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First Trust STOXX® European Select Dividend Index Fund

etf
FDD
Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$12.69 -0.03 0%
primary theme
Europe Equity
FDD (ETF)

First Trust STOXX® European Select Dividend Index Fund

Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$12.69 -0.03 0%
primary theme
Europe Equity
FDD (ETF)
First Trust STOXX® European Select Dividend Index Fund
Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$12.69 -0.03 0%
primary theme
Europe Equity

FDD - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return -9.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return -5.6%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return -0.4%
  • Net Assets $171 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 46.6%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$12.72
$8.41
$14.36

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.58%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 24.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

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

Fund Classification

  • Primary Theme Europe Equity
  • Fund Type Exchange Traded Fund
  • Investment Style Europe Stock

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Overview

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Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

Dividend.com Ratings*

$40.64

+0.72%

$823.40 M

3.99%

$1.61

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12.11%

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$19.20

-0.10%

$764.59 M

3.63%

$0.70

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-9.86%

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$28.58

+1.10%

$538.88 M

1.34%

$0.38

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7.20%

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$14.77

+0.68%

$205.81 M

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3.72%

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$13.33

-0.45%

$188.17 M

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-17.61%

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Overview

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Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

Dividend.com Ratings*

$58.71

+0.46%

$16.25 B

2.10%

$1.23

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0.19%

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$66.45

+0.56%

$1.67 B

2.30%

$1.52

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-5.86%

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$40.99

+0.74%

$1.59 B

1.82%

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0.49%

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$36.89

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$327.17 M

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-1.91%

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$59.56

-0.18%

$276.24 M

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FDD - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -9.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return -5.6%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return -0.4%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 4.84%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 3.9%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    First Trust STOXX® European Select Dividend Index Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    First Trust
  • Inception Date
    Aug 27, 2007
  • Shares Outstanding
    17203334
  • Share Class
    N/A
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Daniel Lindquist

Fund Description

The fund will normally invest at least 90% of its net assets (including investment borrowings) in the common stocks and depositary receipts that comprise the index. The index consists of 30 high dividend-yielding securities selected from the STOXX® Europe 600 Index. In addition, a security must be issued by a company with a non-negative five-year dividend-per-share growth rate and a dividend-to-earnings ratio of 60% or less.


FDD - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period FDD Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -9.6% -21.9% 40.0% 88.00%
1 Yr -22.3% -36.6% 29.9% 94.00%
3 Yr -5.6%* -14.5% 11.5% 88.30%
5 Yr -0.4%* -3.1% 10.2% 86.36%
10 Yr 1.1%* -0.5% 6.9% 96.92%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period FDD Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 17.6% 7.4% 48.3% 80.00%
2018 -13.0% -39.7% -11.4% 6.52%
2017 15.7% 8.9% 50.3% 83.33%
2016 -2.5% -13.1% 6.7% 28.77%
2015 -6.7% -19.7% 9.3% 86.36%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period FDD Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -9.6% -21.9% 40.0% 88.00%
1 Yr -22.3% -36.6% 29.9% 93.00%
3 Yr -5.6%* -14.5% 11.5% 86.17%
5 Yr -0.4%* -3.1% 10.2% 85.23%
10 Yr 1.1%* -0.5% 6.9% 96.92%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period FDD Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 17.6% 7.4% 48.3% 80.00%
2018 -13.0% -39.7% -11.4% 8.70%
2017 15.7% 8.9% 50.3% 85.90%
2016 -2.5% -13.1% 8.9% 31.51%
2015 -6.7% -19.7% 11.5% 90.91%

FDD - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

FDD Category Low Category High FDD % Rank
Net Assets 171 M 1.3 M 16.3 B 57.00%
Number of Holdings 34 29 1424 92.78%
Net Assets in Top 10 78 M -7.19 M 2.69 B 56.70%
Weighting of Top 10 46.56% 5.2% 54.3% 8.42%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Aegon NV 6.22%
  2. Aegon NV 6.22%
  3. Aegon NV 6.22%
  4. Aegon NV 6.22%
  5. Aegon NV 6.22%
  6. Aegon NV 6.22%
  7. Aegon NV 6.22%
  8. Aegon NV 6.22%
  9. Aegon NV 6.22%
  10. Aegon NV 6.22%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High FDD % Rank
Stocks
99.96% 91.00% 125.92% 10.31%
Cash
0.04% -102.12% 8.42% 89.69%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 0.06% 56.70%
Other
0.00% 0.00% 2.21% 68.04%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.76% 56.70%
Bonds
0.00% -29.71% 100.73% 53.61%

FDD - Expenses

Operational Fees

FDD Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.58% 0.07% 8.50% 75.00%
Management Fee 0.40% 0.06% 1.46% 16.00%
12b-1 Fee 0.00% 0.00% 1.00% 11.90%
Administrative Fee N/A 0.05% 0.15% N/A

Sales Fees

FDD Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 3.50% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 1.00% N/A

Trading Fees

FDD 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.

FDD Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 24.00% 3.00% 145.00% 46.24%

FDD - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

FDD Category Low Category High FDD % Rank
Dividend Yield 3.90% 0.00% 6.78% 4.00%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

FDD Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly Annually Quarterly Quarterly

Net Income Ratio Analysis

FDD Category Low Category High FDD % Rank
Net Income Ratio 4.84% -0.85% 5.37% 2.08%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

FDD Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Annually Annually

Dividend Payout History

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FDD - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Daniel Lindquist


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Aug 27, 2007

13.19

13.2%

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.

David McGarel


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Aug 27, 2007

13.19

13.2%

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.

Stan Ueland


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Aug 27, 2007

13.19

13.2%

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.

Jon Erickson


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Aug 27, 2007

13.19

13.2%

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.

Roger Testin


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Aug 27, 2007

13.19

13.2%

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.

Chris Peterson


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Mar 18, 2016

4.62

4.6%

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.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.01 23.01 7.11 16.85

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