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Brookmont Equity Dividend Portfolio, Series 12

Brookmont Capital Management ("Brookmont") is an employee-owned registered investment advisor whose investment strategy is based on a portfolio of individual equities that provide attractive current yields, potential dividend growth, and the opportunity for capital appreciation. They execute a top-down approach, beginning with a solid understanding of current economic and market cycles, and use their macroeconomic outlook in determining their asset allocation models, sector weightings, and seek to identify attractive areas of the market.

The Brookmont Equity Dividend Portfolio is a unit investment trust which invests in common stocks with above-average dividend yields and the potential for long-term capital gains. Not limited to a certain "style", Brookmont selects stocks they believe offer attractive valuations with below-market risk profiles.

The Importance of Dividends

Dividends have historically been one of the few constants in the world of investing, and they have had a significant impact on stock per formance, contributing nearly half of the stock market's total return. According to Ibbotson A ssociates, dividends have provided approximately 42% of the 10.02% average annual total return on the S&P 500 Index from 1926 through 2015. Of course, past per formance is no guarantee of future results.

The S&P 500 Index is an unmanaged index of 500 stocks used to measure large-cap U.S. stock market performance. The index cannot be purchased directly by investors.


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Portfolio Objective

This unit investment trust seeks above-average total return through a combination of capital appreciation and dividend income; however, there is no assurance the objective will be met.


Not FDIC Insured • Not Bank Guaranteed • May Lose Value

You should consider the portfolio's investment objectives, risks, and charges and expenses carefully 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 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 owning common stocks, 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.

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.

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.

Although this portfolio terminates in approximately 15 months, 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.

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.

 
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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 and the Internal Revenue Code. First Trust has no knowledge of and has not been provided any information regarding any investor. Financial advisors must determine whether particular investments are appropriate for their clients. First Trust believes the financial advisor is a fiduciary, is capable of evaluating investment risks independently and is responsible for exercising independent judgment with respect to its retirement plan clients.
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