First Trust ETF Overview

With 157 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, First Trust ETFs gather total assets under management of $87.75B. The average expense ratio is 0.74%. First Trust ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

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

The largest First Trust ETF is the First Trust Dow Jones Internet Index Fund FDN with $9.58B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing First Trust ETF was the FDNI at 73.00%. The most-recent ETF launched in the First Trust space was the FT Cboe Vest U.S. Equity Deep Buffer ETF - June DJUN in 06/19/20.

Top ETF Performers

FDNI First Trust Dow Jones International Internet ETF 22.23%
FPXI First Trust International Equity Opportunities ETF 16.30%
FNI First Trust Chindia ETF 13.97%
QCLN First Trust NASDAQ Clean Edge Green Energy Index Fund 13.09%
FCA First Trust China AlphaDEX Fund 11.20%

Bottom ETF Performers

FCG First Trust Natural Gas ETF -28.02%
FXN First Trust Energy AlphaDEX Fund -25.77%
FTXN First Trust Nasdaq Oil & Gas ETF -23.25%
FTXO First Trust Nasdaq Bank ETF -21.89%
QABA First Trust NASDAQ ABA Community Bank Index Fund -21.32%

Top Creations

FXD First Trust Consumer Discretionary AlphaDEX Fund 673.80
FXN First Trust Energy AlphaDEX Fund 592.84
FIXD First Trust TCW Opportunistic Fixed Income ETF 285.87
FTCS First Trust Capital Strength ETF 248.81
LMBS First Trust Low Duration Opportunities ETF 216.93

Top Redemptions

FXH First Trust Health Care AlphaDEX Fund -572.14
FXU First Trust Utilities AlphaDEX Fund -531.49
FDT First Trust Developed Markets ex-US AlphaDEX Fund -40.50
DAUG FT Cboe Vest U.S. Equity Deep Buffer ETF - August -36.30
FEX First Trust Large Cap Core AlphaDEX Fund -35.97

AUM Winners

HSMV First Trust Horizon Managed Volatility Small/Mid ETF 652.09%
DJUN FT Cboe Vest U.S. Equity Deep Buffer ETF - June 407.55%
FXN First Trust Energy AlphaDEX Fund 394.97%
FXD First Trust Consumer Discretionary AlphaDEX Fund 313.26%
FJUN FT Cboe Vest U.S. Equity Buffer ETF - June 263.32%

AUM Losers

FXU First Trust Utilities AlphaDEX Fund -71.64%
FNK First Trust Mid Cap Value AlphaDEX Fund -41.74%
FXH First Trust Health Care AlphaDEX Fund -31.10%
FCG First Trust Natural Gas ETF -25.35%
DMAY FT Cboe Vest U.S. Equity Deep Buffer ETF - May -25.28%

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