Fund Description
The First Trust Preferred Securities and Income ETF ( the Fund ) seeks total return and to provide current income by investing primarily in preferred securities and income-producing debt securities, including corporate bonds, high-yield securities and convertible securities. Under normal market conditions, at least 80 percent of the Fund s net assets, including investment borrowings, will be allocated to these asset classes.
Fund Profile
Fund Name First Trust Preferred Securities and Income ETF
Fund Exchange Ticker FPE
Fund Sponsor First Trust
Fund ISIN US33739E1082
Net Expense Ratio 0.85 %
Fund Inception Date 12 February 2013
Fund Legal Structure ETF (Open end fund)
Exchange NYSE Arca
Listing Country Code US
Fund Investment Objective
ETF Type Specific Multi-Asset / Other
Asset Class Other Asset Types
Index Linked Active
Index Name Not Applicable
Index Provider Not Applicable
Currency Hedged No
Inverse / Leveraged Not Applicable
Developed / Emerging Developed Market Funds
Key Statistics
Return As of Date 16 April 2021
Asset Under Management 6366.60 Million (USD)
1 Month Total Return 1.23 %
Year To Date Return 2.03 %
1 Year Total Return 20.03 %
3 Year Annualized Total Return 6.87 %
NAV 20.35
Share Outstanding 312,855,000
Top 10 Holdings (16 April 2021)
Constituent Name Constituent Ticker Constituent Type Weighting
US Dollar CASH 0.0309968288
EMERA INC Variable rate due 06/15/2076 PREF 0.0212937702
AERCAP HOLDINGS NV Variable rate due 10/10/2079 PREF 0.0208462166
BARCLAYS PLC Variable rate PREF 0.0172456371
Wells Fargo & Company Series L 7.50% WFC PREF 0.0152383305
GMAC Capital Trust I Series 2 Variable Rate Due 02/15/2040 ALLY PREF 0.0140877910
SOCIETE GENERALE Variable rate PREF 0.0127484972
CREDIT SUISSE GROUP AG Variable rate PREF 0.0113956883
LLOYDS BANKING GROUP PLC Variable rate PREF 0.0112058197
ENBRIDGE INC Variable rate due 01/15/2077 PREF 0.0109822053