Insider Trading activities of First Trust Strategic High Income Fund insiders.

Monthly summaries of insider trading activities (stock purchases, sales, and option exercises) reported by insiders of First Trust Strategic High Income Fund since 2005 are illustrated in Table 1 and Table 2. Table 1 shows the monthly insider trading data of First Trust Strategic High Income Fund since year 2005. Table 2 shows the detailed insider transactions of First Trust Strategic High Income Fund since 2005. The reporting company's ticker symbol is FHI. The reporting company's CIK number is 1323520.
The total value of stock buying since 2005 is $374,779.
The total value of stock sales since 2005 is $76,102.
The total value of stock option exercises since 2005 is $0.


Table 1. Monthly summaries of insider stock purchases, sales, and option exercises for First Trust Strategic High Income Fund (FHI).
Trading Period Insider Buying Insider Sales Option Exercises
year-month Shares Value Shares Value Shares Value
2009-05 0 $0 15,455 $68,725 0 $0
2008-03 250 $2,882 0 $0 0 $0
2008-02 0 $0 187 $2,224 0 $0
2008-01 594 $7,054 436 $5,153 0 $0
2007-12 1,058 $12,795 0 $0 0 $0
2007-11 474 $6,057 0 $0 0 $0
2007-09 500 $7,745 0 $0 0 $0
2007-08 455 $6,021 0 $0 0 $0
2007-07 125 $2,173 0 $0 0 $0
2007-06 150 $2,973 0 $0 0 $0
2007-05 100 $2,023 0 $0 0 $0
2007-04 125 $2,525 0 $0 0 $0
2007-03 100 $1,980 0 $0 0 $0
2007-02 125 $2,540 0 $0 0 $0
2007-01 150 $3,067 0 $0 0 $0
2006-11 9,900 $205,200 0 $0 0 $0
2006-10 300 $6,380 0 $0 0 $0
2006-06 3,400 $65,314 0 $0 0 $0
2006-04 500 $9,600 0 $0 0 $0
2006-02 1,000 $19,000 0 $0 0 $0
2006-01 500 $9,450 0 $0 0 $0

Table 2. Detailed insider stock purchases, sales, and option exercises of First Trust Strategic High Income Fund insiders (FHI)
  Trade Date   Insider Name Trade Type     Shares       Price ($)   Value ($)
2009-05-08 Mathis Ken L (Other) Sale 2,230 4.25 9,477
2009-05-07 Mathis Ken L (Other) Sale 13,225 4.48 59,248
2008-03-04 Mathis Ken L (Other) Buy 250 11.53 2,882
2008-02-05 Mcalister Ronald Dean (Other) Sale 187 11.90 2,224
2008-01-22 Mathis Ken L (Other) Buy 200 11.57 2,313
2008-01-11 Mcalister Ronald Dean (Other) Sale 436 11.82 5,153
2008-01-03 Mcalister Ronald Dean (Other) Buy 394 12.04 4,741
2007-12-28 Mathis Ken L (Other) Buy 425 11.64 4,947
2007-12-14 Mcalister Ronald Dean (Other) Buy 265 12.00 3,180
2007-12-11 Mcalister Ronald Dean (Other) Buy 71 12.48 886
2007-12-07 Mcalister Ronald Dean (Other) Buy 191 12.79 2,442
2007-12-04 Mcalister Ronald Dean (Other) Buy 106 12.65 1,340
2007-11-28 Mcalister Ronald Dean (Other) Buy 474 12.78 6,057
2007-09-28 Ventura Justin L (Other) Buy 500 15.49 7,745
2007-08-16 Mathis Ken L (Other) Buy 205 13.07 2,679
2007-08-15 Mecherle Raymond Perry Iii (Other) Buy 250 13.37 3,342
2007-07-16 Mathis Ken L (Other) Buy 125 17.39 2,173
2007-06-18 Mathis Ken L (Other) Buy 150 19.82 2,973
2007-05-15 Mathis Ken L (Other) Buy 100 20.24 2,023
2007-04-18 Mathis Ken L (Other) Buy 125 20.20 2,525
2007-03-16 Mathis Ken L (Other) Buy 100 19.81 1,980
2007-02-20 Mathis Ken L (Other) Buy 125 20.32 2,540
2007-01-17 Mathis Ken L (Other) Buy 150 20.45 3,067
2006-11-15 Mathis Ken L (Other) Buy 900 20.75 18,675
2006-11-14 Mathis Ken L (Other) Buy 9,000 20.72 186,525
2006-10-31 Nielson Niel B (Director) Buy 300 21.27 6,380
2006-06-30 Mathis Ken L (Other) Buy 3,400 19.21 65,314
2006-04-25 Hall R Scott (Other) Buy 500 19.20 9,600
2006-02-01 Bowen James A (President) Buy 1,000 19.00 19,000
2006-01-31 Hall R Scott (Other) Buy 500 18.90 9,450

Insider trading activities including stock purchases, stock sales, and option exercises of FHI listed in the above tables cannot be completely guaranteed as to their accuracy. For more insider trading information of First Trust Strategic High Income Fund (symbol FHI, CIK number 1323520) see the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) website.