First Trust Utilities AlphaDEX® Fund (FXU)

Data as of Jan 23
 -0.005 / -0.02%
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(R) Utilities 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 utilities sector that may generate positive alpha relative to traditional passive-style indices through the use of the AlphaDEX(R) selection methodology.


1 month+3.72% 3 years+17.09%
3 months+10.42% 5 years+14.71%
1 year+27.01% Since inception+6.48%
Data through 01/23/2015

Quote Details

Previous close$25.59
Open day’s range25.56 – 25.70
Net asset value (NAV)25.59 (01/22/2015)
Daily volume428,828
Average volume (3 months)750,945
Data as of 3:59pm ET, 01/23/2015

Peer Comparisonvs. Utilities ETFs

Performance 5-yr return+14.71%+9.46%
Expense Gross exp ratio0.69%0.40%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio1.160.83
Net assets$780.9M$1.1B
Average market cap$10.8B$19.2B
Average P/E17.620.2
Dividend / Share--0.41%


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Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Utilities 75.36%
Telecommunication 16.65%
Energy 5.95%
Industrial materials 2.05%
Business service 0.00%
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
SCG SCANA Corp4.72%
GXP Great Plains Energy Inc4.53%
ED Consolidated Edison Inc4.48%
ETR Entergy Corp4.42%
GAS AGL Resources Inc4.12%
CTL CenturyLink Inc3.72%
T AT&T Inc3.67%
PNW Pinnacle West Capital Corp3.43%
AEE Ameren Corp3.32%
WR Westar Energy Inc3.32%

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