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First Trust Nasdaq Cybersecurity ETF (CIBR)
Investment Objective/Strategy - The First Trust Nasdaq Cybersecurity ETF is an exchange-traded fund. The Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield (before the Fund's fees and expenses) of an equity index called the Nasdaq CTA Cybersecurity Index™.
There can be no assurance that the Fund's investment objectives will be achieved.
Index Description According to the Index Provider
  • The Nasdaq CTA Cybersecurity™ Index is designed to track the performance of companies engaged in the cybersecurity segment of the technology and industrials sectors. It includes companies primarily involved in the building, implementation, and management of security protocols applied to private and public networks, computers, and mobile devices in order to provide protection of the integrity of data and network operations.
  • To be included in the index, a security must be listed on an index-eligible global stock exchange and classified as a cybersecurity company as determined by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA).
  • Each security must have a worldwide market capitalization of $500 million, have a minimum three-month average daily dollar trading volume of $1 million, and have a minimum free float of 20%.
  • The index is evaluated semi-annually in March and September, but if at any time during the year other than the evaluation, an index security no longer meets the eligibility criteria, or is otherwise determined to have become ineligible for inclusion in the index, the security is removed from the index and is not replaced. Any index security that reaches its foreign investment limit between quarterly rebalances is removed from the index.
  • The index employs a weighting methodology based on free float market capitalization, which includes caps on the percentage of any individual security to derive the final weights of the securities. No security may be weighted less than 0.25%.
  • The index is rebalanced quarterly.
Fund Overview
TickerCIBR
Fund TypeCyber Security
Investment AdvisorFirst Trust Advisors L.P.
Investor Servicing AgentBank of New York Mellon Corp
CUSIP33734X846
ISINUS33734X8469
Intraday NAVCIBRIV
Fiscal Year-End09/30
ExchangeNasdaq
Inception7/6/2015
Inception Price$20.00
Inception NAV$20.00
Rebalance FrequencyQuarterly
Expense Ratio*0.59%
* As of 2/1/2024
The Investment Advisor has implemented fee breakpoints, which reduce the fund's investment management fee at certain assets levels. Please see the fund's Statement of Additional Information for full details.
Current Fund Data (as of 5/24/2024)
Closing NAV1$55.65
Closing Market Price2$55.71
Bid/Ask Midpoint$55.66
Bid/Ask Premium0.01%
30-Day Median Bid/Ask Spread (as of 5/23/2024)30.07%
Total Net Assets$6,368,595,313
Outstanding Shares114,450,002
Daily Volume290,738
Average 30-Day Daily Volume564,344
Closing Market Price 52-Week High/Low$59.17 / $41.79
Closing NAV 52-Week High/Low$59.09 / $41.81
Number of Holdings (excluding cash)30
Top Holdings (as of 5/24/2024)*
Holding Percent
CrowdStrike Holdings, Inc. (Class A) 6.81%
Broadcom Inc. 6.80%
Palo Alto Networks, Inc. 6.51%
Cisco Systems, Inc. 6.03%
Infosys Limited (ADR) 5.46%
Darktrace Plc 5.19%
Thales S.A. 3.82%
Leidos Holdings, Inc. 3.71%
Gen Digital Inc. 3.64%
Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation 3.37%

* 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 5/25/2024)4$0.0237
30-Day SEC Yield (as of 4/30/2024)50.29%
12-Month Distribution Rate (as of 4/30/2024)60.47%
Index Yield (as of 4/30/2024)71.08%
Fund Characteristics (as of 4/30/2024)8
Maximum Market Cap.$602,573
Median Market Cap.$11,475
Minimum Market Cap.$691
Price/Earnings29.46
Price/Book5.44
Price/Cash Flow21.23
Price/Sales3.78
Bid/Ask Premium/Discount (as of 5/24/2024)
  2023 Q1 2024 Q2 2024 Q3 2024
Days Traded at Premium 86 47 20 ---
Days Traded at Discount 164 14 20 ---
Top Industry Exposure (as of 5/24/2024)
Software 55.29%
IT Services 13.38%
Communications Equipment 10.47%
Professional Services 10.21%
Semiconductors & Semiconductor Equipment 6.82%
Aerospace & Defense 3.83%
Hypothetical Growth of $10,000 Since Inception (as of 5/23/2024) *
Tracking Index: Nasdaq CTA Cybersecurity™ Index

Month End Performance (as of 4/30/2024)
  3 Month YTD 1 Year 3 Year 5 Year 10 Year Since
Fund
Inception9
Fund Performance *
Net Asset Value (NAV) -3.12% 0.77% 36.42% 7.55% 13.55% N/A 12.58%
After Tax Held -3.13% 0.75% 36.15% 7.35% 13.24% N/A 12.30%
After Tax Sold -1.84% 0.46% 21.55% 5.76% 10.70% N/A 10.27%
Market Price -3.06% 0.45% 36.55% 7.53% 13.52% N/A 12.58%
Index Performance **
Nasdaq CTA Cybersecurity™ Index -3.09% 0.75% 37.80% 8.31% 14.40% N/A 13.40%
S&P Composite 1500® Information Technology Index 2.58% 6.50% 37.14% 14.37% 22.00% N/A 21.60%
S&P 500® Index 4.29% 6.04% 22.66% 8.06% 13.19% N/A 12.66%
Quarter End Performance (as of 3/28/2024)
  3 Month YTD 1 Year 3 Year 5 Year 10 Year Since
Fund
Inception9
Fund Performance *
Net Asset Value (NAV) 5.14% 5.14% 32.44% 11.04% 15.76% N/A