FTDS

Fund Description
First Trust Dividend Strength ETF is an exchange-traded index fund. The objective of the Fund is to seek investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield (before the Fund's fees and expenses) of an index called The Dividend Strength Index. Index will be composed of approximately 50 U.S. equity securities and is designed to provide exposure to well-capitalized companies with a history of increasing their dividend.
Fund Profile
Fund Name First Trust Dividend Strength ETF
Fund Exchange Ticker FTDS
Fund Sponsor First Trust
Fund ISIN US33733E7085
Net Expense Ratio 0.70 %
Fund Inception Date 5 December 2006
Fund Legal Structure ETF (Open end fund)
Exchange NASDAQ
Listing Country Code US
Fund Investment Objective
ETF Type Specific US Equities - Dividend & Fundamental
Asset Class Equities (Stocks)
Index Linked Passive
Index Name Dividend Strength Index
Index Provider Nasdaq
Currency Hedged No
Inverse / Leveraged Not Applicable
Developed / Emerging Developed Market Funds
Market Capitalization Range Large Cap
Growth Value Core / Blend
Continent North America
Key Statistics
Return As of Date 8 December 2022
Asset Under Management 17.35 Million (USD)
1 Month Total Return 2.47 %
Year To Date Return -13.45 %
1 Year Total Return -10.68 %
3 Year Annualized Total Return 7.81 %
NAV 43.38
Share Outstanding 400,002
Top 10 Holdings (8 December 2022)
Constituent Name Constituent Ticker Constituent Type Weighting
BEST BUY CO INC BBY EQUI 0.0243000000
CATERPILLAR INC CAT EQUI 0.0226000000
T ROWE PRICE GROUP INC TROW EQUI 0.0222000000
NORFOLK SOUTHERN CORP NSC EQUI 0.0220000000
BLACKROCK INC BLK EQUI 0.0219000000
A.O. Smith Corporation AOS EQUI 0.0217000000
PACKAGING CORP OF AMERICA PKG EQUI 0.0216000000
LANDSTAR SYSTEM INC LSTR EQUI 0.0216000000
MERCK & CO. INC. MRK EQUI 0.0216000000
Aflac Incorporated AFL EQUI 0.0215000000