RNEM

First Trust Emerging Markets Equity Select ETF
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RNEM Fund Description

RNEM tracks an index of emerging market stocks selected for low volatility.

RNEM Factset Analytics Insight

RNEM seeks stability by filtering the universe of large- and midcap emerging market stocks for companies with historically low volatility of returns. Within each emerging market country, the fund selects the 25 stocks with the lowest volatility over the previous 12 months. The resulting portfolio is sorted into country/sector buckets, with each bucket set to market weight at each semi-annual rebalance. Holdings are equal-weighted within the buckets. The fund’s use of a Nasdaq parent index means that it includes both Korea and Taiwan as emerging markets; that’s in line with our MSCI benchmark, but investors may reasonably disagree on the status of these two countries.RNEM charges a hefty fee for its low-vol methodology, which may be hard to justify when competitors—such as iShares’ EEMV—provide similar exposure for a fraction of the price.

RNEM MSCI ESG Analytics Insight

First Trust Emerging Markets Equity Select ETF has an MSCI ESG Fund Rating of BB based on a score of 4.14 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 Emerging Markets Equity Select ETF ranks in the 23th percentile within its peer group and in the 60th percentile within the global universe of all funds covered by MSCI ESG Fund Ratings.

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PERFORMANCE [as of 09/13/19] 1 MONTH 3 MONTHS YTD 1 YEAR 3 YEARS 5 YEARS 10 YEARS
RNEM 3.73% -0.10% 6.00% 6.41% -- -- --
RNEM (NAV) 3.46% -0.40% 7.04% 6.64% -- -- --
MSCI Emerging Markets Investable Market Index 5.96% 1.21% 7.86% 2.62% 6.95% 1.45% 3.84%
All returns over 1 year are annualized. All returns are total returns unless otherwise stated.

RNEM Summary Data

First Trust
06/20/17
Open-Ended Fund
0.75%
$10.09M
$47.92K
0.43%

RNEM Portfolio Data

$32.08B
13.14
1.55
0.96%
09/25/19
276

RNEM Index Data

Tiered
Volatility
MSCI Emerging Markets Investable Market Index

RNEM Portfolio Management

0.75%
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RNEM Tax Exposures

20.00% / 39.60%
0.89%
Qualified dividends
No

RNEM Fund Structure

Open-Ended Fund
No
No
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N/A
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RNEM Factset Analytics Block Liquidity

As of 09/16/19
5
4
3
2
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This measurement shows how easy it is to trade a $1 million USD block of RNEM. RNEM is rated a 1 out of 5.

RNEM Tradability

943
$47.92K
682
$35.17K
0.43%
$0.21
0.32%
14.47% / -1.13%
None
17.00%
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0.10%
4.95%
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RNEM Sector/Industry Breakdown


RNEM
Segment Benchmark
41.53%
27.21%
11.91%
26.81%
10.62%
7.07%
6.61%
7.34%
6.51%
7.42%
6.17%
6.40%
5.18%
4.09%
4.98%
7.42%
4.01%
3.22%
2.47%
3.02%

RNEM Top 10 Holdings[View All]

2.18%
2.15%
2.08%
2.07%
2.02%
1.92%
1.90%
1.87%
1.54%
1.15%
18.88%

RNEM Countries


RNEM
Segment Benchmark
20.55%
9.16%
18.42%
20.98%
16.85%
12.12%
12.53%
8.16%
6.95%
5.79%
5.92%
3.21%
4.67%
2.48%
2.98%
2.22%
2.12%
2.26%
1.76%
3.58%

RNEM Regions


RNEM
Segment Benchmark
69.20%
71.44%
19.02%
12.37%
6.95%
9.17%
4.83%
6.21%
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0.81%

RNEM Economic Development


RNEM
Segment Benchmark
64.43%
53.28%
35.57%
46.72%

RNEM Performance Statistics

0.64
0.71
0.73
0.66
0.50%
MSCI Emerging Markets Investable Market Index

RNEM MSCI ESG Ratings

BB
4.14 / 10
59.57
22.52
2.98%
5.96%
409.88

RNEM Benchmark Comparison Holdings

276
2765
265
29.16%

RNEM Benchmark Comparison Summary


RNEM
Segment Benchmark
276
2765
$32.08B
$82.54B
13.14
13.76
1.55
1.52
3.52%
2.84%
Low
Low

RNEM Benchmark Comparison Market Cap Size


RNEM
Segment Benchmark
48.28%
58.94%
41.33%
27.29%
10.39%
11.38%
0.00%
2.39%