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First Trust Materials AlphaDEX® Fund (FXZ)

Delayed Data
As of 3:59pm ET
 +0.40 / +1.05%
Today’s Change
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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  Materials 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 materials and processing 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-2.53% 3 years+6.25%
3 months+0.41% 5 years+11.71%
1 year+11.37% Since inception+7.95%
Data through 08/16/2017

Quote Details

Previous close$38.10
Open day’s range38.17 – 38.51
Net asset value (NAV)38.11 (08/15/2017)
Daily volume35,096
Average volume (3 months)84,808
Data as of 3:59pm ET, 08/16/2017

Peer Comparisonvs. Natural resources ETFs

Performance 5-yr return+11.71%+0.40%
Expense Gross exp ratio0.66%1.44%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.880.17
Net assets$260.7M$685.4M
Average market cap$8.3B$15.9B
Average P/E21.123.9
Dividend / Share--0.23%


VAW Vanguard Materials Index Fund ETF Shares
FMAT Fidelity® MSCI Materials Index ETF
CUT Guggenheim MSCI Global Timber ETF


Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Industrial materials 74.20%
Consumer goods 23.92%
Consumer service 1.88%
Business service 0.00%
Energy 0.00%
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
PAH Platform Specialty Products Corp3.68%
WLK Westlake Chemical Corp3.54%
CBT Cabot Corp3.38%
UFS Domtar Corp3.38%
OC Owens Corning3.33%
OI Owens-Illinois Inc3.32%
RS Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co3.31%
BERY Berry Global Group Inc3.27%
PKG Packaging Corp of America3.27%
AA Alcoa2.97%