FXG

First Trust Consumer Staples AlphaDEX Fund

First Trust Consumer Staples AlphaDEX Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the StrataQuant Consumer Staples AlphaDEX Index.


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Fund Basics
Fund sponsorFirst Trust Advisors LP
CategoryUS Equities
Asset classEquity
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Inception dateMay 08, 2007
Assets (mns)$262
Expense ratio63 bp
CurrencyUSD
Sector Breakdown
Fund Structure
RegulationOpen-Ended Fund
DistributionsQuarterly
Taxation1099
Stock selectionMulti-Factor
WeightingTiered
Holdings TransparencyFull
Derivatives-basedNo
Options availableYes
Currency hedgedNo
Fund of fundsNo
Top 10 Holdings
ARCHER-DANIELS-MIDLAND CO 4.5 %
DARLING INTERNATIONAL INC 4.4 %
BUNGE LTD 4.4 %
TYSON FOODS INC-CL A 4.2 %
CVS CAREMARK CORP 4.2 %
JM SMUCKER CO/THE 4.1 %
PILGRIM'S PRIDE CORP 4.0 %
CONAGRA FOODS INC 4.0 %
GROCERY OUTLET HOLDING CORP. 3.5 %
MCKESSON CORP 3.4 %
Constituent Breakdown
Number of holdings41
Herfindahl-Hirschman Index 307
Wgt avg mkt cap (mns)$37,280
Large cap (>$10bn)70.2%
Mid cap ($2-10bn)28.7%
Small cap (<$2bn)1.1%
Developed mkts.100.0%
Emerging mkts.0.0%
Country Exposure
UNITED STATES 97.3 %
CAYMAN ISLANDS 2.7 %
Historical Performance


Standardized Annual Returns (as of 09/30/2021)
YTD1 YR2 YR3 YR5 YR10 YRIncep.
10.3% 18.8% 9.7% 8.0% 5.7% 11.5% 9.1%
Market Correlations
versus...BetaR-squared
S&P 5000.7369%
MSCI EAFE0.6958%
MSCI Emg Mkts0.5242%
Liquidity Measures
Avg. volume (000)29
Turnover0.6%
Avg. Bid/Ask (% of price)0.06%
ADV of underlying (mns)$9,488
Technical Indicators
Recent close$57.61
30d moving avg.$56.91
Annualized volatility16.6%
Relative strength (RSI)56
Short interest (ETF)0.3%
Short interest (underlying)3.9%
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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™

FXG

6.5%

Cat. Avg

4.7%

Fund Category: US Equities

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Divided by: Fwd. P/BV--x
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Equals: ALTAR Score™6.5%
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 805 funds in the US Equities category, with an average ALTAR Score™ of 4.7% and a standard deviation of 4.7%. FXG's ALTAR Score™ is approximately 0.4 standard deviations above the category average. This places FXG in the 65th percentile among funds in the category.
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Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) Comparison
Expense (bp)
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Avg. Bid/Ask (bp)
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TCO (bp)
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FXG 63.0 5.7 68.7
Peer Avg. 5.0 5.4 10.4
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