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FEM - First Trust Emerging Markets AlphaDEX Fund

Stock Price: $26.69 USD 0.03 (0.11%)
Updated Apr 13, 2021 4:00 PM EDT - Market closed
Assets $503.69M
NAV $26.65
Expense Ratio 0.80%
PE Ratio 11.34
Beta (5Y) 1.06
Dividend (ttm) $0.68
Dividend Yield 2.54%
Ex-Dividend Date Mar 25, 2021
1-Year Return -
Trading Day April 13
Last Price $26.69
Previous Close $26.66
Change ($) 0.03
Change (%) 0.11%
Day's Open 26.50
Day's Range 26.50 - 26.83
Day's Volume 141,490
52-Week Range 18.20 - 27.94

Fund Description

The investment seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield (before the fund's fees and expenses) of an equity index called the NASDAQ AlphaDEX® Emerging Markets Index. 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 Class
Emerging Markets
Inception Date
Apr 18, 2011
Ticker Symbol
Index Tracked
NASDAQ AlphaDEX Emerging Markets Index

Top 10 Holdings

18.38% of assets
COSCO SHIPPING Holdings Co Ltd Class H1919.HK2.91%
China Hongqiao Group Ltd1378.HK2.13%
Impala Platinum Holdings LtdIMP.JO2.05%
Zijin Mining Group Co Ltd Class H2899.HK1.91%
United Microelectronics Corp2303.TW1.73%
China Longyuan Power Group Corp Ltd Class H916.HK1.62%
Northam Platinum LtdNHM.JO1.61%
Sibanye Stillwater Ltd Ordinary SharesSSW.JO1.49%
Yanzhou Coal Mining Co Ltd Class H1171.HK1.47%
Yadea Group Holdings Ltd Shs Unitary 144A/RegS1585.HK1.46%
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Ex-DividendAmountPay Date
Mar 25, 2021$0.0305Mar 31, 2021
Sep 24, 2020$0.451Sep 30, 2020
Jun 25, 2020$0.195Jun 30, 2020
Mar 26, 2020$0.0308Mar 31, 2020
Dec 13, 2019$0.0893Dec 31, 2019
Sep 25, 2019$0.4433Sep 30, 2019
Full Dividend History


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