First Trust Emerging Markets AlphaDEX Fund (FEM)

NASDAQ: FEM · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
22.81
-0.51 (-2.19%)
May 18, 2022 4:00 PM EDT - Market closed
Assets$371.11M
NAV$23.34
Expense Ratio0.80%
PE Ratio6.52
Shares Out15.90M
Dividend (ttm)$1.07
Dividend Yield4.67%
Ex-Dividend DateMar 25, 2022
1-Year Return-18.13%
Volume47,051
Open23.16
Previous Close23.32
Day's Range22.78 - 23.23
52-Week Low22.06
52-Week High29.24
Beta0.95
Holdings165
Inception DateApr 18, 2011

About FEM

The fund will normally invest at least 90% of its net assets (including investment borrowings) in the common stocks, depositary receipts, real estate investment trusts (REITs) and preferred shares that comprise the index. The index is designed to select stocks from the NASDAQ Emerging Markets Index (the base index) that may generate positive alpha, or risk-adjusted returns, relative to traditional indices through the use of the AlphaDEX® selection methodology.

Asset ClassEquity
SectorEmerging Markets
RegionEmerging-Broad
IssuerFirst Trust Portfolios
Stock ExchangeNASDAQ
Ticker SymbolFEM
Index TrackedNASDAQ AlphaDEX Emerging Markets Index

Top 10 Holdings

12.52% of assets
NameSymbolWeight
Adaro Energy Indonesia Tbk PTADRO.JK1.42%
Compania Sud Americana de Vapores SAVAPORES.SN1.40%
China Coal Energy Co Ltd Class HN/A1.31%
Jasmine Technology Solution PCLN/A1.26%
Sasol LtdSOL.JO1.23%
Anhui Conch Cement Co Ltd Class HN/A1.20%
China Shenhua Energy Co Ltd Class HN/A1.19%
Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras Participating PreferredPETR4.SA1.18%
Dongfeng Motor Group Co Ltd Class H489.HK1.18%
Kunlun Energy Co Ltd135.HK1.14%
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Dividends

Ex-DividendAmountPay Date
Mar 25, 2022$0.0139Mar 31, 2022
Dec 23, 2021$0.2227Dec 31, 2021
Sep 23, 2021$0.5543Sep 30, 2021
Jun 24, 2021$0.2746Jun 30, 2021
Mar 25, 2021$0.0305Mar 31, 2021
Sep 24, 2020$0.4512Sep 30, 2020
Full Dividend History

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