First Trust Consumer Discretionary AlphaDEX® Fund (FXD)

Data as of Dec 26
 +0.13 / +0.37%
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FXD Regular Dividend: FXD began trading ex-dividend on 12/23/14. A $0.0792 dividend will be paid to shareholders of record as of 12/26/14.

Investment Objective

The investment seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield (before the fund's fees and expenses) of an equity index called the StrataQuant(R) Consumer Discretionary Index. The fund will normally invest at least 90% of its net assets in common stocks that comprise the index. The index is a modified equal-dollar weighted index designed by NYSE Euronext to objectively identify and select stocks from the Russell 1000(R) Index in the consumer discretionary sector that may generate positive alpha relative to traditional passive-style indices through the use of the AlphaDEX(R) selection methodology.

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1 month+1.99% 3 years+22.38%
3 months+8.88% 5 years+19.39%
1 year+11.83% Since inception+8.63%
Data through 12/27/2014

Quote Details

Previous close$35.60
Open day’s range35.69 – 35.82
Net asset value (NAV)35.71 (12/26/2014)
Daily volume103,759
Average volume (3 months)558,481
Data as of 3:59pm ET, 12/26/2014

Peer Comparisonvs. Consumer cyclical ETFs

Performance 5-yr return+19.39%+17.86%
Expense Gross exp ratio0.67%0.44%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio1.141.13
Net assets$1.3B$861.1M
Average market cap$10.3B$24.6B
Average P/E19.621.2
Dividend / Share--0.16%


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XLY Consumer Discretionary Select Sector SPD...
RCD Guggenheim S&P 500® Equal Weight Consum...


Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Consumer service 47.76%
Consumer goods 29.12%
Media 15.94%
Business service 5.23%
Hardware 1.39%
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
GNTX Gentex Corp1.52%
GHC Graham Holdings Co1.45%
APOL Apollo Education Group Inc Class A1.42%
PHM PulteGroup Inc1.40%
MUSA Murphy USA Inc1.37%
AAN Aaron's Inc1.33%
SPLS Staples Inc1.33%
SIG Signet Jewelers Ltd1.31%
AAP Advance Auto Parts Inc1.29%
MAR Marriott International Inc Class A1.29%

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