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First Trust Global Tactical Commodity Strategy Fund

etf
FTGC
Dividend policy
Suspended
Price as of:
$18.24 +0.06 +0%
primary theme
Commodity
FTGC (ETF)

First Trust Global Tactical Commodity Strategy Fund

Dividend policy
Suspended
Price as of:
$18.24 +0.06 +0%
primary theme
Commodity
FTGC (ETF)
First Trust Global Tactical Commodity Strategy Fund
Dividend policy
Suspended
Price as of:
$18.24 +0.06 +0%
primary theme
Commodity

FTGC - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return -3.8%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return -3.2%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return -2.3%
  • Net Assets $203 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 24.6%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$18.19
$13.75
$19.03

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.95%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 0.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

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

Fund Classification

  • Primary Theme Commodity
  • Fund Type Exchange Traded Fund
  • Investment Style Commodities Broad Basket

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Overview

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Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

Dividend.com Ratings*

$5.59

0.00%

$2.83 B

2.02%

$0.11

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-6.37%

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$4.65

+0.65%

$2.46 B

1.15%

$0.05

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-15.30%

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$8.89

+0.11%

$1.61 B

1.84%

$0.16

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-7.01%

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$4.83

+0.42%

$240.54 M

3.44%

$0.17

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-7.29%

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$7.46

+0.81%

$223.65 M

14.30%

$1.06

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-27.43%

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Overview

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Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

Dividend.com Ratings*

$9.45

+0.85%

$66.76 M

13.68%

$1.28

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4.86%

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$6.24

+0.24%

$35.78 M

24.30%

$1.51

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-10.54%

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$4.56

+0.44%

$35.39 M

71.81%

$3.26

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-78.64%

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FTGC - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -3.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return -3.2%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return -2.3%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.13%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.8%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    First Trust Global Tactical Commodity Strategy Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    First Trust
  • Inception Date
    Oct 21, 2013
  • Shares Outstanding
    11203334
  • Share Class
    N/A
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Rob Guttschow

Fund Description

The fund is an actively managed exchange-traded fund ("ETF") that seeks to achieve attractive risk adjusted return by investing in commodity futures contracts and exchange-traded commodity linked instruments (collectively, "Commodities Instruments") through a wholly-owned subsidiary of the fund organized under the laws of the Cayman Islands (the "Subsidiary"). The advisor expects to gain exposure to these investments exclusively by investing in the Subsidiary.


FTGC - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period FTGC Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -3.8% -84.3% 555.3% 48.91%
1 Yr 0.3% -88.7% 30.6% 49.79%
3 Yr -3.2%* -47.9% 61.5% 55.50%
5 Yr -2.3%* -39.9% 34.1% 74.72%
10 Yr N/A* -29.8% 12.8% N/A

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period FTGC Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 5.5% -88.2% 53.9% 59.03%
2018 -13.4% -42.9% 323.8% 50.00%
2017 1.5% -37.6% 55.7% 54.22%
2016 0.5% -34.9% 49.2% 91.88%
2015 -22.7% -64.9% 8.8% 42.48%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period FTGC Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -3.6% -84.9% 277.2% 48.03%
1 Yr 0.3% -88.7% 30.6% 47.66%
3 Yr -3.2%* -47.9% 61.5% 51.31%
5 Yr -2.3%* -39.9% 34.1% 73.03%
10 Yr N/A* -29.8% 12.8% N/A

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period FTGC Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 5.5% -88.2% 53.9% 60.35%
2018 -13.4% -42.9% 208.1% 53.37%
2017 1.5% -37.6% 55.7% 68.67%
2016 0.5% -34.9% 49.2% 91.88%
2015 -22.7% -62.9% 8.8% 42.48%

FTGC - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

FTGC Category Low Category High FTGC % Rank
Net Assets 203 M 162 K 67.7 B 42.02%
Number of Holdings 3 1 695 88.54%
Net Assets in Top 10 49.5 M -829 K 67.7 B 73.25%
Weighting of Top 10 24.55% 12.0% 100.0% 97.44%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Ft Cayman Subsidiary Ii 23.58%
  2. Ft Cayman Subsidiary Ii 23.58%
  3. Ft Cayman Subsidiary Ii 23.58%
  4. Ft Cayman Subsidiary Ii 23.58%
  5. Ft Cayman Subsidiary Ii 23.58%
  6. Ft Cayman Subsidiary Ii 23.58%
  7. Ft Cayman Subsidiary Ii 23.58%
  8. Ft Cayman Subsidiary Ii 23.58%
  9. Ft Cayman Subsidiary Ii 23.58%
  10. Ft Cayman Subsidiary Ii 23.58%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High FTGC % Rank
Cash
78.18% -57.72% 100.00% 14.65%
Other
21.82% 0.00% 111.51% 50.96%
Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 80.04% 77.71%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 73.25%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 4.63% 82.17%
Bonds
0.00% -2.12% 89.50% 86.62%

FTGC - Expenses

Operational Fees

FTGC Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.95% 0.01% 19.14% 51.60%
Management Fee 0.95% 0.00% 1.75% 88.66%
12b-1 Fee 0.00% 0.00% 1.00% 12.86%
Administrative Fee N/A 0.04% 0.45% N/A

Sales Fees

FTGC Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 2.50% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 4.00% N/A

Trading Fees

FTGC 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.

FTGC Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 0.00% 0.00% 286.01% 41.40%

FTGC - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

FTGC Category Low Category High FTGC % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.84% 0.00% 17.00% 10.97%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Net Income Ratio Analysis

FTGC Category Low Category High FTGC % Rank
Net Income Ratio 1.13% -25.58% 36.51% 50.66%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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FTGC - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Rob Guttschow


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Oct 21, 2013

7.12

7.1%

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.

John Gambla


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Oct 21, 2013

7.12

7.1%

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.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.23 16.04 6.61 10.01

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