RFEM First Trust RiverFront Dynamic Emerging Markets ETF

*Unless otherwise stated, data provided by FactSet.

RFEM Fund Description

RFEM is actively-managed to select in emerging market stocks using multiple factors. The manager has discretion to hedge currency exposure up to 100% of the portfolio.

RFEM Factset Analytics Insight

RFEM’s active manager aims to pick winners within emerging market equities using a multi-factor approach. RiverFront, the fund’s sub-advisor, chooses holdings based on a proprietary scoring system which considers value, quality, and momentum factors. The sub-advisor also considers country, sector, and risk exposure, as well as liquidity. RFEM can hedge up to 100% of the portfolio’s currency exposure at its discretion using currency forwards and the spot market, dependent upon interest rate differentials and central bank policies. The fund can invest up to 20% of the portfolio in developed market equities, and has no explicit constraint on sector limitations.

PERFORMANCE [as of 09/29/22] 1 MONTH 3 MONTHS YTD 1 YEAR 3 YEARS 5 YEARS 10 YEARS
RFEM -12.42% -11.37% -28.31% -26.16% -3.43% -4.14% --
RFEM (NAV) -12.95% -12.02% -28.97% -27.12% -3.84% -4.05% --
No Underlying Index -- -- -- -- -- -- --
MSCI Emerging Markets Investable Market Index -11.55% -12.21% -27.07% -27.64% -1.34% -1.51% 1.23%
All returns over 1 year are annualized. All returns are total returns unless otherwise stated.

RFEM Summary Data

First Trust
06/14/16
Open-Ended Fund
0.95%
$28.24M
$83.80K
0.10%

RFEM Portfolio Data

$70.94B
5.19
1.40
7.30%
N/A
99

RFEM Index Data

No Underlying Index
Proprietary
Proprietary
MSCI Emerging Markets Investable Market Index

RFEM Portfolio Management

0.95%
--
--
--

RFEM Tax Exposures

20.00% / 39.60%
--
Qualified dividends
No

RFEM Fund Structure

Open-Ended Fund
Yes
No
-- / --
N/A
N/A
High
Daily

RFEM Factset Analytics Block Liquidity

As of 09/30/22
5
4
3
2
1

This measurement shows how easy it is to trade a $1 million USD block of RFEM. RFEM is rated a 3 out of 5.

RFEM Tradability

1,622
$83.80K
1,286
$69.16K
0.10%
$0.05
-0.38%
1.05% / -1.80%
None
24.45%
50,000
0.03
0.14%
0.85%
0
$46.05
3

RFEM Sector/Industry Breakdown


RFEM
Segment Benchmark
17.45%
--
10.49%
--
10.12%
--
9.83%
--
7.74%
--
6.43%
--
6.36%
--
5.29%
--
5.07%
--
5.05%
--

RFEM Top 10 Holdings[View All]

5.09%
2.67%
2.44%
2.25%
1.98%
1.97%
1.92%
1.80%
1.80%
1.74%
23.65%

RFEM Countries


RFEM
Segment Benchmark
18.47%
11.94%
17.64%
15.68%
14.83%
15.36%
14.15%
5.46%
10.61%
23.94%
5.27%
3.45%
5.00%
0.46%
4.72%
0.47%
2.65%
1.98%
1.40%
2.07%

RFEM Regions


RFEM
Segment Benchmark
63.84%
78.51%
19.16%
8.22%
10.28%
11.65%
4.72%
0.47%
2.00%
1.16%

RFEM Economic Development


RFEM
Segment Benchmark
64.85%
63.60%
35.15%
36.40%

RFEM Performance Statistics

0.55
0.78
0.85
0.75
0.85%
MSCI Emerging Markets Investable Market Index

RFEM Benchmark Comparison Holdings

99
3206
79
20.50%

RFEM Benchmark Comparison Summary


RFEM
Segment Benchmark
99
3206
$70.94B
$90.86B
5.19
12.07
1.40
1.66
6.19%
2.60%
Medium
Low

RFEM Benchmark Comparison Market Cap Size


RFEM
Segment Benchmark
49.03%
61.10%
28.37%
26.10%
15.93%
10.64%
1.95%
1.55%