Fund Description
The First Trust Enhanced Short Maturity ETF uses an actively managed strategy that invests in short-duration securities, which are primarily U.S. dollar-denominated, investment-grade securities. The fund will be invested across a broad range of asset classes to maintain diversification and at least 80% of the fund s assets will be investment-grade securities at the time of purchase.
Fund Profile
Fund Name First Trust Enhanced Short Maturity ETF
Fund Exchange Ticker FTSM
Fund Sponsor First Trust
Fund ISIN US33739Q4082
Net Expense Ratio 0.35 %
Fund Inception Date 6 August 2014
Fund Legal Structure ETF (Open end fund)
Exchange NASDAQ
Listing Country Code US
Fund Investment Objective
ETF Type Specific Bonds - Broad Market
Asset Class Bonds
Index Linked Active
Index Name Not Applicable
Index Provider Not Applicable
Currency Hedged No
Inverse / Leveraged Not Applicable
Developed / Emerging Developed Market Funds
Bond Type Broad Market
Credit Quality Investment Grade Only
Average Maturity <1 year
Bond Currency Denomination USD
Key Statistics
Return As of Date 18 January 2019
Asset Under Management 4137.22 Million (USD)
1 Month Total Return 0.23 %
Year To Date Return 0.13 %
1 Year Total Return 1.95 %
3 Year Annualized Total Return 1.55 %
NAV 59.96
Share Outstanding 68,999,700
Top 10 Holdings (17 January 2019)
Constituent Name Constituent Ticker Constituent Type Weighting
U.S. Treasury Note 1% due 08/31/2019 BOND 0.0132000000
U.S. Treasury Note 1% due 10/15/2019 BOND 0.0132000000
U.S. Treasury Note 0.875% due 06/15/2019 BOND 0.0088000000
U.S. Treasury Bill 0% due 07/18/2019 BOND 0.0080000000
U.S. Treasury Note 1% due 09/30/2019 BOND 0.0079000000
U.S. Treasury Note 1% due 11/15/2019 BOND 0.0075000000
U.S. Treasury Note 1.375% due 01/31/2020 BOND 0.0059000000
Canadian Pacer Auto Receivables Trust Series 2018-1A Class A3 3% due 11/19/2021 BOND 0.0044000000
CANADIAN NATURAL RESOURCES 0% due 02/25/2019 BOND 0.0040000000
Nissan Auto Lease Trust Series 2017-A Class A3 1.91% due 04/15/2020 BOND 0.0039000000