Sabrient Baker's Dozen Portfolio, May 2018 Series
Sabrient Systems, LLC ("Sabrient") is an independent equity research firm that builds powerful investment strategies by using a fundamentals-based, quantitative approach. The strategies are used to
create rankings and ratings on more than 7,000 stocks, indices, sectors, and ETFs. Their models are designed to identify those companies that are anticipated to outperform or underperform the market.
The Sabrient Baker's Dozen Portfolio is a unit investment trust which invests in 13 top-ranked stocks that represent a cross-section of industries that Sabrient believes are positioned to perform well
in the coming year. They are GARP stocks – stocks that they believe represent growth at a reasonable price – and they are meant to be held for the full 13-month term of the trust.
This unit investment trust seeks above-average capital appreciation; 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's investment objectives,
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.
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 both the consumer
products and materials sectors 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. The companies engaged in the materials sector, including companies
within the precious metals industry, are subject to price and supply fluctuations, excess
capacity, economic recession, domestic and international politics, government
regulations, volatile interest rates, consumer spending trends and overall capital
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
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.
Although this portfolio terminates in approximately 13 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.