First Trust NASDAQ-100 Ex-Technology Sector Index Fund (QQXT)
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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.
  • 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 5/3/2021
Expenses are capped contractually at 0.60% per year, at least until April 30, 2022.
Current Fund Data (as of 11/30/2021)
Closing NAV1$85.20
Closing Market Price2$85.10
Bid/Ask Midpoint$85.23
Bid/Ask Premium0.04%
30-Day Median Bid/Ask Spread30.08%
Total Net Assets$144,847,382
Outstanding Shares1,700,002
Daily Volume1,504
Average 30-Day Daily Volume2,819
Closing Market Price 52-Week High/Low$90.51 / $76.09
Closing NAV 52-Week High/Low$90.49 / $75.97
Number of Holdings (excluding cash)61
Top Holdings (as of 11/30/2021)*
Holding Percent
Tesla, Inc. 2.60%
Dollar Tree, Inc. 2.56%
NetEase, Inc. (ADR) 2.24%
Costco Wholesale Corporation 2.02%
Automatic Data Processing, Inc. 1.99%
CSX Corporation 1.96%
Fastenal Company 1.92%
Verisk Analytics, Inc. (Class A) 1.92%
Netflix, Inc. 1.89%
Paychex, Inc. 1.88%

* 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 12/1/2021)4$0.0527
30-Day SEC Yield (as of 10/29/2021)50.40%
Unsubsidized 30-Day SEC Yield (as of 10/29/2021)60.38%
12-Month Distribution Rate (as of 10/29/2021)70.35%
Index Yield (as of 10/29/2021)82.45%
Fund Characteristics (as of 11/30/2021)10
Maximum Market Cap.$1,778,602
Median Market Cap.$51,560
Minimum Market Cap.$14,529
Price/Cash Flow17.54
Bid/Ask Premium/Discount (as of 11/30/2021)
  2020 Q1 2021 Q2 2021 Q3 2021
Days Traded at Premium 116 43 33 35
Days Traded at Discount 137 18 30 29
Top Sector Exposure (as of 11/30/2021)
Consumer Discretionary 39.33%
Health Care 22.10%
Industrials 15.64%
Consumer Staples 9.76%
Telecommunications 6.10%
Utilities 5.14%
Basic Materials 1.93%
Hypothetical Growth of $10,000 Since Inception (as of 11/30/2021) *