What is MFLX?

MFLX is an actively managed fund that invests in tax-exempt US municipal bonds of any maturity and credit quality. The fund’s objective is to provide current income.

PERFORMANCE [as of 11/23/22] 1 MONTH 3 MONTHS YTD 1 YEAR 3 YEARS 5 YEARS 10 YEARS
MFLX 1.07% -7.11% -23.21% -21.78% -3.41% -0.18% --
MFLX (NAV) 4.30% -4.09% -20.50% -18.93% -2.24% 0.62% --
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Bloomberg Barclays Municipal Bond Index 3.52% -1.43% -9.35% -8.95% -0.91% 1.19% 1.95%
All returns over 1 year are annualized. All returns are total returns unless otherwise stated.

MFLX Factset Analytics Insight

MFLX seeks to provide current income through an actively managed portfolio of US municipal debt securities whose interests are exempted from federal income taxes. The fund spans a wide range of municipal bonds, including lease obligations, general obligation bonds, revenue bonds, notes, cash equivalents, private activity bonds, as well as pre-refunded and escrowed to maturity bonds. The fund is diversified to invest in municipal bonds of any maturity and credit quality. In addition, the fund may invest, without limitation, in municipal securities that pay interest and generate income subject to federal and state alternative minimum tax. Prior to April 14, 2022, the fund traded as the First Trust Municipal CEF Income Opportunity ETF (Ticker: MCEF). Unlike MCEF’s fund-of-CEFs (closed-end funds) structure, MFLX invests in US municipal bonds directly. Although, the fund may still invest in municipal CEFs for up to 10% of its net assets.

MFLX Summary Data

First Trust
09/27/16
0.66%
$12.18M
No Underlying Index
Bloomberg Barclays Municipal Bond Index
Open-Ended Fund

Peers

Bloomberg Barclays Municipal Bond Index

Fund Flows

$0.00B 5 Days
-$0.00B 30 Days
-$0.00B 90 Days

MFLX Portfolio Data

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MFLX Index Data

No Underlying Index
Proprietary
Proprietary
Bloomberg Barclays Municipal Bond Index

MFLX Portfolio Management

0.66%
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MFLX Tax Exposures

20.00% / 39.60%
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Ordinary income
No

MFLX Fund Structure

Open-Ended Fund
No
No
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High
Daily

Factset Analytics Block Liquidity

As of 11/25/22

This measurement shows how easy it is to trade a $1 million USD block of MFLX. MFLX is rated a N/A out of 5.

MFLX Tradability

5,055
$79.55K
2,142
$33.58K
1.13%
$0.18
-0.11%
0.93% / -1.74%
None
100.00%
50,000
0.04
0.05%
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$16.27
N/A

MFLX Sector/Industry Breakdown

MFLX Segment
Benchmark
73.46% --
9.42% --
5.99% --
3.60% --
2.48% --
2.22% --
1.99% --
0.85% --

MFLX Top 10 Holdings

3.60%
3.05%
2.74%
2.53%
2.48%
2.47%
2.46%
2.35%
2.29%
2.22%
26.18%

MFLX Performance Statistics

0.51
1.37
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MFLX Avg Life Maturity Distribution

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MFLX OAS Breakdown

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MFLX Holdings Statistics

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