FTSM

First Trust Enhanced Short Maturity ETF
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*Unless otherwise stated, data provided by FactSet.

FTSM Fund Description

FTSM, an actively managed fund, invests primarily in a variety of fixed-income securities with a target maturity of less than 3 years.

FTSM Factset Analytics Insight

FTSM is an actively managed fund that primarily invests in a variety of fixed-income securities for capital preservation and income generation. It is a quasi-competitor to PIMCO's MINT and iShares' NEAR. However, rather than holding solely investment-grade securities, FTSM reaches into bank loans—often rated as non-investment grade—for additional yield. It doesn't look much like our benchmark, and it has yet to demonstrate that it can reliably deliver higher yields while preserving capital over the long-term. FTSM trades very well, with small spreads and robust daily volume. Larger investors looking at block execution will find decent liquidity, allowing the usual caveats for the liquidity-challenged fixed-income space. FTSM charges a reasonable fee, but investors should bear in mind that the portfolio can experience high turnover.

FTSM MSCI ESG Analytics Insight

The MSCI ESG Fund Quality Score measures the ability of ETF underlying holdings to manage key medium to long-term risks and opportunities arising from environmental, social, and governance factors, as determined by MSCI ESG Research LLC. As of December 13, 2018 the First Trust Enhanced Short Maturity ETF MSCI ESG Fund Quality Score is 5.16 out of 10.

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. FTSM ranks in the 17th percentile within its peer group and in the 38th percentile within the global universe of all funds in MSCI ESG Fund Metrics coverage.

FTSM CHARTS AND PERFORMANCE

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PERFORMANCE [as of 12/13/18] 1 MONTH 3 MONTHS YTD 1 YEAR 3 YEARS 5 YEARS 10 YEARS
FTSM -0.04% 0.32% 1.79% 1.79% 1.47% -- --
FTSM (NAV) -0.03% 0.29% 1.73% 1.81% 1.46% -- --
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N/A 0.49% 0.59% 0.62% 0.54% 1.65% -- --
All returns over 1 year are annualized. All returns are total returns unless otherwise stated.

FTSM Top 10 Countries [View All]

FTSM Top 10 Sectors [View All]

FTSM Top 10 Holdings [View All]

FTSM Summary Data

First Trust
08/05/14
Open-Ended Fund
0.35%
$3.57B
$51.60M
0.02%

FTSM Portfolio Data

0.27
1.10 years
2.60%
12/18/18
494

FTSM Index Data

No Underlying Index
Proprietary
Proprietary
N/A

FTSM Portfolio Management

0.35%
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FTSM Tax Exposures

20.00% / 39.60%
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Ordinary income
No

FTSM Fund Structure

Open-Ended Fund
No
No
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Low
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FTSM Factset Analytics Block Liquidity

As of 12/14/18
5
4
3
2
1

This measurement shows how easy it is to trade a $1 million USD block of FTSM. FTSM is rated a 4 out of 5.

FTSM Tradability

860,366
$51.60M
797,755
$47.89M
0.02%
$0.01
0.01%
0.05% / -0.06%
None
100.00%
50,000
15.96
0.02%
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$59.88
4

FTSM Sector/Industry Breakdown


FTSM
Segment Benchmark
41.83%
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24.88%
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22.83%
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4.99%
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2.92%
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1.43%
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1.12%
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0.01%
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FTSM Top 10 Holdings[View All]

29.80%
6.19%
1.03%
0.94%
0.57%
0.56%
0.52%
0.45%
0.45%
0.44%
40.95%

FTSM Top 5 Countries


FTSM
Segment Benchmark
81.31%
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3.12%
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3.00%
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2.08%
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1.99%
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FTSM Top 5 Currencies


FTSM
Segment Benchmark
100.00%
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FTSM Economic Development


FTSM
Segment Benchmark
100.00%
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0.00%
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FTSM Performance Statistics

0.03
0.02
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FTSM MSCI ESG Ratings

5.16 / 10
17.33
38.08
10.41%
2.30%
417.91

FTSM HOLDINGS STATISTICS


FTSM
Segment Benchmark
1.10 years
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0.27
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0
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2.60%
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0.81
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High
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494
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A-
N/A

FTSM MATURITY DISTRIBUTION


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FTSM CREDIT BREAKDOWN


FTSM
Segment Benchmark
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