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Balanced Income Equity and ETF Portfolio, Series 44
Ticker Symbol: FYYDTX

30 Holdings (As of Day of Deposit)
Ticker Name Initial
Weight
Price*
Common Stocks (50.15%)
Communication Services (3.35%)
VZ Verizon Communications Inc. 3.35% $55.13
Consumer Discretionary (6.68%)
HD The Home Depot, Inc. 3.33% 250.51
TGT Target Corporation 3.35% 119.93
Consumer Staples (6.68%)
MO Altria Group, Inc. 3.35% 39.25
PEP PepsiCo, Inc. 3.33% 132.26
Financials (6.69%)
JPM JPMorgan Chase & Co. 3.35% 94.06
MS Morgan Stanley 3.34% 48.30
Health Care (10.09%)
ABBV AbbVie Inc. 3.36% 98.18
BMY Bristol-Myers Squibb Company 3.37% 58.80
CVS CVS Health Corporation 3.36% 64.97
Industrials (6.66%)
GD General Dynamics Corporation 3.34% 149.46
LMT Lockheed Martin Corporation 3.32% 364.92
Information Technology (6.67%)
AVGO Broadcom Inc. 3.31% 315.61
CSCO Cisco Systems, Inc. 3.36% 46.64
Utilities (3.33%)
PEG Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated 3.33% 49.16
ETFs (49.85%)
High-Yield Bond Funds (16.59%)
SHYG iShares 0-5 Year High Yield Corporate Bond ETF 3.33% 42.89
USHY iShares Broad USD High Yield Corporate Bond ETF 3.31% 38.22
HYS PIMCO 0-5 Year High Yield Corporate Bond Index Exchange-Traded Fund 3.32% 91.27
JNK SPDR Bloomberg Barclays High Yield Bond ETF 3.32% 101.16
SPHY SPDR Portfolio High Yield Bond ETF 3.31% 24.51
Investment Grade Bond Funds (16.68%)
USIG iShares Broad USD Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF 3.34% 60.42
IGLB iShares Long-Term Corporate Bond ETF 3.33% 70.04
SPBO SPDR Portfolio Corporate Bond ETF 3.32% 35.22
SPLB SPDR Portfolio Long Term Corporate Bond ETF 3.35% 31.70
VCLT Vanguard Long-Term Corporate Bond ETF 3.34% 106.29
World Income Funds (16.58%)
PCY Invesco Emerging Markets Sovereign Debt ETF 3.33% 26.78
HYEM VanEck Vectors Emerging Markets High Yield Bond ETF 3.29% 22.28
IHY VanEck Vectors International High Yield Bond ETF 3.32% 23.72
EMLC VanEck Vectors J.P. Morgan EM Local Currency Bond ETF 3.33% 30.74
BNDX Vanguard Total International Bond ETF 3.31% 57.73

* As of the close of business on 6/30/20.
Market values are for reference only and are not indicative of your individual cost basis.

Not FDIC Insured • Not Bank Guaranteed • May Lose Value

Portfolio Summary
Initial Date of Deposit 7/1/2020
Initial Public Offering Price $10.00 per Unit
Portfolio Ending Date 7/1/2022
Historical 12-Month Distribution Rate of Trust Holdings:* 3.70%
Historical 12-Month Distribution Per Unit:* $0.3700
Cash CUSIP 30314U226
Reinvestment CUSIP 30314U234
Fee Account Cash CUSIP 30314U242
Fee Account Reinvestment CUSIP 30314U259

*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 12-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. Distributions may include realized short term capital gains, realized long-term capital gains and/ or return of capital. Certain of the issuers may have reduced their dividends or distributions over the prior 12 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.

Sales Charges (based on a $10 public offering price)
Standard Accounts
Transactional Sales Charges: Initial: 0.00%
  Deferred: 2.25%
Creation & Development Fee:   0.50%
Maximum Sales Charge:   2.75%
Fee/Wrap Accounts
Maximum Sales Charge:   0.50%

The deferred sales charge will be deducted in three monthly installments commencing 10/20/20.

When the public offering price is less than or equal to $10.00 per unit, there will be no initial sales charge. If the price exceeds $10.00 per unit, you will pay an initial sales charge.

The maximum sales charge for investors in fee accounts consists of the creation and development fee. Investors in fee accounts are not assessed any transactional sales charges. Standard accounts sales charges apply to units purchased as an ineligible asset.

The creation and development fee is a charge of $0.050 per unit collected at the end of the initial offering period. If the price you pay exceeds $10.00 per unit, the creation and development fee will be less than 0.50%; if the price you pay is less than $10.00 per unit, the creation and development fee will exceed 0.50%.

In addition to the sales charges listed, UITs are subject to annual operating expenses and organization costs.

You should consider the portfolio's investment objectives, risks, and charges and expenses carefully 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 portfolio. Read it carefully before you invest.

Risk Considerations

An investment in this unmanaged unit investment trust should be made with an understanding of the risks involved with an investment in a portfolio of common stocks and ETFs.

ETFs 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 ETFs 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, ETFs frequently trade at a discount from their net asset value in the secondary market.

Common stocks are 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.

All of the ETFs invest in high-yield securities or “junk” bonds. Investing in high-yield securities should be viewed as speculative and you should review your ability to assume the risks associated with investments which utilize such securities. High-yield securities are subject to numerous risks, including higher interest rates, economic recession, deterioration of the junk bond market, possible downgrades and defaults of interest and/or principal. High-yield security prices tend to fluctuate more than higher rated securities and are affected by short-term credit developments to a greater degree.

All of the ETFs invest in investment grade securities. Investment grade securities are subject to numerous risks including higher interest rates, economic recession, deterioration of the investment grade security market or investors’ perception thereof, possible downgrades and defaults of interest and/or principal.

An investment in a portfolio containing equity securities of foreign issuers is subject to additional risks, including currency fluctuations, political risks, withholding, the lack of adequate financial information, and exchange control restrictions impacting foreign issuers. Risks associated with investing in foreign securities may be more pronounced in emerging markets where the securities markets are substantially smaller, less developed, less liquid, less regulated, and more volatile than the U.S. and developed foreign markets.

On January 31, 2020, the United Kingdom officially departed the European Union (commonly referred to as “Brexit”). Brexit has led to volatility in global financial markets, in particular those of the United Kingdom and across Europe, and may also lead to weakening in political, regulatory, consumer, corporate and financial confidence in the United Kingdom and Europe.

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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

 
Fund Cusip Information
30314U226 (Cash)
30314U234 (Reinvest)
30314U242 (Cash-Fee)
30314U259 (Reinvest-Fee)
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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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