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First Trust Dow Jones Global Select Dividend Index Fund

etf
FGD
Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$25.62 -0.34 0%
primary theme
International Large-Cap Value Equity
FGD (ETF)

First Trust Dow Jones Global Select Dividend Index Fund

Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$25.62 -0.34 0%
primary theme
International Large-Cap Value Equity
FGD (ETF)

First Trust Dow Jones Global Select Dividend Index Fund

Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$25.62 -0.34 0%
primary theme
International Large-Cap Value Equity

Name

Price

Aum/Mkt Cap

YIELD & DIV

Exp Ratio

Watchlist

$25.62

-

4.20%

$1.09

0.57%

Vitals

YTD Return

14.1%

1 yr return

45.4%

3 Yr Avg Return

7.5%

5 Yr Avg Return

7.8%

Net Assets

$537 M

Holdings in Top 10

16.4%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$25.96
$17.49
$27.47

Expenses

OPERATING FEES

Expense Ratio 0.57%

SALES FEES

Front Load N/A

Deferred Load N/A

TRADING FEES

Turnover 67.00%

Redemption Fee N/A


Min Investment

Standard (Taxable)

N/A

IRA

N/A


Fund Classification

Fund Type

Exchange Traded Fund

Investment Style

Foreign Large Value


Name

Price

Aum/Mkt Cap

YIELD & DIV

Exp Ratio

Watchlist

$25.62

-

4.20%

$1.09

0.57%

FGD - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 16.9%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 7.5%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 7.8%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 6.16%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 4.2%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    First Trust Dow Jones Global Select Dividend Index Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    First Trust
  • Inception Date
    Nov 21, 2007
  • Shares Outstanding
    20550002
  • Share Class
    N/A
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Jon Erickson

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 is an indicated annual dividend yield weighted index of 100 stocks selected from the developed-market portion of the Dow Jones World IndexSM.


FGD - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period FGD Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 14.1% -6.9% 75.6% 12.30%
1 Yr 45.4% 10.8% 46.7% 0.55%
3 Yr 7.5%* -0.5% 16.1% 18.35%
5 Yr 7.8%* 3.7% 10.0% 36.77%
10 Yr 6.4%* 1.0% 8.7% 29.20%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period FGD Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 -12.1% -23.1% 99.5% 95.59%
2019 14.1% 4.4% 31.6% 57.75%
2018 -17.0% -35.7% 1.2% 19.42%
2017 13.0% 6.2% 30.4% 94.64%
2016 7.1% -9.2% 208.8% 14.29%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period FGD Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 16.9% -6.9% 75.6% 7.10%
1 Yr 45.4% 5.8% 58.7% 1.85%
3 Yr 7.5%* -1.9% 16.1% 17.14%
5 Yr 7.8%* 3.2% 10.0% 32.32%
10 Yr 6.4%* 0.5% 8.7% 28.00%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period FGD Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 -12.1% -23.1% 99.5% 95.59%
2019 14.1% 4.4% 31.6% 57.75%
2018 -17.0% -35.7% 1.2% 41.75%
2017 13.0% 6.2% 30.4% 98.21%
2016 7.1% -7.3% 219.6% 19.84%

FGD - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

FGD Category Low Category High FGD % Rank
Net Assets 537 M 1.98 M 44.9 B 48.06%
Number of Holdings 103 2 3721 45.53%
Net Assets in Top 10 87.4 M -53.1 M 14 B 52.37%
Weighting of Top 10 16.39% 6.4% 99.6% 83.87%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Bankia SA 3.01%
  2. Bankia SA 3.01%
  3. Bankia SA 3.01%
  4. Bankia SA 3.01%
  5. Bankia SA 3.01%
  6. Bankia SA 3.01%
  7. Bankia SA 3.01%
  8. Bankia SA 3.01%
  9. Bankia SA 3.01%
  10. Bankia SA 3.01%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High FGD % Rank
Stocks
99.94% 58.75% 103.67% 13.68%
Cash
0.07% -87.25% 41.31% 82.89%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 3.05% 19.21%
Other
0.00% -1.06% 5.22% 30.00%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 3.12% 15.00%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 79.17% 17.63%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High FGD % Rank
Financial Services
46.75% 0.00% 46.75% 0.27%
Communication Services
11.32% 0.93% 23.78% 12.73%
Utilities
9.38% 0.00% 33.06% 9.55%
Basic Materials
8.49% 0.00% 36.65% 56.76%
Consumer Defense
5.94% 0.00% 37.51% 66.31%
Energy
4.98% 0.00% 25.79% 56.23%
Industrials
4.83% 0.00% 38.93% 94.96%
Real Estate
4.20% 0.00% 18.22% 15.65%
Consumer Cyclical
2.98% 0.00% 27.49% 92.84%
Technology
1.12% 0.00% 22.77% 94.43%
Healthcare
0.00% 0.00% 20.62% 98.94%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High FGD % Rank
Non US
84.08% 58.80% 102.48% 93.68%
US
15.86% -0.05% 17.10% 2.11%

FGD - Expenses

Operational Fees

FGD Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.57% 0.01% 4.03% 82.20%
Management Fee 0.40% 0.00% 1.30% 10.28%
12b-1 Fee 0.00% 0.00% 1.00% 2.17%
Administrative Fee N/A 0.03% 0.47% N/A

Sales Fees

FGD 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

FGD 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.

FGD Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 67.00% 2.00% 457.00% 60.96%

FGD - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

FGD Category Low Category High FGD % Rank
Dividend Yield 4.20% 0.00% 3.96% 4.94%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

FGD Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly Quarterly Monthly Monthly

Net Income Ratio Analysis

FGD Category Low Category High FGD % Rank
Net Income Ratio 6.16% -1.56% 9.83% 2.27%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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FGD - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Jon Erickson


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Nov 21, 2007

13.79

13.8%

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

Nov 21, 2007

13.79

13.8%

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.

Daniel Lindquist


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Nov 21, 2007

13.79

13.8%

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

Nov 21, 2007

13.79

13.8%

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.

Roger Testin


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Nov 21, 2007

13.79

13.8%

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.

Chris Peterson


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Mar 18, 2016

5.46

5.5%

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.

Erik Russo


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 01, 2021

0.58

0.6%

Mr. Russo is a Vice President of First Trust. He is responsible for implementing the investment strategies of each portfolio of exchange-traded funds advised by First Trust in his role as a Portfolio Manager. Mr. Russo joined First Trust in January of 2010.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.17 28.94 6.74 2.17