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XFIFX First Trust Energy Infra. Fund

  • Fund
  • XFIFX
  • Price as of: May 28, 2019
  • $17.63 - $0.23 - 1.29%
  • Category
  • Uncategorized

XFIFX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 16.8%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return -1.8%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return -6.7%
  • Net Assets $313 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 48.3%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$17.63
$14.25
$18.04

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 2.50%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 58.00%

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 16.8%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return -1.8%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return -6.7%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency N/A
  • Net Income Ratio 1.02%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.1%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name First Trust Energy Infrastructure Fund
  • Fund Family Name First Trust Advisors L.P.
  • Inception Date Sep 27, 2011
  • Shares Outstanding 17550236
  • Share Class N/A
  • Currency N/A
  • Domiciled Country United States
  • Manager Eva Pao

Fund Description

N/A

XFIFX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period XFIFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 16.8% -50.0% 268.1% 12.47%
1 Yr 7.0% -64.8% 268.1% 3.42%
3 Yr -1.8%* -100.0% 115.6% 88.39%
5 Yr -6.7%* -100.0% 58.6% 87.68%
10 Yr N/A* -12.1% 26.2% N/A

* Annualized


Return Ranking - Calendar

Period XFIFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -19.8% -100.0% 73.0% 84.96%
2017 -6.7% -76.0% 212.6% 98.30%
2016 21.9% -65.0% 900.0% 2.66%
2015 -37.0% -87.3% 336.8% 97.92%
2014 15.0% -60.1% 304.1% 8.46%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period XFIFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 16.8% -50.0% 268.1% 12.52%
1 Yr 7.0% -64.8% 268.1% 7.27%
3 Yr -1.8%* -100.0% 115.6% 91.94%
5 Yr -6.7%* -100.0% 58.6% 88.10%
10 Yr N/A* -12.1% 26.3% N/A

* Annualized


Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period XFIFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 -19.8% -100.0% 76.6% 89.46%
2017 -6.7% -30.7% 212.6% 98.79%
2016 21.9% -65.0% 900.0% 3.24%
2015 -37.0% -87.3% 341.1% 97.92%
2014 15.0% -60.1% 304.1% 9.04%

NAV & Total Return History

XFIFX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

XFIFX Category Low Category High XFIFX % Rank
Net Assets 313 M 10 804 B 44.10%
Number of Holdings 77 1 17333 53.84%
Net Assets in Top 10 193 M -7.11 B 145 B 30.16%
Weighting of Top 10 48.29% 0.0% 20474.3% 35.00%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Transcanada 7.75%

  2. Enterprise Products Partners LP 6.06%

  3. Kinder Morgan Inc Class P 5.71%

  4. Williams Companies Inc 4.85%

  5. Exelon Corp 4.57%

  6. Public Service Enterprise Group Inc 4.39%

  7. Enbridge Inc 3.94%

  8. NextEra Energy Partners LP 3.75%

  9. Plains GP Holdings LP Class A 3.74%

  10. American Electric Power Co Inc 3.52%


Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High XFIFX % Rank
Stocks
98.29% -142.98% 259.25% 18.86%
Cash
1.71% -2458.20% 7388.76% 63.74%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% -21.20% 80.89% 69.78%
Other
0.00% -7288.76% 493.15% 69.12%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% -0.37% 144.58% 73.44%
Bonds
0.00% -955.59% 2458.15% 82.04%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High XFIFX % Rank
Energy
45.59% -6.25% 144.83% 1.59%
Utilities
44.39% -3.80% 94.95% 0.35%
Basic Materials
1.13% -5.18% 96.19% 69.25%
Real Estate
0.44% -8.52% 100.26% 71.00%
Technology
0.00% -26.81% 99.57% 94.00%
Industrials
0.00% -19.53% 93.31% 94.79%
Healthcare
0.00% -15.38% 100.00% 93.25%
Financial Services
0.00% -7.59% 99.69% 93.91%
Communication Services
0.00% -9.27% 90.02% 89.14%
Consumer Defense
0.00% -7.54% 98.24% 92.18%
Consumer Cyclical
0.00% -20.80% 87.44% 94.73%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High XFIFX % Rank
US
79.65% -142.98% 149.27% 22.04%
Non US
18.64% -38.73% 159.65% 33.55%

XFIFX - Expenses

Operational Fees

XFIFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 2.50% -2.86% 950.64% 20.25%
Management Fee 1.00% 0.00% 2.87% 89.63%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.00% 52000.00% N/A

Sales Fees

XFIFX 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

XFIFX 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.

XFIFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 58.00% 0.00% 5067.00% 59.46%

XFIFX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

XFIFX Category Low Category High XFIFX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.07% 0.00% 84.51% 10.11%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History


Net Income Ratio Analysis

XFIFX Category Low Category High XFIFX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 1.02% -46.00% 10.88% 66.01%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

XFIFX - Managers

Eva Pao

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Sep 27, 2011

7.76

7.8%

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.


Linda Longville

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Sep 27, 2011

7.76

7.8%

LINDA LONGVILLE is the Research Director and a Principal of Energy Income Partners. Ms. Longville has been with Energy Income Partners since its inception in 2003, including the time the Energy Income Partners investment team spent at Pequot Capital between December 2004 and July 2006. From April 2001 through September 2003, she was a Research Analyst for Lawhill Capital. Prior to Lawhill Capital, Ms. Longville held positions in finance and business development at British Petroleum, PLC and Advanced Satellite Communications, Inc. She has a BAS from Miami University (Ohio) and an MA from Case Western Reserve University.


James J. Murchie

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Sep 27, 2011

7.76

7.8%

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.


Saul Ballesteros

Manager

Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Sep 27, 2011

7.76

7.8%

Ballesteros is the head of trading and a principal of Energy Income Partners. Ballesteros joined EIP in 2006 after six years as a proprietary trader at FPL Group and Mirant Corp. From 1994 through 1999, he was with Enron’s internal hedge fund in various positions of increased responsibility, and, from 1991 through 1994, Mr. Ballesteros was a manager of financial planning at IBM. Mr. Ballesteros holds a BS from Duke University and an MBA from Northwestern University.


Tenure Analysis

Category Low

0.01

Category High

33.52

Category Average

5.37

Category Mode

3.25