First Trust ETF Overview

With 148 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, First Trust ETFs gather total assets under management of $89.00B. The average expense ratio is 0.73%. First Trust ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

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

The largest First Trust ETF is the First Trust Value Line Dividend Index Fund FVD with $10.11B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing First Trust ETF was the FTXL at 60.13%. The most-recent ETF launched in the First Trust space was the First Trust Active Factor Large Cap ETF AFLG in 12/03/19.

Top ETF Performers

QCLN First Trust NASDAQ Clean Edge Green Energy Index Fund 10.26%
SKYY First Trust Cloud Computing ETF 7.41%
FBZ First Trust Brazil AlphaDEX Fund 7.19%
FDNI First Trust Dow Jones International Internet ETF 6.82%
CIBR First Trust NASDAQ Cybersecurity ETF 6.46%

Bottom ETF Performers

FCG First Trust Natural Gas ETF -9.54%
FXN First Trust Energy AlphaDEX Fund -6.26%
FTXN First Trust Nasdaq Oil & Gas ETF -4.71%
QABA First Trust NASDAQ ABA Community Bank Index Fund -3.52%
FTXO First Trust Nasdaq Bank ETF -3.04%

Top Creations

FVD First Trust Value Line Dividend Index Fund 468.72
FPE First Trust Preferred Securities & Income ETF 144.60
EMLP First Trust North American Energy Infrastructure Fund 132.08
FTCS First Trust Capital Strength ETF 110.31
RDVY First Trust Rising Dividend Achievers ETF 99.29

Top Redemptions

FDN First Trust Dow Jones Internet Index Fund -68.38
FTSM First Trust Enhanced Short Maturity ETF -27.10
FAAR First Trust Alternative Absolute Return Strategy ETF -18.16
FV First Trust Dorsey Wright Focus 5 ETF -15.40
FBT First Trust NYSE Arca Biotechnology Index Fund -15.08

AUM Winners

FPXE First Trust IPOX Europe Equity Opportunities ETF 106.57%
FNOV FT Cboe Vest U.S. Equity Buffer ETF - November 70.47%
DNOV FT Cboe Vest U.S. Equity Deep Buffer ETF - November 52.41%
FKU First Trust United Kingdom AlphaDEX Fund 50.28%
MCEF First Trust Municipal CEF Income Opportunity ETF 24.13%

AUM Losers

FTAG First Trust Indxx Global Agriculture ETF -55.36%
FTXD First Trust Nasdaq Retail ETF -43.06%
FTXG First Trust Nasdaq Food & Beverage ETF -37.93%
EDOW First Trust Dow 30 Equal Weight ETF -34.72%
FKO First Trust South Korea AlphaDEX Fund -34.35%

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