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First Trust RiverFront Dynamic Emerging Markets ETF

etf
RFEM
Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$73.55 -1.24 0%
primary theme
Emerging Markets Equity
RFEM (ETF)

First Trust RiverFront Dynamic Emerging Markets ETF

Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$73.55 -1.24 0%
primary theme
Emerging Markets Equity
RFEM (ETF)
First Trust RiverFront Dynamic Emerging Markets ETF
Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$73.55 -1.24 0%
primary theme
Emerging Markets Equity

RFEM - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return 6.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 3.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return N/A
  • Net Assets $55.7 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 33.0%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$74.78
$50.45
$77.89

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.95%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 89.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

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

Fund Classification

  • Primary Theme Emerging Markets Equity
  • Fund Type Exchange Traded Fund
  • Investment Style Diversified Emerging Mkts

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Overview

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Dividend.com Ratings*

$26.38

-0.53%

$30.14 B

1.48%

$0.39

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8.69%

0.50%

$32.82

+0.21%

$15.14 B

2.35%

$0.77

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14.55%

0.62%

$35.01

-0.74%

$6.44 B

1.35%

$0.48

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7.20%

0.54%

$26.28

+0.23%

$5.43 B

2.09%

$0.55

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13.47%

0.89%

$37.81

-1.02%

$3.40 B

3.41%

$1.30

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7.87%

0.92%

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Overview

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Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

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Dividend.com Ratings*

$52.50

-1.87%

$111.98 B

1.80%

$0.96

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4.49%

0.10%

$40.72

-2.07%

$4.86 B

0.99%

$0.41

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2.27%

0.58%

$54.00

-0.31%

$2.12 B

3.33%

$1.81

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11.50%

0.63%

$46.53

-0.34%

$1.96 B

4.01%

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12.66%

0.63%

$23.27

-0.85%

$1.42 B

2.38%

$0.56

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9.45%

0.49%

RFEM - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 6.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 3.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return N/A
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.92%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.5%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    First Trust RiverFront Dynamic Emerging Markets ETF
  • Fund Family Name
    First Trust
  • Inception Date
    Jun 14, 2016
  • Shares Outstanding
    750002
  • Share Class
    N/A
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Chris Konstantinos

Fund Description

The fund invests at least 80% of its net assets (including investment borrowings) in a portfolio of equity securities of emerging market companies, including through investments in common stock, depositary receipts, and common and preferred shares of real estate investment trusts, and forward foreign currency exchange contracts and currency spot transactions used to hedge the fund's exposure to the currencies in which the equity securities of such emerging market companies are denominated. The fund may invest in small, mid and large capitalization companies.


RFEM - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period RFEM Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 6.2% -8.6% 20.1% 34.28%
1 Yr 44.3% 7.5% 95.8% 81.72%
3 Yr 3.3%* -6.4% 31.8% 91.28%
5 Yr N/A* -1.9% 26.1% N/A
10 Yr N/A* -1.6% 9.6% N/A

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period RFEM Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 6.7% -22.1% 480.0% 85.11%
2019 15.6% -26.9% 42.0% 66.13%
2018 -20.5% -58.5% 34.6% 71.85%
2017 33.5% -33.4% 66.6% 55.13%
2016 N/A -11.5% 241.3% N/A

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period RFEM Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 6.5% -8.6% 20.1% 32.56%
1 Yr 44.3% 7.5% 95.8% 77.24%
3 Yr 3.3%* -6.4% 31.8% 89.62%
5 Yr N/A* -1.9% 26.1% N/A
10 Yr N/A* -1.6% 9.6% N/A

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period RFEM Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 6.7% -22.1% 480.0% 85.11%
2019 15.6% -14.7% 42.0% 66.40%
2018 -20.5% -31.2% 36.2% 76.25%
2017 33.5% -24.0% 66.6% 62.50%
2016 N/A -10.0% 249.6% N/A

RFEM - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

RFEM Category Low Category High RFEM % Rank
Net Assets 55.7 M 901 K 112 B 81.74%
Number of Holdings 111 5 5667 46.69%
Net Assets in Top 10 18.4 M 628 K 26.5 B 80.75%
Weighting of Top 10 33.03% 2.7% 67.1% 59.59%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd 7.37%
  2. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd 7.37%
  3. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd 7.37%
  4. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd 7.37%
  5. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd 7.37%
  6. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd 7.37%
  7. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd 7.37%
  8. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd 7.37%
  9. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd 7.37%
  10. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd 7.37%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High RFEM % Rank
Stocks
98.88% 47.78% 100.80% 29.53%
Cash
1.12% -2.51% 29.89% 68.11%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 1.79% 37.67%
Other
0.00% -2.51% 4.25% 32.49%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 13.26% 23.23%
Bonds
0.00% -16.58% 50.84% 31.33%

RFEM - Expenses

Operational Fees

RFEM Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.95% 0.04% 40.36% 79.53%
Management Fee 0.95% 0.00% 2.00% 57.78%
12b-1 Fee 0.00% 0.00% 1.00% 4.08%
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 1.25% N/A

Sales Fees

RFEM Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 0.40% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

RFEM Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.40% 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.

RFEM Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 89.00% 0.00% 420.00% 78.63%

RFEM - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

RFEM Category Low Category High RFEM % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.54% 0.00% 3.02% 6.68%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

RFEM Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly Annually Semi-Annually Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

RFEM Category Low Category High RFEM % Rank
Net Income Ratio 1.92% -1.97% 6.00% 20.77%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

RFEM Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Quarterly Annually

Dividend Payout History

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RFEM - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Chris Konstantinos


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jun 14, 2016

4.88

4.9%

Mr. Konstantinos is a co-manager of each Fund. In this role, he is responsible for both asset allocation and selection decisions. He is a Co-Chair of RiverFront’s Investment Committee and also serves on the RiverFront Investment Group, LLC’s Executive Committee. Mr. Konstantinos has been with RiverFront since the company’s founding in 2008. He began his career in 2000 as a corporate finance analyst in the Technology sector at a predecessor to Wachovia Securities. He joined Wachovia’s Advisory Services Group in 2002 as an equity strategist, and worked in various capacities within equity strategy and portfolio management until his departure in 2008. Mr. Konstantinos earned his BS in Business Administration from the Kenan-Flagler School of Business at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Mr. Konstantinos received his CFA designation in 2013 and holds FINRA Series 7 and 66 licenses.

Adam Grossman


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jun 14, 2016

4.88

4.9%

Adam Grossman, CFA: Global Equity CIO Adam is responsible for the investments of the US Equity and International Equity teams. He brings over a decade’s worth of industry experience in quantitative risk management and portfolio analytics. Mr. Grossman has served as a portfolio manager since June 2016.Adam is responsible for the equity decisions made in the various strategies and the development of the factor models used in the investment processes at RiverFront. In addition, he serves on the firm's Leadership Group and Investment Committee. Prior to joining RiverFront, Adam worked at the Virginia Retirement System (VRS), where he managed International Equity and REIT Portfolios and developed research on equity selection and portfolio construction. He began his investment career as a fixed income analyst at VRS. Adam earned a BS from Baldwin-Wallace College with a double major in Mathematical Economics and Finance, and an MA in Financial Economics from Virginia Commonwealth University. He received his CFA designation in 2009.

Rob Glownia


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Mar 31, 2019

2.08

2.1%

Rob Glownia, CFA, CFP Mr. Glownia is a co-manager of each Fund. In this role, he is responsible for both asset allocation and selection decisions. He is a Co-Chair of RiverFront’s Investment Committee and also serves on the firm’s Executive Committee. Mr. Glownia has over a decade’s worth of industry experience through various roles at RiverFront. Earlier in his career, Mr. Glownia served as the Head Equity Trader and oversaw the Portfolio Administration and Trading Team Rob joined RiverFront Investment Group in the summer of 2008. He earned his degree in Managerial Economics from Allegheny College. He received his CFA Designation in 2012 and his CFP Certification in 2017.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.01 34.19 5.71 1.41