FVD

First Trust Value Line Dividend Index Fund
CLOSING PRICECHANGE (%)VOLUME
$28.95+0.08 (0.28%)576.78K
4:00:00 p.m. (ET) 02/17/2017
BZX EXCHANGE CLOSED
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Overall Rating

B

76
as of 02/17/17

Rating Details

82
98
76
Segment Average
  • Overview
  • Efficiency
  • Tradability
  • Fit

FVD Fund Description

The First Trust Value Line Dividend ETF tracks an equal-weighted index of dividend-paying companies. The index excludes companies with less than $1 billion in market cap.

FVD FactSet Analytics Insight

FVD seeks to deliver better-than-averagedoesn't necessarily succeed in delivering equal or better yields dividend yields via an equal-weighted portfolio of dividend-paying stocks. It builds this portfolio in two steps: first, it uses Value Line's proprietary 'safety rating' system to select low-beta stocks from companies with strong balance sheets, and then it chooses the stocks with above-average yields and weights them equally. FVD makes some big sector bets along the way, and its equal-weighted approach results in a pronounced midcap tilt compared to our high-yield benchmark. FVD may carry slightly lower risk compared to our benchmark, but it doesn't necessarily succeed in delivering equal or better yields. On-screen liquidity is decent and spreads manageable, while underlying liquidity is strong and creation costs are low. FVD does, however, charge a steep fee for a fairly simple methodology, and its tracking can be variable.

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FVD Summary Data

08/19/03
Open-Ended Fund
0.70%
$3.2 B
$20.39 M
0.04%

FVD Portfolio Data

$55.02 B
22.04
2.78
1.98%
03/23/17
193

FVD Index Data

Value Line Dividend Index
Equal
Dividends
MSCI USA IMI High Yield Dividend

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  • 1 Year
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FVD Portfolio Management

0.70%
-0.99%
-0.68%
-1.13%

FVD Tax Exposures

20.00% / 39.60%
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Qualified dividends
No

FVD Fund Structure

Open-Ended Fund
No
No
100% / 0%
N/A
N/A
Low
Daily
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LAST 10 TRADES
TIMEPRICESHARES
15:57:2028.92600
15:54:1028.9215
15:53:5728.92100
15:53:5028.91500
15:50:0528.91100
15:50:0528.911,200
15:48:2928.91600
15:48:2128.91100
15:48:1328.92900
15:48:1328.92300
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FVD FactSet Analytics Block Liquidity

As of 02/17/17
5
4
3
2
1

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

FVD Tradability

721,717
$20.39 M
643,268
$18.34 M
0.04%
$0.01
0.05%
0.18% / -0.06%
None
100.00%
50,000
12.87
0.03%
0.02%
43
$28.87
5

FVD Performance Statistics

0.90
0.93
0.85
1.00
0.20%
MSCI USA IMI High Yield Dividend