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:
    2018-03-23
  • Inception Price:
    $19.16
  • Inception NAV:
    $19.16

Fees and Expenses

  • Management Fee: 0.15% as at 23/03/18
The First Trust ETF will obtain exposure to Constituent Securities by investing all of its net assets in the Underlying Fund, a US-listed index ETF which replicates or substantially replicates the Index. The First Trust ETF will bear the Underlying Fund's management fee of 0.65% per annum on average daily net assets on the First Trust ETF's portfolio assets invested in the Underlying Fund. Accordingly, the management fee cost to unitholders of their investment will be 0.80% per annum of NAV of the Units plus applicable taxes. There will be no management fees payable by the First Trust ETF that, to a reasonable person, would duplicate a fee payable by the Underlying Fund for the same service. Further, no sales fees or redemption fees are payable by the First Trust ETF in relation to its purchases or redemptions of the securities of the Underlying Fund and there will be no sales or redemption fees payable by the First Trust ETF that, to a reasonable person, would duplicate a fee payable by an investor in the First Trust ETF.

Distribution Information (as at 2018-04-20)

  • Dividend Frequency:
    Quarterly

Fund Characteristics (as at 2018-03-29)2

  • Maximum Market Cap.:
    $892,341
  • Median Market Cap.:
    $55,571
  • Minimum Market Cap.:
    $328
  • Price/Earnings:
    17.95
  • Price/Book:
    2.35
  • Price/Cash Flow:
    11.26
  • Price/Sales:
    1.78

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 2018-04-20) Currency: CAD

NAV1% Change$ Change
$18.78-0.31%-$0.06
Daily Volume52-Week High/LowTotal Net Assets
0$19.16 / $18.32$1,878,078
Outstanding Units
100,000

Top Holdings (as at 2018-04-20)3

Holding % of Net Assets
First Trust Indxx Innovative Transaction & Process ETF 99.65%

Portfolio Composition (as at 2018-04-20)3

Sector % of Net Assets
Information Technology 66.88%
Financials 24.89%
Industrials 3.26%
Materials 1.69%
Consumer Discretionary 1.28%
Consumer Staples 0.82%
Telecommunication Services 0.79%
Cash & Equivalents 0.32%

Country Breakdown (as at 2018-04-20)3

Country % of Net Assets
United States 40.76%
China 7.43%
Germany 6.79%
Taiwan 6.34%
Japan 4.18%
France 4.05%
The Netherlands 3.49%
Ireland 3.43%
Norway 3.07%
South Korea 2.57%
India 2.42%
United Kingdom 2.08%
Australia 1.68%
Spain 1.63%
Canada 1.60%
Bermuda 0.84%
Hong Kong 0.83%
Finland 0.82%
Russia 0.82%
Belgium 0.81%
Cyprus 0.81%
Italy 0.80%
Thailand 0.80%
South Africa 0.79%
Switzerland 0.79%

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 All market capitalization numbers are in CAD$ Millions.
3 Percentage of net assets may not equal 100%

Commissions, trailing commissions, management fees and expenses all may be associated with Exchange-Traded Fund investments. Please carefully read the prospectus of the fund before investing. Exchange-Traded funds are not guaranteed, their values change frequently and past performance may not be repeated.