First Trust ETF Overview

First Trust has 128 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets with total assets under management of $54.98 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 $5.29 B in assets. In the last 12 months, the best performing First Trust ETF was the First Trust China AlphaDEX Fund (FCA) at 53.93%. The most-recent ETF launched by First Trust was the First Trust Municipal High Income ETF (FMHI) in November 2017.

First Trust offers ETFs in the following asset classes:

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

TOP ETF PERFORMERS

FTXLFirst Trust Nasdaq Semiconductor ETF8.04%
FXLFirst Trust Technology AlphaDEX Fund6.93%
SKYYFirst Trust Cloud Computing ETF5.27%
FJPFirst Trust Japan AlphaDEX Fund4.93%
QTECFirst Trust NASDAQ-100 Technology Sector Index Fund4.90%

BOTTOM ETF PERFORMERS

FANFirst Trust Global Wind Energy ETF-6.59%
FBZFirst Trust Brazil AlphaDEX Fund-6.40%
FLNFirst Trust Latin America AlphaDEX Fund-4.91%
FEMBFirst Trust Emerging Markets Local Currency Bond ETF-2.62%
FEMSFirst Trust Emerging Markets Small Cap AlphaDEX Fund-2.54%

top creations

FPEFirst Trust Preferred Securities & Income ETF216.05
EMLPFirst Trust North American Energy Infrastructure Fund91.68
FVDFirst Trust Value Line Dividend Index Fund90.19
FXRFirst Trust Industrials/Producer Durables AlphaDEX Fund81.72
FDNFirst Trust Dow Jones Internet Index Fund79.28

top redemptions

FXUFirst Trust Utilities AlphaDEX Fund-102.06
FXOFirst Trust Financials AlphaDEX Fund-43.59
FRIFirst Trust S&P REIT Index Fund-40.79
FVFirst Trust Dorsey Wright Focus 5 ETF-35.97
FXGFirst Trust Consumer Staples AlphaDEX Fund-25.14

AUM WINNERS

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%

AUM LOSERS

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%