Fund Overview

  • Ticker:
    FDE
  • Fund Category:
    Emerging Market Equity
  • Portfolio Advisor:
    First Trust Advisors L.P.
  • Fund Manager:
    FT Portfolios Canada Co.
  • CUSIP:
    33737G105
  • ISIN:
    CA33737G1054
  • SEDOL:
    B8MJSJ5
  • Currency:
    CAD
  • Fiscal Year-End:
    31-12
  • Exchange:
    Toronto Stock Exchange
  • Inception:
    2013-05-14
  • Inception Price:
    $19.96
  • Inception NAV:
    $19.96
  • Eligibility:
    RRSP, RRIF, RESP, TFSA, DPSP, RDSP

Fees and Expenses

  • Management Fee: 0.65% since inception
  • MER: 0.71% as at 31/12/17
Please refer to the prospectus for detailed explanation of the funds fees and expense.

Distribution Information (as at 2018-09-17)

  • Dividend Frequency:
    Monthly
  • Dividend Per Share Amount:2
    $0.04500
  • Distribution Rate:3
    3.70%

Fund Characteristics (as at 2018-08-31)4

  • Maximum Market Cap.:
    $282,621
  • Median Market Cap.:
    $8,957
  • Minimum Market Cap.:
    $1,023
  • Price/Earnings:
    12.51
  • Price/Book:
    1.26
  • Price/Cash Flow:
    6.68
  • Price/Sales:
    1.19

Investment Objective

First Trust AlphaDEX™ Emerging Market Dividend ETF (CAD-Hedged) seeks to provide Unitholders with exposure to the performance of a portfolio of dividend paying equity securities domiciled in the emerging markets and selected from countries represented in the S&P Emerging Markets BMI Index as well as providing Unitholders with monthly distributions.

Current Data (as at 2018-09-17) Currency: CAD

NAV1% Change$ Change
$14.600.52%$0.08
Daily Volume52-Week High/LowAVG 30-Day Volume
1,740$18.38 / $14.181,134
Total Net AssetsOutstanding UnitsNumber of Holdings
$3,649,778150,60049

Top 10 Holdings (as at 2018-09-17)5

Holding % of Net Assets
Seaspan Corporation 4.27%
AU Optronics Corp. (ADR) 3.99%
Fibria Celulose S.A. (ADR) 3.92%
Enel Chile S.A. (ADR) 3.71%
Companhia Energetica de Minas Gerais-CEMIG (ADR) 3.70%
Ecopetrol S.A. (ADR) 3.60%
Companhia Paranaense de Energia-Copel (Preference, ADR) 3.58%
Fomento Economico Mexicano, S.A.B. de C.V. (ADR) 3.58%
Bancolombia S.A. (ADR) 3.53%
GasLog Ltd. 3.24%

The top 10 investments make up 37.11% of the fund.

Portfolio Composition (as at 2018-09-17)5

Sector % of Net Assets
Materials 20.63%
Utilities 13.61%
Information Technology 13.59%
Financials 13.41%
Industrials 9.86%
Telecommunication Services 9.65%
Energy 8.53%
Consumer Staples 5.89%
Consumer Discretionary 4.86%
Cash & Equivalents 0.47%

Country Breakdown (as at 2018-09-17)5

Country % of Net Assets
Brazil 18.06%
Chile 11.35%
Taiwan 10.16%
China 9.05%
Colombia 7.13%
Mexico 6.27%
South Africa 5.62%
Peru 5.42%
Monaco 5.18%
India 4.93%
Hong Kong 4.27%
Luxembourg 3.08%
The Netherlands 2.72%
Turkey 2.08%
Philippines 1.56%
Russia 1.30%
Indonesia 1.28%
Cyprus 0.57%

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%

"AlphaDEX™" is a registered trademark of First Trust Portfolios L.P. in the United States and is the subject of a pending trademark registration application in Canada.

First Trust Portfolios L.P. has obtained a patent for the AlphaDEX™ stock selection methodology from the United States Patent and Trademark Office. A patent application for the AlphaDEX™ stock selection methodology is pending in Canada.

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.