LDSF

First Trust Low Duration Strategic Focus ETF
*Unless otherwise stated, data provided by FactSet.

LDSF Fund Description

LDSF is an actively managed fund of funds. Holdings consist of short-term fixed income securities, primarily from US issuers. The fund seeks current income and capital preservation.

LDSF Factset Analytics Insight

LDSF holds other ETFs, mostly but not exclusively from First Trust, that provide exposure to short-term US debt. The active manager constructs the portfolio based on macroeconomic and credit analysis, aiming to manage both interest rate risk and credit exposure to optimally allocate between sectors in the short-term bond space. LDSF has exposure to both government and corporate issuers and targets a portfolio duration of 3 years or less. The fund may hold up to 40% exposure to sub-investment-grade securities and 20% exposure to non-US issuers (including up to 10% to emerging-market issuers). After accounting for the cost of its underlying ETFs, LDSF charges a fee significantly higher than competing funds in the short-term segment, including other actively managed portfolios.

PERFORMANCE [as of 02/26/21] 1 MONTH 3 MONTHS YTD 1 YEAR 3 YEARS 5 YEARS 10 YEARS
LDSF -0.98% -0.32% -0.93% 0.33% -- -- --
LDSF (NAV) -0.36% -0.08% -0.42% 1.05% -- -- --
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Bloomberg Barclays US Universal 1-5 Year Index -0.20% 0.24% -0.12% 3.01% 4.08% 3.04% --
All returns over 1 year are annualized. All returns are total returns unless otherwise stated.

LDSF Summary Data

First Trust
01/03/19
Open-Ended Fund
0.77%
$144.97M
$1.44M
0.18%

LDSF Portfolio Data

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LDSF Index Data

No Underlying Index
Proprietary
Proprietary
Bloomberg Barclays US Universal 1-5 Year Index

LDSF Portfolio Management

0.77%
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LDSF Tax Exposures

20.00% / 39.60%
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Ordinary income
No

LDSF Fund Structure

Open-Ended Fund
No
No
100% / 0%
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Low
Daily
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LDSF Factset Analytics Block Liquidity

As of 03/01/21
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2
1

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

LDSF Tradability

70,316
$1.44M
48,367
$990.25K
0.18%
$0.04
-0.01%
0.42% / -0.53%
None
100.00%
50,000
0.97
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0
$20.33
N/A

LDSF Performance Statistics

0.50
1.76
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LDSF Holdings Statistics

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LDSF Avg Life Maturity Distribution

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LDSF OAS Breakdown

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