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First Trust Materials AlphaDEX® Fund (FXZ)

Delayed Data
As of 3:59pm ET
 +0.33 / +0.87%
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  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+2.56% 3 years+6.40%
3 months+0.02% 5 years+11.01%
1 year+18.53% Since inception+8.17%
Data through 04/25/2017

Quote Details

Previous close$38.12
Open day’s range38.31 – 38.56
Net asset value (NAV)38.13 (04/24/2017)
Daily volume345,890
Average volume (3 months)180,274
Data as of 3:59pm ET, 04/25/2017

Peer Comparisonvs. Natural resources ETFs

Performance 5-yr return+11.01%-0.79%
Expense Gross exp ratio0.66%1.40%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.700.07
Net assets$346.7M$726.3M
Average market cap$8.8B$15.9B
Average P/E21.723.8
Dividend / Share--0.23%


VAW Vanguard Materials Index Fund ETF Shares
FMAT Fidelity® MSCI Materials Index ETF
XLB Materials Select Sector SPDR® Fund


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
OC Owens Corning3.74%
DOW Dow Chemical3.54%
USG USG Corp3.49%
EMN Eastman Chemical Co3.41%
RS Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co3.18%
MOS Mosaic Co3.16%
BERY Berry Global Group Inc3.13%
SMG Scotts Miracle-Gro Co3.08%
STLD Steel Dynamics Inc3.07%
CBT Cabot Corp2.98%