QTEC

First Trust NASDAQ-100 Technology Sector Index Fund
CLOSING PRICECHANGE (%)VOLUME
$63.30-0.09 (-0.14%)137.99K
4:00:00 p.m. (ET) 08/21/2017
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QTEC Fund Description

The First Trust NASDAQ-100 Technology Sector ETF tracks an equal-weighted index of the largest NASDAQ-listed U.S. technology stocks.

QTEC FactSet Analytics Insight

QTEC offers quirky exposure to the tech sector: It equally-weights large-cap tech stocks that happen to be listed on NASDAQ. Investors who want small-cap, or even just representative tech exposure, should look elsewhere. QTEC's main appeal is its equal weighting, which drastically drops Apple's huge market footprint. However, its NASDAQ focus causes it to miss some major tech giants like IBM altogether. The net result is that QTEC tilts small compared to our benchmark, and heavily overweights semiconductors at the expense of software & IT services. Investors are interested in spite of these oddities. The fund trades heavily each day and spreads are generally small, while underlying liquidity is excellent. QTEC's Efficiency is a mixed bag: a huge asset base means the fund is quite stable, but its price is high and its weak tracking significantly raises realized holding costs.

QTEC MSCI ESG Fund metrics Insight

The MSCI ESG Fund Quality Score measures the ability of ETF underlying holdings to manage key medium to long-term risks and opportunities arising from environmental, social, and governance factors, as determined by MSCI ESG Research LLC. As of August 20, 2017 the First Trust NASDAQ-100 Technology Sector Index Fund MSCI ESG Fund Quality Score is 5.30 out of 10.

The fund’s Peer Rank reflects the ranking of a fund’s MSCI ESG Fund Quality Score against the scores of other funds within the same peer group, as defined by the Thomson Reuters Lipper Global Classification. QTEC ranks in the 47th percentile within its peer group and in the 48th percentile within the global universe of all funds in MSCI ESG Fund Metrics coverage.

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QTEC Summary Data

04/19/06
Open-Ended Fund
0.60%
$1.96 B
$14.2 M
0.05%

QTEC Portfolio Data

$104.92 B
27.20
4.43
0.64%
09/21/17
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QTEC Index Data

NASDAQ-100 Technology Index
Equal
NASDAQ - Listed
Thomson Reuters US Technology

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QTEC Portfolio Management

0.60%
-0.96%
-0.77%
-1.14%

QTEC Tax Exposures

20.00% / 39.60%
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Qualified dividends
No

QTEC Fund Structure

Open-Ended Fund
No
No
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QTEC FactSet Analytics Block Liquidity

As of 08/21/17
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4
3
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This measurement shows how easy it is to trade a $1 million USD block of QTEC. QTEC is rated a 5 out of 5.

QTEC Tradability

221,912
$14.2 M
167,078
$10.75 M
0.05%
$0.03
0.02%
0.23% / -0.23%
None
100.00%
50,000
3.34
0.02%
0.04%
225
$63.39
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QTEC Performance Statistics

0.87
1.14
1.12
1.20
0.35%
Thomson Reuters US Technology

QTEC MSCI ESG Fund Metrics

5.30 / 10
47.00
47.93
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10.85%
46.25