FTGC

First Trust Global Tactical Commodity Strategy Fund
LAST TRADECHANGE (%)VOLUME
$20.17+0.04 (0.20%)4.19K
10:30:00 a.m. (ET) 03/29/2017
BID SIZEBID ($)ASK ($)ASK SIZE
15,60020.2120.24100

Overall Rating

C

N/A
as of 03/28/17

Rating Details

71
84
N/A
Segment Average
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  • Efficiency
  • Tradability
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FTGC Fund Description

The First Trust Global Tactical Commodity Strategy Fund is an actively managed fund that, through a subsidiary, provides broad exposure to commodities through futures contracts. The fund is structured as a 1940 Act open-ended fund.

FTGC FactSet Analytics Insight

FTGC is the newest fund to launch in theFTGC intends to be taxed like an equity fund, and does not distribute K-1s crowded broad commodities segment, and the first and only actively managed commodities fund. The fund doesn't directly own futures contracts, but gains exposure to commodities through its holdings in a Cayman Islands-based subsidiary, which holds futures contracts and is also eligible to hold commodity ETFs and structured products tied to commodities. Since the fund limits its holding in the subsidiary to 25%, it aims to qualify as a regulated investment company and is structured as a 1940 Act open-ended fund, as opposed to a commodities pool. This also means FTGC intends to be taxed like other equity funds, and does not distribute K-1 forms to its investors. Like most actively managed funds, FTGC charges slightly more in fees (95 bps).

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FTGC Summary Data

10/23/13
Open-Ended Fund
0.95%
$128.93 M
$1.35 M
0.18%

FTGC Portfolio Data

Futures
Variable
N/A
16

FTGC Index Data

No Underlying Index
Proprietary
Proprietary
S&P GSCI

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FTGC Portfolio Management

0.95%
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FTGC Tax Exposures

20.00% / 39.60%
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No

FTGC Fund Structure

Open-Ended Fund
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No
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Low
Daily
Bats Book Viewer
TOP OF BOOK
SHARES/SIZEPRICE
ASKS5,00020.28
5,40020.27
5,40020.26
5,00020.25
10020.24
BIDS15,60020.21
5,00020.20
5,00020.19
5,00020.18
5,00020.17
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FTGC FactSet Analytics Block Liquidity

As of 03/28/17
5
4
3
2
1

This measurement shows how easy it is to trade a $1 million USD block of FTGC. FTGC is rated a 5 out of 5.

FTGC Tradability

65,689
$1.35 M
32,225
$667.92 K
0.18%
$0.04
-0.05%
0.52% / -0.51%
None
100.00%
50,000
0.64
0.05%
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$20.04
5

FTGC Performance Statistics

0.55
0.60
0.56
0.52
0.01%