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First Trust BICK Index Fund (BICK)
Investment Objective/Strategy - The First Trust BICK 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 the Fund's fees and expenses, of an equity index called the ISE BICK™ Index.
There can be no assurance that the Fund's investment objectives will be achieved.
Index Description According to the Index Provider
  • The Index is designed to provide a benchmark for investors interested in tracking the largest and most liquid public companies that are domiciled in Brazil, India, Mainland China and South Korea.
  • Each component security must have a market capitalization of at least $100 million.
  • For each country, the securities are ranked in descending order by market capitalization and in descending order by liquidity.
  • The 25 top ranked securities for each country are selected for inclusion in the index. If a country has less than 25 eligible securities, all eligible securities are selected.
  • The Index uses an equal weighted allocation methodology so that each country represents 25% of the index at each rebalance. All components within a country allocation are equally-weighted as well at the rebalance date.
  • Index components are reviewed quarterly for eligibility and any changes in component securities of the Index are made after the market close on the third Friday of each March, June, September and December.
Fund Overview
TickerBICK
Fund TypeEmerging Markets
Investment AdvisorFirst Trust Advisors L.P.
Investor Servicing AgentBank of New York Mellon Corp
CUSIP33733H107
ISINUS33733H1077
Intraday NAVBICKIV
Fiscal Year-End09/30
ExchangeNasdaq
Inception4/12/2010
Inception Price$30.00
Inception NAV$30.00
Rebalance FrequencyQuarterly
Expense Ratio0.64%
Current Fund Data (as of 9/30/2022)
Closing NAV1$23.67
Closing Market Price2$23.72
Bid/Ask Midpoint$23.67
Bid/Ask Premium0.00%
30-Day Median Bid/Ask Spread30.35%
Total Net Assets$43,796,951
Outstanding Shares1,850,002
Daily Volume14,240
Average 30-Day Daily Volume61,735
Closing Market Price 52-Week High/Low$35.66 / $23.17
Closing NAV 52-Week High/Low$35.75 / $23.50
Number of Holdings (excluding cash)88
Top Holdings (as of 9/30/2022)*
Holding Percent
Azure Power Global Limited 3.60%
Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Limited (ADR) 2.34%
State Bank of India (GDR) 2.27%
WNS (Holdings) Limited (ADR) 2.27%
ICICI Bank Limited (ADR) 2.24%
HDFC Bank Ltd. (ADR) 2.23%
Wipro Limited (ADR) 2.19%
Infosys Limited (ADR) 2.16%
MakeMyTrip Limited 2.15%
Renew Energy Global Plc (Class A) 2.07%

* 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 10/3/2022)4$0.0425
30-Day SEC Yield (as of 8/31/2022)51.52%
12-Month Distribution Rate (as of 8/31/2022)63.89%
Index Yield (as of 8/31/2022)72.08%
Fund Characteristics (as of 8/31/2022)9
Maximum Market Cap.$397,251
Median Market Cap.$22,902
Minimum Market Cap.$230
Price/Earnings10.57
Price/Book1.75
Price/Cash Flow8.41
Price/Sales1.41
Bid/Ask Premium/Discount (as of 9/30/2022)
  2021 Q1 2022 Q2 2022 Q3 2022
Days Traded at Premium 81 5 2 13
Days Traded at Discount 171 57 60 51
Top Sector Exposure (as of 9/30/2022)
Financials 22.22%
Consumer Discretionary 21.50%
Information Technology 14.59%
Utilities 7.89%
Health Care 7.87%
Energy 5.83%
Industrials 5.68%
Communication Services 5.24%
Materials 5.16%
Consumer Staples 2.93%
Real Estate 1.09%
Hypothetical Growth of $10,000 Since Inception (as of 9/29/2022) *