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First Trust Nasdaq Transportation ETF

etf
FTXR
Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$28.1 +1.06 +0%
primary theme
Industrials Sector Equity
FTXR (ETF)

First Trust Nasdaq Transportation ETF

Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$28.1 +1.06 +0%
primary theme
Industrials Sector Equity
FTXR (ETF)
First Trust Nasdaq Transportation ETF
Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$28.1 +1.06 +0%
primary theme
Industrials Sector Equity

FTXR - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return 13.4%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 0.2%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return N/A
  • Net Assets $634 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 58.9%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$27.04
$12.80
$28.10

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.60%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 89.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

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

Fund Classification

  • Primary Theme Industrials Sector Equity
  • Fund Type Exchange Traded Fund
  • Investment Style Industrials

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Overview

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Dividend.com Ratings*

$87.60

+1.78%

$3.32 B

1.43%

$1.23

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10.73%

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Income Profile

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Dividend.com Ratings*

$89.65

+1.75%

$12.26 B

1.60%

$1.41

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$170.63

+1.89%

$3.32 B

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9.92%

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$110.57

+2.63%

$964.46 M

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0.97%

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$28.10

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$634.36 M

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13.39%

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$67.03

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$601.10 M

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FTXR - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 14.7%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 0.2%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return N/A
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.04%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.5%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    First Trust Nasdaq Transportation ETF
  • Fund Family Name
    First Trust
  • Inception Date
    Sep 20, 2016
  • Shares Outstanding
    27150002
  • Share Class
    N/A
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    David McGarel

Fund Description

The fund invests at least 90% of its net assets (including investment borrowings) in the common stocks and depository receipts that comprise the index. The index is designed to provide exposure to U.S. companies comprising the transportation sector that have been selected based upon their liquidity and weighted based upon their cumulative score on three investing factors: volatility, value and growth. It is non-diversified.


FTXR - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period FTXR Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 13.4% -14.3% 63.5% 34.88%
1 Yr -1.4% -30.1% 38.8% 59.52%
3 Yr 0.2%* -8.6% 7.6% 86.49%
5 Yr N/A* -0.4% 11.0% N/A
10 Yr N/A* 1.8% 13.0% N/A

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period FTXR Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 13.2% 10.7% 39.8% 95.00%
2018 -16.5% -31.4% -4.2% 50.00%
2017 14.3% 13.5% 33.9% 94.29%
2016 N/A 8.4% 43.2% N/A
2015 N/A -60.5% 10.2% N/A

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period FTXR Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 14.7% -13.7% 63.9% 34.88%
1 Yr -1.4% -30.1% 38.8% 52.38%
3 Yr 0.2%* -8.6% 7.6% 86.49%
5 Yr N/A* -0.4% 11.0% N/A
10 Yr N/A* 1.8% 13.0% N/A

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period FTXR Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 13.2% 10.7% 39.8% 95.00%
2018 -16.5% -31.4% -4.2% 55.56%
2017 14.3% 14.3% 34.3% 100.00%
2016 N/A 9.1% 43.2% N/A
2015 N/A -21.0% 10.2% N/A

FTXR - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

FTXR Category Low Category High FTXR % Rank
Net Assets 634 M 6.19 M 12.3 B 20.93%
Number of Holdings 31 23 347 90.70%
Net Assets in Top 10 374 M 2.07 M 4.8 B 18.60%
Weighting of Top 10 58.85% 14.3% 72.4% 13.95%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. General Motors Co 9.66%
  2. Expeditors International of Washington Inc 8.29%
  3. C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc 7.46%
  4. Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Inc A 6.93%
  5. Tesla Inc 6.46%
  6. Gentex Corp 4.24%
  7. Delta Air Lines Inc 4.12%
  8. United Parcel Service Inc Class B 3.98%
  9. BorgWarner Inc 3.96%
  10. Old Dominion Freight Line Inc Ordinary Shares 3.90%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High FTXR % Rank
Stocks
99.85% 96.73% 100.08% 37.21%
Cash
0.15% -0.08% 3.27% 65.12%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 0.57% 39.53%
Other
0.00% -2.15% 0.00% 39.53%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 39.53%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 39.53%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High FTXR % Rank
Industrials
62.51% 0.00% 100.00% 72.09%
Consumer Cyclical
37.49% 0.00% 41.62% 6.98%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 3.41% 48.84%
Technology
0.00% 0.00% 38.64% 93.02%
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 2.66% 53.49%
Healthcare
0.00% 0.00% 8.09% 51.16%
Financial Services
0.00% 0.00% 10.95% 48.84%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 2.14% 53.49%
Communication Services
0.00% 0.00% 38.49% 53.49%
Consumer Defense
0.00% 0.00% 28.53% 46.51%
Basic Materials
0.00% 0.00% 14.89% 60.47%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High FTXR % Rank
US
99.85% 25.92% 100.00% 18.60%
Non US
0.00% 0.00% 73.50% 76.74%

FTXR - Expenses

Operational Fees

FTXR Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.60% 0.08% 2.48% 58.14%
Management Fee 0.60% 0.03% 0.85% 79.07%
12b-1 Fee 0.00% 0.00% 1.00% 35.71%
Administrative Fee N/A 0.15% 0.25% N/A

Sales Fees

FTXR 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

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

FTXR Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 89.00% 3.00% 483.00% 66.67%

FTXR - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

FTXR Category Low Category High FTXR % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.48% 0.00% 2.71% 34.88%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Net Income Ratio Analysis

FTXR Category Low Category High FTXR % Rank
Net Income Ratio 1.04% -0.43% 2.07% 44.19%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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FTXR - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

David McGarel


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Sep 20, 2016

4.12

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.

Stan Ueland


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Sep 20, 2016

4.12

4.1%

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.

Chris Peterson


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Sep 20, 2016

4.12

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.

Roger Testin


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Sep 20, 2016

4.12

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.

Daniel Lindquist


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Sep 20, 2016

4.12

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

Sep 20, 2016

4.12

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.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.18 22.6 6.35 2.17

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