FDTS

First Trust Developed Markets ex-US Small Cap AlphaDEX Fund

First Trust Developed Markets ex-US Small Cap AlphaDEX Fund is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund seeks investment results that correspond to the Defined Developed Markets ex-US Small Cap Index.


International

EQUITY

Rules-Based

MANAGEMENT STYLE

80 bp

EXPENSES

$42.1 M

ASSETS UNDER MGMT

FACTOR SCORECARD

SIZE
VALUE
YIELD
MOMENTUM
VOLATILITY
QUALITY
Fund Basics
Fund sponsorFirst Trust Advisors LP
CategoryInternational
Asset classEquity
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Inception dateFeb 15, 2012
Assets (mns)$42
Expense ratio80 bp
CurrencyUSD
Sector Breakdown
Fund Structure
RegulationOpen-Ended Fund
DistributionsQuarterly
Taxation1099
Stock selectionMulti-Factor
WeightingTiered
Holdings TransparencyFull
Derivatives-basedNo
Options availableNo
Currency hedgedNo
Fund of fundsNo
Top 10 Holdings Complete list  + 
MFE-MEDIAFOREUROPE NV CLASS A 2.2 %
FUTURE PLC 0.7 %
DOOSAN CORP 0.6 %
GREENCORE GROUP PLC 0.6 %
BW LPG LTD 0.6 %
BIRD CONSTRUCTION INC 0.6 %
LS INDUSTRIAL SYSTEMS 0.5 %
AKER SOLUTIONS ASA 0.5 %
LS CORP 0.5 %
HOKKAIDO ELECTRIC POWER CO 0.5 %
Constituent Breakdown
Number of holdings2068
Herfindahl-Hirschman Index 1,185
Wgt avg mkt cap (mns)$1,479
Large cap (>$10bn)0.5%
Mid cap ($2-10bn)28.9%
Small cap (<$2bn)70.1%
Developed mkts.83.6%
Emerging mkts.16.4%
Country Exposure
JAPAN 34.5 %
SOUTH KOREA 14.4 %
CANADA 9.0 %
BRITAIN 5.5 %
AUSTRALIA 5.1 %
ITALY 4.0 %
SWEDEN 2.2 %
NORWAY 2.2 %
FRANCE 1.8 %
ISRAEL 1.7 %
Historical Performance


Standardized Performance (as of 06/30/2024)
 YTD1 YR2 YR3 YR5 YR10 YRIncep.
Total Returns 2.8% 10.1% 10.2% -1.5% 5.9% 3.3% 5.0%
Volatility 14.0% 14.9% 38.3% 35.6% 32.7% 27.5% --
Market Correlations
versus...BetaR-squared
S&P 5000.8357%
MSCI EAFE0.9976%
MSCI Emg Mkts0.6938%
Liquidity Measures
Avg. volume (000)0
Turnover0.0%
Avg. Bid/Ask (% of price)0.61%
ADV of underlying (mns)$2,820
Technical Indicators
Recent close$42.19
30d moving avg.$43.00
Annualized volatility19.8%
Relative strength (RSI)53
Short interest (ETF)0.0%
Short interest (underlying)0.0%
Distributions
Assets Under Management (mns)

Money Flows (mns)

Short Interest (as % of shares outstanding)

Long Money Flows (mns)

Risk and Returns: FDTS vs. Comps (1 YR)

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Results & Estimates
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EPS Revision Activity (6 mo. ago = 100%)
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Valuation Metrics
  2023 2024E Fwd Est 2025E
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Based on closing prices from 7/18/2024
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ETF Research Center Fund Rating

Our measure of an ETF's overall investment merit

ALTAR Score™

FDTS

9.0%

Cat. Avg

7.0%

Fund Category: International

Avg. Return on Equity--%
Divided by: Fwd. P/BV--x
Less: Expenses-- bp
Equals: ALTAR Score™9.0%
Recommendation

OVERWEIGHT

Above average appreciation potential. A rating of OVERWEIGHT is assigned to ETFs with ALTAR Scores in the 4th quintile (ranking higher than 60%-80%) of their category. Typically, funds in this category consist of stocks trading at attractive valuations and/or having above-average fundamentals.

Category Overview
There are 258 funds in the International category, with an average ALTAR Score™ of 7.0% and a standard deviation of 2.4%. FDTS's ALTAR Score™ is approximately 0.8 standard deviations above the category average. This places FDTS in the 80th percentile among funds in the category.
Consensus Recommendation

Sell-side recommendations on the ETF's individual constituents

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Recent Trends


Breakdown
Expense Analysis

Peer Group Rules-Based
International Equity ETFs
# of ETFs 152
Avg. Expense Ratio 42.9 bp
Std. Deviation 24.3 bp
FDTS (80 bp) Percentile rank 94
Peer Group Expense Ratio Distribution


Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) Comparison
Expense (bp)
(A)
Avg. Bid/Ask (bp)
(B)
TCO (bp)
(A)+(B)
FDTS 80.0 60.9 140.9
Peer Avg. 57.7 49.9 107.6
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