First Trust ETF Overview

With 139 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, First Trust ETFs gather total assets under management of $65.75B. The average expense ratio is 0.72%. First Trust ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Fixed Income
  • Equity
  • Asset Allocation
  • Alternatives
  • Commodities

The largest First Trust ETF is the First Trust Dow Jones Internet Index Fund FDN with $7.37B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing First Trust ETF was the FTXD at 11.79%. The most-recent ETF launched in the First Trust space was the First Trust Short Duration Managed Municipal ETF FSMB in 11/01/18.

TOP ETF PERFORMERS

NFTY First Trust India NIFTY 50 Equal Weight ETF 13.05%
FTXL First Trust Nasdaq Semiconductor ETF 11.23%
FHK First Trust Hong Kong AlphaDEX Fund 11.04%
FCA First Trust China AlphaDEX Fund 9.25%
RNEM First Trust Emerging Markets Equity Select ETF 9.17%

BOTTOM ETF PERFORMERS

FTGC First Trust Global Tactical Commodity Strategy Fund -5.00%
FTXN First Trust Nasdaq Oil & Gas ETF -3.44%
FCG First Trust Natural Gas ETF -3.09%
FTXD First Trust Nasdaq Retail ETF -2.80%
FAAR First Trust Alternative Absolute Return Strategy ETF -2.77%

TOP CREATIONS

FTSM First Trust Enhanced Short Maturity ETF 414.17
FTCS First Trust Capital Strength ETF 126.44
FXH First Trust Health Care AlphaDEX Fund 107.73
FBT First Trust NYSE Arca Biotechnology Index Fund 92.59
FVD First Trust Value Line Dividend Index Fund 92.55

TOP REDEMPTIONS

FTXO First Trust Nasdaq Bank ETF -845.14
FDN First Trust Dow Jones Internet Index Fund -544.39
FVC First Trust Dorsey Wright Dynamic Focus 5 ETF -150.43
QTEC First Trust NASDAQ-100 Technology Sector Index Fund -138.87
FXO First Trust Financials AlphaDEX Fund -116.34

AUM WINNERS

FBZ First Trust Brazil AlphaDEX Fund 1,861.52%
EDOW First Trust Dow 30 Equal Weight ETF 561.36%
FTXD First Trust Nasdaq Retail ETF 163.14%
FXH First Trust Health Care AlphaDEX Fund 86.52%
FTXH First Trust Nasdaq Pharmaceuticals ETF 33.71%

AUM LOSERS

FXR First Trust Industrials/Producer Durables AlphaDEX Fund -67.41%
FCAN First Trust Canada AlphaDEX Fund -57.88%
FNI First Trust Chindia ETF -44.68%
MCEF First Trust Municipal CEF Income Opportunity ETF -33.42%
FXN First Trust Energy AlphaDEX Fund -24.06%

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