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First Trust Dynamic Europe Equity Income

mutual fund
XFDEX
Dividend policy
None
Price as of:
$14.11 -0.05 0%
primary theme
Europe Equity
share class
XFDEX (Mutual Fund)

First Trust Dynamic Europe Equity Income

Dividend policy
None
Price as of:
$14.11 -0.05 0%
primary theme
Europe Equity
share class
XFDEX (Mutual Fund)
First Trust Dynamic Europe Equity Income
Dividend policy
None
Price as of:
$14.11 -0.05 0%
primary theme
Europe Equity
share class

XFDEX - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return 3.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return -3.9%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 2.3%
  • Net Assets $236 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 53.0%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$14.16
$8.79
$16.11

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.99%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 64.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

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

Fund Classification

  • Primary Theme Europe Equity
  • Fund Type Closed-end mutual fund
  • Investment Style Europe Stock

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Overview

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Income Risk

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About

Dividend.com Ratings*

$30.93

-0.26%

$683.28 M

1.51%

$0.47

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2.66%

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$14.11

-0.35%

$235.56 M

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3.22%

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$12.15

+0.08%

$43.04 M

1.85%

$0.22

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1.08%

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Overview

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Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

Dividend.com Ratings*

$62.33

+0.71%

$20.01 B

2.06%

$1.27

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3.47%

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$68.33

+0.28%

$1.94 B

2.58%

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3.06%

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$42.79

+0.64%

$1.89 B

2.09%

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2.56%

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$39.78

+0.96%

$442.76 M

2.24%

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4.30%

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$67.06

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$295.43 M

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$1.57

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XFDEX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 3.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return -3.9%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 2.3%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency N/A
  • Net Income Ratio 5.37%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    First Trust Dynamic Europe Equity Income
  • Fund Family Name
    First Trust Advisors L.P.
  • Inception Date
    Sep 24, 2015
  • Shares Outstanding
    17231908
  • Share Class
    N/A
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Rob Guttschow

Fund Description

N/A


XFDEX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period XFDEX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 3.2% -1.3% 6.0% 19.19%
1 Yr -8.8% -18.9% 55.6% 94.00%
3 Yr -3.9%* -8.2% 19.9% 97.92%
5 Yr 2.3%* -1.1% 15.6% 97.75%
10 Yr N/A* 1.2% 9.2% N/A

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period XFDEX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 -15.5% -19.4% 44.5% 98.00%
2019 10.4% 7.4% 48.3% 94.00%
2018 N/A -39.7% -11.4% N/A
2017 N/A 8.9% 50.3% N/A
2016 N/A -13.1% 6.7% N/A

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period XFDEX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 3.2% -1.3% 6.0% 19.19%
1 Yr -8.8% -18.9% 55.6% 93.00%
3 Yr -3.9%* -8.2% 19.9% 97.92%
5 Yr 2.3%* -1.1% 15.6% 96.63%
10 Yr N/A* 1.2% 9.2% N/A

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period XFDEX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 -15.5% -19.4% 44.5% 98.00%
2019 10.4% 7.4% 48.3% 94.00%
2018 N/A -39.7% -11.4% N/A
2017 N/A 8.9% 50.3% N/A
2016 N/A -13.1% 8.9% N/A

NAV & Total Return History


XFDEX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

XFDEX Category Low Category High XFDEX % Rank
Net Assets 236 M 2.45 M 20 B 56.00%
Number of Holdings 87 29 1425 40.21%
Net Assets in Top 10 -7.19 M -7.19 M 3.04 B 100.00%
Weighting of Top 10 53.00% 4.6% 54.3% 5.26%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Ft Scotia Loan Facility Variable Regd /Eur/ 18.16%
  2. Ft Scotia Loan Facility Variable Regd /Eur/ 18.16%
  3. Ft Scotia Loan Facility Variable Regd /Eur/ 18.16%
  4. Ft Scotia Loan Facility Variable Regd /Eur/ 18.16%
  5. Ft Scotia Loan Facility Variable Regd /Eur/ 18.16%
  6. Ft Scotia Loan Facility Variable Regd /Eur/ 18.16%
  7. Ft Scotia Loan Facility Variable Regd /Eur/ 18.16%
  8. Ft Scotia Loan Facility Variable Regd /Eur/ 18.16%
  9. Ft Scotia Loan Facility Variable Regd /Eur/ 18.16%
  10. Ft Scotia Loan Facility Variable Regd /Eur/ 18.16%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High XFDEX % Rank
Stocks
125.92% 91.00% 125.92% 1.03%
Cash
3.78% -91.24% 8.42% 30.93%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 0.06% 44.33%
Other
0.00% 0.00% 2.21% 60.82%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.88% 44.33%
Bonds
-29.71% -29.71% 88.61% 100.00%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High XFDEX % Rank
Industrials
19.54% 2.67% 35.59% 44.21%
Financial Services
17.52% 0.00% 37.54% 14.74%
Consumer Defense
15.17% 0.00% 24.43% 9.47%
Healthcare
12.37% 2.25% 29.89% 51.58%
Utilities
8.28% 0.00% 13.48% 3.16%
Communication Services
7.72% 0.00% 18.54% 27.37%
Basic Materials
5.83% 0.00% 23.07% 72.63%
Energy
3.89% 0.00% 13.65% 40.00%
Consumer Cyclical
3.45% 0.00% 37.66% 92.63%
Technology
3.40% 0.00% 23.91% 90.53%
Real Estate
2.81% 0.00% 15.18% 20.00%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High XFDEX % Rank
Non US
125.51% 0.00% 125.51% 1.03%
US
0.41% 0.00% 101.73% 77.32%

XFDEX - Expenses

Operational Fees

XFDEX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.99% 0.07% 7.83% 16.49%
Management Fee 1.46% 0.06% 1.46% 100.00%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.05% 0.15% N/A

Sales Fees

XFDEX 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 1.00% 1.00% N/A

Trading Fees

XFDEX 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.

XFDEX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 64.00% 1.68% 160.00% 75.53%

XFDEX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

XFDEX Category Low Category High XFDEX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 3.25% 65.00%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

XFDEX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly Annually Monthly Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

XFDEX Category Low Category High XFDEX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 5.37% -1.21% 5.37% 1.03%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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XFDEX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Rob Guttschow


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Sep 24, 2015

5.27

5.3%

Rob A. Guttschow, CFA, is a senior portfolio manager for the Alternatives Investment Team at First Trust Advisors L.P. Prior to joining First Trust in July 2011, Mr. Guttschow was co-Chief Investment Officer at the Nuveen HydePark Group LLC where he started in 2007. While at Nuveen HydePark Group LLC, Mr. Guttschow co-directed investment activities including research, product development, trading, portfolio management and performance attribution. Previously, Mr. Guttschow was an Overlay Manager and Senior Portfolio Manager at Nuveen Asset Management. While there, he developed Nuveen’s buy-side derivative desk for fixed income and equity portfolio hedging. He was born in 1968 and earned a B.S. in Materials/Ceramic Engineering and a MBA from the University of Illinois in Urbana/Champaign.

Ben Lofthouse


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Sep 24, 2015

5.27

5.3%

Ben Lofthouse is Head of Global Equity Income at Janus Henderson Investors, a position he has held since 2018. Prior to this, Ben was a director and has been part of the Global Equity Income Team since joining Henderson in 2004. Additionally, he is a Portfolio Manager for the Global Equity Income and Global Dividend & Income strategies and has managed a range of equity income mandates since 2008. Prior to Henderson, Ben worked as an accountant at PricewaterhouseCoopers, where he started his career in 1998. Ben graduated with a BA degree (Hons) in business economics from Exeter University. He is an associate of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (CA) and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation. He has 21 years of financial industry experience.

John Gambla


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Sep 24, 2015

5.27

5.3%

John W. Gambla, CFA, FRM, PRM, is a senior portfolio manager for the Alternatives Investment Team at First Trust Advisors L.P. Prior to joining First Trust in July 2011, he was co-Chief Investment Officer at the Nuveen HydePark Group LLC where he started in 2007. While at Nuveen HydePark Group LLC, he co-directed investment activities including research, product development, trading, portfolio management and performance attribution. John also led the research systems and infrastructure development for Nuveen HydePark Group LLC. Previously, he was a Senior Trader and Quantitative specialist at Nuveen Asset Management. While there, he was responsible for trading all derivatives for the 120+ municipal mutual funds with Nuveen Asset Management. John W. Gambla, has served in a variety of roles throughout his career including: portfolio management, research, business development and strategy development. He was born in 1966 and earned a B.S. in Genetics and Developmental Biology and a B.A. in Finance from the University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign and an MBA from the University Of Chicago Booth School Of Business.

Alex Crooke


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Sep 24, 2015

5.27

5.3%

Alex Crooke is Co-Head of Equities – EMEA and Asia Pacific at Janus Henderson Investors, a position he has held since 2018. Alex is responsible for equities in the EMEA and APAC regions and is a Portfolio Manager for the Global Equity Income and Global Dividend & Income strategies. Previously, he was head of global equity income and specialist equities from 2013. Alex was recruited by Henderson to co-manage the UK assets of an investment trust in 1994 as an associate director. He later became the fund manager responsible for a number of UK and Global income orientated equity products. Alex began his investment career with Equitable Life Assurance Society in 1990 as a U.S. investment analyst. Alex holds a BSc (Hons) in physics and astrophysics from Manchester University and is an associate member of the Society of Investment Professionals.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.18 23.18 7.31 17.01