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First Trust Small Cap Growth AlphaDEX® Fund (FYC)
Investment Objective/Strategy - The First Trust Small Cap Growth AlphaDEX® 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 the Fund's fees and expenses, of an equity index called the Nasdaq AlphaDEX® Small Cap Growth Index.
There can be no assurance that the Fund's investment objectives will be achieved.
  • The Index is an "enhanced" index created and administered by Nasdaq, Inc. ("Nasdaq") which employs the AlphaDEX® stock selection methodology to select stocks from the Nasdaq US 700 Small Cap Growth Index that meet certain criteria.
  • Nasdaq constructs the Index by ranking the eligible stocks from the Nasdaq US 700 Small Cap Growth Index on growth factors including 3-, 6- and 12- month price appreciation, sales to price and one year sales growth, and separately on value factors including book value to price, cash flow to price and return on assets. All stocks are ranked on the sum of ranks for the growth factors and, separately, all stocks are ranked on the sum of ranks for the value factors. A stock must have data for all growth and/or value factors to receive a rank for that style.
  • Each stock receives either its growth or value score as its selection score based on its style designation as determined by Nasdaq. Only those stocks designated as growth stocks are eligible for the portfolio.
  • The top 262 stocks based on the selection score determined in the previous step comprise the "selected stocks". The selected stocks are divided into quintiles based on their rankings and the top ranked quintiles receive a higher weight within the index. The stocks are equally-weighted within each quintile.
  • The Index is reconstituted and rebalanced quarterly.
Fund Overview
TickerFYC
Fund TypeSmall Cap Growth
Investment AdvisorFirst Trust Advisors L.P.
Investor Servicing AgentBank of New York Mellon Corp
CUSIP33737M300
ISINUS33737M3007
Intraday NAVFYCIV
Fiscal Year-End07/31
ExchangeNasdaq
Inception4/19/2011
Inception Price$20.08
Inception NAV$20.08
Rebalance FrequencyQuarterly
Expense Ratio0.70%
Current Fund Data (as of 5/20/2022)
Closing NAV1$56.71
Closing Market Price2$56.63
Bid/Ask Midpoint$56.68
Bid/Ask Discount0.05%
30-Day Median Bid/Ask Spread30.19%
Total Net Assets$201,312,525
Outstanding Shares3,550,002
Daily Volume16,106
Average 30-Day Daily Volume28,578
Closing Market Price 52-Week High/Low$80.47 / $54.37
Closing NAV 52-Week High/Low$80.52 / $54.46
Number of Holdings (excluding cash)262
Top Holdings (as of 5/20/2022)*
Holding Percent
Arch Resources Inc. 0.91%
Comstock Resources, Inc. 0.91%
Lantheus Holdings, Inc. 0.86%
Encore Wire Corporation 0.81%
MGP Ingredients, Inc. 0.81%
Patterson-UTI Energy, Inc. 0.78%
Mueller Industries, Inc. 0.77%
Otter Tail Corporation 0.77%
Belden Inc. 0.75%
Northern Oil and Gas, Inc. 0.75%

* 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 5/22/2022)4$0.4421
30-Day SEC Yield (as of 4/29/2022)50.31%
12-Month Distribution Rate (as of 4/29/2022)60.78%
Index Yield (as of 4/29/2022)71.27%
Fund Characteristics (as of 4/29/2022)9
Maximum Market Cap.$6,022
Median Market Cap.$2,114
Minimum Market Cap.$441
Price/Earnings14.17
Price/Book2.79
Price/Cash Flow10.07
Price/Sales1.75
Bid/Ask Premium/Discount (as of 5/20/2022)
  2021 Q1 2022 Q2 2022 Q3 2022
Days Traded at Premium 118 4 0 ---
Days Traded at Discount 134 58 35 ---
Top Sector Exposure (as of 5/20/2022)
Health Care 16.38%
Information Technology 15.96%
Industrials 13.15%
Financials 11.25%
Real Estate 9.70%
Consumer Discretionary 9.27%
Energy 8.35%
Consumer Staples 6.20%
Communication Services 4.86%
Utilities 3.41%
Materials 1.47%
Hypothetical Growth of $10,000 Since Inception (as of 5/19/2022) *