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Strategic Dividend Select, 44  Ticker: FEOBMX
 
Description
A unit investment trust that seeks above-average total return by investing in dividend- paying common stocks from three distinct segments of the market as well as closed-end funds which invest in dividend-paying stocks.
Please note that there is no assurance the objective will be met.
 
Summary
Product Code: SD2Y44
Portfolio Status: Secondary
Initial Offer Date: 01/13/2021
Secondary Date: 04/14/2021
Portfolio Ending Date: 01/13/2023
Tax Structure: Regulated Investment Company
Distributions: Monthly
 
Initial Offer Price: $10.0000
NAV(*): $10.7654
POP(*): $11.0132
Remaining Deferred Sales Charge: $0.1500
* As of Trade Date: 04/16/2021 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 4/16/2021) Per Unit (as of 4/9/2021)
3.60% $0.39650
^ 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 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.

 Holdings  Export Current Holdings | View Initial Holdings  
NameSymbolWeighting
 Williams-Sonoma, Inc. WSM 1.36%
 M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. MDC 1.25%
 Seagate Technology Plc STX 1.24%
 Snap-on Incorporated SNA 1.18%
 HP Inc. HPQ 1.17%
 Oracle Corporation ORCL 1.15%
 The Gabelli Multimedia Trust Inc. GGT 1.15%
 Hanesbrands Inc. HBI 1.13%
 The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. IPG 1.12%
 MetLife, Inc. MET 1.12%
 Ameriprise Financial, Inc. AMP 1.12%
 3M Company MMM 1.11%
 Intel Corporation INTC 1.10%
 Lockheed Martin Corporation LMT 1.10%
 Bayerische Motoren Werke AG (ADR) BMWYY 1.10%
 Steel Dynamics, Inc. STLD 1.09%
 CBRE Clarion Global Real Estate Income Fund IGR 1.08%
 Fifth Third Bancorp FITB 1.07%
 Liberty All-Star Equity Fund USA 1.07%
 Calamos Strategic Total Return Fund CSQ 1.07%
 Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc. SWM 1.06%
 John Hancock Financial Opportunities Fund BTO 1.05%
 The Bank of Nova Scotia BNS 1.05%
 Aberdeen Australia Equity Fund, Inc. IAF 1.05%
 Conagra Brands, Inc. CAG 1.04%
 American Electric Power Company, Inc. AEP 1.04%
 AXA S.A. (ADR) AXAHY 1.04%
 General Dynamics Corporation GD 1.04%
 Ingredion Incorporated INGR 1.04%
 Regions Financial Corporation RF 1.04%
 The J.M. Smucker Company SJM 1.03%
 The Allstate Corporation ALL 1.03%
 Cummins Inc. CMI 1.03%
 TC Energy Corporation TRP 1.03%
 Voya Infrastructure, Industrials and Materials Fund IDE 1.03%
 Cisco Systems, Inc. CSCO 1.02%
 U.S. Bancorp USB 1.02%
 Amgen Inc. AMGN 1.01%
 Royal Bank of Canada RY 1.01%
 Manulife Financial Corporation MFC 1.01%
 Nuveen S&P 500 Buy-Write Income Fund BXMX 1.01%
 Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce CM 1.01%
 Nuveen Core Equity Alpha Fund JCE 1.01%
 Calamos Global Dynamic Income Fund CHW 1.01%
 Cardinal Health, Inc. CAH 1.00%
 T. Rowe Price Group, Inc. TROW 1.00%
 The Toronto-Dominion Bank TD 1.00%
 Cigna Corporation CI 1.00%
 Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated PEG 0.99%
 General Mills, Inc. GIS 0.99%
 KeyCorp KEY 0.99%
 Danone S.A. (ADR) DANOY 0.99%
 Royce Micro-Cap Trust, Inc. RMT 0.99%
 Duff & Phelps Utility and Infrastructure Fund Inc. DPG 0.99%
 CK Hutchison Holdings Limited (ADR) CKHUY 0.99%
 Citigroup Inc. C 0.98%
 Exelon Corporation EXC 0.98%
 Royce Value Trust, Inc. RVT 0.98%
 Lazard Global Total Return and Income Fund, Inc. LGI 0.98%
 Evercore Inc. EVR 0.98%
 Northrop Grumman Corporation NOC 0.97%
 Eaton Vance Tax-Advantaged Global Dividend Opportunities Fund ETO 0.97%
 Virtus Dividend, Interest & Premium Strategy Fund NFJ 0.97%
 Eaton Vance Tax-Managed Global Diversified Equity Income Fund EXG 0.97%
 The Coca-Cola Company KO 0.96%
 British American Tobacco Plc (ADR) BTI 0.96%
 BAE Systems Plc (ADR) BAESY 0.96%
 Aberdeen Total Dynamic Dividend Fund AOD 0.96%
 Newmont Corporation NEM 0.95%
 Quest Diagnostics Incorporated DGX 0.95%
 Cohen & Steers Limited Duration Preferred and Income Fund, Inc. LDP 0.95%
 Allianz SE (ADR) ALIZY 0.95%
 Eli Lilly and Company LLY 0.94%
 Best Buy Co., Inc. BBY 0.94%
 Sanofi (ADR) SNY 0.94%
 Tekla Healthcare Investors HQH 0.94%
 BlackRock Enhanced International Dividend Trust BGY 0.94%
 Calamos Global Total Return Fund CGO 0.94%
 GAMCO Global Gold Natural Resources & Income Trust GGN 0.94%
 Voya Emerging Markets High Dividend Equity Fund IHD 0.93%
 BHP Group Ltd (ADR) BHP 0.92%
 BlackRock, Inc. BLK 0.92%
 Enel Americas S.A. (ADR) ENIA 0.92%
 Verizon Communications Inc. VZ 0.91%
 GlaxoSmithKline Plc (ADR) GSK 0.91%
 International Business Machines Corporation IBM 0.90%
 Orange (ADR) ORAN 0.90%
 Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (ADR) NTTYY 0.90%
 Rio Tinto Plc (ADR) RIO 0.90%
 Rockwell Automation, Inc. ROK 0.89%
 Tekla Life Sciences Investors HQL 0.89%
 Union Pacific Corporation UNP 0.88%
 The Clorox Company CLX 0.87%
 Unilever Plc (ADR) UL 0.87%
 Koninklijke Ahold Delhaize N.V. (ADR) ADRNY 0.86%
 PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia (ADR) TLK 0.85%
 NRG Energy, Inc. NRG 0.85%
 Merck & Co., Inc. MRK 0.82%
 FMC Corporation FMC 0.82%
 PLDT Inc. (ADR) PHI 0.77%
 
Total Number of Holdings:    100
Underlying Securities information represented above is as of 04/15/2021 but will vary with future fluctuations in the market.

 Deferred Sales Charge Schedule
Amount Date
$0.07500 April 20, 2021
$0.07500 May 20, 2021
$0.07500 June 18, 2021

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.

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.

Closed-End Fund Risk. Closed-end funds are subject to various risks, including management's ability to meet the fund's investment objective, and to manage the fund's portfolio when the underlying securities are redeemed or sold, during periods of market turmoil and as investors' perceptions regarding the funds or their underlying investments change. Unlike open-end funds, which trade at prices based on a current determination of the fund's net asset value, closed-end funds frequently trade at a discount to their net asset value in the secondary market. Certain closed-end funds employ the use of leverage, which increases the volatility of such funds.

COVID-19 Economic Impact Risk. The COVID-19 global pandemic has resulted in major disruptions to economies and markets around the world. Financial markets have experienced extreme volatility and severe losses, negatively impacting global economic growth prospects. The duration of the COVID-19 outbreak and its effects cannot be determined with certainty and may exacerbate other political, social and economic risks.

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.

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.

Important Note. It is important to note that an investment can be made in the underlying funds directly rather than through the trust. These direct investments can be made without paying the trust's sales charge, operating expenses and organizational costs.

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.

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
30317U389 (Cash)
30317U397 (Reinvest)
30317U405 (Cash-Fee)
30317U413 (Reinvest-Fee)
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