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Dividend Growers and Tax-Advantaged Income, 40  Ticker: FGEWDX
 
Description
A unit investment trust that seeks current monthly income and capital appreciation by investing in tax-exempt municipal bonds as well as companies with a history of dividend growth and the potential to increase their dividends over time.
Please note that there is no assurance the objective will be met.
 
Summary
Product Code: MIDV40
Portfolio Status: Primary
Initial Offer Date: 05/08/2024
Portfolio Ending Date: 05/08/2026
Tax Structure: Regulated Investment Company
Distributions: Monthly
 
Initial Offer Price: $10.0000
NAV(*): $9.9722
POP(*): $10.2028
Remaining Deferred Sales Charge: $0.2250
* As of Trade Date: 07/22/2024 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 7/22/2024) Per Unit (as of 7/22/2024)
2.89% $0.29530
^ 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.

 Premium/Discount of Securities Held in the Portfolio
Weighted Average Premium/Discount 0.05%
As of 7/22/2024
A premium occurs when an underlying security's market price is higher than its net asset value (or par value in the case of preferred securities), and a discount occurs when an underlying security's market price is lower than its net asset value (or par value in the case of preferred securities).

 Holdings  Export Current Holdings | View Initial Holdings  
NameSymbolWeighting
 ProShares Russell 2000 Dividend Growers ETF SMDV 5.26%
 Vanguard Dividend Appreciation ETF VIG 5.19%
 iShares International Dividend Growth ETF IGRO 5.10%
 iShares Core Dividend Growth ETF DGRO 5.08%
 BlackRock High Yield Muni Income Bond ETF HYMU 4.95%
 Franklin Dynamic Municipal Bond ETF FLMI 4.93%
 VanEck High Yield Muni ETF HYD 4.92%
 ProShares S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats ETF NOBL 4.92%
 JPMorgan Municipal ETF JMUB 4.92%
 PIMCO Municipal Income Opportunities Active Exchange-Traded Fund MINO 4.92%
 SPDR Nuveen Bloomberg High Yield Municipal Bond ETF HYMB 4.91%
 VanEck Long Muni ETF MLN 4.91%
 IQ Mackay Municipal Intermediate ETF MMIT 4.90%
 IQ Mackay Municipal Insured ETF MMIN 4.88%
 Schwab Municipal Bond ETF SCMB 4.88%
 HP Inc. HPQ 1.31%
 Amgen Inc. AMGN 1.16%
 Best Buy Co., Inc. BBY 1.16%
 Bunge Global S.A. BG 1.09%
 Bank of America Corporation BAC 1.08%
 Morgan Stanley MS 1.06%
 NiSource Inc. NI 1.04%
 American Electric Power Company, Inc. AEP 1.04%
 Comcast Corporation (Class A) CMCSA 1.01%
 The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. GS 1.01%
 East West Bancorp, Inc. EWBC 1.01%
 The Home Depot, Inc. HD 1.00%
 Diamondback Energy, Inc. FANG 0.99%
 PACCAR Inc PCAR 0.98%
 Lockheed Martin Corporation LMT 0.98%
 Chevron Corporation CVX 0.97%
 EOG Resources, Inc. EOG 0.96%
 Phillips 66 PSX 0.96%
 Snap-on Incorporated SNA 0.95%
 Keurig Dr Pepper Inc. KDP 0.95%
 Conagra Brands, Inc. CAG 0.94%
 Target Corporation TGT 0.94%
 The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. IPG 0.94%
 Bank OZK OZK 0.94%
 Genuine Parts Company GPC 0.86%
 
Total Number of Holdings:    40
Underlying Securities information represented above is as of 07/22/2024 but will vary with future fluctuations in the market.

 Standard Account Sales Charges *
Transactional sales charges: Initial:  0.05%
  Deferred:  2.21%
C&D Fee:    0.49%
Maximum Sales Charge:   2.75%
CUSIP Type Distribution
30335M625 Cash Monthly
30335M633 Reinvest Monthly
* Based on the offer price as of 07/22/2024 4:00pm ET

 Fee/Wrap Account Sales Charges *
C&D Fee:    0.50%
Maximum Sales Charge:   0.50%
CUSIP Type Distribution
30335M641 Cash-Fee Monthly
30335M658 Reinvest-Fee Monthly
* Based on the NAV price as of 07/22/2024 4:00pm ET
In addition to the sales charges listed, UITs for both brokerage and advisory accounts are subject to annual operating expenses and organization costs. See the prospectus for additional information.

 Deferred Sales Charge Schedule
Amount Date
$0.07500 August 20, 2024
$0.07500 September 20, 2024
$0.07500 October 18, 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.

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.

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.

ETF Risk. ETFs are subject to various risks, including management's ability to meet the fund's investment objective, and to manage the fund's portfolio when the underlying securities are redeemed or sold, during periods of market turmoil and as investors' perceptions regarding ETFs or their underlying investments change. Unlike open-end funds, which trade at prices based on a current determination of the fund's net asset value, ETFs frequently trade at a discount from their net asset value in the secondary market.

Investment Grade Bonds Risk. Investment grade securities are subject to numerous risks including higher interest rates, economic recession, deterioration of the investment grade security market or investors' perception thereof, possible downgrades and defaults of interest and/or principal.

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.

Municipal Bonds Risk. Municipal bonds are subject to numerous risks, including higher interest rates, economic recession, deterioration of the municipal bond market, possible downgrades and defaults of interest and/or principal.

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.

Additional Risk. For a discussion of additional risks of investing in the trust see the "Risk Factors" section of the prospectus.

Important Note. It is important to note that an investment can be made in the underlying funds directly rather than through the trust. These direct investments can be made without paying the trust's sales charge, operating expenses and organizational costs.

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.

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
30335M625 (Cash)
30335M633 (Reinvest)
30335M641 (Cash-Fee)
30335M658 (Reinvest-Fee)
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