First Trust NYSE Arca Biotechnology Index Fund (FBT)

Delayed Data
As of May 29
 +0.11 / +0.09%
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 NYSE Arca Biotechnology Index(SM). 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 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. It is non-diversified.

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1 month+7.38% 3 years+41.25%
3 months+7.26% 5 years+31.19%
1 year+60.88% Since inception+22.76%
Data through 05/29/2015

Quote Details

Previous close$123.44
Open day’s range122.68 – 124.19
Net asset value (NAV)123.44 (05/28/2015)
Daily volume124,668
Average volume (3 months)205,453
Data as of 3:59pm ET, 05/29/2015

Peer Comparisonvs. Health ETFs

Performance 5-yr return+31.19%+22.89%
Expense Gross exp ratio0.58%0.47%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio1.111.46
Net assets$3.1B$1.7B
Average market cap$9.5B$35.4B
Average P/E20.524.6
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
REGN Regeneron Pharmaceuticals3.66%
CPHD Cepheid3.62%
GILD Gilead Sciences3.56%
VRTX Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc3.54%
Q Quintiles Transnational Holdings Inc3.54%
AMGN Amgen3.47%
ILMN Illumina Inc3.46%
NVAX Novavax Inc3.44%
INCY Incyte Corp3.43%
CELG Celgene3.42%

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