First Trust ETF Overview

First Trust has 129 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets with total assets under management of $44.05 B and an average expense ratio of 0.73%.

The largest First Trust ETF is the First Trust Dow Jones Internet Index Fund (FDN) with $6.34 B in assets. In the last 12 months, the best performing First Trust ETF was the First Trust China AlphaDEX Fund (FCA) at 55.03%. The most-recent ETF launched by First Trust was the First Trust Indxx Innovative Transaction & Process ETF (LEGR) in January 2018.

First Trust offers ETFs in the following asset classes:

  • Equity
  • Asset Allocation
  • Fixed Income
  • Alternatives
  • Commodities


FBTFirst Trust NYSE Arca Biotechnology Index Fund6.93%
FDNFirst Trust Dow Jones Internet Index Fund5.74%
FBZFirst Trust Brazil AlphaDEX Fund4.01%
CIBRFirst Trust NASDAQ Cybersecurity ETF3.13%
FLNFirst Trust Latin America AlphaDEX Fund2.90%


FXNFirst Trust Energy AlphaDEX Fund-14.06%
FCGFirst Trust Natural Gas ETF-13.71%
FTXNFirst Trust Nasdaq Oil & Gas ETF-11.71%
FTXGFirst Trust Nasdaq Food & Beverage ETF-7.30%
FTXRFirst Trust Nasdaq Transportation ETF-7.08%

top creations

FDTFirst Trust Developed Markets ex-US AlphaDEX Fund147.62
FPEFirst Trust Preferred Securities & Income ETF123.97
EMLPFirst Trust North American Energy Infrastructure Fund108.45
FXZFirst Trust Materials AlphaDEX Fund89.26
FTCSFirst Trust Capital Strength ETF74.52

top redemptions

FXUFirst Trust Utilities AlphaDEX Fund-41.00
FDLFirst Trust Morningstar Dividend Leaders Index Fund-36.93
FXHFirst Trust Health Care AlphaDEX Fund-36.78
FTAFirst Trust Large Cap Value AlphaDEX Fund-30.99
FYXFirst Trust Small Cap Core AlphaDEX Fund-21.67


FEUZFirst Trust Eurozone AlphaDEX ETF65.26%
FIXDFirst Trust TCW Opportunistic Fixed Income ETF49.17%
FTXNFirst Trust Nasdaq Oil & Gas ETF31.21%
RFAPFirst Trust RiverFront Dynamic Asia Pacific27.79%
RNDVFirst Trust U.S. Equity Dividend Select ETF26.83%


FTXGFirst Trust Nasdaq Food & Beverage ETF-66.48%
FTXDFirst Trust Nasdaq Retail ETF-50.12%
FRIFirst Trust S&P REIT Index Fund-19.55%
FCANFirst Trust Canada AlphaDEX Fund-16.91%
FTAGFirst Trust Indxx Global Agriculture ETF-14.71%

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