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Strategic International Opportunity, 25  Ticker: FBZCMX
This unit investment trust seeks above-average capital appreciation by investing in four distinct segments of the international market.
Please note that there is no assurance the objective will be met.
Product Code: STIO25
Portfolio Status: Secondary
Initial Offer Date: 02/28/2023
Secondary Date: 05/22/2023
Portfolio Ending Date: 05/28/2024
Tax Structure: Regulated Investment Company
Distributions: Semi-Annual
Initial Offer Price: $10.0000
NAV(*): $10.6144
POP(*): Not Avail
Remaining Deferred Sales Charge: $0.0000
* As of Trade Date: 04/18/2024 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.

 Historical 12-Month Distribution of Trust Holdings:^
Rate  Per Unit (as of 4/15/2024)
----- $0.18760
^ 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 of the securities included in the trust are for illustrative purposes only and are not indicative of the trust's distribution or distribution rate. The historical 12-month distribution per unit is based on the weighted average of the trailing twelve month distributions paid by the securities included in the portfolio. The historical 12-month distributions are reduced to account for the effects of fees and expenses, which will be incurred when investing in a trust. For trusts that include funds, 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 twelve months. The distribution per unit 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.

 Holdings Analysis Click here to Perform a Benchmark Comparison  
 Sector Weighting
Communication Services  Communication Services 1.63%
Consumer Discretionary  Consumer Discretionary 7.34%
Consumer Staples  Consumer Staples 7.45%
Energy  Energy 8.87%
Financials  Financials 8.84%
Health Care  Health Care 10.02%
Industrials  Industrials 21.81%
Information Technology  Information Technology 15.75%
Materials  Materials 10.93%
Real Estate  Real Estate 4.48%
Utilities  Utilities 2.26%
Other  Other 0.62%
  Large Mid Small  
Growth  27.41% 9.13% 1.94%  
Value  41.91% 18.33% 0.66%  

 Style Weighting
Large-Cap Growth 27.41%
Large-Cap Value 41.91%
Mid-Cap Growth 9.13%
Mid-Cap Value 18.33%
Small-Cap Growth 1.94%
Small-Cap Value 0.66%
Undetermined 0.62%
U.S. Stocks 0.00%   Other 0.62%
Non-U.S. Stocks 99.38%      
The style and sector characteristics of the portfolio are determined as of 04/18/2024 and will likely vary thereafter due to market fluctuations in the underlying securities.  

 Key Stats
Weighted Average Market Cap $84,064
Price/Earnings 14.71
Price/Book 2.23
As of 4/18/2024
All market capitalization numbers are in USD$ Millions. All figures are subject to change.

 Holdings  Export Current Holdings | View Initial Holdings  
 Ferguson Plc FERG Industrials  Industrials Large-Cap Growth 2.74%
 BAE Systems Plc (ADR) BAESY Industrials  Industrials Large-Cap Value 2.71%
 ABB Ltd (ADR) ABBNY Industrials  Industrials Large-Cap Growth 2.71%
 Canadian Natural Resources Limited CNQ Energy  Energy Large-Cap Value 2.53%
 NXP Semiconductors N.V. NXPI Information Technology  Information Technology Large-Cap Growth 2.32%
 Accenture Plc ACN Information Technology  Information Technology Large-Cap Growth 2.16%
 CGI Inc. GIB Information Technology  Information Technology Mid-Cap Growth 2.13%
 TE Connectivity Ltd. TEL Information Technology  Information Technology Large-Cap Value 2.10%
 Cenovus Energy Inc. CVE Energy  Energy Large-Cap Value 2.08%
 Mercedes-Benz Group AG (ADR) MBGYY Consumer Discretionary  Consumer Discretionary Large-Cap Value 1.93%
 Aon Plc (Class A) AON Financials  Financials Large-Cap Growth 1.92%
 LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SE (ADR) LVMUY Consumer Discretionary  Consumer Discretionary Large-Cap Growth 1.91%
 BHP Group Ltd (ADR) BHP Materials  Materials Large-Cap Value 1.80%
 Infineon Technologies AG (ADR) IFNNY Information Technology  Information Technology Large-Cap Value 1.70%
 Nestle S.A. (ADR) NSRGY Consumer Staples  Consumer Staples Large-Cap Growth 1.65%
 Roche Holding AG (ADR) RHHBY Health Care  Health Care Large-Cap Growth 1.53%
 Novo Nordisk A/S (Class B) NOVOB.DC Health Care  Health Care Large-Cap Growth 1.53%
 CRH Plc CRH Materials  Materials Large-Cap Value 1.53%
 Diageo Plc (ADR) DEO Consumer Staples  Consumer Staples Large-Cap Growth 1.49%
 Buzzi Unicem SpA BZU.IM Materials  Materials Mid-Cap Value 1.43%
 CNH Industrial N.V. CNHI Industrials  Industrials Mid-Cap Value 1.41%
 Genmab A/S (ADR) GMAB Health Care  Health Care Mid-Cap Value 1.41%
 Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Ltd. (ADR) TSM Information Technology  Information Technology Large-Cap Growth 1.40%
 Stellantis N.V. STLA Consumer Discretionary  Consumer Discretionary Large-Cap Value 1.38%
 UCB S.A. UCB.BB Health Care  Health Care Mid-Cap Value 1.35%
 Atlas Copco AB (Class A) ATCOA.SS Industrials  Industrials Large-Cap Growth 1.32%
 Logitech International S.A. LOGN.SW Information Technology  Information Technology Mid-Cap Growth 1.32%
 Nutrien Ltd. NTR Materials  Materials Mid-Cap Value 1.28%
 Honda Motor Co., Ltd. (ADR) HMC Consumer Discretionary  Consumer Discretionary Large-Cap Value 1.24%
 Volvo AB (ADR) VLVLY Industrials  Industrials Large-Cap Value 1.23%
 Wolters Kluwer N.V. WKL.NA Industrials  Industrials Large-Cap Growth 1.22%
 PT Bank Mandiri (Persero) Tbk (ADR) PPERY Financials  Financials Large-Cap Value 1.17%
 A2A SpA A2A.IM Utilities  Utilities Mid-Cap Value 1.15%
 Deutsche Boerse AG DB1.GY Financials  Financials Large-Cap Value 1.11%
 E.ON SE EOAN.GY Utilities  Utilities Large-Cap Value 1.11%
 Komatsu Ltd. (ADR) KMTUY Industrials  Industrials Large-Cap Value 1.10%
 Poste Italiane SpA PST.IM Financials  Financials Mid-Cap Value 1.10%
 Shell Plc (ADR) SHEL Energy  Energy Large-Cap Value 1.10%
 TotalEnergies SE (ADR) TTE Energy  Energy Large-Cap Value 1.06%
 Eni SpA (ADR) E Energy  Energy Large-Cap Value 1.06%
 Assa Abloy AB (Class B) ASSAB.SS Industrials  Industrials Large-Cap Value 1.06%
 GSK Plc (ADR) GSK Health Care  Health Care Large-Cap Value 1.05%
 Suncor Energy Inc. SU Energy  Energy Large-Cap Value 1.04%
 PSP Swiss Property AG PSPN.SW Real Estate  Real Estate Mid-Cap Value 1.03%
 Legrand S.A. LR.FP Industrials  Industrials Mid-Cap Growth 1.02%
 IMCD Group N.V. IMCD.NA Industrials  Industrials Mid-Cap Growth 1.01%
 HSBC Holdings Plc (ADR) HSBC Financials  Financials Large-Cap Value 1.00%
 Brenntag SE BNR.GY Industrials  Industrials Mid-Cap Value 1.00%
 Hikma Pharmaceuticals Plc HIK.LN Health Care  Health Care Small-Cap Growth 1.00%
 Segro Plc SGRO.LN Real Estate  Real Estate Mid-Cap Value 0.99%
 LyondellBasell Industries N.V. LYB Materials  Materials Large-Cap Value 0.99%
 LEG Immobilien SE LEG.GY Real Estate  Real Estate Mid-Cap Value 0.97%
 Epiroc AB (Class A) EPIA.SS Industrials  Industrials Mid-Cap Growth 0.97%
 Grupo Aeroportuario del Centro Norte, S.A.B. de C.V. OMAB Industrials  Industrials Small-Cap Growth 0.94%
 BNP Paribas S.A. (ADR) BNPQY Financials  Financials Large-Cap Value 0.93%
 Deutsche Telekom AG (ADR) DTEGY Communication Services  Communication Services Large-Cap Value 0.92%
 Temenos AG (Registered) TEMN.SW Information Technology  Information Technology Mid-Cap Growth 0.92%
 Rio Tinto Plc (ADR) RIO Materials  Materials Large-Cap Value 0.91%
 Sanofi SAN.FP Health Care  Health Care Large-Cap Value 0.90%
 Walmart de Mexico, S.A.B. de C.V. (ADR) WMMVY Consumer Staples  Consumer Staples Large-Cap Growth 0.90%
 Deutsche Post AG (ADR) DHLGY Industrials  Industrials Large-Cap Value 0.89%
 Sika AG (Registered) SIKA.SW Materials  Materials Large-Cap Growth 0.89%
 Carlsberg A/S (Class B) CARLB.DC Consumer Staples  Consumer Staples Mid-Cap Growth 0.88%
 Evolution AB EVO.SS Consumer Discretionary  Consumer Discretionary Mid-Cap Growth 0.88%
 Unilever Plc (ADR) UL Consumer Staples  Consumer Staples Large-Cap Growth 0.87%
 Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (Class B) ERICB.SS Information Technology  Information Technology Mid-Cap Value 0.85%
 Infosys Limited (ADR) INFY Information Technology  Information Technology Large-Cap Growth 0.85%
 Imperial Brands Plc (ADR) IMBBY Consumer Staples  Consumer Staples Mid-Cap Value 0.83%
 Warehouses de Pauw SCA WDP.BB Real Estate  Real Estate Mid-Cap Value 0.83%
 Getinge AB (Class B) GETIB.SS Health Care  Health Care Mid-Cap Value 0.83%
 Companhia de Bebidas das Americas (Ambev) (ADR) ABEV Consumer Staples  Consumer Staples Large-Cap Value 0.83%
 The Toronto-Dominion Bank TD Financials  Financials Large-Cap Value 0.82%
 HDFC Bank Ltd. (ADR) HDB Financials  Financials Large-Cap Value 0.79%
 Anglo American Plc (ADR) NGLOY Materials  Materials Large-Cap Value 0.74%
 PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia (ADR) TLK Communication Services  Communication Services Mid-Cap Value 0.71%
 Vale S.A. (ADR) VALE Materials  Materials Large-Cap Value 0.68%
 Croda International Plc CRDA.LN Materials  Materials Mid-Cap Value 0.68%
 Cofinimmo S.A. COFB.BB Real Estate  Real Estate Small-Cap Value 0.66%
 Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile S.A. (ADR) SQM Industrials  Industrials Mid-Cap Value 0.48%
 Bayer AG (ADR) BAYRY Health Care  Health Care Large-Cap Value 0.42%
Total Number of Holdings:    80
Underlying Securities information represented above is as of 04/18/2024 but will vary with future fluctuations in the market.

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.

Sector Concentration Risk. A portfolio which is concentrated in an individual sector is subject to additional risks, including limited diversification.

Brexit Risk. The United Kingdom's official departure from the European Union (commonly referred to as "Brexit") led to volatility in global financial markets, in particular those of the United Kingdom and across Europe, and the weakening in political, regulatory, consumer, corporate and financial confidence in the United Kingdom and Europe. It is not currently possible to determine the extent of the impact that Brexit may have on the portfolio's investments and this uncertainty could negatively impact current and future economic conditions in the United Kingdom and other countries, which could negatively impact the value of the portfolio's investments.

Consumer Products Risk. The companies engaged in the consumer products sector 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.

COVID-19 Economic Impact Risk. The ongoing effects of the COVID-19 global pandemic, or the potential impacts of any future public health crisis, may cause significant volatility and uncertainty in global financial markets. While vaccines have been developed, there is no guarantee that vaccines will be effective against future variants of the disease.

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

Europe Concentration Risk. Because the portfolio is concentrated in companies headquartered in Europe, the portfolio may present more risks than a portfolio which is broadly diversified over several regions.

Foreign Securities Risk. Securities of non-U.S. issuers are subject to additional risks, including currency fluctuations, political risks, withholding, the lack of adequate financial information, and exchange control restrictions impacting non-U.S. issuers.

Large-Cap Risk. Large capitalization companies may grow at a slower rate than the overall market.

Market Disruption Risk. Ongoing armed conflicts between Russia and Ukraine in Europe and among Israel, Hamas and other militant groups in the Middle East, have caused and could continue to cause significant market disruptions and volatility within the markets in Russia, Europe, the Middle East and the United States. The hostilities and sanctions resulting from those hostilities could have a significant impact on certain investments as well as performance.

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.

Operational Risk. 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 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.

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

This product information does not constitute an offer to sell, or a solicitation of an offer to buy securities in any state to any person to whom it is not lawful to make such an offer. Sales of any of these securities must include prospectus delivery and the services of a retail broker/dealer duly licensed in the appropriate states.

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

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Fund Cusip Information
30330M786 (Cash)
30330M794 (Reinvest)
30330M802 (Cash-Fee)
30330M810 (Reinvest-Fee)
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