First Trust Utilities AlphaDEX® Fund (FXU)

24.44
Delayed Data
As of Feb 27
 +0.08 / +0.33%
Today’s Change
20.95
Today|||52-Week Range
25.83
-1.77%
Year-to-Date

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.

Performance

1 month-4.99% 3 years+14.54%
3 months+1.55% 5 years+13.95%
1 year+17.65% Since inception+5.73%
Data through 02/27/2015

Quote Details

Previous close$24.36
Open day’s range24.33 – 24.45
Net asset value (NAV)24.36 (02/26/2015)
Daily volume500,722
Average volume (3 months)1,086,743
Data as of 3:59pm ET, 02/27/2015

Peer Comparisonvs. Utilities ETFs

 FXUCategory
Performance 5-yr return+13.95%+9.46%
Expense Gross exp ratio0.69%0.40%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio1.300.96
Net assets$816.6M$1.2B
Average market cap$12.3B$19.7B
Average P/E18.220.9
Dividend / Share--0.41%

Competitors

PUI PowerShares DWA Utilities Momentum Portf...
VPU Vanguard Utilities Index Fund ETF Shares
RYU Guggenheim S&P 500® Equal Weight Utilit...

Holdings

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
GXP Great Plains Energy Inc4.30%
S Sprint Corp4.28%
PEG Public Service Enterprise Group Inc4.25%
T AT&T4.04%
EXC Exelon4.01%
MDU MDU Resources Group Inc3.97%
CTL CenturyLink3.88%
TDS Telephone and Data Systems Inc3.80%
PCG PG&E3.65%
ED Consolidated Edison Inc3.46%

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