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First Trust Dorsey Wright International Focus 5 ETF

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IFV
Dividend policy
Suspended
Price as of:
$25.06 +0.17 +0%
primary theme
International Large-Cap Blend Equity
IFV (ETF)

First Trust Dorsey Wright International Focus 5 ETF

Dividend policy
Suspended
Price as of:
$25.06 +0.17 +0%
primary theme
International Large-Cap Blend Equity
IFV (ETF)
First Trust Dorsey Wright International Focus 5 ETF
Dividend policy
Suspended
Price as of:
$25.06 +0.17 +0%
primary theme
International Large-Cap Blend Equity

IFV - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return 13.0%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 6.4%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 9.2%
  • Net Assets $299 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 99.9%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$24.89
$16.68
$25.12

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.30%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 29.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

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

Fund Classification

  • Primary Theme International Large-Cap Blend Equity
  • Fund Type Exchange Traded Fund
  • Investment Style Foreign Large Blend

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Overview

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Returns Profile

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Dividend.com Ratings*

$17.07

+0.12%

$156.70 B

1.99%

$0.34

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12.08%

0.07%

$128.16

+0.06%

$53.64 B

1.86%

$2.39

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11.23%

0.08%

$16.75

+0.12%

$34.08 B

1.56%

$0.26

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14.96%

0.30%

$43.02

+0.07%

$16.78 B

1.23%

$0.53

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12.35%

0.95%

$16.42

+0.12%

$7.84 B

1.74%

$0.29

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11.85%

0.09%

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Overview

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Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

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$67.34

+0.45%

$405.62 B

1.99%

$1.34

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12.07%

0.08%

$53.12

+0.32%

$158.78 B

2.01%

$1.06

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12.71%

0.05%

$80.81

-1.08%

$58.20 B

1.90%

$1.55

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11.02%

0.32%

$65.09

+0.42%

$54.07 B

1.87%

$1.21

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11.60%

0.08%

$74.67

-0.60%

$29.25 B

1.65%

$1.24

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11.16%

0.09%

IFV - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 12.8%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 6.4%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 9.2%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency N/A
  • Net Income Ratio 3.19%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.8%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    First Trust Dorsey Wright International Focus 5 ETF
  • Fund Family Name
    First Trust
  • Inception Date
    Jul 22, 2014
  • Shares Outstanding
    12100002
  • 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 ETFs that comprise the index. The index is designed to provide targeted exposure to the five First Trust country/region-based ETFs that the index provider believes offer the greatest potential to outperform the other ETFs in the selection universe.


IFV - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period IFV Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 13.0% -10.2% 129.1% 24.29%
1 Yr 57.3% 3.7% 79.2% 1.57%
3 Yr 6.4%* -9.2% 24.8% 85.07%
5 Yr 9.2%* -1.5% 15.6% 69.82%
10 Yr N/A* 0.3% 10.0% N/A

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period IFV Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 4.2% -39.9% 992.1% 82.95%
2019 22.4% -22.2% 38.8% 21.07%
2018 -21.7% -50.2% 25.1% 76.05%
2017 30.7% -3.3% 38.4% 4.03%
2016 -4.8% -13.9% 14.4% 86.62%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period IFV Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 12.8% -10.2% 129.1% 27.66%
1 Yr 57.3% 3.7% 79.2% 1.45%
3 Yr 6.4%* -9.2% 24.8% 80.28%
5 Yr 9.2%* -1.5% 15.6% 66.77%
10 Yr N/A* 0.3% 10.0% N/A

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period IFV Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 4.2% -39.9% 992.1% 82.95%
2019 22.4% -22.2% 38.8% 21.07%
2018 -21.7% -50.2% 25.1% 83.51%
2017 30.7% -3.3% 38.4% 6.88%
2016 -4.8% -10.2% 14.4% 93.31%

IFV - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

IFV Category Low Category High IFV % Rank
Net Assets 299 M 201 K 406 B 67.59%
Number of Holdings 6 1 9690 98.61%
Net Assets in Top 10 298 M 74.7 K 38.8 B 34.94%
Weighting of Top 10 99.90% 1.9% 100.0% 2.20%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. First Trust India NIFTY 50 Equal Wtd ETF 20.97%
  2. First Trust Germany AlphaDEX® ETF 19.92%
  3. First Trust Switzerland AlphaDEX® ETF 19.79%
  4. First Trust BICK ETF 19.76%
  5. First Trust Chindia ETF 19.45%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High IFV % Rank
Stocks
99.68% 20.44% 120.36% 16.33%
Cash
0.32% -46.52% 59.11% 78.99%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% -0.01% 1.55% 13.04%
Other
0.00% -8.32% 61.50% 44.05%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 3.62% 6.08%
Bonds
0.00% -22.70% 79.28% 17.09%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High IFV % Rank
Consumer Cyclical
21.70% 2.70% 40.21% 1.15%
Financial Services
17.54% 0.00% 35.65% 46.41%
Basic Materials
12.32% 0.00% 21.88% 5.38%
Technology
9.91% 0.00% 34.30% 66.03%
Industrials
8.47% 3.62% 41.54% 97.18%
Healthcare
8.37% 0.00% 23.78% 73.21%
Communication Services
7.94% 0.00% 30.34% 35.51%
Consumer Defense
4.46% 0.11% 25.64% 96.92%
Real Estate
3.64% 0.00% 8.07% 14.36%
Energy
3.04% 0.00% 11.95% 60.26%
Utilities
2.61% 0.00% 16.02% 56.54%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High IFV % Rank
Non US
98.89% -0.88% 123.45% 11.90%
US
0.79% -25.44% 101.48% 76.46%

IFV - Expenses

Operational Fees

IFV Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.30% 0.02% 21.16% 88.58%
Management Fee 0.30% 0.00% 1.90% 18.60%
12b-1 Fee 0.00% 0.00% 1.00% 0.55%
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 1.00% N/A

Sales Fees

IFV 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% 5.50% N/A

Trading Fees

IFV 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.

IFV Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 29.00% 0.00% 369.00% 35.54%

IFV - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

IFV Category Low Category High IFV % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.77% 0.00% 3.25% 4.30%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Net Income Ratio Analysis

IFV Category Low Category High IFV % Rank
Net Income Ratio 3.19% -1.13% 3.42% 0.40%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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IFV - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Daniel Lindquist


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jul 22, 2014

6.86

6.9%

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.

David McGarel


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jul 22, 2014

6.86

6.9%

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

Jul 22, 2014

6.86

6.9%

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.

Roger Testin


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jul 22, 2014

6.86

6.9%

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.

Jon Erickson


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jul 22, 2014

6.86

6.9%

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.

Chris Peterson


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Mar 18, 2016

5.21

5.2%

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

Feb 01, 2021

0.33

0.3%

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 29.35 5.37 0.59