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First Trust Consumer Staples AlphaDEX® Fund (FXG)

Delayed Data
As of Aug 18
 +0.02 / +0.04%
Today’s Change
Today|||52-Week Range

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  Consumer Staples Index. The fund will normally invest at least 90% of its net assets (including investment borrowings) in common stocks that comprise the index. The index is a modified equal-dollar weighted index designed by NYSE to objectively identify and select stocks from the Russell 1000  Index in the consumer staples sector that may generate positive alpha relative to traditional passive-style indices through the use of the AlphaDEX  selection methodology.

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1 month+0.28% 3 years+7.66%
3 months+1.28% 5 years+15.83%
1 year-2.82% Since inception+9.97%
Data through 08/18/2017

Quote Details

Previous close$46.34
Open day’s range46.24 – 46.46
Net asset value (NAV)46.35 (08/17/2017)
Daily volume25,627
Average volume (3 months)100,468
Data as of 3:59pm ET, 08/18/2017

Peer Comparisonvs. Consumer defensive ETFs

Performance 5-yr return+15.83%+11.98%
Expense Gross exp ratio0.61%1.31%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio1.401.14
Net assets$461.4M$773.8M
Average market cap$14.8B$66.2B
Average P/E19.622.1
Dividend / Share--0.27%


VDC Vanguard Consumer Staples Index Fund ETF...
IYK iShares U.S. Consumer Goods ETF
FSTA Fidelity® MSCI Consumer Staples Index E...


Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Consumer goods 83.69%
Consumer service 16.31%
Business service 0.00%
Energy 0.00%
Financial service 0.00%
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
PPC Pilgrims Pride Corp5.29%
BG Bunge Ltd5.02%
TAP Molson Coors Brewing Co4.92%
ADM Archer Daniels Midland Co4.87%
TSN Tyson Foods Inc4.83%
NUS NU Skin Enterprises Inc4.81%
WFM Whole Foods Market Inc4.74%
KR Kroger Co3.51%
INGR Ingredion Inc3.46%
USFD US Foods Holding Corp3.46%