First Trust ETF Overview

With 148 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, First Trust ETFs gather total assets under management of $83.38B. 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 $9.21B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing First Trust ETF was the FTXL at 41.78%. 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

FBT First Trust NYSE Arca Biotechnology Index Fund 11.08%
FTXH First Trust Nasdaq Pharmaceuticals ETF 7.58%
FBZ First Trust Brazil AlphaDEX Fund 5.74%
FXH First Trust Health Care AlphaDEX Fund 4.61%
FTXG First Trust Nasdaq Food & Beverage ETF 3.84%

Bottom ETF Performers

FCG First Trust Natural Gas ETF -4.88%
FHK First Trust Hong Kong AlphaDEX Fund -4.87%
FPA First Trust Asia Pacific ex-Japan AlphaDEX Fund -4.78%
FTAG First Trust Indxx Global Agriculture ETF -4.51%
FTXN First Trust Nasdaq Oil & Gas ETF -4.31%

Top Creations

FVD First Trust Value Line Dividend Index Fund 373.98
FPE First Trust Preferred Securities & Income ETF 190.93
QQEW First Trust Nasdaq-100 Equal Weighted Index Fund 122.34
LMBS First Trust Low Duration Opportunities ETF 121.82
RDVY First Trust Rising Dividend Achievers ETF 114.83

Top Redemptions

FDN First Trust Dow Jones Internet Index Fund -127.06
FTSM First Trust Enhanced Short Maturity ETF -84.15
FXG First Trust Consumer Staples AlphaDEX Fund -67.60
FBT First Trust NYSE Arca Biotechnology Index Fund -60.08
DVOL First Trust Dorsey Wright Momentum & Low Volatility ETF -53.74

AUM Winners

FNOV FT Cboe Vest U.S. Equity Buffer ETF - November 503.47%
DNOV FT Cboe Vest U.S. Equity Deep Buffer ETF - November 201.37%
FAUG FT Cboe Vest U.S. Equity Buffer ETF - August 153.46%
FUMB First Trust Ultra Short Duration Municipal ETF 75.11%
FTXN First Trust Nasdaq Oil & Gas ETF 31.01%

AUM Losers

FTXR First Trust Nasdaq Transportation ETF -67.67%
FAAR First Trust Alternative Absolute Return Strategy ETF -42.25%
RFAP First Trust RiverFront Dynamic Asia Pacific -19.22%
RNDV First Trust US Equity Dividend Select ETF -18.97%
MCEF First Trust Municipal CEF Income Opportunity ETF -18.00%

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