First Trust NYSE Arca Biotechnology Index Fund (FBT)

Delayed Data
As of May 01
 +3.71 / +3.33%
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 NYSE Arca Biotechnology Index(SM). The fund will normally invest at least 90% of its net assets plus the amount of any borrowings for investment purposes in common stocks that comprise the index. The index is an equal-dollar weighted index designed to measure the performance of a cross section of companies in the biotechnology industry that are primarily involved in the use of biological processes to develop products or provide services. The fund is non-diversified.

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1 month-1.64% 3 years+37.72%
3 months+4.82% 5 years+26.03%
1 year+53.43% Since inception+22.00%
Data through 05/02/2015

Quote Details

Previous close$111.51
Open day’s range112.53 – 115.27
Net asset value (NAV)115.18 (05/01/2015)
Daily volume213,433
Average volume (3 months)232,810
Data as of 05/01/2015

Peer Comparisonvs. Health ETFs

Performance 5-yr return+26.03%+22.89%
Expense Gross exp ratio0.61%0.47%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio1.151.48
Net assets$3.2B$1.8B
Average market cap$10.4B$35.3B
Average P/E23.625.2
Dividend / Share--0.21%


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Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Healthcare 100.00%
Business service 0.00%
Consumer goods 0.00%
Consumer service 0.00%
Energy 0.00%
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
ICPT Intercept Pharmaceuticals Inc5.67%
PCYC Pharmacyclics Inc5.32%
CLDX Celldex Therapeutics Inc4.16%
BMRN Biomarin Pharmaceutical Inc3.79%
INCY Incyte Corp3.73%
UTHR United Therapeutics Corp3.70%
NVAX Novavax Inc3.68%
BIIB Biogen3.62%
MDVN Medivation Inc3.60%
CRL Charles River Laboratories International Inc3.52%

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