First Trust NASDAQ-100 Ex-Technology Sector Index Fund (QQXT)
Investment Objective/Strategy - The First Trust NASDAQ-100 Ex-Technology Sector Index Fund is an exchange-traded index fund. The 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 Nasdaq-100 Ex-Tech Sector IndexSM.
There can be no assurance that the Fund's investment objectives will be achieved.
Index Description According to the Index Provider
  • The Index consists of companies in the Nasdaq-100 Index not classified as Technology according to Industry Classification Benchmark (ICB).
  • The Nasdaq-100 Index® includes 100 of the largest domestic and international non-financial companies listed on Nasdaq® based on market capitalization.
  • The Index is reconstituted once a year based on the Nasdaq-100 reconstitution in December, but replacements may be made during the year if there's a replacement in the Nasdaq-100 Index.
  • The Index is equally-weighted and is rebalanced four times annually in March, June, September and December.
Fund Overview
Fund TypeGrowth
Investment AdvisorFirst Trust Advisors L.P.
Investor Servicing AgentBank of New York Mellon Corp
Fiscal Year-End12/31
Inception Price$20.00
Inception NAV$20.00
Rebalance FrequencyQuarterly
Gross Expense Ratio*0.62%
Net Expense Ratio*0.60%
* As of 5/2/2022
Expenses are capped contractually at 0.60% 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 3/20/2023)
Closing NAV1$78.91
Closing Market Price2$78.85
Bid/Ask Midpoint$78.97
Bid/Ask Premium0.08%
30-Day Median Bid/Ask Spread30.09%
Total Net Assets$134,154,316
Outstanding Shares1,700,002
Daily Volume2,394
Average 30-Day Daily Volume18,120
Closing Market Price 52-Week High/Low$84.68 / $67.84
Closing NAV 52-Week High/Low$84.49 / $68.04
Number of Holdings (excluding cash)64
Top Holdings (as of 3/20/2023)*
Holding Percent
Enphase Energy, Inc. 1.62%
Booking Holdings Inc. 1.59%
DexCom, Inc. 1.59%
Dollar Tree, Inc. 1.59%
Marriott International, Inc. 1.59%
Amgen Inc. 1.58%
Gilead Sciences, Inc. 1.58%
IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. 1.58%
Lucid Group, Inc. (Class A) 1.58%
PACCAR Inc 1.58%

* Excluding cash.  Holdings are subject to change.

NAV History (Since Inception)
Past performance is not indicative of future results.
Overall Morningstar RatingTM (as of 1/31/2023)4

Among 1,126 funds in the Large Growth category. This fund was rated 5 stars/1,126 funds (3 years), 4 stars/1,051 funds (5 years), 3 stars/803 funds (10 years) based on risk adjusted returns.
Distribution Information
Dividend per Share Amt (as of 3/21/2023)5$0.1861
30-Day SEC Yield (as of 2/28/2023)60.84%
Unsubsidized 30-Day SEC Yield (as of 2/28/2023)70.83%
12-Month Distribution Rate (as of 2/28/2023)80.87%
Index Yield (as of 2/28/2023)91.19%
Fund Characteristics (as of 2/28/2023)11
Maximum Market Cap.$965,599
Median Market Cap.$48,147
Minimum Market Cap.$16,702
Price/Cash Flow16.78
Bid/Ask Premium/Discount (as of 3/20/2023)
  2022 Q1 2023 Q2 2023 Q3 2023
Days Traded at Premium 163 45 --- ---
Days Traded at Discount 88 8 --- ---
Top Sector Exposure (as of 3/20/2023)
Consumer Discretionary 34.31%
Health Care 20.34%
Industrials 15.65%
Consumer Staples 9.37%
Telecommunications 6.25%
Utilities 6.23%
Energy 4.74%
Basic Materials 1.57%
Real Estate 1.54%
Hypothetical Growth of $10,000 Since Inception (as of 3/20/2023) *