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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
TickerFFR
Fund TypeGlobal REIT
Investment AdvisorFirst Trust Advisors L.P.
Investor Servicing AgentBank of New York Mellon Corp
CUSIP33736N101
ISINUS33736N1019
Intraday NAVFFRIV
Fiscal Year-End09/30
ExchangeNYSE Arca
Inception8/27/2007
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 until 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 5/18/2022)
Closing NAV1$45.35
Closing Market Price2$44.89
Bid/Ask Midpoint$44.44
Bid/Ask Discount2.01%
30-Day Median Bid/Ask Spread30.75%
Total Net Assets$31,362,274
Outstanding Shares691,608
Daily Volume148
Average 30-Day Daily Volume2,802
Closing Market Price 52-Week High/Low$54.36 / $44.01
Closing NAV 52-Week High/Low$54.12 / $44.64
Number of Holdings (excluding cash)381
Top Holdings (as of 5/18/2022)*
Holding Percent
Prologis, Inc. 5.05%
Equinix, Inc. 3.27%
Public Storage 2.65%
Welltower Inc. 2.20%
Realty Income Corporation 2.19%
Simon Property Group, Inc. 2.12%
Digital Realty Trust, Inc. 2.02%
AvalonBay Communities, Inc. 1.61%
Equity Residential 1.56%
Vonovia SE 1.54%

* 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 5/19/2022)4$0.0652
30-Day SEC Yield (as of 4/29/2022)53.00%
Unsubsidized 30-Day SEC Yield (as of 4/29/2022)62.57%
12-Month Distribution Rate (as of 4/29/2022)73.06%
Index Yield (as of 4/29/2022)81.18%
Fund Characteristics (as of 4/29/2022)10
Maximum Market Cap.$118,657
Median Market Cap.$2,611
Minimum Market Cap.$341
Price/Earnings17.69
Price/Book1.49
Price/Cash Flow13.48
Price/Sales7.26
Top Country Exposure (as of 5/18/2022)
Country Percent
United States 60.16%
Japan 9.80%
Hong Kong 5.17%
United Kingdom 4.53%
Australia 3.76%
Singapore 3.38%
Canada 2.99%
Germany 2.39%
Sweden 2.01%
France 1.42%
Bid/Ask Premium/Discount (as of 5/18/2022)
  2021 Q1 2022 Q2 2022 Q3 2022
Days Traded at Premium 142 18 1 ---
Days Traded at Discount 110 44 32 ---
Top Sub-Industry Exposure (as of 5/18/2022)
Diversified REITs 20.07%
Residential REITs 16.80%
Retail REITs 13.69%
Industrial REITs 13.34%
Office REITs 9.92%
Healthcare REITs 7.87%
Self Storage REITs 5.70%
Data Centers REITs 5.42%
Lodging/Resorts REITs 2.70%
Specialty REITs 2.39%
Hypothetical Growth of $10,000 Since Inception (as of 5/18/2022) *