Fund Overview

  • Ticker:
    BLCK
  • Fund Category:
    Global Equity
  • Fund Manager:
    FT Portfolios Canada Co.
  • Portfolio Advisor:
    First Trust Advisors L.P.
  • CUSIP:
    33740T102
  • ISIN:
    CA33740T1021
  • SEDOL:
    BF5FV45
  • Currency:
    CAD
  • Fiscal Year-End:
    31-12
  • Exchange:
    Toronto Stock Exchange
  • Inception:
    2018-03-22
  • Inception Price:
    $19.16
  • Inception NAV:
    $19.16
  • Eligibility:
    RRSP, RRIF, RESP, TFSA, DPSP, RDSP

Fees and Expenses

  • Management Fee: 0.15%
  • MER: 0.81% as at 2022-12-31
The First Trust ETF's management fee will bear the management fee of the underlying fund (i.e. First Trust Indxx Innovative Transaction & Process ETF) which is 0.65% (as of February 1, 2024) per annum of net asset value.
Please refer to the prospectus for detailed explanation of the funds fees and expenses.

Distribution Information (as at 2024-03-01)

  • Dividend Frequency:
    Quarterly
  • Dividend Per Share Amount:2
    $0.15100
  • Distribution Rate:3
    2.10%

Fund Characteristics (as at 2024-01-31)4

  • Maximum Market Cap.:
    $3,952,385
  • Median Market Cap.:
    $117,684
  • Minimum Market Cap.:
    $24,814
  • Price/Earnings:
    12.21
  • Price/Book:
    1.59
  • Price/Cash Flow:
    8.98
  • Price/Sales:
    1.70

Investment Objective

The First Trust ETF seeks to replicate, to the extent possible, the performance of an innovative transaction and process index. Currently, the First Trust ETF seeks to replicate, to the extent possible, the performance of the Indxx Blockchain Index, net of expenses. The First Trust ETF will obtain exposure to the Indxx Blockchain Index by investing in the Underlying Fund, a US-listed index ETF which itself seeks to replicate or substantially replicate the performance of such index.

Current Data (as at 2024-03-01) Currency: CAD

NAV1% Change$ Change
$28.740.63%$0.18
Daily Volume52-Week High/LowAVG 30-Day Volume
2,600$28.74 / $24.32646
Total Net AssetsOutstanding UnitsNumber of Holdings
$2,155,50275,0001

Top Holding (as at 2024-03-01)5

Holding % of Net Assets
First Trust Indxx Innovative Transaction & Process ETF 99.94%

Portfolio Composition (as at 2024-03-01)5

Sector % of Net Assets
Financials 39.46%
Information Technology 30.77%
Communication Services 8.86%
Consumer Discretionary 8.03%
Industrials 5.03%
Utilities 2.59%
Consumer Staples 1.54%
Materials 1.51%
Health Care 1.24%
Energy 0.72%
Cash & Equivalents 0.29%

Country Breakdown (as at 2024-03-01)5

Country % of Net Assets
United States 39.93%
China 9.77%
Germany 8.61%
India 7.81%
France 5.25%
United Kingdom 4.71%
Switzerland 2.86%
Australia 2.52%
Spain 2.51%
Japan 2.11%
Finland 2.02%
United Arab Emirates 1.91%
Taiwan 1.81%
South Korea 1.74%
Ireland 1.42%
Hong Kong 1.32%
Canada 0.79%
Singapore 0.73%
The Netherlands 0.73%
Austria 0.65%
Denmark 0.56%

Risk Rating

This rating is based on how much the ETF’s returns have changed from year to year. It doesn’t tell you how volatile the ETF will be in the future. The rating can change over time. An ETF with a low risk rating can still lose money.

For more information about the risk rating and specific risks that can affect the ETF’s returns, see the Risk section of the ETF’s prospectus.

Footnotes

1 The NAV represents the fund's net assets (assets less liabilities) divided by the fund's outstanding shares.
2 Most recent distribution paid or declared to today's date. Subject to change in the future. There is no guarantee that the fund will declare dividends.
3 Distribution rate is calculated by dividing the most recent annualized distribution paid or declared by the Net Asset Value. Distribution rates may vary. The distributed amount may include return of capital (ROC) from time to time.
4 All market capitalization numbers are in CAD$ Millions.
5 Percentage of net assets may not equal 100%

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