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First Trust NASDAQ® Clean Edge® Green Energy Index Fund

etf
QCLN
Dividend policy
Suspended
Price as of:
$66.57 -0.57 0%
primary theme
Sector Diversified Equity
QCLN (ETF)

First Trust NASDAQ® Clean Edge® Green Energy Index Fund

Dividend policy
Suspended
Price as of:
$66.57 -0.57 0%
primary theme
Sector Diversified Equity
QCLN (ETF)
First Trust NASDAQ® Clean Edge® Green Energy Index Fund
Dividend policy
Suspended
Price as of:
$66.57 -0.57 0%
primary theme
Sector Diversified Equity

QCLN - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return -6.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 53.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 37.0%
  • Net Assets $2.81 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 54.0%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$67.14
$21.58
$88.17

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.60%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 43.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

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

Fund Classification

  • Primary Theme Sector Diversified Equity
  • Fund Type Exchange Traded Fund
  • Investment Style Miscellaneous Sector

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$94.27

-1.55%

$2.49 B

0.50%

$0.48

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-11.69%

0.70%

$22.31

+0.05%

$1.81 B

2.60%

$0.58

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47.87%

0.75%

$74.89

-0.36%

$496.94 M

0.24%

$0.18

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-1.49%

0.65%

$22.72

-0.09%

$418.70 M

0.91%

$0.21

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-3.43%

0.66%

$88.10

+0.68%

$266.37 M

0.62%

$0.54

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8.63%

0.75%

QCLN - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -5.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 53.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 37.0%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.04%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.1%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    First Trust NASDAQ® Clean Edge® Green Energy Index Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    First Trust
  • Inception Date
    Feb 08, 2007
  • Shares Outstanding
    41000002
  • 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 and depositary receipts that comprise the index. The index is designed to track the performance of small, mid and large capitalization clean energy companies that are publicly traded in the United States. It is non-diversified.


QCLN - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period QCLN Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -6.5% -18.6% 57.6% 84.62%
1 Yr 241.6% 1.3% 267.1% 7.14%
3 Yr 53.3%* -5.3% 60.2% 10.00%
5 Yr 37.0%* 1.9% 39.4% 8.00%
10 Yr 15.9%* 1.2% 15.9% 7.69%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period QCLN Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 182.2% -34.0% 233.6% 8.11%
2019 41.3% -31.4% 66.0% 17.86%
2018 -13.2% -29.4% 6.5% 48.00%
2017 31.6% -8.2% 589.1% 40.91%
2016 -3.9% -45.9% 21.3% 71.43%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period QCLN Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -5.2% -16.9% 65.9% 84.62%
1 Yr 241.6% 1.3% 267.1% 7.14%
3 Yr 53.3%* -5.3% 60.2% 10.00%
5 Yr 37.0%* 1.9% 39.4% 8.00%
10 Yr 15.9%* 1.2% 15.9% 7.69%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period QCLN Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 182.2% -34.0% 233.6% 8.11%
2019 41.3% -31.4% 66.0% 17.86%
2018 -13.2% -29.4% 6.5% 48.00%
2017 31.6% -8.2% 58.0% 40.91%
2016 -3.9% -45.9% 21.3% 71.43%

QCLN - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

QCLN Category Low Category High QCLN % Rank
Net Assets 2.81 B 4.63 M 23.8 B 15.79%
Number of Holdings 55 1 239 38.10%
Net Assets in Top 10 1.52 B -147 M 5.13 B 11.90%
Weighting of Top 10 53.97% 6.7% 98.7% 62.50%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Tesla Inc 8.41%
  2. NIO Inc ADR 7.24%
  3. Enphase Energy Inc 6.71%
  4. Plug Power Inc 5.78%
  5. Albemarle Corp 5.46%
  6. ON Semiconductor Corp 4.39%
  7. SolarEdge Technologies Inc 4.10%
  8. Sunrun Inc 4.05%
  9. Cree Inc 3.97%
  10. Universal Display Corp 3.95%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High QCLN % Rank
Stocks
99.96% 0.00% 100.43% 19.05%
Cash
0.04% -2.12% 100.00% 80.95%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 9.63% 80.95%
Other
0.00% 0.00% 95.80% 85.71%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.02% 80.95%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 2.24% 80.95%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High QCLN % Rank
Technology
43.98% 0.00% 72.10% 7.50%
Consumer Cyclical
19.49% 0.00% 54.36% 25.00%
Industrials
17.35% 0.00% 99.02% 35.00%
Utilities
9.68% 0.00% 86.63% 20.00%
Basic Materials
7.20% 0.00% 17.84% 25.00%
Real Estate
1.45% 0.00% 97.61% 35.00%
Energy
0.86% 0.00% 9.60% 20.00%
Healthcare
0.00% 0.00% 98.72% 92.50%
Financial Services
0.00% 0.00% 93.95% 85.00%
Communication Services
0.00% 0.00% 36.98% 80.00%
Consumer Defense
0.00% 0.00% 30.45% 90.00%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High QCLN % Rank
US
81.29% 0.00% 84.38% 7.14%
Non US
18.67% 0.00% 86.22% 76.19%

QCLN - Expenses

Operational Fees

QCLN Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.60% 0.46% 28.80% 85.71%
Management Fee 0.40% 0.26% 1.90% 8.51%
12b-1 Fee 0.00% 0.00% 0.25% 71.43%
Administrative Fee N/A 0.03% 0.19% N/A

Sales Fees

QCLN 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 N/A N/A N/A

Trading Fees

QCLN 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.

QCLN Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 43.00% 0.00% 94.00% 60.00%

QCLN - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

QCLN Category Low Category High QCLN % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.13% 0.00% 3.03% 40.43%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Net Income Ratio Analysis

QCLN Category Low Category High QCLN % Rank
Net Income Ratio 0.04% -2.71% 8.11% 73.81%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

QCLN Category Low Category High Capital Mode
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QCLN - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Daniel Lindquist


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 08, 2007

14.15

14.2%

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

Feb 08, 2007

14.15

14.2%

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

Feb 08, 2007

14.15

14.2%

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.

David McGarel


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 08, 2007

14.15

14.2%

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.

Jon Erickson


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

May 01, 2007

13.93

13.9%

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

5.04

5.0%

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.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.04 14.15 4.22 2.04