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XFEIX First Trust MLP & Energy Inc Fund

  • Fund
  • XFEIX
  • Price as of: May 28, 2019
  • $12.48 - $0.14 - 1.11%
  • Category
  • Uncategorized

XFEIX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 13.7%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return -6.4%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return -11.0%
  • Net Assets $595 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 64.7%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$12.48
$10.25
$13.63

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 2.46%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load N/A
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 45.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

STANDARD (TAXABLE)

N/A

IRA

N/A

Investment Themes

CATEGORY

Uncategorized
  • Fund Type Closed-end mutual fund
  • Investment Style Energy Limited Partnership

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 13.7%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return -6.4%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return -11.0%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency N/A
  • Net Income Ratio 3.79%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.1%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name First Trust MLP and Energy Income Fund
  • Fund Family Name First Trust Advisors L.P.
  • Inception Date Nov 28, 2012
  • Shares Outstanding 46857504
  • Share Class N/A
  • Currency N/A
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager James J. Murchie

Fund Description

N/A

XFEIX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period XFEIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 13.7% -50.0% 268.1% 22.67%
1 Yr -2.1% -64.8% 268.1% 52.51%
3 Yr -6.4%* -100.0% 115.6% 97.31%
5 Yr -11.0%* -100.0% 58.6% 93.34%
10 Yr N/A* -12.1% 26.2% N/A

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period XFEIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -24.9% -100.0% 73.0% 94.44%
2017 -8.0% -76.0% 212.6% 98.63%
2016 10.5% -65.0% 900.0% 13.27%
2015 -37.3% -87.3% 336.8% 98.00%
2014 9.2% -60.1% 304.1% 26.83%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period XFEIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 13.7% -50.0% 268.1% 22.70%
1 Yr -2.1% -64.8% 268.1% 62.62%
3 Yr -6.4%* -100.0% 115.6% 98.30%
5 Yr -11.0%* -100.0% 58.6% 94.05%
10 Yr N/A* -12.1% 26.3% N/A

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period XFEIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -24.9% -100.0% 76.6% 96.06%
2017 -8.0% -30.7% 212.6% 98.97%
2016 10.5% -65.0% 900.0% 16.85%
2015 -37.3% -87.3% 341.1% 98.00%
2014 9.2% -60.1% 304.1% 27.98%

NAV & Total Return History

XFEIX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

XFEIX Category Low Category High XFEIX % Rank
Net Assets 595 M 10 804 B 33.26%
Number of Holdings 80 1 17333 52.94%
Net Assets in Top 10 506 M -7.11 B 145 B 17.67%
Weighting of Top 10 64.66% 0.0% 20474.3% 26.74%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Enterprise Products Partners LP 13.26%

  2. Magellan Midstream Partners LP 8.41%

  3. TransCanada Corp 6.45%

  4. Kinder Morgan Inc Class P 6.41%

  5. TC Pipelines LP 5.55%

  6. Energy Transfer LP 5.29%

  7. Williams Companies Inc 5.17%

  8. Plains All American Pipeline LP 4.89%

  9. Enbridge Inc 4.87%

  10. Holly Energy Partners LP 4.37%


Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High XFEIX % Rank
Stocks
99.46% -142.98% 259.25% 8.02%
Cash
0.54% -2458.20% 7388.76% 80.72%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% -21.20% 80.89% 35.18%
Other
0.00% -7288.76% 493.15% 42.45%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% -0.37% 144.58% 41.47%
Bonds
0.00% -955.59% 2458.15% 62.71%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High XFEIX % Rank
Energy
76.93% -6.25% 144.83% 1.36%
Utilities
19.85% -3.80% 94.95% 1.40%
Basic Materials
2.94% -5.18% 96.19% 44.56%
Real Estate
0.16% -8.52% 100.26% 73.26%
Technology
0.00% -26.81% 99.57% 86.29%
Industrials
0.00% -19.53% 93.31% 88.67%
Healthcare
0.00% -15.38% 100.00% 84.41%
Financial Services
0.00% -7.59% 99.69% 86.07%
Communication Services
0.00% -9.27% 90.02% 75.84%
Consumer Defense
0.00% -7.54% 98.24% 82.44%
Consumer Cyclical
0.00% -20.80% 87.44% 88.21%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High XFEIX % Rank
US
84.67% -142.98% 149.27% 20.28%
Non US
14.79% -38.73% 159.65% 36.48%

XFEIX - Expenses

Operational Fees

XFEIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 2.46% -2.86% 950.64% 20.75%
Management Fee 1.43% 0.00% 2.87% 97.37%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.00% 52000.00% N/A

Sales Fees

XFEIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 0.00% 25.00% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 0.25% 5.50% N/A

Trading Fees

XFEIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.00% 2.00% N/A

Turnover Related Fees

Turnover provides investors a proxy for the trading fees incurred by mutual fund managers who frequently adjust position allocations. Higher turnover means higher trading fees.

XFEIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 45.00% 0.00% 5067.00% 48.60%

XFEIX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

XFEIX Category Low Category High XFEIX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.09% 0.00% 84.51% 8.61%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

XFEIX Category Low Category High Category Mode
Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly Annually Monthly Annually

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

XFEIX Category Low Category High XFEIX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 3.79% -46.00% 10.88% 11.18%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

XFEIX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Annually

XFEIX - Managers

James J. Murchie

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Nov 28, 2012

6.59

6.6%

JAMES J. MURCHIE is the Founder, Chief Executive Officer, co-portfolio manager and a Principal of Energy Income Partners.After founding Energy Income Partners in October 2003, Mr. Murchie and the Energy Income Partners investment team joined Pequot Capital Management Inc. ("Pequot Capital") in December 2004. In August 2006, Mr. Murchie and the Energy Income Partners investment team left Pequot Capital and re-established Energy Income Partners. Prior to founding Energy Income Partners, Mr. Murchie was a Portfolio Manager at Lawhill Capital Partners, LLC ("Lawhill Capital"), a long/short equity hedge fund investing in commodities and equities in the energy and basic industry sectors. Before Lawhill Capital, Mr. Murchie was a Managing Director at Tiger Management, LLC, where his primary responsibility was managing a portfolio of investments in commodities and related equities. Mr. Murchie was also a Principal at Sanford C. Bernstein. He began his career at British Petroleum, PLC. Mr. Murchie holds a BA in history and anthropology from Rice University and received his MA from Harvard University.


Eva Pao

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Nov 28, 2012

6.59

6.6%

EVA PAO is a Principal of Energy Income Partners and is co-portfolio manager for all its funds. She has been with Energy Income Partners since inception in 2003. From 2005 to mid-2006, Ms. Pao joined Pequot Capital Management during Energy Income Partners's affiliation with Pequot. Prior to Harvard Business School, Ms. Pao was a Manager at Enron Corp where she managed a portfolio in Canadian oil and gas equities for Enron's internal hedge fund that specialized in energy-related equities and managed a natural gas trading book. Ms. Pao received her undergraduate degree at Rice University and received her MBA from Harvard Business School.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.01

Category High

33.52

Category Average

5.37

Category Mode

3.25