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First Trust Small Cap Growth AlphaDEX® Fund (FYC)
Investment Objective/Strategy - The First Trust Small Cap Growth AlphaDEX® 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 NASDAQ AlphaDEX® Small Cap Growth Index.
There can be no assurance that the Fund's investment objectives will be achieved.
  • The NASDAQ AlphaDEX® Small Cap Growth Index is an "enhanced" index created and administered by Nasdaq, Inc. ("Nasdaq") which employs the AlphaDEX® stock selection methodology to select stocks from the NASDAQ US 700 Small Cap Growth Index that meet certain criteria.
  • Nasdaq constructs the NASDAQ AlphaDEX® Small Cap Growth Index by ranking the eligible stocks from the NASDAQ US 700 Small Cap Growth Index on growth factors including 3-, 6- and 12- month price appreciation, sales to price and one year sales growth, and separately on value factors including book value to price, cash flow to price and return on assets. All stocks are ranked on the sum of ranks for the growth factors and, separately, all stocks are ranked on the sum of ranks for the value factors. A stock must have data for all growth and/or value factors to receive a rank for that style.
  • Each stock receives either its growth or value score as its selection score based on its style designation as determined by Nasdaq. Only those stocks designated as growth stocks are eligible for the portfolio.
  • The top 262 stocks based on the selection score determined in the previous step comprise the "selected stocks". The selected stocks are divided into quintiles based on their rankings and the top ranked quintiles receive a higher weight within the index. The stocks are equally-weighted within each quintile.
  • The index is reconstituted and rebalanced quarterly.
Fund Overview
Fund TypeSmall Cap Growth
Investment AdvisorFirst Trust Advisors L.P.
Investor Servicing AgentBank of New York Mellon Corp
Fiscal Year-End07/31
Inception Price$20.08
Inception NAV$20.08
Rebalance FrequencyQuarterly
Expense Ratio0.70%
Current Fund Data (as of 1/28/2022)
Closing NAV1$63.95
Closing Market Price2$63.79
Bid/Ask Midpoint$63.89
Bid/Ask Discount0.10%
30-Day Median Bid/Ask Spread (as of 1/27/2022)30.20%
Total Net Assets$300,542,243
Outstanding Shares4,700,002
Daily Volume450,735
Average 30-Day Daily Volume54,423
Closing Market Price 52-Week High/Low$80.47 / $62.45
Closing NAV 52-Week High/Low$80.52 / $62.42
Number of Holdings (excluding cash)262
Top Holdings (as of 1/27/2022)*
Holding Percent
PDC Energy, Inc. 0.92%
Matador Resources Company 0.91%
Magnolia Oil & Gas Corporation 0.88%
SM Energy Company 0.85%
Dillard's, Inc. (Class A) 0.80%
Matson, Inc. 0.79%
Vector Group Ltd. 0.75%
Owens & Minor, Inc. 0.74%
Meta Financial Group, Inc. 0.72%
Signet Jewelers Limited 0.72%

* 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 1/29/2022)4$0.4421
30-Day SEC Yield (as of 12/31/2021)50.76%
12-Month Distribution Rate (as of 12/31/2021)60.63%
Index Yield (as of 12/31/2021)76.24%
Fund Characteristics (as of 12/31/2021)9
Maximum Market Cap.$13,035
Median Market Cap.$2,812
Minimum Market Cap.$322
Price/Cash Flow11.98
Bid/Ask Premium/Discount (as of 1/28/2022)
  2021 Q1 2022 Q2 2022 Q3 2022
Days Traded at Premium 118 0 --- ---
Days Traded at Discount 134 19 --- ---
Top Sector Exposure (as of 1/27/2022)
Consumer Discretionary 17.96%
Information Technology 17.72%
Health Care 16.07%
Financials 12.48%
Industrials 9.98%
Real Estate 8.45%
Energy 5.91%
Consumer Staples 3.91%
Communication Services 2.96%
Materials 2.47%
Utilities 2.09%
Hypothetical Growth of $10,000 Since Inception (as of 1/27/2022) *