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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.
Index Description According to the Index Provider
  • 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.
Current Fund Data (as of 9/29/2022)
Closing NAV1$36.93
Closing Market Price2$36.41
Bid/Ask Midpoint$36.41
Bid/Ask Discount1.41%
30-Day Median Bid/Ask Spread31.16%
Total Net Assets$23,691,583
Outstanding Shares641,608
Daily Volume1,361
Average 30-Day Daily Volume1,017
Closing Market Price 52-Week High/Low$54.36 / $36.41
Closing NAV 52-Week High/Low$54.12 / $36.93
Number of Holdings (excluding cash)358
Top Holdings (as of 9/29/2022)*
Holding Percent
Prologis, Inc. 5.29%
Equinix, Inc. 3.61%
Public Storage 3.18%
Realty Income Corporation 2.47%
Simon Property Group, Inc. 2.05%
Welltower Inc. 2.03%
VICI Properties Inc. 2.00%
Digital Realty Trust, Inc. 1.95%
AvalonBay Communities, Inc. 1.79%
Equity Residential 1.73%

* 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 9/30/2022)4$0.2462
30-Day SEC Yield (as of 8/31/2022)53.18%
Unsubsidized 30-Day SEC Yield (as of 8/31/2022)62.84%
12-Month Distribution Rate (as of 8/31/2022)74.04%
Index Yield (as of 8/31/2022)84.04%
Fund Characteristics (as of 8/31/2022)10
Maximum Market Cap.$92,184
Median Market Cap.$2,296
Minimum Market Cap.$298
Price/Cash Flow11.32
Top Country Exposure (as of 9/29/2022)
Country Percent
United States 63.38%
Japan 10.75%
Hong Kong 4.92%
Singapore 3.76%
United Kingdom 3.68%
Australia 3.60%
Canada 1.84%
Germany 1.71%
Sweden 1.42%
France 1.15%
Bid/Ask Premium/Discount (as of 9/29/2022)
  2021 Q1 2022 Q2 2022 Q3 2022
Days Traded at Premium 142 18 1 1
Days Traded at Discount 110 44 61 62
Top Sub-Industry Exposure (as of 9/29/2022)
Diversified REITs 19.35%
Residential REITs 16.11%
Industrial REITs 14.77%
Retail REITs 13.56%
Office REITs 8.87%
Healthcare REITs 7.17%
Self Storage REITs 6.82%
Data Centers REITs 5.76%
Specialty REITs 3.10%
Lodging/Resorts REITs 2.64%
Hypothetical Growth of $10,000 Since Inception (as of 9/29/2022) *