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EquityCompass Risk Manager ETF

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ERM
Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$ N/A 0
primary theme
U.S. Large-Cap Value Equity
ERM (ETF)

EquityCompass Risk Manager ETF

Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$ N/A 0
primary theme
U.S. Large-Cap Value Equity
ERM (ETF)
EquityCompass Risk Manager ETF
Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$ N/A 0
primary theme
U.S. Large-Cap Value Equity

ERM - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return 21.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 6.5%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return N/A
  • Net Assets $11.3 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 7.7%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

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N/A
N/A

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.65%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 207.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) N/A
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification

  • Primary Theme U.S. Large-Cap Value Equity
  • Fund Type Exchange Traded Fund
  • Investment Style Large Value

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Overview

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Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

Dividend.com Ratings*

$241.62

-0.58%

$88.99 B

1.41%

$3.41

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25.48%

0.52%

$50.70

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$80.27 B

1.62%

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13.65%

0.60%

$51.64

+0.16%

$63.42 B

0.86%

$0.44

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15.14%

0.83%

$44.27

-0.02%

$48.71 B

2.29%

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16.96%

0.28%

$32.36

+0.09%

$48.61 B

2.79%

$0.90

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17.25%

0.08%

Compare ERM to Popular U.S. Large-Cap Value Equity ETFs

Overview

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Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

Dividend.com Ratings*

$139.68

-0.49%

$126.45 B

1.62%

$2.27

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17.42%

0.04%

$160.96

+0.27%

$54.70 B

1.64%

$2.63

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17.11%

0.19%

$106.86

-0.44%

$48.61 B

2.80%

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16.77%

0.06%

$344.30

-0.24%

$30.40 B

1.82%

$6.27

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12.30%

0.16%

$76.95

-0.49%

$25.33 B

2.70%

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19.97%

0.06%

ERM - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 21.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 6.5%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return N/A
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency N/A
  • Net Income Ratio 1.61%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    EquityCompass Risk Manager ETF
  • Fund Family Name
    First Trust
  • Inception Date
    Apr 10, 2017
  • Shares Outstanding
    450002
  • Share Class
    N/A
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Daniel Lindquist

Fund Description

The fund seeks to achieve its investment objectives by investing in equity securities of companies domiciled in the U.S. or listed on a U.S. securities exchange. The fund's strategy seeks to provide exposure to U.S. listed equity securities and to avoid large, prolonged market losses and reduce volatility. It may invest all or a portion of its assets in cash, cash equivalents, money market funds and/or short-term fixed income ETFs.


ERM - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period ERM Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 21.4% -88.4% 43.6% 23.30%
1 Yr 47.2% -11.4% 100.0% 35.23%
3 Yr 6.5%* -1.8% 23.3% 96.47%
5 Yr N/A* 3.5% 20.8% N/A
10 Yr N/A* 0.9% 17.1% N/A

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period ERM Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 -4.2% -26.7% 285.0% 77.88%
2019 9.6% -32.1% 76.3% 91.92%
2018 -10.9% -62.4% 16.7% 17.58%
2017 N/A -72.0% 37.9% N/A
2016 N/A -61.4% 31.0% N/A

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period ERM Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 21.4% -88.4% 43.6% 21.28%
1 Yr 47.2% -11.4% 100.0% 31.90%
3 Yr 6.5%* -1.8% 23.3% 95.54%
5 Yr N/A* 3.2% 20.8% N/A
10 Yr N/A* 0.7% 17.1% N/A

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period ERM Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 -4.2% -26.7% 285.0% 77.88%
2019 9.6% -32.1% 76.3% 91.92%
2018 -10.9% -37.1% 17.4% 47.08%
2017 N/A -9.5% 37.9% N/A
2016 N/A -27.9% 32.2% N/A

ERM - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

ERM Category Low Category High ERM % Rank
Net Assets 11.3 M 390 K 126 B 95.62%
Number of Holdings 151 2 1668 19.38%
Net Assets in Top 10 872 K 117 K 26.6 B 98.32%
Weighting of Top 10 7.73% 5.4% 100.0% 99.68%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Discovery Inc Class A 1.29%
  2. Occidental Petroleum Corp 1.25%
  3. General Electric Co 1.06%
  4. Zebra Technologies Corp 1.05%
  5. Invesco Ltd 1.03%
  6. Western Digital Corp 0.97%
  7. General Motors Co 0.96%
  8. Mohawk Industries Inc 0.95%
  9. Albemarle Corp 0.93%
  10. Schlumberger Ltd 0.93%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High ERM % Rank
Stocks
99.56% 51.79% 148.15% 27.22%
Cash
0.44% -75.04% 21.41% 69.82%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 15.34% 99.04%
Other
0.00% -1.63% 26.80% 97.36%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 7.69% 99.04%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 72.71% 99.04%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High ERM % Rank
Technology
18.56% 0.00% 54.02% 12.54%
Financial Services
14.65% 0.00% 54.77% 86.98%
Healthcare
14.12% 0.00% 36.00% 46.62%
Consumer Cyclical
11.96% 0.00% 31.91% 12.14%
Communication Services
10.70% 0.00% 25.29% 8.84%
Consumer Defense
9.06% 0.00% 37.84% 38.59%
Industrials
8.98% 0.00% 45.43% 82.96%
Energy
3.90% 0.00% 24.38% 68.49%
Utilities
3.26% 0.00% 25.71% 64.63%
Real Estate
2.76% 0.00% 97.80% 48.07%
Basic Materials
2.05% 0.00% 25.80% 77.33%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High ERM % Rank
US
98.13% 26.40% 146.50% 19.70%
Non US
1.43% 0.00% 45.20% 72.54%

ERM - Expenses

Operational Fees

ERM Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.65% 0.01% 15.68% 78.88%
Management Fee 0.65% 0.00% 1.69% 68.26%
12b-1 Fee 0.00% 0.00% 1.00% 21.92%
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.50% N/A

Sales Fees

ERM Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 1.00% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.50% N/A

Trading Fees

ERM Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 1.00% 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.

ERM Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 207.00% 0.00% 488.00% 97.19%

ERM - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

ERM Category Low Category High ERM % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 2.50% 99.92%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

ERM Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly Annually Monthly Quarterly

Net Income Ratio Analysis

ERM Category Low Category High ERM % Rank
Net Income Ratio 1.61% -3.83% 5.38% 64.14%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

ERM Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Semi-Annually Annually

Dividend Payout History

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ERM - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Daniel Lindquist


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Apr 10, 2017

4.14

4.1%

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.

Jon Erickson


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Apr 10, 2017

4.14

4.1%

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.

Chris Peterson


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Apr 10, 2017

4.14

4.1%

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.

Rob Guttschow


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Apr 10, 2017

4.14

4.1%

Rob A. Guttschow, CFA, is a senior portfolio manager for the Alternatives Investment Team at First Trust Advisors L.P. Prior to joining First Trust in July 2011, Mr. Guttschow was co-Chief Investment Officer at the Nuveen HydePark Group LLC where he started in 2007. While at Nuveen HydePark Group LLC, Mr. Guttschow co-directed investment activities including research, product development, trading, portfolio management and performance attribution. Previously, Mr. Guttschow was an Overlay Manager and Senior Portfolio Manager at Nuveen Asset Management. While there, he developed Nuveen’s buy-side derivative desk for fixed income and equity portfolio hedging. He was born in 1968 and earned a B.S. in Materials/Ceramic Engineering and a MBA from the University of Illinois in Urbana/Champaign.

David McGarel


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Apr 10, 2017

4.14

4.1%

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.

John Gambla


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Apr 10, 2017

4.14

4.1%

John W. Gambla, CFA, FRM, PRM, is a senior portfolio manager for the Alternatives Investment Team at First Trust Advisors L.P. Prior to joining First Trust in July 2011, he was co-Chief Investment Officer at the Nuveen HydePark Group LLC where he started in 2007. While at Nuveen HydePark Group LLC, he co-directed investment activities including research, product development, trading, portfolio management and performance attribution. John also led the research systems and infrastructure development for Nuveen HydePark Group LLC. Previously, he was a Senior Trader and Quantitative specialist at Nuveen Asset Management. While there, he was responsible for trading all derivatives for the 120+ municipal mutual funds with Nuveen Asset Management. John W. Gambla, has served in a variety of roles throughout his career including: portfolio management, research, business development and strategy development. He was born in 1966 and earned a B.S. in Genetics and Developmental Biology and a B.A. in Finance from the University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign and an MBA from the University Of Chicago Booth School Of Business.

Timothy McCann


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Apr 10, 2017

4.14

4.1%

Tim is responsible for managing quantitative equity portfolios, investment research, and new product development at EquityCompass. He has been working with EquityCompass and its predecessor the Portfolio Strategy Group since 2002 and led the efforts to develop, refine and implement the EquityCompass proprietary quantitative models and rules-based investment strategies. Previously, Tim worked for a Boston-based financial advisory firm where his responsibilities included the creation, back testing, and implementation of a quantitative rules-based discipline for the group’s asset management efforts. Prior to that, he worked at Morgan Stanley and UBS Securities (via PaineWebber) in various positions. Tim has a B.S. in business from The College of Notre Dame of Maryland.

Todd Larson


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Apr 10, 2017

4.14

4.1%

Todd W. Larson, CFA, was born in 1964. Mr. Larson earned a B.A. in Business Administration from North Park College. He has been with First Trust Advisors L.P. since 2007 and he is a Portfolio Manager and Vice President. As head of FTA’s Fixed Income Group, Mr. Larson shall be responsible for implementation and execution of strategies involving fixed income securities on behalf of the Investment Committee. Prior to joining First Trust, Mr. Larson was a portfolio manager with ABN AMRO Asset Management, Horizon Cash Management and Van Kampen American Capital.

Roger Testin


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Apr 10, 2017

4.14

4.1%

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.

Christopher Mutascio


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 31, 2020

0.41

0.4%

Mr. Mutascio joined EquityCompass in May 2018 as a Managing Director and senior member of our portfolio management team. He joined EquityCompass from Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, where his most recent role was Associate Director of Stifel’s U.S. Equity Research department. Prior to his position with Stifel Equity Research, Mr. Mutascio was senior bank analyst with KBW and a director of large-cap traditional bank research for Credit Suisse. Previously he spent seven years with Legg Mason, where he was a managing director and the company’s senior bank analyst. Mr. Mutascio began his career as a federal bank regulator with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency where he worked for six years, rising to the level of national bank examiner. Mr. Mutascio has an M.B.A. from Loyola University Maryland and an undergraduate degree from Gettysburg College.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.02 85.59 7.06 15.42