GRID

First Trust NASDAQ Clean Edge Smart Grid Infrastructure Index Fund
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GRID Fund Description

GRID tracks a market-cap-weighted index of global equities in the smart grid and electrical energy infrastructure sector.

GRID Factset Analytics Insight

GRID is concentrated fund targeting global equities determined to be in the smart grid and electrical energy infrastructure sector as determined by Clean Edge. The fund includes companies that are either Pure Play — more than 50% revenues or Diversified — less than 50% revenues are derived from the smart grid and electrical energy infrastructure sector. The sector may include business in electric grid, electric meters and devices, networks, energy storage and management, and enabling software. GRID also screens for minimum liquidity and market cap. To enhance exposure to the smart grid market, the index provider uses a tiered weighting scheme. Securities are initially market cap weighted. Then a collective weight of 80% for Pure Play and 20% for Diversified are allocated. The Index is reconstituted semi-annually and rebalanced quarter.

GRID MSCI ESG Analytics Insight

First Trust NASDAQ Clean Edge Smart Grid Infrastructure Index Fund has an MSCI ESG Fund Rating of AA based on a score of 8.21 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 NASDAQ Clean Edge Smart Grid Infrastructure Index Fund ranks in the 97th percentile within its peer group and in the 97th percentile within the global universe of all funds covered by MSCI ESG Fund Ratings.

GRID 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.

GRID Charts And Performance

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PERFORMANCE [as of 10/23/20] 1 MONTH 3 MONTHS YTD 1 YEAR 3 YEARS 5 YEARS 10 YEARS
GRID 11.90% 15.49% 24.38% 33.67% 11.81% 17.46% 8.93%
GRID (NAV) 13.83% 14.22% 24.69% 33.96% 12.00% 16.75% 8.96%
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GRID Summary Data

First Trust
11/17/09
Open-Ended Fund
0.70%
$71.11M
$656.85K
0.12%

GRID Portfolio Data

$52.98B
38.25
2.80
0.72%
12/24/20
64

GRID Index Data

Tiered
Market Cap
N/A

GRID Portfolio Management

0.70%
-1.30%
1.30%
-2.38%

GRID Tax Exposures

20.00% / 39.60%
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Qualified dividends
No

GRID Fund Structure

Open-Ended Fund
No
Yes
100% / 0%
N/A
N/A
Low
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GRID Factset Analytics Block Liquidity

As of 10/26/20
5
4
3
2
1

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

GRID Tradability

10,138
$656.85K
7,183
$469.31K
0.12%
$0.07
0.13%
1.50% / -2.00%
None
0.00%
50,000
0.14
0.00%
0.25%
0
$67.91
5

GRID Sector/Industry Breakdown


GRID
Segment Benchmark
40.23%
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16.22%
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14.93%
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14.77%
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13.82%
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0.03%
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GRID Top 10 Holdings[View All]

Aptiv PLC 8.36%
7.69%
7.52%
4.03%
3.61%
61.48%

GRID Countries


GRID
Segment Benchmark
61.49%
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12.15%
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8.64%
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7.12%
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3.60%
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3.16%
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2.87%
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0.51%
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0.28%
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0.11%
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GRID Regions


GRID
Segment Benchmark
61.77%
--
35.18%
--
3.05%
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GRID Economic Development


GRID
Segment Benchmark
100.00%
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GRID Performance Statistics

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0.00%
N/A

GRID MSCI ESG Ratings

8.21 / 10
96.95
96.51
4.25%
32.25%
155.95

GRID Benchmark Comparison Holdings

64
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0.00%

GRID Benchmark Comparison Summary


GRID
Segment Benchmark
64
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$52.98B
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38.25
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2.80
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1.66%
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High
High

GRID Benchmark Comparison Market Cap Size


GRID
Segment Benchmark
43.26%
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38.55%
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16.48%
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1.71%
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