FGDFirst Trust Dow Jones Global Select Dividend Index Fund
FGD Fund Description
FGD tracks a yield-weighted index of the top 100 dividend-yielding stocks in 25 developed countries that meet sustainability criteria.
FGD Factset Analytics Insight
FGD offers yield by screening for stocks from developed countries in the S&P Global BMI that exclude REITs. Stocks are selected by dividend quality and liquidity. Companies that have demonstrated sustainability, as measured by payout ratios, and current yields higher than their 5-year average are included. The approximately 100 top-ranked stocks are then weighted by dividend yield, subject to buffers designed to limit turnover. The index is reconstituted and adjusted annually in March.
FGD MSCI ESG Analytics Insight
First Trust Dow Jones Global Select Dividend Index Fund has an MSCI ESG Fund Rating of AA based on a score of 7.60 out of 10. The MSCI ESG Fund Rating measures the resiliency of portfolios to long-term risks and opportunities arising from environmental, social, and governance factors. ESG Fund Ratings range from best (AAA) to worst (CCC). Highly rated funds consist of companies that tend to show strong and/or improving management of financially relevant environmental, social and governance issues. These companies may be more resilient to disruptions arising from ESG events.
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. First Trust Dow Jones Global Select Dividend Index Fund ranks in the 84th percentile within its peer group and in the 63th percentile within the global universe of all funds covered by MSCI ESG Fund Ratings.
FGD MSCI FaCS and Factor Box
MSCI FaCS is a standard method for evaluating and reporting the Factor characteristics of equity portfolios including ETFs. The Factor Box includes 6 Factors that MSCI has identified that historically provided a return premium. On the vertical axis, the Factor Groups, are displayed and the horizontal axis displays the Factor exposure, overweight, underweight or neutral.
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FGD Factset Analytics Block Liquidity
This measurement shows how easy it is to trade a $1 million USD block of FGD. FGD is rated a 5 out of 5.
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