Defensive Equity Buy-Write, 7  Ticker: FKPYTX
A unit investment trust that seeks to provide income, with limited capital appreciation as a secondary objective. The portfolio invests in common stocks of companies in the consumer staples, health care, and utilities sectors, and simultaneously, the portfolio sells a Long-Term Equity AnticiPation Securities (LEAPS®) call option against each position.
Please note that there is no assurance the objective will be met.
Product Code: DEBW7
Portfolio Status: Secondary
Initial Offer Date: 11/21/2023
Secondary Date: 01/22/2024
Portfolio Ending Date: 01/22/2025
Tax Structure: Regulated Investment Company
Distributions: Semi-Annual
Initial Offer Price: $10.0000
NAV(*): $10.1748
POP(*): $10.3140
Remaining Deferred Sales Charge: $0.0900
* As of Trade Date: 04/15/2024 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 4/15/2024) Per Unit (as of 4/15/2024)
1.53% $0.15810
 Distributions from Treasury Obligations:^^
Total Principal Distribution Per Unit (as of 4/15/2024)
^ 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.
^^ Represents the estimated principal per unit from the maturity of Treasury Obligations. The premium income received from writing call options is invested in U.S. Treasury Notes. Unit holders receive income from the treasury notes until they mature and principal shortly after they mature.

 Holdings Analysis Click here to Perform a Benchmark Comparison  
 Sector Weighting
Communication Services  Communication Services 0.00%
Consumer Discretionary  Consumer Discretionary 0.00%
Consumer Staples  Consumer Staples 34.17%
Energy  Energy 0.00%
Financials  Financials 0.00%
Health Care  Health Care 47.86%
Industrials  Industrials 0.00%
Information Technology  Information Technology 0.00%
Materials  Materials 0.00%
Real Estate  Real Estate 0.00%
Utilities  Utilities 20.32%
Other  Other 0.00%
  Large Mid Small  
Growth  54.10% 0.00% 0.00%  
Value  44.16% 4.09% 0.00%  

 Style Weighting
Large-Cap Growth 54.10%
Large-Cap Value 44.16%
Mid-Cap Growth 0.00%
Mid-Cap Value 4.09%
Small-Cap Growth 0.00%
Small-Cap Value 0.00%
Undetermined 0.00%
U.S. Stocks 93.39%   Bonds/Cash or Cash Equivalents 2.43%
Non-U.S. Stocks 8.96%   Other -4.78%
The style and sector characteristics of the portfolio are determined as of 04/15/2024 and will likely vary thereafter due to market fluctuations in the underlying securities.  

 Key Stats
Weighted Average Market Cap $190,517
Price/Earnings 21.34
Price/Book 3.12
Average Call Moneyness 15.37%
As of 4/15/2024
All market capitalization numbers are in USD$ Millions. Market cap and price ratio statistics are for the equity portion of the fund and exclude cash and options. Moneyness is how much an option contract's strike price is in-the-money (ITM) or out-of-the-money (OTM) expressed as a percentage of the price of the option contract's underlying asset. All figures are subject to change.

 Holdings  Export Current Holdings | View Initial Holdings  
 Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated VRTX Health Care  Health Care Large-Cap Growth 5.35%
 Constellation Brands, Inc. (Class A) STZ Consumer Staples  Consumer Staples Large-Cap Value 5.09%
 Merck & Co., Inc. MRK Health Care  Health Care Large-Cap Growth 4.96%
 Novo Nordisk A/S (ADR) NVO Health Care  Health Care Large-Cap Growth 4.87%
 Walmart Inc. WMT Consumer Staples  Consumer Staples Large-Cap Growth 4.72%
 Eli Lilly and Company LLY Health Care  Health Care Large-Cap Growth 4.66%
 Cencora Inc. COR Health Care  Health Care Large-Cap Growth 4.61%
 GE HealthCare Technologies Inc. GEHC Health Care  Health Care Large-Cap Growth 4.55%
 Costco Wholesale Corporation COST Consumer Staples  Consumer Staples Large-Cap Growth 4.46%
 HCA Healthcare, Inc. HCA Health Care  Health Care Large-Cap Growth 4.34%
 PepsiCo, Inc. PEP Consumer Staples  Consumer Staples Large-Cap Growth 4.32%
 Duke Energy Corporation DUK Utilities  Utilities Large-Cap Value 4.29%
 The Kraft Heinz Company KHC Consumer Staples  Consumer Staples Large-Cap Value 4.28%
 American Electric Power Company, Inc. AEP Utilities  Utilities Large-Cap Value 4.27%
 NextEra Energy, Inc. NEE Utilities  Utilities Large-Cap Value 4.09%
 Bunge Global S.A. BG Consumer Staples  Consumer Staples Mid-Cap Value 4.09%
 The Southern Company SO Utilities  Utilities Large-Cap Value 4.03%
 The Procter & Gamble Company PG Consumer Staples  Consumer Staples Large-Cap Growth 4.02%
 PG&E Corporation PCG Utilities  Utilities Large-Cap Value 3.64%
 Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. TMO Health Care  Health Care Large-Cap Value 3.46%
 McKesson Corporation MCK Health Care  Health Care Large-Cap Growth 3.24%
 Archer-Daniels-Midland Company ADM Consumer Staples  Consumer Staples Large-Cap Value 3.19%
 Elevance Health Inc. ELV Health Care  Health Care Large-Cap Value 3.10%
 UnitedHealth Group Incorporated UNH Health Care  Health Care Large-Cap Value 2.77%
 Humana Inc. HUM Health Care  Health Care Large-Cap Value 1.95%
 2025-01-17 Humana Inc. C 600     -0.01%
 2025-01-17 UnitedHealth Group Incorporated C 640     -0.01%
 2025-01-17 PepsiCo, Inc. C 200     -0.03%
 2025-01-17 Archer-Daniels-Midland Company C 87.50     -0.03%
 2025-01-17 The Southern Company C 82.50     -0.04%
 2025-01-17 The Procter & Gamble Company C 180     -0.05%
 2025-01-17 PG&E Corporation C 22     -0.06%
 2025-01-17 Duke Energy Corporation C 110     -0.06%
 2025-01-17 Bunge Global S.A. C 130     -0.09%
 2025-01-17 American Electric Power Company, Inc. C 92.50     -0.11%
 2025-01-17 The Kraft Heinz Company C 40     -0.14%
 2025-01-17 Elevance Health Inc. C 550     -0.18%
 2025-01-17 Constellation Brands, Inc. (Class A) C 280     -0.27%
 2025-01-17 McKesson Corporation C 540     -0.28%
 2025-01-17 NextEra Energy, Inc. C 67.50     -0.31%
 2025-01-17 Walmart Inc. C 61.67     -0.33%
 2025-01-17 Cencora Inc. C 240     -0.36%
 2025-01-17 Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. C 560     -0.37%
 2025-01-17 Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated C 430     -0.44%
 2025-01-17 Merck & Co., Inc. C 125     -0.44%
 2025-01-17 GE HealthCare Technologies Inc. C 90     -0.46%
 2025-01-17 Costco Wholesale Corporation C 685     -0.57%
 2025-01-17 Novo Nordisk A/S (ADR) C 125     -0.64%
 2025-01-17 HCA Healthcare, Inc. C 300     -0.69%
 2025-01-17 Eli Lilly and Company C 720     -0.72%
 Name of Issuer and Title of Treasury Obligation
 U.S. Treasury Note, 2.50%, due 05/31/2024
 Name of Issuer and Title of Treasury Obligation
 U.S. Treasury Note, 3.25%, due 08/31/2024
 Name of Issuer and Title of Treasury Obligation
 U.S. Treasury Note, 4.50%, due 11/30/2024
Total Number of Holdings:    53
Underlying Securities information represented above is as of 04/15/2024 but will vary with future fluctuations in the market.

 Deferred Sales Charge Schedule
Amount Date
$0.04500 March 20, 2024
$0.04500 April 19, 2024
$0.04500 May 20, 2024

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.

Agribusiness Risk. The companies engaged in the agribusiness industry are subject to cyclicality of revenues and earnings, economic recession, currency fluctuations, changing consumer tastes, extensive competition, excess capacity, product liability litigation and governmental regulation and subsidies.

Buy & Hold Risk – Taxable Trusts. This UIT is a buy and hold strategy and investors should consider their ability to hold the trust until maturity. There may be tax consequences unless units are purchased in an IRA or other qualified plan.

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.

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.

Health Care Risk. The companies engaged in the health care sector are subject to fierce competition, high research and development costs, governmental regulations, loss of patent protection, and changing consumer spending trends. In addition, health crises, such as a pandemic outbreak, can severely impact the health care industry in particular.

LEAPS Risk. The value of the LEAPS is deducted from the value of the portfolio assets when determining the value of a unit. As the value of the LEAPS increases, it has a more negative impact on the value of the units. The value of the LEAPS will also be affected by changes in the value and dividend rates of the underlying stocks, an increase in interest rates, a change in the actual and perceived volatility of the stock market and the stocks and the remaining time to expiration. Additionally, the value of the LEAPS does not increase or decrease at the same rate as the underlying stock. However, as the LEAPS approach their expiration date, their value increasingly moves with the price of the stock.

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.

Technology Risk. The companies engaged in the information technology sector are subject to fierce competition, high research and development costs, and their products and services may be subject to rapid obsolescence. Technology company stocks, especially those which are Internet-related, may experience extreme price and volume fluctuations that are often unrelated to their operating performance.

US Treasury Note Risk. The value of U.S. Treasury notes will be adversely affected by decreases in bond prices and increases in interest rates.

Utilities Risk. The companies engaged in the utilities sector are subject to certain risks, including price and supply fluctuations caused by international politics, energy conservation, taxes, and other regulatory policies of various governments.

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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