AFLG

First Trust Active Factor Large Cap ETF

AFLG is an actively managed portfolio of factor-focused US large-cap companies seeking capital appreciation.


Active, Semi-Diverse

MANAGEMENT MATRIX

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Fund Basics
Fund sponsorFirst Trust
CategoryUS Equities
Asset classEquity
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Inception dateDec 04, 2019
Assets (mns)$4
Expense ratio55 bp
CurrencyUSD
Sector Breakdown
Fund Structure
RegulationOpen-Ended Fund
DistributionsQuarterly
Taxation1099
Stock selectionProprietary
WeightingProprietary
Holdings TransparencyFull
Derivatives-basedNo
Options availableNo
Currency hedgedNo
Fund of fundsNo
Top 10 Holdings Complete list  + 
MICROSOFT CORP 5.2 %
APPLE INC 5.0 %
NVIDIA CORP 3.2 %
AMAZON.COM INC 2.6 %
META PLATFORMS INC 2.5 %
ALPHABET INC. CLASS A 2.0 %
BROADCOM INC. 1.9 %
BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY INC-CL B 1.5 %
VISTRA ENERGY CORP. 1.3 %
ABBVIE INC 1.1 %
Constituent Breakdown
Number of holdings239
Herfindahl-Hirschman Index 123
Wgt avg mkt cap (mns)$599,611
Large cap (>$10bn)97.0%
Mid cap ($2-10bn)2.7%
Small cap (<$2bn)0.4%
Developed mkts.100.0%
Emerging mkts.0.0%
Country Exposure
UNITED STATES 96.4 %
IRELAND 1.5 %
BRITAIN 0.5 %
Historical Performance


Standardized Annual Returns (as of 03/31/2024)
YTD1 YR2 YR3 YR5 YR10 YRIncep.
13.2% 30.3% 9.2% 10.5% -- -- 10.8%
Market Correlations
versus...BetaR-squared
S&P 5000.9597%
MSCI EAFE0.8876%
MSCI Emg Mkts0.6037%
Liquidity Measures
Avg. volume (000)0
Turnover0.0%
Avg. Bid/Ask (% of price)0.40%
ADV of underlying (mns)$168,430
Technical Indicators
Recent close$29.11
30d moving avg.$26.16
Annualized volatility17.2%
Relative strength (RSI)81
Short interest (ETF)0.2%
Short interest (underlying)2.3%
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Results & Estimates
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Valuation Metrics
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ETF Research Center Fund Rating

Our measure of an ETF's overall investment merit

ALTAR Score™

AFLG

6.3%

Cat. Avg

5.9%

Fund Category: US Equities

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Divided by: Fwd. P/BV--x
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Equals: ALTAR Score™6.3%
Recommendation

NEUTRAL

Average appreciation potential. A rating of NEUTRAL is assigned to ETFs with ALTAR Scores in the middle quintile (ranking between 40%-60%) of their category. This indicates that valuations adequately reflect the fundamentals of stocks in these funds.

Category Overview
There are 886 funds in the US Equities category, with an average ALTAR Score™ of 5.9% and a standard deviation of 2.7%. AFLG's ALTAR Score™ is approximately 0.1 standard deviations above the category average. This places AFLG in the 56th percentile among funds in the category.
Consensus Recommendation

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Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) Comparison
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AFLG 55.0 40.0 95
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