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First Trust FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Developed Markets Real Estate Index Fund (FFR)
Investment Objective/Strategy - First Trust FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Developed Markets Real Estate 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 fees and expenses, of an equity index called the FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Developed Index.
There can be no assurance that the Fund's investment objectives will be achieved.
  • The Index is designed to measure the stock performance of companies engaged in specific real estate activities of the North American, European and Asian real estate markets. Relevant real estate activities are defined as the ownership, trading and development of income-producing real estate.
  • The constituents of the Index are required to meet individual geographic criteria and are subject to size, liquidity, and free float screens.
  • The Index is a modified market capitalization weighted index, based on free float market capitalization. The Index is rebalanced and reconstituted quarterly.
Fund Overview
Fund TypeGlobal REIT
Investment AdvisorFirst Trust Advisors L.P.
Investor Servicing AgentBank of New York Mellon Corp
Fiscal Year-End09/30
ExchangeNYSE Arca
Inception Price$50.00
Inception NAV$50.00
Rebalance FrequencyQuarterly
Gross Expense Ratio*0.92%
Net Expense Ratio*0.60%
* As of 2/1/2022
Expenses are capped contractually at 0.60% per year, at least through January 31, 2023. Please see the Fees and Expenses of the Fund section in the fund’s prospectus for more details.
Current Fund Data (as of 8/12/2022)
Closing NAV1$47.03
Closing Market Price2$46.67
Bid/Ask Midpoint$46.67
Bid/Ask Discount0.77%
30-Day Median Bid/Ask Spread30.60%
Total Net Assets$30,177,539
Outstanding Shares641,608
Daily Volume640
Average 30-Day Daily Volume1,990
Closing Market Price 52-Week High/Low$54.36 / $41.05
Closing NAV 52-Week High/Low$54.12 / $41.74
Number of Holdings (excluding cash)376
Top Holdings (as of 8/12/2022)*
Holding Percent
Prologis, Inc. 5.63%
Equinix, Inc. 3.55%
Public Storage 3.05%
Realty Income Corporation 2.49%
Simon Property Group, Inc. 2.10%
Welltower Inc. 2.09%
Digital Realty Trust, Inc. 2.07%
VICI Properties Inc. 1.89%
AvalonBay Communities, Inc. 1.69%
Equity Residential 1.64%

* 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 8/15/2022)4$0.2395
30-Day SEC Yield (as of 7/29/2022)52.88%
Unsubsidized 30-Day SEC Yield (as of 7/29/2022)62.57%
12-Month Distribution Rate (as of 7/29/2022)73.77%
Index Yield (as of 7/29/2022)83.78%
Fund Characteristics (as of 7/29/2022)10
Maximum Market Cap.$98,140
Median Market Cap.$2,440
Minimum Market Cap.$329
Price/Cash Flow12.07
Top Country Exposure (as of 8/12/2022)
Country Percent
United States 62.54%
Japan 9.47%
Hong Kong 4.45%
United Kingdom 4.44%
Australia 3.56%
Singapore 3.44%
Canada 2.85%
Germany 2.07%
Sweden 1.82%
France 1.28%
Bid/Ask Premium/Discount (as of 8/12/2022)
  2021 Q1 2022 Q2 2022 Q3 2022
Days Traded at Premium 142 18 1 1
Days Traded at Discount 110 44 61 29
Top Sub-Industry Exposure (as of 8/12/2022)
Diversified REITs 18.70%
Residential REITs 16.63%
Retail REITs 14.31%
Industrial REITs 14.01%
Office REITs 8.82%
Healthcare REITs 7.52%
Self Storage REITs 6.68%
Data Centers REITs 5.75%
Specialty REITs 2.98%
Lodging/Resorts REITs 2.57%
Hypothetical Growth of $10,000 Since Inception (as of 8/12/2022) *