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11/21 6:05pm ET

First Trust Utilities AlphaDEX® Fund (FXU)

Data as of Nov 21
 +0.15 / +0.62%
Today’s Change
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Investment Objective

The investment seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield (before the fund's fees and expenses) of an equity index called the StrataQuant(R) Utilities Index. The fund will normally invest at least 90% of its net assets in common stocks that comprise the index. The index is a modified equal-dollar weighted index designed by NYSE Euronext to objectively identify and select stocks from the Russell 1000(R) Index in the utilities sector that may generate positive alpha relative to traditional passive-style indices through the use of the AlphaDEX(R) selection methodology. It is non-diversified.

No recent news for First Trust Utilities AlphaDEX® Fund.


1 month+4.91% 3 years+14.34%
3 months+6.54% 5 years+13.97%
1 year+18.18% Since inception+5.61%
Data through 11/15/2014

Quote Details

Previous close$24.12
Open day’s range24.08 – 24.34
Net asset value (NAV)23.95 (11/14/2014)
Daily volume207,085
Average volume (3 months)211,678
Data as of 3:59pm ET, 11/21/2014

Peer Comparisonvs. Utilities ETFs

Performance 5-yr return+13.97%+8.99%
Expense Gross exp ratio0.73%0.41%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio1.260.93
Net assets$260.8M$728.9M
Average market cap$10.6B$18.8B
Average P/E18.019.7
Dividend / Share--0.40%


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Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Utilities 75.36%
Telecommunication 16.65%
Energy 5.95%
Industrial materials 2.05%
Business service 0.00%
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
ED Consolidated Edison Inc4.34%
GXP Great Plains Energy Inc4.32%
SCG SCANA Corp4.29%
ETR Entergy Corp4.22%
GAS AGL Resources Inc4.07%
CTL CenturyLink Inc3.94%
T AT&T Inc3.84%
WIN Windstream Holdings, Inc.3.77%
PNW Pinnacle West Capital Corp3.10%
AEP American Electric Power Co Inc3.08%