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Tactical Alpha, 38  Ticker: FISUIX
 
Description
A unit investment trust that seeks to provide above-average capital appreciation by investing in stocks from within specific areas of the market where we believe tactical opportunities currently exist.
Please note that there is no assurance the objective will be met.
 
Summary
Product Code: TALP38
Portfolio Status: Secondary
Initial Offer Date: 07/26/2023
Secondary Date: 10/18/2023
Portfolio Ending Date: 10/28/2024
Tax Structure: Regulated Investment Company
Distributions: Monthly
 
Initial Offer Price: $10.0000
NAV(*): $11.4347
POP(*): $11.5912
Remaining Deferred Sales Charge: $0.0000
* As of Trade Date: 02/29/2024 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 (as of 2/29/2024) Per Unit (as of 2/26/2024)
1.02% $0.11860
^ 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 and historical 12-month distribution rate 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 distribution rate is calculated by dividing the historical 12-month distributions by the trust's offering price. The historical 12-month distribution and rate are reduced to account for the effects of fees and expenses, which will be incurred when investing in a trust. Certain of the issuers may have reduced their dividends or distributions over the prior twelve months. The distribution per unit and rate 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. For trusts that include funds, distributions may include realized short term capital gains, realized long-term capital gains and/or return of capital.

 Holdings Analysis Click here to Perform a Benchmark Comparison  
 Sector Weighting
Communication Services  Communication Services 4.82%
Consumer Discretionary  Consumer Discretionary 6.07%
Consumer Staples  Consumer Staples 5.16%
Energy  Energy 8.38%
Financials  Financials 9.46%
Health Care  Health Care 17.06%
Industrials  Industrials 22.75%
Information Technology  Information Technology 21.96%
Materials  Materials 4.14%
Real Estate  Real Estate 0.00%
Utilities  Utilities 0.00%
Other  Other 0.20%
 
  Large Mid Small  
Growth  51.94% 9.84% 4.42%  
Value  26.48% 7.12% 0.00%  

 Style Weighting
Large-Cap Growth 51.94%
Large-Cap Value 26.48%
Mid-Cap Growth 9.84%
Mid-Cap Value 7.12%
Small-Cap Growth 4.42%
Small-Cap Value 0.00%
Undetermined 0.20%
 Composition
U.S. Stocks 86.69%   Other 0.20%
Non-U.S. Stocks 13.11%      
The style and sector characteristics of the portfolio are determined as of 02/29/2024 and will likely vary thereafter due to market fluctuations in the underlying securities.  

 Key Stats
Weighted Average Market Cap $384,361
Price/Earnings 18.65
Price/Book 4.22
As of 2/29/2024
All market capitalization numbers are in USD$ Millions. All figures are subject to change.

 Holdings  Export Current Holdings | View Initial Holdings  
NameSymbolSectorStyleWeighting
 Sterling Infrastructure Inc. STRL Industrials  Industrials Small-Cap Growth 3.14%
 NVIDIA Corporation NVDA Information Technology  Information Technology Large-Cap Growth 3.12%
 Meta Platforms Inc. (Class A) META Communication Services  Communication Services Large-Cap Growth 2.89%
 EMCOR Group, Inc. EME Industrials  Industrials Mid-Cap Growth 2.77%
 Arista Networks, Inc. ANET Information Technology  Information Technology Large-Cap Growth 2.73%
 Deckers Outdoor Corporation DECK Consumer Discretionary  Consumer Discretionary Mid-Cap Growth 2.63%
 Broadcom Inc. AVGO Information Technology  Information Technology Large-Cap Growth 2.55%
 Novo Nordisk A/S (ADR) NVO Health Care  Health Care Large-Cap Growth 2.47%
 Eaton Corporation Plc ETN Industrials  Industrials Large-Cap Growth 2.42%
 Parker-Hannifin Corporation PH Industrials  Industrials Large-Cap Growth 2.37%
 Cadence Design Systems, Inc. CDNS Information Technology  Information Technology Large-Cap Growth 2.25%
 Eagle Materials Inc. EXP Materials  Materials Mid-Cap Growth 2.24%
 Jabil Inc. JBL Information Technology  Information Technology Mid-Cap Growth 2.20%
 Costco Wholesale Corporation COST Consumer Staples  Consumer Staples Large-Cap Growth 2.19%
 Caterpillar Inc. CAT Industrials  Industrials Large-Cap Growth 2.14%
 Palo Alto Networks, Inc. PANW Information Technology  Information Technology Large-Cap Growth 2.14%
 Mastercard Incorporated MA Financials  Financials Large-Cap Growth 2.10%
 Cencora Inc. COR Health Care  Health Care Large-Cap Growth 2.09%
 Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated VRTX Health Care  Health Care Large-Cap Growth 2.07%
 McKesson Corporation MCK Health Care  Health Care Large-Cap Growth 2.06%
 Microsoft Corporation MSFT Information Technology  Information Technology Large-Cap Growth 2.04%
 JPMorgan Chase & Co. JPM Financials  Financials Large-Cap Value 2.01%
 Merck & Co., Inc. MRK Health Care  Health Care Large-Cap Growth 2.00%
 UFP Industries Inc. UFPI Industrials  Industrials Mid-Cap Value 1.97%
 NXP Semiconductors N.V. NXPI Information Technology  Information Technology Large-Cap Growth 1.97%
 Valero Energy Corporation VLO Energy  Energy Large-Cap Value 1.95%
 Visa Inc. (Class A) V Financials  Financials Large-Cap Growth 1.95%
 Jacobs Solutions Inc. J Industrials  Industrials Mid-Cap Value 1.95%
 Alphabet Inc. (Class C) GOOG Communication Services  Communication Services Large-Cap Growth 1.93%
 Reliance Inc. RS Materials  Materials Mid-Cap Value 1.90%
 Bank of America Corporation BAC Financials  Financials Large-Cap Value 1.83%
 Mercedes-Benz Group AG (ADR) MBGYY Consumer Discretionary  Consumer Discretionary Large-Cap Value 1.73%
 Elevance Health Inc. ELV Health Care  Health Care Large-Cap Value 1.72%
 LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SE (ADR) LVMUY Consumer Discretionary  Consumer Discretionary Large-Cap Growth 1.71%
 Exxon Mobil Corporation XOM Energy  Energy Large-Cap Value 1.70%
 UnitedHealth Group Incorporated UNH Health Care  Health Care Large-Cap Value 1.69%
 Lockheed Martin Corporation LMT Industrials  Industrials Large-Cap Growth 1.69%
 Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. TMO Health Care  Health Care Large-Cap Value 1.68%
 ConocoPhillips COP Energy  Energy Large-Cap Value 1.66%
 Apple Inc. AAPL Information Technology  Information Technology Large-Cap Growth 1.60%
 Morgan Stanley MS Financials  Financials Large-Cap Value 1.57%
 Delta Air Lines, Inc. DAL Industrials  Industrials Large-Cap Value 1.56%
 Halliburton Company HAL Energy  Energy Large-Cap Value 1.55%
 EOG Resources, Inc. EOG Energy  Energy Large-Cap Value 1.52%
 British American Tobacco Plc (ADR) BTI Consumer Staples  Consumer Staples Large-Cap Value 1.51%
 PepsiCo, Inc. PEP Consumer Staples  Consumer Staples Large-Cap Growth 1.46%
 Deere & Company DE Industrials  Industrials Large-Cap Value 1.44%
 ON Semiconductor Corporation ON Information Technology  Information Technology Large-Cap Value 1.36%
 CNH Industrial N.V. CNHI Industrials  Industrials Mid-Cap Value 1.30%
 Amphastar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. AMPH Health Care  Health Care Small-Cap Growth 1.28%
 
Total Number of Holdings:    50
Underlying Securities information represented above is as of 02/29/2024 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.

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.

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
30331Y342 (Cash)
30331Y359 (Reinvest)
30331Y367 (Cash-Fee)
30331Y375 (Reinvest-Fee)
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