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First Trust Active Factor Large Cap ETF

Active ETF
AFLG
Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$26.7 +0.08 +0.3%
primary theme
U.S. Large-Cap Blend Equity
AFLG (ETF)

First Trust Active Factor Large Cap ETF

Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$26.7 +0.08 +0.3%
primary theme
U.S. Large-Cap Blend Equity
AFLG (ETF)

First Trust Active Factor Large Cap ETF

Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$26.7 +0.08 +0.3%
primary theme
U.S. Large-Cap Blend Equity

Name

Price

Aum/Mkt Cap

YIELD & DIV

Exp Ratio

Watchlist

$26.70

$3.79 M

0.08%

$0.02

0.55%

Vitals

YTD Return

19.8%

1 yr return

26.4%

3 Yr Avg Return

N/A

5 Yr Avg Return

N/A

Net Assets

$3.79 M

Holdings in Top 10

21.7%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$26.4
$19.59
$26.89

Expenses

OPERATING FEES

Expense Ratio 0.55%

SALES FEES

Front Load N/A

Deferred Load N/A

TRADING FEES

Turnover N/A

Redemption Fee N/A


Min Investment

Standard (Taxable)

N/A

IRA

N/A


Fund Classification

Fund Type

Exchange Traded Fund

Investment Style

Large Blend


Name

Price

Aum/Mkt Cap

YIELD & DIV

Exp Ratio

Watchlist

$26.70

$3.79 M

0.08%

$0.02

0.55%

AFLG - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 19.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return N/A
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return N/A
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency N/A
  • Net Income Ratio 1.62%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.1%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    First Trust Active Factor Large Cap ETF
  • Fund Family Name
    First Trust
  • Inception Date
    Dec 04, 2019
  • Shares Outstanding
    150002
  • Share Class
    N/A
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Daniel Lindquist

Fund Description

Under normal market conditions, the fund will invest at least 80% of its net assets (including investment borrowings) in U.S.-listed equity securities issued by large capitalization companies. The manager defines large capitalization companies as those that, at the time of investment, have a minimum market capitalization equal to or greater than the minimum market capitalization of a widely recognized index of large capitalization companies based upon the composition of the index at the time of investment. It is non-diversified.


AFLG - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period AFLG Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 19.8% -70.4% 52.0% 60.86%
1 Yr 26.4% 0.5% 78.3% 82.37%
3 Yr N/A* -3.6% 22.3% N/A
5 Yr N/A* 3.9% 24.7% N/A
10 Yr N/A* 6.0% 18.4% N/A

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period AFLG Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 8.6% -94.0% 2181.7% 66.50%
2019 N/A -22.7% 41.1% N/A
2018 N/A -100.0% 4.6% N/A
2017 N/A -100.0% 33.2% N/A
2016 N/A -44.8% 25.0% N/A

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period AFLG Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 19.5% -70.5% 52.0% 63.04%
1 Yr 26.4% 0.5% 78.3% 74.35%
3 Yr N/A* -3.6% 26.2% N/A
5 Yr N/A* 3.9% 24.7% N/A
10 Yr N/A* 6.0% 18.4% N/A

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period AFLG Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 8.6% -94.0% 2181.7% 66.50%
2019 N/A -21.6% 41.1% N/A
2018 N/A -100.0% 8.2% N/A
2017 N/A -100.0% 33.2% N/A
2016 N/A -13.4% 26.8% N/A

AFLG - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

AFLG Category Low Category High AFLG % Rank
Net Assets 3.79 M 20 1.26 T 98.09%
Number of Holdings 243 2 3980 25.77%
Net Assets in Top 10 822 K -466 M 306 B 91.28%
Weighting of Top 10 21.69% 2.5% 100.0% 89.89%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Alphabet Inc Class A 4.23%
  2. Apple Inc 4.10%
  3. Microsoft Corp 3.90%
  4. Amazon.com Inc 2.08%
  5. Berkshire Hathaway Inc Class B 1.53%
  6. Oracle Corp 1.51%
  7. Facebook Inc A 1.38%
  8. Target Corp 1.27%
  9. NVIDIA Corp 1.21%
  10. Walmart Inc 1.12%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High AFLG % Rank
Stocks
99.89% 0.00% 140.97% 28.68%
Cash
0.11% -93.93% 50.42% 67.52%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 3.21% 70.99%
Other
0.00% -15.82% 100.00% 70.10%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 8.52% 69.26%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 87.09% 70.88%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High AFLG % Rank
Technology
27.07% 0.00% 77.07% 17.76%
Consumer Cyclical
12.58% 0.00% 53.38% 23.36%
Healthcare
11.55% 0.00% 59.20% 81.11%
Industrials
11.49% 0.00% 62.11% 29.13%
Communication Services
9.35% 0.00% 35.35% 61.60%
Financial Services
9.01% 0.00% 67.99% 88.91%
Consumer Defense
7.09% 0.00% 50.98% 32.35%
Real Estate
3.60% 0.00% 84.43% 21.49%
Energy
3.01% 0.00% 19.56% 23.42%
Utilities
2.87% 0.00% 36.12% 25.62%
Basic Materials
2.38% 0.00% 30.96% 48.64%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High AFLG % Rank
US
98.36% 0.00% 136.02% 31.36%
Non US
1.53% 0.00% 64.59% 54.56%

AFLG - Expenses

Operational Fees

AFLG Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.55% 0.01% 3.38% 59.82%
Management Fee 0.55% 0.00% 2.00% 55.19%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.00% 0.95% N/A

Sales Fees

AFLG Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 0.00% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

AFLG Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.25% 2.00% N/A

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.

AFLG Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover N/A 0.00% 363.00% N/A

AFLG - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

AFLG Category Low Category High AFLG % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.08% 0.00% 1.97% 69.45%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

AFLG Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly Semi-Annually Monthly Monthly

Net Income Ratio Analysis

AFLG Category Low Category High AFLG % Rank
Net Income Ratio 1.62% -2.09% 2.65% 13.82%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

AFLG Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency

Dividend Payout History

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AFLG - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Daniel Lindquist


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 04, 2019

1.82

1.8%

Daniel J. Lindquist, CFA, was born in 1970. Mr. Lindquist earned a B.A. in Business Economics from Wheaton College and has an MBA in Finance from the University of Chicago. He has been with First Trust Advisors L.P. since 2004 and is a Managing Director. Mr. Lindquist is the Chairman of the Investment Committee and is responsible for the overall supervision of the Separate Managed Accounts.

Stan Ueland


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 04, 2019

1.82

1.8%

Mr. Ueland joined First Trust Advisors as a Vice President in August 2005 and has been a Senior Vice President of First Trust and FTP since September 2012. At First Trust, he plays an important role in executing the investment strategies of each portfolio of exchange-traded funds advised by First Trust. Before joining First Trust, he was vice president of sales at BondWave LLC from May 2004 through August 2005, an account executive for Mina Capital Management LLC and Samaritan Asset Management LLC from January 2003 through May 2004, and a sales consultant at Oracle Corporation from January 1997 through January 2003.

Chris Peterson


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 04, 2019

1.82

1.8%

Chris A. Peterson, CFA was born in 1975. Mr. Peterson earned a B.S in Finance from Bradley University and has an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business with concentrations in Analytic Finance & Accounting. He has been with First Trust Advisors L.P. since 2000. As head of FTA’s Portfolio Advisor’s Strategy Research Group, Mr. Peterson shall be responsible for developing and implementing quantitative equity strategies on behalf of the Investment Committee.

Roger Testin


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 04, 2019

1.82

1.8%

Roger F. Testin, CFA, was born in 1966. Mr. Testin earned a B.S. in Accounting from the University of Illinois and has an MBA in Finance from the University of Chicago. He has been with First Trust Advisors L.P. since 2001 and he is a Portfolio Manager and Senior Vice President. As Product Manager for the VA’s, SMA’s and International Managed Products, Mr. Testin shall be responsible for the daily implementation and execution of the strategies for these product vehicles on behalf of the Investment Committee.

Jon Erickson


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 04, 2019

1.82

1.8%

Jon C. Erickson, CFA, was born in 1966. Mr. Erickson earned a B.S. in Computer Science from the University of Illinois and has an MBA from the University of Illinois in Finance. He has been with First Trust Advisors L.P. since 1994 and he is a Portfolio Manager and Senior Vice President. As the head of FTA’s Equity Research Group, Mr. Erickson shall be responsible for determining the securities to be purchased and sold by Funds that do not utilize quantitative investment strategies on behalf of the Investment Committee.

David McGarel


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 04, 2019

1.82

1.8%

David G. McGarel, CFA, was born in 1966. Mr. McGarel earned a B.S. in Accounting from the University of Notre Dame. He has been with First Trust Advisors L.P. since 1997 and he is a Managing Director, Chief Operating Officer and the Chief Investment Officer. As head of FTA’s Strategy Research Group, Mr. McGarel shall be responsible for developing and implementing quantitative investment strategies for those Funds that have investment policies that require them to follow such strategies, on behalf of the Investment Committee.

Chris Bush


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

May 01, 2021

0.42

0.4%

Chris Bush is Vice President of strategy research. He joined First Trust in May 2005. Chris is responsible for developing and implementing quantitative equity investment strategies and he became a member of First Trust Advisors Sub-Equity Investment Committee in 2018. Chris received his BS in Business Administration from John Brown University in 2005 and is currently pursuing a Masters in Data Science from Northwestern University. He has over 15 years of financial services industry experience and is a recipient of the Chartered Financial Analyst designation. He is a member of the CFA Institute, the CFA Society of Chicago and the Chicago Quantitative Alliance

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.01 38.36 6.63 1.75