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Key Stats

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Expense Ratio Discount or Premium to NAV Total Assets Under Management 30-Day Average Daily Volume
0.25% -0.05% 4.123B 945328.3
Dividend Yield Turnover Ratio 1 Year Fund Level Flows Max Drawdown (All)
0.39% 82.00% -857.60M Upgrade

Basic Info

Investment Strategy
The investment seeks current income, consistent with preservation of capital and daily liquidity. Under normal market conditions, the Advisor intends to achieve its investment objective by investing at least 80% of its net assets in a portfolio of U.S. dollar-denominated fixed- and variable-rate debt securities. Normally the fund's portfolio is expected to have an average duration of less than one year and an average maturity of less than three years.
General
Security Type Exchange-Traded Fund
Equity Style --
Fixed Income Style Medium Quality/Limited Sensitivity
Broad Asset Class Taxable Bond
Broad Category Fixed Income
Category Name Ultrashort Bond
Category Index Bloomberg Govt/Corp 1 Yr Duration TR USD
Prospectus Objective Income
Fund Owner Firm Name First Trust
Prospectus Benchmark Index
ICE BofA 0-1Y US Trsy TR USD 100.0%
Broad Asset Class Benchmark Index
^BBUSATR 100.0%
Manager Tenure
James Snyder 7.41 yrs
Jeremiah Charles 7.41 yrs
Todd Larson 7.41 yrs
Eric Maisel 6.28 yrs

Net Fund Flows Versus Category

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As of December 31, 2021

Performance Versus Category

 
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As of January 26, 2022. Returns for periods of 1 year and above are annualized.

Annual Total Returns Versus Peers

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Name
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019
2020
2021
YTD
0.38%
1.23%
1.45%
1.94%
2.82%
1.12%
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0.55%
2.65%
3.54%
0.01%
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7.51%
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0.85%
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1.41%
1.71%
3.55%
1.39%
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0.34%
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3.49%
2.06%
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As of January 26, 2022.

Fundamentals

General
Distribution Yield Upgrade
Dividend Yield TTM (1-27-22) 0.39%
30-Day SEC Yield (12-31-21) Upgrade
7-Day SEC Yield --
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Bond
Current Yield 2.19%
Yield to Maturity --
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As of January 25, 2022

Asset Allocation

As of January 25, 2022.
Type % Net % Long % Short
Cash 32.04% Upgrade Upgrade
Stock 0.00% Upgrade Upgrade
Bond 62.48% Upgrade Upgrade
Convertible 5.48% Upgrade Upgrade
Preferred 0.00% Upgrade Upgrade
Other 0.00% Upgrade Upgrade

Top 10 Holdings

Name % Weight Price % Change
AbbVie Inc. 2.9%
0.63% -- --
Met Tower Global Funding 0.59989%
0.61% -- --
BPCE SA 1.05088%
0.61% -- --
Bank of Nova Scotia 0.495%
0.61% -- --
New York Life Global Funding 0.51129%
0.61% -- --
Skyworks Solutions, Inc. 0.9%
0.61% -- --
Exelon Generation Company, LLC 3.4%
0.58% -- --
Nasdaq Inc 0.445%
0.58% -- --
Charter Communications Operating, LLC/Charter Communications Operating Capi
0.54% -- --
Viatris Inc 1.125%
0.54% -- --

Basic Info

Investment Strategy
The investment seeks current income, consistent with preservation of capital and daily liquidity. Under normal market conditions, the Advisor intends to achieve its investment objective by investing at least 80% of its net assets in a portfolio of U.S. dollar-denominated fixed- and variable-rate debt securities. Normally the fund's portfolio is expected to have an average duration of less than one year and an average maturity of less than three years.
General
Security Type Exchange-Traded Fund
Equity Style --
Fixed Income Style Medium Quality/Limited Sensitivity
Broad Asset Class Taxable Bond
Broad Category Fixed Income
Category Name Ultrashort Bond
Category Index Bloomberg Govt/Corp 1 Yr Duration TR USD
Prospectus Objective Income
Fund Owner Firm Name First Trust
Prospectus Benchmark Index
ICE BofA 0-1Y US Trsy TR USD 100.0%
Broad Asset Class Benchmark Index
^BBUSATR 100.0%
Manager Tenure
James Snyder 7.41 yrs
Jeremiah Charles 7.41 yrs
Todd Larson 7.41 yrs
Eric Maisel 6.28 yrs

Fundamentals

General
Distribution Yield Upgrade
Dividend Yield TTM (1-27-22) 0.39%
30-Day SEC Yield (12-31-21) Upgrade
7-Day SEC Yield --
Number of Holdings Upgrade
Bond
Current Yield 2.19%
Yield to Maturity --
Effective Duration Upgrade
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Average Price Upgrade
As of January 25, 2022

Fund Details

Key Dates
Inception Date 8/5/2014
Last Annual Report Date 10/31/2021
Last Prospectus Date 3/1/2021
Attributes
Enhanced Index Fund No
Index Fund No
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

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