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FGD - First Trust Dow Jones Global Select Dividend Index Fund

Stock Price: $25.79 USD 0.05 (0.19%)
Updated Apr 19, 2021 4:00 PM EDT - Market closed
Assets $467.38M
NAV $25.68
Expense Ratio 0.59%
PE Ratio 12.01
Beta (5Y) 1.05
Dividend (ttm) $0.99
Dividend Yield 3.85%
Ex-Dividend Date Mar 25, 2021
1-Year Return -
Trading Day April 19
Last Price $25.79
Previous Close $25.74
Change ($) 0.05
Change (%) 0.19%
Day's Open 25.85
Day's Range 25.76 - 25.89
Day's Volume 49,013
52-Week Range 14.98 - 25.89

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 Dow Jones Global Select Dividend IndexSM. The fund will normally invest at least 90% of its net assets (including investment borrowings) in the common stocks and depositary receipts that comprise the index. The index is an indicated annual dividend yield weighted index of 100 stocks selected from the developed-market portion of the Dow Jones World IndexSM.

Asset Class
Equity
Sector
International
Region
Global
Inception Date
Nov 21, 2007
Exchange
NYSEARCA
Ticker Symbol
FGD
Index Tracked
Dow Jones Global Select Dividend Index

Top 10 Holdings

15.78% of assets
NameSymbolWeight
Labrador Iron Ore Royalty Corp.LIF.TO1.80%
Fortescue Metals Group LimitedFMG.AX1.74%
Enagas S.A.ENG.MC1.65%
Meritz Securities Co., Ltd.008560.KS1.64%
British American Tobacco PlcBATS.L1.58%
Telefonica, S.A.TEF.MC1.57%
Centamin PlcCEY.L1.51%
Plus500 LimitedPLUS.L1.48%
AltriaMO1.41%
Mapfre S.A.MAP.MC1.40%
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Dividends

Ex-DividendAmountPay Date
Mar 25, 2021$0.1074Mar 31, 2021
Dec 24, 2020$0.3481Dec 31, 2020
Sep 24, 2020$0.2416Sep 30, 2020
Jun 25, 2020$0.2918Jun 30, 2020
Mar 26, 2020$0.4713Mar 31, 2020
Dec 13, 2019$0.3039Dec 31, 2019
Full Dividend History

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1 week ago - Zacks Investment Research

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2 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

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