FDT:NSD-First Trust Developed Markets Ex-US AlphaDEX Fund

ETF | Foreign Large Blend | NASDAQ Global Market

Last Closing

USD 59.89


0.00 (0.00)%

Market Cap

USD 0.16B



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The investment seeks results that correspond generally to the price and yield (before the fund's fees and expenses) of an equity index called the NASDAQ AlphaDEX(R) Developed Markets Ex-US Index. The fund will normally invest at least 90% of its net assets (including investment borrowings) in common stocks and/or depositary receipts that comprise the index. The index is designed to select stocks from the NASDAQ Developed Markets Ex-US Index that may generate positive alpha, or risk-adjusted returns, relative to traditional indices through the use of the AlphaDEX(R) selection methodology. The fund is non-diversified.

Inception Date: 18/04/2011

Primary Benchmark: NASDAQ AlphaDEX(R) Dev Mkts Ex-US TR USD

Primary Index: MSCI ACWI Ex USA NR USD

Gross Expense Ratio: 0.8%

Management Expense Ratio: 0.80 %

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Relative Performance (Total Returns)

Relative Returns (From:    To: 2018-09-23 )

Largest Industry Peers for Foreign Large Blend

Symbol Name Mer Price(Change) Market Cap
IXUS iShares Core MSCI Total Intern.. 0.11 %


USD 14.35B
VXUS Vanguard Total International S.. 0.09 %


USD 12.54B
ACWX iShares MSCI ACWI ex US Index .. 0.31 %


USD 3.64B


USD 0.82B
IFV First Trust Dorsey Wright Inte.. 0.30 %


USD 0.51B
RFDI First Trust RiverFront Dynamic.. 0.83 %


USD 0.32B
IPKW Invesco International BuyBack .. 0.55 %


USD 0.17B
ISDX Invesco RAFI Strategic Develop.. 0.00 %


USD 0.15B
CIZ VictoryShares Developed Enhanc.. 0.45 %


USD 0.12B
DINT Davis Select International ETF 0.75 %


USD 0.11B

ETFs Containing FDT

IFV First Trust Dorsey Wright.. 19.19 % 0.30 %


USD 0.51B

Market Performance

  Market Performance vs. Industry/Classification (Foreign Large Blend) Market Performance vs. Exchange (NASDAQ Global Market)
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Capital Gain -3.99% 25% F 37% F
Dividend Return 1.27% 25% F 43% F
Total Return -2.72% 25% F 37% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 1.30% 100% A+ 43% F
Dividend Return 2.27% 25% F 57% F
Total Return 3.57% 100% A+ 43% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 20.26% 100% A+ 44% F
Dividend Return 9.22% 25% F 38% F
Total Return 29.48% 100% A+ 43% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 5.44% 100% A+ 45% F
Dividend Return 7.17% 100% A+ 44% F
Total Return 1.73% 25% F 43% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 13.31% 25% F 84% B
Risk Adjusted Return 53.85% 100% A+ 61% D-
Market Capitalization 0.16B 25% F 70% C-

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Analyst Rating

Target Price Action Rating Action Analyst Rating Price Date

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
Superior risk adjusted returns

This stock has performed well, on a risk adjusted basis, compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

High dividend returns

The stock has outperformed its sector peers on average annual dividend returns basis in the past 5 years (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. This can be a good buy, especially if it is outperforming on total return basis , for investors seeking high income yields.

What to not like:
Low market capitalization

This is among the smaller entities in its sectors with below median market capitalization. That may make it less stable in the long run unless it has a unique technology or market which can help it grow or get acquired in future.

High volatility

The total returns for this company are volatile and above median for its sector over the past 5 years. Make sure you have the risk tolerance for investing in such stock.

Below median total returns

The company has under performed its peers on annual average total returns in the past 5 years.