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Balanced Income Equity and ETF, 69  Ticker: FFVHCX
 
Description
A unit investment trust that seeks current month income and capital appreciation by investing approximately 50% in common stocks of dividend-paying companies and approximately 50% in exchange-traded funds (ETFs) which invest primarily in fixed-income securities.
Please note that there is no assurance the objective will be met.
 
Summary
Product Code: BLPS69
Portfolio Status: Primary
Initial Offer Date: 05/29/2024
Portfolio Ending Date: 05/29/2026
Tax Structure: Regulated Investment Company
Distributions: Monthly
 
Initial Offer Price: $10.0000
NAV(*): $10.0037
POP(*): $10.2351
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)
4.37% $0.44740
^ 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 -0.02%
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
 HP Inc. HPQ 3.76%
 AbbVie Inc. ABBV 3.68%
 The Home Depot, Inc. HD 3.64%
 British American Tobacco Plc (ADR) BTI 3.59%
 Cummins Inc. CMI 3.44%
 The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. GS 3.44%
 Entergy Corporation ETR 3.40%
 Citigroup Inc. C 3.38%
 Comcast Corporation (Class A) CMCSA 3.35%
 Vanguard Long-Term Corporate Bond ETF VCLT 3.35%
 Franklin High Yield Corporate ETF FLHY 3.34%
 WisdomTree US High Yield Corporate Bond Fund QHY 3.34%
 SPDR Portfolio Corporate Bond ETF SPBO 3.33%
 iShares Broad USD High Yield Corporate Bond ETF USHY 3.33%
 Schwab 5-10 Year Corporate Bond ETF SCHI 3.33%
 Invesco Emerging Markets Sovereign Debt ETF PCY 3.32%
 Vanguard Total International Bond ETF BNDX 3.32%
 SPDR Portfolio High Yield Bond ETF SPHY 3.32%
 Shell Plc (ADR) SHEL 3.32%
 SPDR Bloomberg Short Term High Yield Bond ETF SJNK 3.31%
 JPMorgan International Bond Opportunities ETF JPIB 3.30%
 VanEck IG Floating Rate ETF FLTR 3.27%
 Merck & Co., Inc. MRK 3.26%
 SPDR Bloomberg Investment Grade Floating Rate ETF FLRN 3.26%
 SPDR Bloomberg Emerging Markets Local Bond ETF EBND 3.25%
 VanEck J.P. Morgan EM Local Currency Bond ETF EMLC 3.23%
 BHP Group Ltd (ADR) BHP 3.05%
 Stellantis N.V. STLA 3.02%
 QUALCOMM Incorporated QCOM 2.98%
 Valero Energy Corporation VLO 2.98%
 
Total Number of Holdings:    30
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:  0.06%
  Deferred:  2.20%
C&D Fee:    0.49%
Maximum Sales Charge:   2.75%
CUSIP Type Distribution
30335U486 Cash Monthly
30335U494 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
30335U502 Cash-Fee Monthly
30335U510 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 September 20, 2024
$0.07500 October 18, 2024
$0.07500 November 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

High-Yield or Junk Bonds Risk. Investing in high-yield securities or "junk" bonds should be viewed as speculative and you should review your ability to assume the risks associated with investments which utilize such securities. High-yield securities are subject to numerous risks, including higher interest rates, economic recession, deterioration of the junk bond market, possible downgrades and defaults of interest and/or principal. High-yield security prices tend to fluctuate more than higher rated securities and are affected by short-term credit developments to a greater degree.

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.

Limited Duration Bonds Risk. Limited duration bonds are subject to interest rate risk, which is the risk that the value of a security will fall if interest rates increase. While limited duration bonds are generally subject to less interest rate sensitivity than longer duration bonds, there can be no assurance that interest rates will rise during the life of the trust.

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.

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
30335U486 (Cash)
30335U494 (Reinvest)
30335U502 (Cash-Fee)
30335U510 (Reinvest-Fee)
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