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First Trust NASDAQ-100 Ex-Technology Sector Index Fund (QQXT)
Investment Objective/Strategy - The First Trust NASDAQ-100 Ex-Technology Sector Index Fund is an exchange-traded index fund. The 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-100 Ex-Tech Sector IndexSM.
There can be no assurance that the Fund's investment objectives will be achieved.
  • The index consists of companies in the NASDAQ-100 Index not classified as Technology according to Industry Classification Benchmark (ICB).
  • The NASDAQ-100 Index® includes 100 of the largest domestic and international non-financial companies listed on Nasdaq® based on market capitalization.
  • The index is reconstituted once a year based on the NASDAQ-100 reconstitution in December, but replacements may be made during the year if there's a replacement in the NASDAQ-100 Index.
  • The index is equally-weighted and is rebalanced four times annually in March, June, September and December.
Fund Overview
Fund TypeGrowth
Investment AdvisorFirst Trust Advisors L.P.
Investor Servicing AgentBank of New York Mellon
Fiscal Year-End12/31
Inception Price$20.00
Inception NAV$20.00
Rebalance FrequencyQuarterly
Gross Expense Ratio*0.62%
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 5/12/2021)
Closing NAV1$80.48
Closing Market Price2$80.53
Bid/Ask Midpoint$80.49
Bid/Ask Premium0.01%
30-Day Median Bid/Ask Spread30.07%
Total Net Assets$140,838,943
Outstanding Shares1,750,002
Daily Volume10,926
Average 30-Day Daily Volume2,644
Closing Market Price 52-Week High/Low$84.32 / $55.55
Closing NAV 52-Week High/Low$84.27 / $55.66
Number of Holdings (excluding cash)61
Top Holdings (as of 5/12/2021)*
Holding Percent
Intuitive Surgical, Inc. 1.89%
Costco Wholesale Corporation 1.88%
Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. 1.87%
O'Reilly Automotive, Inc. 1.86%
Xcel Energy Inc. 1.83%
T-Mobile US, Inc. 1.82%
Fastenal Company 1.81%
The Kraft Heinz Company 1.81%
Copart, Inc. 1.80%
CSX Corporation 1.80%

* 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 5/13/2021)4$0.0978
30-Day SEC Yield (as of 4/30/2021)50.33%
Unsubsidized 30-Day SEC Yield (as of 4/30/2021)60.33%
12-Month Distribution Rate (as of 4/30/2021)70.32%
Index Yield (as of 4/30/2021)82.37%
For funds with certain equity strategies, due to the negative economic impact across many industries caused by the COVID-19 outbreak, certain of the issuers of the securities included in the fund may elect to reduce the amount of dividends and/or distributions paid in the future. As a result, the "12-Month Distribution Rate," which is based on the fund's trailing 12-month ordinary distributions, will likely be higher, and in some cases significantly higher, than the actual 12-month distribution rate achieved by the fund.
Fund Characteristics (as of 4/30/2021)10
Maximum Market Cap.$1,747,984
Median Market Cap.$49,832
Minimum Market Cap.$18,773
Price/Cash Flow22.52
Bid/Ask Premium/Discount (as of 5/12/2021)
  2020 Q1 2021 Q2 2021 Q3 2021
Days Traded at Premium 116 43 13 ---
Days Traded at Discount 137 18 16 ---
Top Sector Exposure (as of 5/12/2021)
Consumer Discretionary 36.78%
Health Care 25.64%
Industrials 13.22%
Consumer Staples 10.36%
Telecommunications 7.02%
Utilities 5.17%
Basic Materials 1.81%
Hypothetical Growth of $10,000 Since Inception (as of 5/12/2021) *