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Brookmont Equity Dividend Portfolio, Series 20

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 performance, contributing nearly half of the stock market’s total return. According to Ibbotson Associates, dividends have provided approximately 42% of the 9.99% average annual total return on the S&P 500 Index from 1926 through 2018. Of course, past performance 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 carefully consider the portfolio investment objective, risks, and charges and expenses 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.

You should be aware that the portfolio is concentrated in stocks in the consumer products sector which involves additional risks, including limited diversification. The companies engaged in the consumer products industry 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.

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.

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.

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.

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 cyber security.

 
The information in the prospectus is not complete and may be changed. We may not sell these securities until the registration statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission is effective. The prospectus is not an offer to sell these securities and is not soliciting an offer to buy these securities in any state where the offer or sale is not permitted.
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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 advisors 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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