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First Trust Technology AlphaDEX® Fund

ETF
FXL
Payout Change
Pending
Price as of:
$98.9 +0.05 +0.05%
primary theme
Technology Sector Equity
FXL (ETF)

First Trust Technology AlphaDEX® Fund

Payout Change
Pending
Price as of:
$98.9 +0.05 +0.05%
primary theme
Technology Sector Equity
FXL (ETF)

First Trust Technology AlphaDEX® Fund

Payout Change
Pending
Price as of:
$98.9 +0.05 +0.05%
primary theme
Technology Sector Equity

Name

Price

Aum/Mkt Cap

YIELD & DIV

Exp Ratio

Watchlist

$98.90

$1.21 B

0.48%

$0.47

0.61%

Vitals

YTD Return

-13.7%

1 yr return

-11.7%

3 Yr Avg Return

15.3%

5 Yr Avg Return

19.8%

Net Assets

$1.21 B

Holdings in Top 10

17.0%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$98.9
$96.81
$138.38

Expenses

OPERATING FEES

Expense Ratio 0.61%

SALES FEES

Front Load N/A

Deferred Load N/A

TRADING FEES

Turnover 92.00%

Redemption Fee N/A


Min Investment

Standard (Taxable)

N/A

IRA

N/A


Fund Classification

Fund Type

Exchange Traded Fund

Investment Style

Technology


Name

Price

Aum/Mkt Cap

YIELD & DIV

Exp Ratio

Watchlist

$98.90

$1.21 B

0.48%

$0.47

0.61%

FXL - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -25.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 15.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 19.8%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -0.05%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.5%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    First Trust Technology AlphaDEX® Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    First Trust
  • Inception Date
    May 08, 2007
  • Shares Outstanding
    11655000
  • Share Class
    N/A
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Daniel Lindquist

Fund Description

The fund will normally invest at least 90% of its net assets (including investment borrowings) in the common stocks that comprise the index. The index is a modified equal-dollar weighted index to objectively identify and select stocks from the Russell 1000® Index in the technology sector that may generate positive alpha relative to traditional passive-style indices through the use of the AlphaDEX® selection methodology.


FXL - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period FXL Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -13.7% -53.3% 29.0% 31.92%
1 Yr -11.7% -63.7% 60.1% 40.07%
3 Yr 15.3%* -1.9% 31.5% 34.86%
5 Yr 19.8%* -2.3% 25.4% 25.13%
10 Yr 16.8%* 5.1% 23.2% 43.02%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period FXL Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2021 18.1% -78.5% 59.2% 28.46%
2020 54.1% -63.4% 154.1% 24.89%
2019 38.1% -97.5% 63.7% 32.86%
2018 2.4% -49.7% 44.9% 6.63%
2017 35.4% -22.9% 83.6% 21.93%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period FXL Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -25.1% -63.3% 29.0% 36.54%
1 Yr -11.7% -63.7% 68.9% 49.02%
3 Yr 15.3%* -1.9% 31.5% 50.00%
5 Yr 19.8%* -2.3% 30.0% 42.86%
10 Yr 16.8%* 5.1% 23.2% 43.01%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period FXL Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2021 18.1% -78.5% 59.2% 28.46%
2020 54.1% -63.4% 154.1% 24.89%
2019 38.1% -97.5% 63.7% 32.86%
2018 2.4% -49.7% 44.9% 9.18%
2017 35.4% -22.9% 83.6% 42.78%

FXL - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

FXL Category Low Category High FXL % Rank
Net Assets 1.21 B 860 K 51.4 B 33.67%
Number of Holdings 108 10 461 9.88%
Net Assets in Top 10 214 M 2.68 K 30.9 B 33.98%
Weighting of Top 10 17.01% 6.9% 100.0% 98.31%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Advanced Micro Devices Inc 2.59%
  2. NCR Corp 2.28%
  3. CrowdStrike Holdings Inc Class A 2.08%
  4. Amdocs Ltd 1.98%
  5. Pure Storage Inc Class A 1.95%
  6. PagerDuty Inc 1.95%
  7. Gartner Inc 1.94%
  8. Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co 1.91%
  9. PTC Inc 1.88%
  10. Twilio Inc A 1.86%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High FXL % Rank
Stocks
99.96% 68.59% 116.59% 35.66%
Cash
0.04% -16.60% 15.54% 58.07%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 2.84% 52.05%
Other
0.00% -1.19% 26.87% 54.46%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.37% 51.08%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 4.28% 51.81%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High FXL % Rank
Technology
95.95% 2.47% 100.00% 9.64%
Communication Services
3.30% 0.00% 96.96% 74.94%
Consumer Cyclical
0.42% 0.00% 39.19% 72.53%
Industrials
0.33% 0.00% 52.92% 61.93%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 9.29% 51.33%
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 25.84% 63.13%
Healthcare
0.00% 0.00% 68.52% 75.42%
Financial Services
0.00% 0.00% 55.06% 82.17%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 5.79% 51.08%
Consumer Defense
0.00% 0.00% 7.32% 57.35%
Basic Materials
0.00% 0.00% 32.70% 54.94%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High FXL % Rank
US
98.37% 0.67% 106.47% 9.40%
Non US
1.59% 0.00% 99.09% 90.12%

FXL - Expenses

Operational Fees

FXL Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.61% 0.08% 2.97% 51.45%
Management Fee 0.50% 0.00% 1.95% 21.02%
12b-1 Fee 0.00% 0.00% 1.00% 20.78%
Administrative Fee N/A 0.02% 0.50% N/A

Sales Fees

FXL 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

FXL 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.

FXL Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 92.00% 0.69% 284.00% 88.24%

FXL - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

FXL Category Low Category High FXL % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.48% 0.00% 27.57% 11.24%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Net Income Ratio Analysis

FXL Category Low Category High FXL % Rank
Net Income Ratio -0.05% -2.30% 2.08% 31.30%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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FXL - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Daniel Lindquist


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

May 08, 2007

14.99

15.0%

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

May 08, 2007

14.99

15.0%

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

May 08, 2007

14.99

15.0%

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

May 08, 2007

14.99

15.0%

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

May 08, 2007

14.99

15.0%

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

6.12

6.1%

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.

Erik Russo


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 31, 2020

1.33

1.3%

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
0.01 32.35 5.84 1.33