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First Trust Total US Market AlphaDEX ETF

etf
TUSA
Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$47.78 +1.75 +0%
primary theme
U.S. Mid-Cap Blend Equity
TUSA (ETF)

First Trust Total US Market AlphaDEX ETF

Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$47.78 +1.75 +0%
primary theme
U.S. Mid-Cap Blend Equity
TUSA (ETF)
First Trust Total US Market AlphaDEX ETF
Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$47.78 +1.75 +0%
primary theme
U.S. Mid-Cap Blend Equity

TUSA - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return 17.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 13.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 15.2%
  • Net Assets $21.6 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 4.8%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$46.03
$31.96
$48.80

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.70%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 119.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

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

Fund Classification

  • Primary Theme U.S. Mid-Cap Blend Equity
  • Fund Type Exchange Traded Fund
  • Investment Style Mid-Cap Blend

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Dividend.com Ratings*

$359.99

+0.87%

$2.84 B

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16.07%

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16.16%

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$19.89

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$17.38

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$478.92 M

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16.41%

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Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

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$239.35

+0.95%

$154.08 B

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$2.26

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15.77%

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$266.60

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$63.25 B

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16.18%

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$79.57

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$29.63 B

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16.11%

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16.12%

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$77.69

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$9.68 B

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14.14%

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TUSA - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 17.5%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 13.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 15.2%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 1.04%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.8%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    First Trust Total US Market AlphaDEX ETF
  • Fund Family Name
    First Trust
  • Inception Date
    Dec 05, 2006
  • Shares Outstanding
    450002
  • Share Class
    N/A
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Jon Erickson

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 market capitalization index designed to quantitatively identify and select U.S. exchange-listed securities issued by small, mid and large cap U.S. companies that exhibit growth and value factors and appear to have the greatest potential for capital appreciation.


TUSA - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period TUSA Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 17.6% -71.3% 33.1% 23.83%
1 Yr 54.4% 9.7% 99.2% 23.61%
3 Yr 13.3%* -0.3% 24.9% 42.18%
5 Yr 15.2%* 3.1% 26.5% 25.00%
10 Yr 10.1%* 5.2% 17.4% 81.43%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period TUSA Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 12.7% -21.4% 2510.2% 25.51%
2019 22.8% -19.0% 37.5% 53.10%
2018 -11.2% -77.7% 5.5% 18.72%
2017 19.0% -62.4% 26.9% 2.49%
2016 13.2% -6.1% 39.8% 33.10%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period TUSA Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 17.5% -71.3% 33.1% 24.07%
1 Yr 54.4% 9.7% 110.1% 20.96%
3 Yr 13.3%* -4.4% 26.7% 37.96%
5 Yr 15.2%* 3.1% 26.5% 24.80%
10 Yr 10.1%* 5.2% 17.4% 78.37%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period TUSA Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 12.7% -21.4% 2510.2% 25.51%
2019 22.8% -19.0% 37.5% 53.10%
2018 -11.2% -44.3% 5.5% 32.40%
2017 19.0% -62.4% 26.9% 9.66%
2016 13.2% -6.1% 39.8% 54.58%

TUSA - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

TUSA Category Low Category High TUSA % Rank
Net Assets 21.6 M 229 K 154 B 89.37%
Number of Holdings 1200 2 2145 0.67%
Net Assets in Top 10 1.04 M 1.6 K 10.1 B 91.78%
Weighting of Top 10 4.79% 2.0% 88.9% 95.52%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Moderna Inc 0.71%
  2. Micron Technology Inc 0.52%
  3. CrowdStrike Holdings Inc Class A 0.52%
  4. The Hartford Financial Services Group Inc 0.51%
  5. MGM Resorts International 0.51%
  6. Snap Inc Class A 0.51%
  7. The Trade Desk Inc A 0.50%
  8. Apple Inc 0.50%
  9. Lennar Corp 0.50%
  10. Biogen Inc 0.49%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High TUSA % Rank
Stocks
99.88% 48.86% 102.11% 27.11%
Cash
0.12% -2.11% 43.63% 71.78%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 11.78% 89.33%
Other
0.00% -3.60% 15.55% 87.56%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 1.43% 89.33%
Bonds
0.00% -1.24% 22.13% 89.56%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High TUSA % Rank
Financial Services
19.43% 0.00% 44.53% 14.67%
Technology
13.43% 0.00% 46.02% 76.67%
Consumer Cyclical
13.21% 0.00% 65.20% 61.11%
Industrials
11.71% 0.00% 45.39% 86.00%
Healthcare
11.19% 0.00% 31.72% 51.56%
Utilities
7.54% 0.00% 15.91% 4.89%
Consumer Defense
6.82% 0.00% 36.74% 14.00%
Communication Services
5.48% 0.00% 31.99% 20.44%
Real Estate
5.06% 0.00% 18.56% 64.00%
Basic Materials
4.15% 0.00% 25.78% 62.89%
Energy
1.99% 0.00% 45.92% 64.44%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High TUSA % Rank
US
98.99% 13.46% 102.26% 14.89%
Non US
0.89% -0.15% 81.40% 78.67%

TUSA - Expenses

Operational Fees

TUSA Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.70% 0.03% 8.45% 63.60%
Management Fee 0.50% 0.00% 1.69% 33.17%
12b-1 Fee 0.00% 0.00% 1.00% 18.09%
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.35% N/A

Sales Fees

TUSA 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% 4.50% N/A

Trading Fees

TUSA 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.

TUSA Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 119.00% 4.00% 453.00% 93.52%

TUSA - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

TUSA Category Low Category High TUSA % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.79% 0.00% 1.16% 8.43%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Net Income Ratio Analysis

TUSA Category Low Category High TUSA % Rank
Net Income Ratio 1.04% -1.39% 2.91% 27.23%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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TUSA - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Jon Erickson


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 05, 2006

14.58

14.6%

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.

Daniel Lindquist


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 05, 2006

14.58

14.6%

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

Dec 05, 2006

14.58

14.6%

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

Dec 05, 2006

14.58

14.6%

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

Dec 05, 2006

14.58

14.6%

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

5.29

5.3%

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

0.5

0.5%

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 37.53 6.31 4.87