AFSM

Fund Description
The First Trust Active Factor Small Cap ETF seeks to provide capital appreciation. Under normal market conditions, the Fund will invest at least 80% of its net assets (including investment borrowings) in U.S.-listed equity securities issued by small capitalization companies. The Fund is actively managed primarily relying on a multi-factor quantitative methodology with active risk management to construct a portfolio of securities exhibiting exposures to one or more investing factors. The multi-factor quantitative methodology currently used by the Fund may take into account the following factors: (i) value; (ii) momentum; (iii) quality; and (iv) low volatility.
Fund Profile
Fund Name First Trust Active Factor Small Cap ETF
Fund Exchange Ticker AFSM
Fund Sponsor First Trust
Fund ISIN US33740F7978
Net Expense Ratio 0.77 %
Fund Inception Date 3 December 2019
Fund Legal Structure ETF (Open end fund)
Exchange NYSE Arca
Listing Country Code US
Fund Investment Objective
ETF Type Specific US Equities - Factor & Thematic
Asset Class Equities (Stocks)
Index Linked Active
Index Name Not Applicable
Index Provider Not Applicable
Currency Hedged No
Inverse / Leveraged Not Applicable
Developed / Emerging Developed Market Funds
Market Capitalization Range Small Cap
Growth Value Core / Blend
Continent North America
Key Statistics
Return As of Date 23 September 2021
Asset Under Management 2.65 Million (USD)
1 Month Total Return 0.98 %
Year To Date Return 19.69 %
1 Year Total Return 54.27 %
3 Year Annualized Total Return
NAV 26.47
Share Outstanding 100,002
Top 10 Holdings (23 September 2021)
Constituent Name Constituent Ticker Constituent Type Weighting
ARCBEST CORP ARCB EQUI 0.0119000000
SPROUT SOCIAL INC - CLASS A SPT EQUI 0.0097000000
BOISE CASCADE CO BCC EQUI 0.0094000000
NAVIENT CORP NAVI EQUI 0.0094000000
SMITH & WESSON BRANDS INC SWBI EQUI 0.0092000000
VISTA OUTDOOR INC VSTO EQUI 0.0089000000
MYR GROUP INC/DELAWARE MYRG EQUI 0.0088000000
MODIVCARE INC MODV EQUI 0.0085000000
LOUISIANA-PACIFIC CORP LPX EQUI 0.0084000000
The Joint Corp. JYNT EQUI 0.0083000000