First Trust ETF Overview

First Trust has 132 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets with total assets under management of $68.38 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 $9.29 B in assets. In the last 12 months, the best performing First Trust ETF was the First Trust Dow Jones Internet Index Fund (FDN) at 53.39%. The most-recent ETF launched by First Trust was the First Trust TCW Unconstrained Plus Bond ETF (UCON) in June 2018.

First Trust offers ETFs in the following asset classes:

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

TOP ETF PERFORMERS

FDNFirst Trust Dow Jones Internet Index Fund8.11%
FTXDFirst Trust Nasdaq Retail ETF7.19%
FYCFirst Trust Small Cap Growth AlphaDEX Fund6.06%
FRIFirst Trust S&P REIT Index Fund6.02%
FBTFirst Trust NYSE Arca Biotechnology Index Fund6.01%

BOTTOM ETF PERFORMERS

FANFirst Trust Global Wind Energy ETF-8.39%
FLNFirst Trust Latin America AlphaDEX Fund-8.13%
FBZFirst Trust Brazil AlphaDEX Fund-7.99%
FKOFirst Trust South Korea AlphaDEX Fund-7.76%
FEMFirst Trust Emerging Markets AlphaDEX Fund-7.19%

top creations

FDNFirst Trust Dow Jones Internet Index Fund492.87
FTSMFirst Trust Enhanced Short Maturity ETF108.04
FXNFirst Trust Energy AlphaDEX Fund106.23
CIBRFirst Trust NASDAQ Cybersecurity ETF62.43
SKYYFirst Trust Cloud Computing ETF61.96

top redemptions

FDLFirst Trust Morningstar Dividend Leaders Index Fund-42.20
FXRFirst Trust Industrials/Producer Durables AlphaDEX Fund-41.93
HYLSFirst Trust Tactical High Yield ETF-26.16
FVDFirst Trust Value Line Dividend Index Fund-24.24
MDIVMulti-Asset Diversified Income Index Fund-23.72

AUM WINNERS

FTXNFirst Trust Nasdaq Oil & Gas ETF174.13%
FTXDFirst Trust Nasdaq Retail ETF118.09%
FCANFirst Trust Canada AlphaDEX Fund44.88%
FYCFirst Trust Small Cap Growth AlphaDEX Fund39.58%
RNDMFirst Trust Developed International Equity Select ETF36.72%

AUM LOSERS

FTAGFirst Trust Indxx Global Agriculture ETF-51.54%
FLNFirst Trust Latin America AlphaDEX Fund-16.46%
FKUFirst Trust United Kingdom AlphaDEX Fund-16.34%
RFEUFirst Trust RiverFront Dynamic Europe-12.65%
GRIDFirst Trust Nasdaq Clean Edge Smart GRID Infrastructure Index-10.11%

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