FTLS:ARCA-First Trust Long/Short Equity

ETF | Long-Short Equity | NYSE Arca

Last Closing

USD 37.65


0.00 (0.00)%

Market Cap

USD 0.12B



Analyst Target

Analyst Rating


ducovest Verdict



The investment seeks to provide investors with long-term total return. Under normal circumstances, at least 80% of the fund's net assets will be exposed to U.S. exchange-listed equity securities of U.S. and non-U.S. companies by investing in such securities directly and/or in U.S. exchange-traded funds ("ETFs") that provide exposure to such securities. It may invest up to 20% of its net assets (plus the amount of any borrowing for investment purposes) in U.S. exchange-listed equity index futures contracts. The fund is non-diversified.

Inception Date: 08/09/2014

Primary Benchmark: S&P 500 TR USD

Primary Index: S&P 500 TR USD

Gross Expense Ratio: 1.47%

Management Expense Ratio: 1.59 %

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Relative Performance (Total Returns)

Relative Returns (From:    To: 2019-01-12 )

Largest Industry Peers for Long-Short Equity

Symbol Name Mer Price(Change) Market Cap
SPXH Janus Detroit Street Trust Vel.. 0.65 %


USD 0.06B
CLIX ProShares Long Online/Short St.. 0.65 %

+0.43 (+0.80%)

USD 0.05B
HTUS Hull Tactical US 0.91 %

+0.21 (+0.86%)

USD 0.05B
PHDG Invesco S&P 500 Downside Hedge.. 0.38 %

+0.22 (+0.78%)

USD 0.04B
JPED JPMorgan Event Driven 0.74 %

+0.27 (+1.07%)

USD 0.03B
HVPW U.S. Equity High Volatility Pu.. 0.95 %


USD 0.03B
CSLS Credit Suisse X-Links Long/Sho.. 0.00 %


USD 0.03B
JPLS JPMorgan Long/Short 0.60 %

+0.06 (+0.26%)

USD 0.02B
VQT Barclays ETN S&P VEQTOR ETN 0.00 %


USD 0.02B
TRSK Janus Detroit Street Trust Vel.. 0.65 %


USD 0.01B

ETFs Containing FTLS


Market Performance

  Market Performance vs. Industry/Classification (Long-Short Equity) Market Performance vs. Exchange (NYSE Arca)
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Capital Gain 1.51% 44% F 21% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 1.51% 44% F 21% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain -7.49% 50% F 58% F
Dividend Return 0.79% 20% F 12% F
Total Return -6.70% 38% F 50% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 5.70% 100% A+ 67% D+
Dividend Return 6.32% 100% A+ 56% F
Total Return 0.62% 50% F 14% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 6.46% 50% F 83% B
Risk Adjusted Return 97.88% 88% B+ 83% B
Market Capitalization 0.12B 100% A+ 31% F

Annual Financials (USD)

Quarterly Financials (USD)

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:
High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

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.

What to not like:
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.