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First Trust Value Line® Dividend Index Fund

etf
FVD
Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$40.73 +0.2 +0%
primary theme
U.S. Large-Cap Value Equity
FVD (ETF)

First Trust Value Line® Dividend Index Fund

Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$40.73 +0.2 +0%
primary theme
U.S. Large-Cap Value Equity
FVD (ETF)

First Trust Value Line® Dividend Index Fund

Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$40.73 +0.2 +0%
primary theme
U.S. Large-Cap Value Equity

Name

Price

Aum/Mkt Cap

YIELD & DIV

Exp Ratio

Watchlist

$40.73

-

1.87%

$0.76

0.70%

Vitals

YTD Return

15.5%

1 yr return

30.6%

3 Yr Avg Return

11.8%

5 Yr Avg Return

11.2%

Net Assets

$12.3 B

Holdings in Top 10

5.3%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$40.53
$30.71
$41.72

Expenses

OPERATING FEES

Expense Ratio 0.70%

SALES FEES

Front Load N/A

Deferred Load N/A

TRADING FEES

Turnover 86.00%

Redemption Fee N/A


Min Investment

Standard (Taxable)

N/A

IRA

N/A


Fund Classification

Fund Type

Exchange Traded Fund

Investment Style

Large Value


Name

Price

Aum/Mkt Cap

YIELD & DIV

Exp Ratio

Watchlist

$40.73

-

1.87%

$0.76

0.70%

FVD - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 16.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 11.8%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 11.2%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 2.47%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 1.9%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    First Trust Value Line® Dividend Index Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    First Trust
  • Inception Date
    Aug 19, 2003
  • Shares Outstanding
    297490884
  • 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 seeks to measure the performance of the securities ranked #1 or #2 according to the index provider's proprietary Value Line® Safety™ Ranking System (the "Safety Ranking System") that are also still expected to provide above-average dividend yield.


FVD - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period FVD Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 15.5% -87.8% 34.7% 63.60%
1 Yr 30.6% -11.4% 81.7% 77.28%
3 Yr 11.8%* -1.8% 22.6% 34.62%
5 Yr 11.2%* 3.1% 19.7% 62.85%
10 Yr 13.1%* 2.0% 19.2% 24.62%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period FVD Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 -2.7% -26.7% 285.0% 66.75%
2019 23.9% -32.1% 76.3% 18.43%
2018 -5.8% -62.4% 16.7% 2.00%
2017 10.1% -72.0% 37.9% 44.44%
2016 17.4% -61.4% 31.0% 5.86%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period FVD Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 16.1% -87.9% 34.7% 68.51%
1 Yr 30.6% -11.4% 86.0% 69.59%
3 Yr 11.8%* -1.8% 22.6% 30.97%
5 Yr 11.2%* 2.7% 19.7% 57.64%
10 Yr 13.1%* 1.8% 19.2% 23.12%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period FVD Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 -2.7% -26.7% 285.0% 66.75%
2019 23.9% -32.1% 76.3% 18.43%
2018 -5.8% -37.1% 17.4% 10.28%
2017 10.1% -9.5% 37.9% 79.58%
2016 17.4% -27.9% 32.2% 16.40%

FVD - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

FVD Category Low Category High FVD % Rank
Net Assets 12.3 B 390 K 131 B 10.48%
Number of Holdings 200 2 1654 8.53%
Net Assets in Top 10 644 M 1.44 K 28.6 B 23.93%
Weighting of Top 10 5.25% 5.3% 100.0% 100.00%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Public Service Enterprise Group Inc 0.63%
  2. Eversource Energy 0.63%
  3. Consolidated Edison Inc 0.63%
  4. General Mills Inc 0.63%
  5. PepsiCo Inc 0.62%
  6. Bank of Montreal 0.60%
  7. Automatic Data Processing Inc 0.60%
  8. United Parcel Service Inc Class B 0.60%
  9. Pfizer Inc 0.59%
  10. Amgen Inc 0.59%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High FVD % Rank
Stocks
99.91% 51.79% 144.97% 28.39%
Cash
0.09% -78.75% 44.25% 65.75%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 23.21% 46.79%
Other
0.00% -8.78% 26.80% 44.05%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 9.12% 43.54%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 71.66% 44.88%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High FVD % Rank
Utilities
19.47% 0.00% 32.19% 1.28%
Industrials
18.26% 0.00% 45.08% 9.26%
Financial Services
15.60% 0.00% 54.56% 75.22%
Consumer Defense
11.41% 0.00% 37.30% 22.92%
Healthcare
10.44% 0.00% 37.79% 85.57%
Technology
9.11% 0.00% 54.02% 73.88%
Real Estate
4.59% 0.00% 97.30% 21.78%
Consumer Cyclical
4.56% 0.00% 32.98% 78.67%
Communication Services
3.04% 0.00% 27.08% 85.76%
Basic Materials
3.02% 0.00% 27.17% 61.24%
Energy
0.51% 0.00% 26.93% 91.06%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High FVD % Rank
US
83.85% 26.40% 143.58% 85.04%
Non US
16.06% 0.00% 49.16% 7.38%

FVD - Expenses

Operational Fees

FVD Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.70% 0.01% 4.02% 54.55%
Management Fee 0.50% 0.00% 1.69% 36.12%
12b-1 Fee 0.00% 0.00% 1.00% 8.26%
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.50% N/A

Sales Fees

FVD 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 0.95% 5.50% N/A

Trading Fees

FVD 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.

FVD Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 86.00% 0.00% 488.00% 78.24%

FVD - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

FVD Category Low Category High FVD % Rank
Dividend Yield 1.87% 0.00% 2.60% 2.92%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

FVD Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly Annually Monthly Monthly

Net Income Ratio Analysis

FVD Category Low Category High FVD % Rank
Net Income Ratio 2.47% -3.83% 5.38% 13.39%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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FVD - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Jon Erickson


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Aug 19, 2003

18.05

18.1%

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.

David McGarel


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Aug 19, 2003

18.05

18.1%

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.

Roger Testin


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Aug 19, 2003

18.05

18.1%

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

Dec 31, 2004

16.68

16.7%

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

Oct 13, 2006

14.89

14.9%

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

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

Dec 31, 2020

0.67

0.7%

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
0.06 85.84 7.17 5.96