FTAGFirst Trust Indxx Global Agriculture ETF
FTAG Fund Description
FTAG tracks a global, market-cap-weighted index of firms engaged in improving agricultural yields.
FTAG Factset Analytics Insight
FTAG provides access to global firms involved in improving agricultural yields. Specifically, the fund consists of the following sub-industries: chemicals and fertilizers, seed manufacturers, irrigation equipment providers and farm machinery companies. The portfolio also includes farmland companies which is a unique feature in the global agriculture space. From a selection universe of eligible companies, the fund selects those that generate at least 10% of their revenue from the mentioned sub-industries and weights them according to market-cap. The index reconstitutes annually and rebalances quarterly. Prior to December 18, 2015, FTAG tracked a completely unrelated index of platinum miners under the fund name, First Trust ISE Global Platinum Index Fund (PLTM).
FTAG MSCI ESG Analytics Insight
First Trust Indxx Global Agriculture ETF has an MSCI ESG Fund Rating of BBB based on a score of 5.08 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 Indxx Global Agriculture ETF ranks in the 28th percentile within its peer group and in the 0th percentile within the global universe of all funds covered by MSCI ESG Fund Ratings.
FTAG 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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FTAG Factset Analytics Block Liquidity
This measurement shows how easy it is to trade a $1 million USD block of FTAG. FTAG is rated a 3 out of 5.
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