|First Trust Energy Income and Growth Fund (FEN):|
|Distribution per share:||$0.58|
|Distribution Rate based on the April 7, 2017 NAV of $26.42:||8.78%|
|Distribution Rate based on the April 7, 2017 closing market price of $27.53:||8.43%|
Energy Income Partners, LLC ("EIP") serves as the Fund's investment sub-advisor and provides advisory services to a number of investment companies and partnerships for the purpose of investing in MLPs and other energy infrastructure securities. EIP is one of the early investment advisors specializing in this area. As of March 31, 2017, EIP managed or supervised approximately $5.9 billion in client assets.Past performance is no assurance of future results. Investment return and market value of an investment in the Fund will fluctuate. Shares, when sold, may be worth more or less than their original cost. Risk Considerations: The Fund is subject to risks, including the fact that it is a non-diversified closed-end management investment company. Because the Fund is concentrated in securities issued by energy companies, energy sector MLPs and MLP-related entities, it will be more susceptible to adverse economic or regulatory occurrences affecting those industries, including high interest costs, high leverage costs, the effects of economic slowdown, surplus capacity, increased competition, uncertainties concerning the availability of fuel at reasonable prices, the effects of energy conservation policies and other factors. The Fund's use of derivatives may result in losses greater than if they had not been used, may require the fund to sell or purchase portfolio securities at inopportune times, may limit the amount of appreciation the Fund can realize on an investment, or may cause the fund to hold a security that it might otherwise sell. Investment in non-U.S. securities is subject to the risk of currency fluctuations and to economic and political risks associated with such foreign countries. Use of leverage can result in additional risk and cost, and can magnify the effect of any losses. The risks of investing in the fund are spelled out in the prospectus, shareholder report and other regulatory filings. The Fund's daily closing NYSE MKT price and net asset value per share as well as other information can be found at www.ftportfolios.com or by calling 1-800-988-5891.