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First Trust BICK Index Fund (BICK)
Investment Objective/Strategy - The First Trust BICK Index Fund is an exchange-traded fund. The investment 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 equity index called the ISE BICK™ (Brazil, India, China, South Korea) Index.
There can be no assurance that the Fund's investment objectives will be achieved.
  • The ISE BICK™ Index is designed to provide a benchmark for investors interested in tracking the largest and most liquid public companies that are domiciled in Brazil, India, Mainland China and South Korea.
  • Each component security must have a market capitalization of at least $100 million.
  • For each country, the securities are ranked in descending order by market capitalization and in descending order by liquidity.
  • The 25 top ranked securities for each country are selected for inclusion in the index. If a country has less than 25 eligible securities, all eligible securities are selected.
  • The index uses an equal weighted allocation methodology so that each country represents 25% of the index at each rebalance. All components within a country allocation are equally-weighted as well at the rebalance date.
  • Index components are reviewed quarterly for eligibility and any changes in component securities of the index are made after the market close on the third Friday of each March, June, September and December.
Fund Overview
Fund TypeEmerging Markets
Investment AdvisorFirst Trust Advisors L.P.
Investor Servicing AgentBank of New York Mellon
Fiscal Year-End09/30
Inception Price$30.00
Inception NAV$30.00
Rebalance FrequencyQuarterly
Expense Ratio0.64%
Current Fund Data (as of 7/23/2021)
Closing NAV1$37.99
Closing Market Price2$37.85
Bid/Ask Midpoint$37.93
Bid/Ask Discount0.17%
30-Day Median Bid/Ask Spread30.36%
Total Net Assets$93,078,238
Outstanding Shares2,450,002
Daily Volume1,562
Average 30-Day Daily Volume9,468
Closing Market Price 52-Week High/Low$42.26 / $28.60
Closing NAV 52-Week High/Low$42.44 / $28.60
Number of Holdings (excluding cash)90
Top Holdings (as of 7/23/2021)*
Holding Percent
Infosys Limited (ADR) 1.94%
Azure Power Global Limited 1.93%
WNS (Holdings) Limited (ADR) 1.87%
Wipro Limited (ADR) 1.86%
MakeMyTrip Limited 1.78%
Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Limited (ADR) 1.76%
ICICI Bank Limited (ADR) 1.75%
Sify Technologies Limited (ADR) 1.73%
Axis Bank Limited (GDR) 1.71%
State Bank of India (GDR) 1.71%

* Excluding cash.  Holdings are subject to change.

NAV History (Since Inception)
Past performance is not indicative of future results.
Distribution Information
Dividend per Share Amt (as of 7/26/2021)4$0.1165
30-Day SEC Yield (as of 6/30/2021)50.15%
12-Month Distribution Rate (as of 6/30/2021)60.39%
Index Yield (as of 6/30/2021)71.06%
Fund Characteristics (as of 6/30/2021)9
Maximum Market Cap.$715,445
Median Market Cap.$25,477
Minimum Market Cap.$131
Price/Cash Flow12.10
Bid/Ask Premium/Discount (as of 7/23/2021)
  2020 Q1 2021 Q2 2021 Q3 2021
Days Traded at Premium 48 29 22 6
Days Traded at Discount 205 32 41 10
Top Sector Exposure (as of 7/23/2021)
Consumer Discretionary 23.87%
Financials 18.19%
Information Technology 13.01%
Communication Services 11.60%
Materials 8.69%
Energy 5.99%
Health Care 5.90%
Industrials 5.12%
Consumer Staples 4.01%
Utilities 2.95%
Real Estate 0.67%
Hypothetical Growth of $10,000 Since Inception (as of 7/23/2021) *