining time to expiration.

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.

US Treasury Note Risk. The value of U.S. Treasury notes will be adversely affected by decreases in bond prices and increases in interest rates.

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.

Operational Risk. As the use of Internet technology has become more prevalent in the course of business, the trust has become more susceptible to potential operational risks through breaches in cybersecurity.

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.

You should carefully consider the trust's investment objectives, risks, and charges and expenses before investing. Contact your financial professional 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.

Fund Cusip Information
30312T726 (Cash)
30312T734 (Cash-Fee)
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