First Trust S&P REIT Index Fund (FRI)
Investment Objective/Strategy - The First Trust S&P REIT Index Fund is an exchange-traded fund. This exchange-traded 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 S&P United States REIT Index.
There can be no assurance that the Fund's investment objectives will be achieved.
Index Description According to the Index Provider
  • The S&P United States REIT Index measures the investable U.S. real estate investment trust market and maintains a constituency that reflects the market's overall composition.
  • All securities added to the S&P United States REIT Index must meet certain liquidity and market capitalization requirements.
  • The Standard & Poor's Index Committee, a team of Standard & Poor's economists and index analysts, maintains the S&P United States REIT Index. Maintenance includes implementation of daily corporate actions, quarterly updates of significant events, and annual portfolio reconstitution each September. Share adjustments that exceed 5% are made at the time of the change. Share adjustments of less than 5% are made on a quarterly basis.
Fund Overview
Fund TypeREIT
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*0.50%
* As of 5/2/2022
Expenses are capped contractually at 0.50% per year, at least through April 30, 2023. The Investment Advisor has implemented fee breakpoints, which reduce the fund's investment management fee at certain assets levels. Please see the fund's SAI for full details.
Current Fund Data (as of 2/6/2023)
Closing NAV1$26.64
Closing Market Price2$26.63
Bid/Ask Midpoint$26.64
Bid/Ask Premium0.00%
30-Day Median Bid/Ask Spread30.08%
Total Net Assets$138,541,987
Outstanding Shares5,200,002
Daily Volume29,582
Average 30-Day Daily Volume43,897
Closing Market Price 52-Week High/Low$32.25 / $22.15
Closing NAV 52-Week High/Low$32.26 / $22.13
Number of Holdings (excluding cash)140
Top Holdings (as of 2/6/2023)*
Holding Percent
Prologis, Inc. 11.47%
Equinix, Inc. 6.33%
Public Storage 4.60%
Realty Income Corporation 4.01%
Simon Property Group, Inc. 3.97%
Welltower Inc. 3.33%
VICI Properties Inc. 3.15%
Digital Realty Trust, Inc. 3.11%
Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. 2.36%
AvalonBay Communities, Inc. 2.36%

* 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 2/7/2023)4$0.2402
30-Day SEC Yield (as of 12/30/2022)53.65%
Unsubsidized 30-Day SEC Yield (as of 12/30/2022)63.56%
12-Month Distribution Rate (as of 12/30/2022)72.51%
Index Yield (as of 12/30/2022)84.45%
Fund Characteristics (as of 1/31/2023)10
Maximum Market Cap.$119,336
Median Market Cap.$2,601
Minimum Market Cap.$83
Price/Cash Flow14.43
Bid/Ask Premium/Discount (as of 2/6/2023)
  2022 Q1 2023 Q2 2023 Q3 2023
Days Traded at Premium 125 4 --- ---
Days Traded at Discount 126 20 --- ---
Top Sub-Industry Exposure (as of 2/6/2023)
Specialized REITs 25.24%
Residential REITs 17.62%
Retail REITs 16.53%
Industrial REITs 16.50%
Health Care REITs 10.25%
Office REITs 7.00%
Hotel & Resort REITs 3.71%
Diversified REITs 3.15%
Hypothetical Growth of $10,000 Since Inception (as of 2/6/2023) *