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Expense Ratio Discount or Premium to NAV Total Assets Under Management 30-Day Average Daily Volume
0.60% 0.24% 162.95M 7301.53
Dividend Yield Turnover Ratio 1 Year Fund Level Flows Max Drawdown (All)
1.10% 95.00% 6.865M 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 Dow Jones Select MicroCap Index(SM). The fund will normally invest at least 80% of its net assets (including investment borrowings) in the common stocks of U.S. micro-capitalization companies which are publicly traded in the United States. The index is designed to measure the performance of micro-cap stocks issued by U.S. companies that are comparatively liquid and have strong fundamentals relative to the micro-cap segment as a whole.
General
Security Type Exchange-Traded Fund
Equity Style Small Cap/Value
Fixed Income Style --
Broad Asset Class US Equity
Broad Category Equity
Category Name Small Value
Category Index Russell 2000 Value TR USD
Prospectus Objective Growth
Fund Owner Firm Name First Trust
Prospectus Benchmark Index
DJ Select Micro Cap TR USD 100.0%
Broad Asset Class Benchmark Index
^SPXTR 100.0%
Manager Tenure
Daniel Lindquist 16.11 yrs
David McGarel 16.11 yrs
Jon Erickson 16.11 yrs
Roger Testin 16.11 yrs
Stan Ueland 14.99 yrs
Chris Peterson 5.63 yrs
Erik Russo 0.84 yrs

Net Fund Flows Versus Category

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As of November 30, 2021

Performance Versus Category

 
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As of December 01, 2021. Returns for periods of 1 year and above are annualized.

Annual Total Returns Versus Peers

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Name
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019
2020
YTD
3.26%
-0.06%
35.91%
8.71%
-13.52%
27.44%
-4.08%
29.73%
13.69%
1.38%
11.96%
21.83%
-4.38%
31.49%
18.40%
23.49%
8.43%
-10.88%
30.86%
14.73%
-18.55%
24.98%
9.73%
27.58%
4.14%
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31.98%
7.69%
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22.01%
4.66%
24.21%
9.89%
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27.85%
8.60%
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19.52%
0.83%
24.52%
5.99%
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35.45%
3.61%
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30.00%
5.13%
51.29%
As of December 02, 2021.

Fundamentals

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Dividend Yield TTM (12-2-21) 1.10%
30-Day SEC Yield (10-29-21) Upgrade
7-Day SEC Yield --
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Weighted Average PE Ratio 10.87
Weighted Average Price to Sales Ratio Upgrade
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As of November 28, 2021

Growth Estimates

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As of November 28, 2021

Asset Allocation

As of November 28, 2021.
Type % Net % Long % Short
Cash 0.05% Upgrade Upgrade
Stock 99.95% Upgrade Upgrade
Bond 0.00% Upgrade Upgrade
Convertible 0.00% Upgrade Upgrade
Preferred 0.00% Upgrade Upgrade
Other 0.00% Upgrade Upgrade

Top 10 Holdings

Name % Weight Price % Change
AdvanSix Inc 1.15% 44.29 -2.23%
Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corp Class C 1.00% 121.86 -2.25%
Ingles Markets Inc Class A 0.96% 78.22 -1.07%
Andersons Inc 0.95% 33.49 -1.88%
Banc of California Inc 0.94% 19.68 -2.28%
HomeStreet Inc 0.92% 50.18 -1.40%
The GEO Group Inc 0.90% 7.625 0.86%
Kearny Financial Corp 0.87% 13.00 0.23%
Standard Motor Products Inc 0.86% 51.95 0.48%
Gorman-Rupp Co 0.85% 46.15 3.64%

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 Dow Jones Select MicroCap Index(SM). The fund will normally invest at least 80% of its net assets (including investment borrowings) in the common stocks of U.S. micro-capitalization companies which are publicly traded in the United States. The index is designed to measure the performance of micro-cap stocks issued by U.S. companies that are comparatively liquid and have strong fundamentals relative to the micro-cap segment as a whole.
General
Security Type Exchange-Traded Fund
Equity Style Small Cap/Value
Fixed Income Style --
Broad Asset Class US Equity
Broad Category Equity
Category Name Small Value
Category Index Russell 2000 Value TR USD
Prospectus Objective Growth
Fund Owner Firm Name First Trust
Prospectus Benchmark Index
DJ Select Micro Cap TR USD 100.0%
Broad Asset Class Benchmark Index
^SPXTR 100.0%
Manager Tenure
Daniel Lindquist 16.11 yrs
David McGarel 16.11 yrs
Jon Erickson 16.11 yrs
Roger Testin 16.11 yrs
Stan Ueland 14.99 yrs
Chris Peterson 5.63 yrs
Erik Russo 0.84 yrs

Fundamentals

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Dividend Yield TTM (12-2-21) 1.10%
30-Day SEC Yield (10-29-21) Upgrade
7-Day SEC Yield --
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Weighted Average PE Ratio 10.87
Weighted Average Price to Sales Ratio Upgrade
Weighted Average Price to Book Ratio Upgrade
Weighted Median ROE Upgrade
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As of November 28, 2021

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As of November 28, 2021

Fund Details

Key Dates
Inception Date 9/27/2005
Last Annual Report Date 12/31/2020
Last Prospectus Date 5/3/2021
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