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Expense Ratio Discount or Premium to NAV Total Assets Under Management 30-Day Average Daily Volume
0.60% 0.05% 6.230M 2212.20
Dividend Yield Turnover Ratio 1 Year Fund Level Flows Max Drawdown (All)
1.39% 131.0% 3.835M 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 Nasdaq US Smart Food & Beverage IndexTM. The fund will normally invest at least 90% of its net assets (including investment borrowings) in the common stocks and depository receipts that comprise the underlying index. The index is designed to provide exposure to U.S. companies comprising the food and beverage sector that have been selected based upon their liquidity and weighted based upon their cumulative score on three investing factors: volatility, value and growth. The fund is non-diversified.
General
Security Type Exchange-Traded Fund
Equity Style Mid Cap/Value
Fixed Income Style --
Broad Asset Class Sector Equity
Broad Category Equity
Category Name Consumer Defensive
Category Index S&P 1500 Cons Staples TR
Prospectus Objective Specialty - Unaligned
Fund Owner Firm Name First Trust
Prospectus Benchmark Index
Nasdaq US Smart Food&Beverage TR USD 100.0%
Broad Asset Class Benchmark Index
^MSWNTR 100.0%
Manager Tenure
Chris Peterson 5.12 yrs
Daniel Lindquist 5.12 yrs
David McGarel 5.12 yrs
Jon Erickson 5.12 yrs
Roger Testin 5.12 yrs
Stan Ueland 5.12 yrs
Erik Russo 0.83 yrs

Net Fund Flows Versus Category

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As of November 26, 2021. Returns for periods of 1 year and above are annualized.

Annual Total Returns Versus Peers

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Fundamentals

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Dividend Yield TTM (11-29-21) 1.39%
30-Day SEC Yield (10-29-21) Upgrade
7-Day SEC Yield --
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Weighted Average PE Ratio 16.00
Weighted Average Price to Sales Ratio Upgrade
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As of November 26, 2021

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Asset Allocation

As of November 26, 2021.
Type % Net % Long % Short
Cash 0.15% Upgrade Upgrade
Stock 99.85% 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
Bunge Ltd 9.44% 90.59 0.12%
Archer-Daniels Midland Co 8.47% 64.79 0.61%
Tyson Foods Inc Class A 8.18% 81.84 0.61%
The Hershey Co 7.90% 179.11 0.67%
Darling Ingredients Inc 7.55% 70.81 -0.66%
General Mills Inc 4.29% 63.54 1.24%
Corteva Inc 4.20% 46.59 -0.51%
JM Smucker Co 4.18% 129.38 -1.20%
PepsiCo Inc 4.07% 164.05 1.81%
Kellogg Co 3.98% 63.87 0.36%

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 Nasdaq US Smart Food & Beverage IndexTM. The fund will normally invest at least 90% of its net assets (including investment borrowings) in the common stocks and depository receipts that comprise the underlying index. The index is designed to provide exposure to U.S. companies comprising the food and beverage sector that have been selected based upon their liquidity and weighted based upon their cumulative score on three investing factors: volatility, value and growth. The fund is non-diversified.
General
Security Type Exchange-Traded Fund
Equity Style Mid Cap/Value
Fixed Income Style --
Broad Asset Class Sector Equity
Broad Category Equity
Category Name Consumer Defensive
Category Index S&P 1500 Cons Staples TR
Prospectus Objective Specialty - Unaligned
Fund Owner Firm Name First Trust
Prospectus Benchmark Index
Nasdaq US Smart Food&Beverage TR USD 100.0%
Broad Asset Class Benchmark Index
^MSWNTR 100.0%
Manager Tenure
Chris Peterson 5.12 yrs
Daniel Lindquist 5.12 yrs
David McGarel 5.12 yrs
Jon Erickson 5.12 yrs
Roger Testin 5.12 yrs
Stan Ueland 5.12 yrs
Erik Russo 0.83 yrs

Fundamentals

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Dividend Yield TTM (11-29-21) 1.39%
30-Day SEC Yield (10-29-21) Upgrade
7-Day SEC Yield --
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Weighted Average PE Ratio 16.00
Weighted Average Price to Sales Ratio Upgrade
Weighted Average Price to Book Ratio Upgrade
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As of November 26, 2021

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Fund Details

Key Dates
Inception Date 9/20/2016
Last Annual Report Date 3/31/2021
Last Prospectus Date 8/2/2021
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