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Investment Objective/Strategy - The First Trust Chindia ETF 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 ISE ChIndia Index™.
There can be no assurance that the Fund's investment objectives will be achieved.
  • Establish the total population of companies that are domiciled in either India or China and whose shares or ADRs are listed on a U.S. securities exchange.
  • Remove companies that do not meet the component eligibility criteria which include minimum market capitalization and trading volume requirements.
  • Rank the remaining stocks by their liquidity score. (Rank all eligible stocks separately by market cap and three month average daily dollar volume. Sum the ranks for each stock to get a liquidity score.)
  • Select the top 25 stocks from each country by liquidity score. If less than 25 stocks are available for a country, then continue selecting stocks from the other country until a maximum of 50 stocks are selected.
  • Weight according to the following methodology:
    • top three ranked stocks in each country are weighted at 7% each.
    • the next three in each country are weighted at 4% each.
    • the next three in each country are weighted at 2% each and the remaining stocks are equally weighted.
  • The ISE ChIndia IndexTM is rebalanced on the application of the above model on a semi-annual basis.
Fund Overview
Fund TypeGlobal Equity
Investment AdvisorFirst Trust Advisors L.P.
Investor Servicing AgentBank of New York Mellon Corp
Fiscal Year-End12/31
ExchangeNYSE Arca
Inception Price$20.00
Inception NAV$20.00
Rebalance FrequencySemi-Annual
Gross Expense Ratio*0.60%
Net Expense Ratio*0.60%
* As of 5/3/2021
Expenses are capped contractually at 0.60% per year, at least until April 30, 2022.
Current Fund Data (as of 10/25/2021)
Closing NAV1$56.70
Closing Market Price2$56.67
Bid/Ask Midpoint$56.69
Bid/Ask Discount0.02%
30-Day Median Bid/Ask Spread30.16%
Total Net Assets$138,922,854
Outstanding Shares2,450,002
Daily Volume2,709
Average 30-Day Daily Volume8,744
Closing Market Price 52-Week High/Low$74.72 / $48.82
Closing NAV 52-Week High/Low$74.63 / $48.80
Number of Holdings (excluding cash)50
Top Holdings (as of 10/25/2021)*
Holding Percent
ICICI Bank Limited (ADR) 8.97%
Infosys Limited (ADR) 8.75%
NIO Inc. (ADR) 7.89%
HDFC Bank Ltd. (ADR) 7.40%
Tata Motors Limited (ADR) 6.25%
Alibaba Group Holding Limited (ADR) 6.08%
Pinduoduo Inc. (ADR) 5.95%
Wipro Limited (ADR) 4.94%
JD.com, Inc. (ADR) 4.81%
Baidu, Inc. (ADR) 3.77%

* Excluding cash.  Holdings are subject to change.

NAV History (Since Inception)
Past performance is not indicative of future results.
Fund Characteristics (as of 9/30/2021)4
Maximum Market Cap.$401,351
Median Market Cap.$10,873
Minimum Market Cap.$399
Price/Cash Flow15.36
Bid/Ask Premium/Discount (as of 10/25/2021)
  2020 Q1 2021 Q2 2021 Q3 2021
Days Traded at Premium 95 36 6 3
Days Traded at Discount 158 25 57 61
Top Sector Exposure (as of 10/25/2021)
Consumer Discretionary 39.73%
Information Technology 19.22%
Financials 18.11%
Communication Services 12.09%
Health Care 4.86%
Materials 2.43%
Industrials 1.23%
Real Estate 0.97%
Utilities 0.79%
Consumer Staples 0.57%
Hypothetical Growth of $10,000 Since Inception (as of 10/25/2021) *