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Target Double Play, 1st Qtr 2018  Ticker: FGSITX
This unit investment trust seeks above-average total return; however, there is no assurance the objective will be met. The portfolio provides you with the convenience of owning two distinct strategies in one investment. It invests in a fixed portfolio of stocks which are selected by applying pre-determined screens and factors.
Product Code: DP1Q18
Portfolio Status: Primary
Initial Offer Date: 01/10/2018
Portfolio Ending Date: 04/09/2019
Tax Structure: Regulated Investment Company
Distributions: Monthly
Initial Offer Price: $10.0000
NAV(*): $9.9114
POP(*): $10.0472
Remaining Deferred Sales Charge: $0.1350
* As of Trade Date: 03/21/2018 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.

 Estimated Net Annual Distribution Per Unit
Year 1 * $0.1805
Subsequent Years * $0.1801
As of 03/19/2018
* The estimated net annual distribution for subsequent years is expected to be less than the amount for the first year because a portion of the securities included in the portfolio will be sold to pay for organization costs, the deferred sales charge and the creation and development fee.  The estimates are based on annualizing the most recent dividends declared by the issuers of the securities included in the portfolio. There is no guarantee that the issuers of the securities included in the portfolio will declare distributions in the future or that, if declared, they will either remain at current levels or increase over time.

 Holdings Analysis Click here to Perform a Benchmark Comparison  
 Sector Weighting
Consumer Discretionary  Consumer Discretionary 4.17%
Consumer Staples  Consumer Staples 1.71%
Energy  Energy 9.27%
Financials  Financials 18.30%
Health Care  Health Care 5.83%
Industrials  Industrials 5.29%
Information Technology  Information Technology 37.33%
Materials  Materials 5.06%
Real Estate  Real Estate 1.03%
Telecommunication Services  Telecommunication Services 0.00%
Utilities  Utilities 11.90%
Other  Other 0.11%
  Large Mid Small  
Growth  38.79% 7.01% 1.14%  
Value  20.05% 23.81% 9.09%  

 Style Weighting
Large-Cap Growth 38.79%
Large-Cap Value 20.05%
Mid-Cap Growth 7.01%
Mid-Cap Value 23.81%
Small-Cap Growth 1.14%
Small-Cap Value 9.09%
Undetermined 0.11%
U.S. Stocks 78.75%   Other 0.11%
Non-U.S. Stocks 21.14%      
The style and sector characteristics of the portfolio are determined as of 03/21/2018 and will likely vary thereafter due to market fluctuations in the underlying securities.  

 Key Stats
Weighted Average Market Cap $111,570.60
Weighted Average Price/Earnings 22.53
Weighted Average Price/Book 2.54
As of 3/21/2018
All market capitalization numbers are in USD$ Millions

 Holdings  Export Current Holdings | View Initial Holdings  
 Alibaba Group Holding Limited (ADR) BABA Information Technology  Information Technology Large-Cap Growth 12.74%
 Mastercard Incorporated MA Information Technology  Information Technology Large-Cap Growth 9.91%
 Texas Instruments Incorporated TXN Information Technology  Information Technology Large-Cap Growth 5.59%
 Accenture Plc ACN Information Technology  Information Technology Large-Cap Growth 5.41%
 Valley National Bancorp VLY Financials  Financials Mid-Cap Value 2.81%
 New York Community Bancorp, Inc. NYCB Financials  Financials Mid-Cap Value 2.69%
 United Bankshares, Inc. UBSI Financials  Financials Mid-Cap Value 2.61%
 People's United Financial, Inc. PBCT Financials  Financials Mid-Cap Value 2.58%
 F.N.B. Corporation FNB Financials  Financials Mid-Cap Value 2.54%
 PacWest Bancorp PACW Financials  Financials Mid-Cap Value 2.54%
 Trustmark Corporation TRMK Financials  Financials Small-Cap Value 2.53%
 Eaton Corporation Plc ETN Industrials  Industrials Large-Cap Value 2.48%
 ConocoPhillips COP Energy  Energy Large-Cap Value 2.47%
 Exelon Corporation EXC Utilities  Utilities Large-Cap Value 2.46%
 OGE Energy Corp. OGE Utilities  Utilities Mid-Cap Value 2.42%
 Edison International EIX Utilities  Utilities Large-Cap Value 2.40%
 Intuitive Surgical, Inc. ISRG Health Care  Health Care Large-Cap Growth 2.40%
 WestRock Company WRK Materials  Materials Mid-Cap Value 2.39%
 HollyFrontier Corporation HFC Energy  Energy Mid-Cap Value 2.36%
 American Electric Power Company, Inc. AEP Utilities  Utilities Large-Cap Value 2.33%
 Black Hills Corporation BKH Utilities  Utilities Small-Cap Value 2.29%
 Chevron Corporation CVX Energy  Energy Large-Cap Value 2.26%
 Domtar Corporation UFS Materials  Materials Small-Cap Value 2.20%
 Cigna Corporation CI Health Care  Health Care Large-Cap Value 2.19%
 Occidental Petroleum Corporation OXY Energy  Energy Large-Cap Value 2.18%
 Meredith Corporation MDP Consumer Discretionary  Consumer Discretionary Small-Cap Value 2.07%
 The Estee Lauder Companies Inc. EL Consumer Staples  Consumer Staples Large-Cap Growth 1.71%
 Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. SWK Industrials  Industrials Large-Cap Value 1.28%
 SBA Communications Corporation SBAC Real Estate  Real Estate Large-Cap Growth 1.03%
 Total System Services, Inc. TSS Information Technology  Information Technology Mid-Cap Growth 0.85%
 ABIOMED, Inc. ABMD Health Care  Health Care Mid-Cap Growth 0.73%
 IPG Photonics Corporation IPGP Information Technology  Information Technology Mid-Cap Growth 0.67%
 Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. BR Information Technology  Information Technology Mid-Cap Growth 0.60%
 Copart, Inc. CPRT Industrials  Industrials Mid-Cap Growth 0.59%
 Cabot Microelectronics Corporation CCMP Information Technology  Information Technology Small-Cap Growth 0.59%
 Grand Canyon Education, Inc. LOPE Consumer Discretionary  Consumer Discretionary Mid-Cap Growth 0.58%
 Cadence Design Systems, Inc. CDNS Information Technology  Information Technology Mid-Cap Growth 0.56%
 Churchill Downs Incorporated CHDN Consumer Discretionary  Consumer Discretionary Small-Cap Growth 0.55%
 NVR, Inc. NVR Consumer Discretionary  Consumer Discretionary Mid-Cap Growth 0.53%
 Teledyne Technologies Incorporated TDY Industrials  Industrials Mid-Cap Growth 0.51%
 ICON Plc ICLR Health Care  Health Care Mid-Cap Growth 0.51%
 Avery Dennison Corporation AVY Materials  Materials Mid-Cap Growth 0.47%
 Toll Brothers, Inc. TOL Consumer Discretionary  Consumer Discretionary Mid-Cap Value 0.44%
 Owens Corning OC Industrials  Industrials Mid-Cap Value 0.43%
 Cognex Corporation CGNX Information Technology  Information Technology Mid-Cap Growth 0.41%
Total Number of Holdings:    45
Underlying Securities information represented above is as of 03/21/2018 but will vary with future fluctuations in the market.

 Standard Account Sales Charges *
Transactional sales charges: Initial:  0.01%
  Deferred:  1.34%
C&D Fee:    0.50%
Maximum Sales Charge:   1.85%
CUSIP Type Distribution
30305X726 Cash Monthly
30305X734 Reinvest Monthly
* Based on the offer price as of 03/21/2018 4:00pm ET

 Fee/Wrap Account Sales Charges *
C&D Fee:    0.50%
Maximum Sales Charge:   0.50%
CUSIP Type Distribution
30305X742 Cash-Fee Monthly
30305X759 Reinvest-Fee Monthly
* Based on the NAV price as of 03/21/2018 4:00pm ET
In addition to the sales charges listed, UITs are subject to annual operating expenses and organization costs.

 Deferred Sales Charge Schedule
Amount Date
$0.04500 April 20, 2018
$0.04500 May 18, 2018
$0.04500 June 20, 2018

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.

Emerging Markets Risk. Risks associated with investing in foreign securities may be more pronounced in emerging markets where the securities markets are substantially smaller, less liquid, less regulated and more volatile than the U.S. and developed foreign markets.

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.

REITs Risk. An investment in a portfolio containing REIT securities is subject to additional risks including limited diversification. Companies involved in the real estate industry are subject to changes in the real estate market, vacancy rates and competition, volatile interest rates and economic recession.

Small-Cap and Mid-Cap Risk. 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.

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.

All data used for the sector and style classification comparisons is from Bloomberg Finance L.P, which we believe to be reliable, but do not take responsibility for its accuracy.

The style and capitalization characteristics used to describe the stocks are designed to help you understand how they fit into your overall investment plan. Due to changes in the value of the stocks the characteristics may vary over time. In general, growth stocks have high relative price-to-book ratios while value stocks have low relative price-to-book ratios. In determining market capitalization characteristics, we analyze the market capitalizations of the 3,000 largest stocks in the U.S. (excluding foreign securities, ADRs, limited partnerships and regulated investment companies) on a monthly basis. Companies with market capitalizations among the largest 10% are considered Large-Cap securities, the next 20% are considered Mid-Cap securities and the remaining securities are considered Small-Cap securities.

Although the portfolio terminates in approximately one year, 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.

You should carefully consider the trust'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 trust. Read it carefully before you invest.

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Not FDIC Insured, Not Bank Guaranteed and May Lose Value.

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Fund Cusip Information
30305X726 (Cash)
30305X734 (Reinvest)
30305X742 (Cash-Fee)
30305X759 (Reinvest-Fee)
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