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First Trust NASDAQ-100 Ex-Technology Sector Index Fund

etf
QQXT
Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$75.72 +0.92 +0%
primary theme
U.S. Large-Cap Growth Equity
QQXT (ETF)

First Trust NASDAQ-100 Ex-Technology Sector Index Fund

Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$75.72 +0.92 +0%
primary theme
U.S. Large-Cap Growth Equity
QQXT (ETF)
First Trust NASDAQ-100 Ex-Technology Sector Index Fund
Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$75.72 +0.92 +0%
primary theme
U.S. Large-Cap Growth Equity

QQXT - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return 30.0%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 13.4%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 10.3%
  • Net Assets $116 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 19.5%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$74.80
$43.76
$75.72

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.64%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 31.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

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

Fund Classification

  • Primary Theme U.S. Large-Cap Growth Equity
  • Fund Type Exchange Traded Fund
  • Investment Style Large Growth

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Overview

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Dividend.com Ratings*

$389.87

+0.60%

$9.15 B

0.64%

$2.47

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34.71%

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$58.43

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$9.07 B

0.94%

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12.86%

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$26.84

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$2.40 B

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15.84%

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$35.18

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$2.21 B

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13.19%

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$46.95

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$1.92 B

0.79%

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23.52%

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Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

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$299.01

+0.92%

$129.99 B

0.55%

$1.63

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40.92%

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$243.41

+0.68%

$125.92 B

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33.76%

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$230.75

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$56.04 B

0.73%

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31.45%

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$61.56

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$28.67 B

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-68.23%

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$123.06

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$11.67 B

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QQXT - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 30.0%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 13.4%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 10.3%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.38%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.3%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    First Trust NASDAQ-100 Ex-Technology Sector Index Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    First Trust
  • Inception Date
    Feb 08, 2007
  • Shares Outstanding
    1750002
  • 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 an equal-weighted index composed of the securities comprising the NASDAQ-100 Index® that are not classified as "technology" according to the Industry Classification Benchmark ("ICB") classification system.


QQXT - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period QQXT Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 30.0% -68.2% 129.1% 39.87%
1 Yr 20.1% -9.0% 135.4% 68.92%
3 Yr 13.4%* -3.8% 41.0% 69.66%
5 Yr 10.3%* -10.6% 33.4% 89.99%
10 Yr 13.3%* 5.1% 22.1% 70.00%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period QQXT Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 27.6% -28.8% 76.0% 30.57%
2018 -6.1% -64.5% 10.6% 21.98%
2017 20.3% -68.7% 64.3% 46.72%
2016 -2.6% -56.6% 15.3% 66.58%
2015 3.7% -82.5% 11.4% 12.32%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period QQXT Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 30.0% -68.2% 129.1% 39.94%
1 Yr 20.1% -12.7% 133.0% 64.24%
3 Yr 13.4%* -5.7% 41.0% 68.05%
5 Yr 10.3%* -11.6% 33.4% 88.62%
10 Yr 13.3%* 5.1% 22.1% 68.87%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period QQXT Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 27.6% -28.8% 76.0% 30.72%
2018 -6.1% -64.5% 16.5% 45.65%
2017 20.3% -24.8% 64.3% 77.84%
2016 -2.6% -56.6% 17.1% 82.88%
2015 3.7% -38.0% 17.3% 37.14%

QQXT - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

QQXT Category Low Category High QQXT % Rank
Net Assets 116 M 10.3 K 218 B 82.52%
Number of Holdings 63 1 2364 50.36%
Net Assets in Top 10 23.2 M 425 K 89.8 B 90.73%
Weighting of Top 10 19.48% 10.5% 100.0% 98.22%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Tesla Inc 3.80%
  2. Align Technology Inc 2.23%
  3. MercadoLibre Inc 2.13%
  4. IDEXX Laboratories Inc 2.05%
  5. Pinduoduo Inc ADR 1.93%
  6. Automatic Data Processing Inc 1.92%
  7. Cintas Corp 1.88%
  8. Exelon Corp 1.88%
  9. Sirius XM Holdings Inc 1.85%
  10. Zoom Video Communications Inc 1.83%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High QQXT % Rank
Stocks
99.94% 48.25% 116.73% 12.66%
Cash
0.06% -12.08% 51.74% 84.96%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 2.39% 33.50%
Other
0.00% -17.43% 18.94% 38.61%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 6.97% 25.55%
Bonds
0.00% -0.42% 9.62% 26.86%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High QQXT % Rank
Healthcare
26.29% 0.00% 69.42% 1.39%
Consumer Cyclical
25.31% 0.00% 48.24% 4.09%
Communication Services
17.99% 0.00% 67.67% 15.99%
Industrials
13.52% 0.00% 29.16% 4.67%
Consumer Defense
9.95% 0.00% 19.68% 2.92%
Utilities
3.60% 0.00% 11.79% 3.21%
Financial Services
1.82% 0.00% 41.61% 95.55%
Technology
1.52% 0.00% 53.57% 99.93%
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 23.28% 84.45%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 19.81% 54.74%
Basic Materials
0.00% 0.00% 13.33% 79.71%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High QQXT % Rank
US
90.95% 46.80% 116.11% 65.91%
Non US
8.99% 0.00% 36.31% 24.89%

QQXT - Expenses

Operational Fees

QQXT Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.64% 0.01% 23.28% 83.26%
Management Fee 0.40% 0.00% 1.50% 14.44%
12b-1 Fee 0.00% 0.00% 1.00% 5.59%
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 1.02% N/A

Sales Fees

QQXT Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 0.50% 8.50% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.50% N/A

Trading Fees

QQXT Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.50% 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.

QQXT Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 31.00% 0.00% 464.00% 38.67%

QQXT - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

QQXT Category Low Category High QQXT % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.26% 0.00% 17.80% 5.22%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Net Income Ratio Analysis

QQXT Category Low Category High QQXT % Rank
Net Income Ratio 0.38% -8.87% 2.43% 29.75%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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QQXT - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Daniel Lindquist


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 08, 2007

13.74

13.7%

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.

Jon Erickson


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 08, 2007

13.74

13.7%

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

Feb 08, 2007

13.74

13.7%

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

Feb 08, 2007

13.74

13.7%

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.

Stan Ueland


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 08, 2007

13.74

13.7%

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

4.62

4.6%

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
0.01 52.87 7.74 0.83

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