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First Trust TCW Opportunistic Fixed Income ETF

etf
FIXD
Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$55.19 -0.13 0%
primary theme
U.S. Intermediate-Term Bond Duration
FIXD (ETF)

First Trust TCW Opportunistic Fixed Income ETF

Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$55.19 -0.13 0%
primary theme
U.S. Intermediate-Term Bond Duration
FIXD (ETF)
First Trust TCW Opportunistic Fixed Income ETF
Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$55.19 -0.13 0%
primary theme
U.S. Intermediate-Term Bond Duration

FIXD - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return 6.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 5.8%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return N/A
  • Net Assets $4.22 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 44.2%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$55.32
$49.68
$55.79

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.65%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 431.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

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

Fund Classification

  • Primary Theme U.S. Intermediate-Term Bond Duration
  • Fund Type Exchange Traded Fund
  • Investment Style Intermediate Core-Plus Bond

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Income Risk

Returns Profile

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Dividend.com Ratings*

$11.60

-0.09%

$293.42 B

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4.98%

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$11.51

-0.17%

$204.55 B

2.23%

$0.26

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4.54%

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$11.67

-0.26%

$89.02 B

1.58%

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6.67%

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$10.95

-0.18%

$69.32 B

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5.90%

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$14.93

-0.07%

$66.49 B

2.52%

$0.38

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6.41%

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Overview

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Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

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$88.08

-0.46%

$293.42 B

2.30%

$2.03

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4.85%

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$117.84

-0.49%

$81.57 B

2.23%

$2.64

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4.75%

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$93.16

-0.49%

$40.08 B

2.32%

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6.68%

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$55.94

-0.52%

$8.37 B

2.48%

$1.39

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4.57%

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$54.34

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$5.53 B

2.61%

$1.42

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4.07%

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FIXD - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 6.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 5.8%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return N/A
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency N/A
  • Net Income Ratio 1.61%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 2.6%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    First Trust TCW Opportunistic Fixed Income ETF
  • Fund Family Name
    First Trust
  • Inception Date
    Feb 14, 2017
  • Shares Outstanding
    77050002
  • Share Class
    N/A
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Stephen Kane

Fund Description

The fund pursues its objective by investing at least 80% of its net assets (including investment borrowings) in fixed income securities. It may invest up to 35% of its net assets in corporate, non-U.S. and non-agency debt and other securities rated below investment grade by one or more nationally recognized statistical rating organization ("NRSRO"), or, if unrated, judged to be of comparable quality by the Sub-Advisor. The fund is non-diversified.


FIXD - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period FIXD Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 6.3% -6.6% 950.8% 28.04%
1 Yr 7.4% -4.8% 16.6% 15.17%
3 Yr 5.8%* 0.9% 8.1% 7.09%
5 Yr N/A* 1.0% 7.9% N/A
10 Yr N/A* 1.3% 7.5% N/A

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period FIXD Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 5.0% -1.7% 13.9% 66.67%
2018 -2.8% -10.3% 2.7% 24.32%
2017 N/A -49.5% 8.1% N/A
2016 N/A -49.3% 192.8% N/A
2015 N/A -12.2% 0.2% N/A

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period FIXD Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 6.5% -6.6% 950.8% 25.93%
1 Yr 7.4% -7.9% 16.6% 12.87%
3 Yr 5.8%* 0.4% 8.1% 6.91%
5 Yr N/A* 0.7% 7.9% N/A
10 Yr N/A* 1.3% 7.5% N/A

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period FIXD Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 5.0% -1.7% 13.9% 68.46%
2018 -2.8% -10.3% 3.9% 38.44%
2017 N/A -6.0% 8.4% N/A
2016 N/A -5.7% 204.3% N/A
2015 N/A -12.2% 3.7% N/A

FIXD - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

FIXD Category Low Category High FIXD % Rank
Net Assets 4.22 B 3.15 M 293 B 26.11%
Number of Holdings 939 1 18468 37.79%
Net Assets in Top 10 2.28 B -1.17 B 39.4 B 14.48%
Weighting of Top 10 44.18% 3.1% 100.0% 22.55%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. US Treasury Note 0.25% 9.17%
  2. US Treasury Note 0.12% 7.21%
  3. Federal National Mortgage Association 0% 6.00%
  4. Federal National Mortgage Association 0% 5.42%
  5. Federal National Mortgage Association 0% 4.36%
  6. United States Treasury Notes 0.12% 4.18%
  7. United States Treasury Bonds 1.38% 3.98%
  8. US Treasury Note 0.12% 3.97%
  9. United States Treasury Bonds 1.25% 3.67%
  10. United States Treasury Notes 0.25% 3.35%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High FIXD % Rank
Bonds
83.07% -56.20% 351.52% 94.06%
Cash
16.40% -238.91% 164.87% 4.92%
Convertible Bonds
0.53% 0.00% 11.80% 72.24%
Stocks
0.00% -0.16% 10.12% 65.96%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 80.56% 74.93%
Other
0.00% -14.22% 7.23% 57.47%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High FIXD % Rank
Securitized
35.69% 0.00% 98.42% 32.13%
Government
30.03% 0.00% 89.39% 25.53%
Corporate
16.66% 0.00% 100.00% 88.95%
Cash & Equivalents
16.28% 0.00% 91.85% 12.35%
Municipal
1.34% 0.00% 87.98% 24.14%
Derivative
0.00% 0.00% 23.62% 72.42%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High FIXD % Rank
US
78.49% -56.44% 336.16% 76.04%
Non US
4.58% -144.79% 79.88% 80.41%

FIXD - Expenses

Operational Fees

FIXD Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.65% 0.01% 21.33% 59.34%
Management Fee 0.65% 0.00% 0.85% 98.23%
12b-1 Fee 0.00% 0.00% 1.00% 9.96%
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.50% N/A

Sales Fees

FIXD Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 1.50% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.50% N/A

Trading Fees

FIXD 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.

FIXD Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 431.00% 3.00% 489.00% 97.74%

FIXD - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

FIXD Category Low Category High FIXD % Rank
Dividend Yield 2.62% 0.00% 3.92% 0.37%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

FIXD Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly Semi-Annually Monthly Monthly

Net Income Ratio Analysis

FIXD Category Low Category High FIXD % Rank
Net Income Ratio 1.61% -0.35% 11.28% 95.29%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

FIXD Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Daily Annually

Dividend Payout History

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FIXD - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Stephen Kane


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 14, 2017

3.71

3.7%

Stephen M. Kane, CFA Group Managing Director U.S. Fixed Income Mr. Kane is a Generalist Portfolio Manager in the U.S. Fixed Income Group. He joined TCW in 2009 during the acquisition of Metropolitan West Asset Management LLC (MetWest). At MetWest, Mr. Kane was responsible for leading MetWest's AlphaTrak, Ultra Short and Liability Driven Investment (LDI) products, and he co-manages many of the firm's mutual funds. Under his co-leadership, the MetWest investment team was recognized as Morningstar's Fixed Income Manager of the Year for 2005. Prior to establishing MetWest, he was a fixed income portfolio manager at Hotchkis and Wiley. He also served as a Vice President at PIMCO. Mr. Kane earned a BS in Business from the University of California, Berkeley and an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

Bryan Whalen


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 14, 2017

3.71

3.7%

Bryan T. Whalen, CFA Group Managing Director U.S. Fixed Income Mr. Whalen is a Generalist Portfolio Manager in the U.S. Fixed Income Group. Mr. Whalen joined TCW in 2009 during the acquisition of Metropolitan West Asset Management LLC (MetWest) as co-head of the Securitized Products division. Prior to joining TCW, Mr. Whalen was a partner and co-head of MetWest's Securitized Products division. Prior to joining MetWest in 2004, he was a director in the fixed income department at Credit Suisse First Boston in New York. Previously, he was a vice president at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette. Mr. Whalen earned a BA in Economics from Yale University. He is a CFA charterholder.

Tad Rivelle


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 14, 2017

3.71

3.7%

Tad Rivelle Group Managing Director Chief Investment Officer–Fixed Income Co-Director Fixed Income Tad Rivelle is Chief Investment Officer, Fixed Income. Prior to joining TCW, Tad served as Chief Investment Officer for MetWest, an independent institutional investment manager that he cofounded. The MetWest investment team has been recognized for a number of performance related awards, including Morningstar’s Fixed Income Manager of the Year. Mr. Rivelle was also the co-director of fixed income at Hotchkis & Wiley and a portfolio manager at PIMCO. Tad holds a BS in Physics from Yale University, an MS in Applied Mathematics from University of Southern California, and an MBA from the UCLA Anderson School of Management.

Laird Landmann


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 14, 2017

3.71

3.7%

Laird R. Landmann Group Managing Director Co-Director Fixed Income U.S. Fixed Income Mr. Landmann is a Generalist Portfolio Manager in the U.S. Fixed Income Group. He joined TCW in 2009 during the acquisition of Metropolitan West Asset Management LLC (MetWest). Mr. Landmann currently serves on the boards of the Trust Company of the West and the Metropolitan West Mutual Funds. He is a leader of the MetWest investment team that was recognized as Morningstar's Fixed Income Manager of the Year for 2005 and has been nominated for the award eight times. Prior to founding MetWest in 1996, Mr. Landmann was a principal and the co-director of fixed income at Hotchkis and Wiley. He also served as a portfolio manager and vice president at PIMCO. Mr. Landmann holds an AB in Economics from Dartmouth College and an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.04 31.85 6.97 1.34

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