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Expense Ratio Discount or Premium to NAV Total Assets Under Management 30-Day Average Daily Volume
0.55% -0.10% 1.871B 73297.73
Dividend Yield Turnover Ratio 1 Year Fund Level Flows Max Drawdown (All)
0% 31.00% -73.10M Upgrade

Basic Info

Investment Strategy
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 IndexSM. The fund will normally invest at least 90% of its net assets (including investment borrowings) in the common stocks and depositary receipts that comprise the index. The index is an equal-dollar weighted index designed to measure the performance of a cross section of small, mid and large capitalization companies in the biotechnology industry that are primarily involved in the use of biological processes to develop products or provide services.
General
Security Type Exchange-Traded Fund
Equity Style Mid Cap/Growth
Fixed Income Style --
Broad Asset Class Sector Equity
Broad Category Equity
Category Name Health
Category Index S&P 1500 Health Care TR
Prospectus Objective Specialty - Health
Fund Owner Firm Name First Trust
Prospectus Benchmark Index
NYSE Arca Biotechnology TR USD 100.0%
Broad Asset Class Benchmark Index
^MSWNTR 100.0%
Manager Tenure
Daniel Lindquist 14.30 yrs
David McGarel 14.30 yrs
Jon Erickson 14.30 yrs
Roger Testin 14.30 yrs
Stan Ueland 13.91 yrs
Chris Peterson 4.54 yrs

Net Fund Flows Versus Category

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Performance Versus Category

 
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As of October 29, 2020. Returns for periods of 1 year and above are annualized.

Annual Total Returns Versus Peers

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2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019
YTD
50.56%
47.55%
10.90%
-19.59%
37.07%
-0.30%
19.74%
3.52%
26.68%
4.94%
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As of October 29, 2020.

Fundamentals

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Dividend Yield TTM (10-30-20) 0%
30-Day SEC Yield --
7-Day SEC Yield --
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Weighted Average PE Ratio 25.70
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Asset Allocation

As of October 29, 2020.
Type % Net % Long % Short
Cash 0.04% Upgrade Upgrade
Stock 99.96% Upgrade Upgrade
Bond 0.00% Upgrade Upgrade
Convertible 0.00% Upgrade Upgrade
Preferred 0.00% Upgrade Upgrade
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Top 10 Holdings

Name % Weight Price % Change
Exact Sciences Corp 4.32% 123.83 2.76%
United Therapeutics Corp 4.02% 134.26 3.08%
ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Inc 3.78% 46.45 -1.90%
Agios Pharmaceuticals Inc 3.68% 40.07 2.12%
Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical Inc 3.60% 100.50 5.79%
Sarepta Therapeutics Inc 3.41% 135.91 -3.94%
Ionis Pharmaceuticals Inc 3.38% 46.95 0.21%
Bio-Techne Corp 3.38% 252.41 -1.28%
Seagen Inc Ordinary Shares 3.37% 166.80 -13.28%
Neurocrine Biosciences Inc 3.36% 98.67 -0.25%

Basic Info

Investment Strategy
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 IndexSM. The fund will normally invest at least 90% of its net assets (including investment borrowings) in the common stocks and depositary receipts that comprise the index. The index is an equal-dollar weighted index designed to measure the performance of a cross section of small, mid and large capitalization companies in the biotechnology industry that are primarily involved in the use of biological processes to develop products or provide services.
General
Security Type Exchange-Traded Fund
Equity Style Mid Cap/Growth
Fixed Income Style --
Broad Asset Class Sector Equity
Broad Category Equity
Category Name Health
Category Index S&P 1500 Health Care TR
Prospectus Objective Specialty - Health
Fund Owner Firm Name First Trust
Prospectus Benchmark Index
NYSE Arca Biotechnology TR USD 100.0%
Broad Asset Class Benchmark Index
^MSWNTR 100.0%
Manager Tenure
Daniel Lindquist 14.30 yrs
David McGarel 14.30 yrs
Jon Erickson 14.30 yrs
Roger Testin 14.30 yrs
Stan Ueland 13.91 yrs
Chris Peterson 4.54 yrs

Fundamentals

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Dividend Yield TTM (10-30-20) 0%
30-Day SEC Yield --
7-Day SEC Yield --
Number of Holdings Upgrade
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Weighted Average PE Ratio 25.70
Weighted Average Price to Sales Ratio Upgrade
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Fund Details

Key Dates
Inception Date 6/19/2006
Last Annual Report Date 12/31/2019
Last Prospectus Date 5/1/2020
Attributes
Enhanced Index Fund No
Index Fund Yes
Inverse Fund No
Leveraged Fund No
Fund of Funds No
Currency Hedged Fund No
Synthetic Replication Fund No
Has Dividend Investment Plan No
Socially Responsible Fund No