XPND

First Trust Expanded Technology ETF

XPND actively invests in US stocks whose businesses are derived from or dependent on technology.


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Fund Basics
Fund sponsorFirst Trust
CategoryUS Equities
Asset classEquity
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Inception dateJun 14, 2021
Assets (mns)$17
Expense ratio65 bp
CurrencyUSD
Sector Breakdown
Fund Structure
RegulationOpen-Ended Fund
DistributionsQuarterly
Taxation1099
Stock selectionProprietary
WeightingProprietary
Holdings TransparencyFull
Derivatives-basedNo
Options availableYes
Currency hedgedNo
Fund of fundsNo
Top 10 Holdings Complete list  + 
NVIDIA CORP 6.5 %
META PLATFORMS INC 5.7 %
BROADCOM INC. 5.4 %
SALESFORCE.COM INC 4.5 %
MASTERCARD INCORPORATED CLASS A 4.4 %
VISA INC. CLASS A 4.3 %
ALPHABET INC. CLASS A 4.2 %
MICROSOFT CORP 4.2 %
CISCO SYSTEMS INC 3.8 %
WALT DISNEY CO/THE 3.8 %
Constituent Breakdown
Number of holdings51
Herfindahl-Hirschman Index 347
Wgt avg mkt cap (mns)$642,096
Large cap (>$10bn)99.8%
Mid cap ($2-10bn)0.2%
Small cap (<$2bn)0.0%
Developed mkts.100.0%
Emerging mkts.0.0%
Country Exposure
UNITED STATES 99.7 %
Historical Performance


Standardized Annual Returns (as of 02/29/2024)
YTD1 YR2 YR3 YR5 YR10 YRIncep.
0.0% 36.6% 9.6% -- -- -- 3.1%
Market Correlations
versus...BetaR-squared
S&P 5001.2990%
MSCI EAFE1.1065%
MSCI Emg Mkts0.9044%
Liquidity Measures
Avg. volume (000)10
Turnover1.5%
Avg. Bid/Ask (% of price)0.13%
ADV of underlying (mns)$97,758
Technical Indicators
Recent close$26.27
30d moving avg.$22.23
Annualized volatility26.0%
Relative strength (RSI)79
Short interest (ETF)0.4%
Short interest (underlying)0.0%
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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™

XPND

3.8%

Cat. Avg

5.7%

Fund Category: US Equities

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Equals: ALTAR Score™3.8%
Recommendation

UNDERWEIGHT

Below average appreciation potential. A rating of UNDERWEIGHT is assigned to ETFs with ALTAR Scores in the 2nd quintile (ranking higher than only 20%-40%) of their category. Typically, funds in this category consist of stocks trading at relatively expensive valuations and/or having below-average fundamentals.

Category Overview
There are 885 funds in the US Equities category, with an average ALTAR Score™ of 5.7% and a standard deviation of 2.8%. XPND's ALTAR Score™ is approximately 0.7 standard deviations below the category average. This places XPND in the 25th percentile among funds in the category.
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Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) Comparison
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XPND 65.0 13.3 78.3
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