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First Trust Dow Jones Internet Index Fund (FDN)
Investment Objective/Strategy - The First Trust Dow Jones Internet Index Fund is an exchange-traded index fund. The Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield , before the Fund's fees and expenses, of an equity index called the Dow Jones Internet Composite IndexSM.
There can be no assurance that the Fund's investment objectives will be achieved.
  • The Dow Jones Internet Composite IndexSM, is a float-adjusted market capitalization weighted index designed to represent the largest and most actively traded stocks of U.S. companies in the Internet industry.
  • To be eligible for the Dow Jones Internet Composite IndexSM, a stock must be listed on the NYSE, NYSE MKT or Nasdaq stock exchange and meet the following criteria:
    • Generate a majority of sales/revenues from the Internet.
    • Minimum trading history of three months.
    • Minimum three-month average float-adjusted market capitalization of $100 million.
  • Eligible stocks are ranked first by three-month average float-adjusted market capitalization and then by three-month average share volume. A final rank is calculated based on an equally weighted average of the market cap and volume rankings.
  • Companies are sorted by final rank and 40 companies are selected, consisting of 15 classified as Internet Commerce and 25 classified as Internet Services.
  • The index is weighted by float-adjusted market capitalization.
    • The weight of any individual security is restricted to 10% and the aggregate weight of individual securities with weights of 4.5% or more is restricted to 45%.
  • The index is rebalanced quarterly.
Fund Overview
Fund TypeInternet
Investment AdvisorFirst Trust Advisors L.P.
Investor Servicing AgentBank of New York Mellon Corp
Fiscal Year-End12/31
ExchangeNYSE Arca
Inception Price$20.00
Inception NAV$20.00
Rebalance FrequencyQuarterly
Gross Expense Ratio*0.51%
Net Expense Ratio*0.51%
* As of 5/3/2021
Expenses are capped contractually at 0.60% per year, at least until April 30, 2022.
Current Fund Data (as of 1/25/2022)
Closing NAV1$186.55
Closing Market Price2$186.70
Bid/Ask Midpoint$186.63
Bid/Ask Premium0.04%
30-Day Median Bid/Ask Spread30.03%
Total Net Assets$7,863,028,317
Outstanding Shares42,150,002
Daily Volume588,957
Average 30-Day Daily Volume434,020
Closing Market Price 52-Week High/Low$252.25 / $186.70
Closing NAV 52-Week High/Low$252.20 / $186.55
Number of Holdings (excluding cash)42
Top Holdings (as of 1/25/2022)*
Holding Percent
Amazon.com, Inc. 9.34%
Meta Platforms Inc. (Class A) 8.09%
Cisco Systems, Inc. 5.58%
Alphabet Inc. (Class A) 5.50%
Alphabet Inc. (Class C) 5.10%
salesforce.com, inc. 4.77%
PayPal Holdings, Inc. 4.46%
Netflix, Inc. 3.55%
Snowflake Inc. (Class A) 2.73%
Airbnb, Inc. (Class A) 2.62%

* Excluding cash.  Holdings are subject to change.

NAV History (Since Inception)
Past performance is not indicative of future results.
Fund Characteristics (as of 12/31/2021)4
Maximum Market Cap.$1,921,855
Median Market Cap.$32,317
Minimum Market Cap.$2,258
Price/Cash Flow25.09
Bid/Ask Premium/Discount (as of 1/25/2022)
  2021 Q1 2022 Q2 2022 Q3 2022
Days Traded at Premium 123 7 --- ---
Days Traded at Discount 129 9 --- ---
Top Sector Exposure (as of 1/25/2022)
Information Technology 45.38%
Communication Services 30.98%
Consumer Discretionary 19.08%
Health Care 3.35%
Real Estate 1.21%
Hypothetical Growth of $10,000 Since Inception (as of 1/25/2022) *