FTLS

Fund Description
The Funds investment objective is to seek to provide investors with long term total return. The Fund intends to pursue its investment objective by establishing long and short positions in a portfolio of Equity Securities. The fund will seek to systematically provide long exposure to high quality earnings stocks and short exposure to lower quality earnings stocks. The fund may invest up to 20% of its net assets (plus the amount of any borrowing for investment purposes) in U.S. exchange-listed equity index futures contracts. These futures contracts will be used to gain long or short exposure to broad based equity indexes.
Fund Profile
Fund Name First Trust Long/Short Equity ETF
Fund Exchange Ticker FTLS
Fund Sponsor First Trust
Fund ISIN US33739P1030
Net Expense Ratio 1.48 %
Fund Inception Date 8 September 2014
Fund Legal Structure ETF (Open end fund)
Exchange NYSE Arca
Listing Country Code US
Fund Investment Objective
ETF Type Specific Global or ExUS Equities - Quant Strat
Asset Class Equities (Stocks)
Index Linked Active
Index Name Not Applicable
Index Provider Not Applicable
Currency Hedged No
Inverse / Leveraged Not Applicable
Developed / Emerging Funds Combining Developed & Emerging Exposure
Market Capitalization Range Broad Market / Multi-Cap
Growth Value Core / Blend
Continent Not Applicable
Key Statistics
Return As of Date 18 March 2019
Asset Under Management 196.20 Million (USD)
1 Month Total Return 1.49 %
Year To Date Return 5.82 %
1 Year Total Return -1.26 %
3 Year Annualized Total Return 8.22 %
NAV 39.24
Share Outstanding 5,000,000
Top 10 Holdings (15 March 2019)
Constituent Name Constituent Ticker Constituent Type Weighting
JPMORGAN CHASE & CO JPM EQUI 0.0395801236
MICROSOFT CORP MSFT EQUI 0.0303863103
ALTRIA GROUP INC MO EQUI 0.0293902751
APPLE INC AAPL EQUI 0.0288894024
CHEVRON CORP CVX EQUI 0.0279332087
EXXON MOBIL CORP XOM EQUI 0.0275137173
TJX COMPANIES INC TJX EQUI 0.0268624954
The Toro Company TTC EQUI 0.0267991357
GENUINE PARTS CO GPC EQUI 0.0266807498
MAGELLAN MIDSTREAM PARTNERS MMP MLP 0.0264574157