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First Trust Consumer Staples AlphaDEX Fund (FXG)

NYSEARCA: FXG · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
57.91 0.38 (0.66%)
Oct 22, 2021 4:00 PM EDT - Market closed
Assets$261.76M
NAV$57.53
Expense Ratio0.63%
PE Ratio16.55
Shares Out4.55M
Dividend (ttm)$0.81
Dividend Yield1.42%
Ex-Dividend DateSep 23, 2021
1-Year Return
-
Volume7,180
Open57.57
Previous Close57.53
Day's Range57.57 - 57.94
52-Week Low46.46
52-Week High60.57
Beta0.74
Holdings42
Inception DateMay 8, 2007

About FXG

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 StrataQuant® Consumer Staples Index. The fund will normally invest at least 90% of its net assets (including investment borrowings) in the common stocks that comprise the index. The index is a modified equal-dollar weighted index designed by IDI to objectively identify and select stocks from the Russell 1000® Index in the consumer staples sector that may generate positive alpha relative to traditional passive-style indices through the use of the AlphaDEX® selection methodology. The fund is non-diversified.

Asset ClassEquity
SectorConsumer Staples
RegionNorth America
IssuerFirst Trust Portfolios
Stock ExchangeNYSEARCA
Ticker SymbolFXG
Index TrackedStrataQuant Consumer Staples Index

Top 10 Holdings

40.59% of assets
NameSymbolWeight
Archer Daniels MidlandADM4.40%
BungeBG4.38%
Darling IngredientsDAR4.33%
Tyson FoodsTSN4.18%
CVS HealthCVS4.16%
J. M. SmuckerSJM4.13%
Pilgrim's PridePPC4.06%
Conagra BrandsCAG4.00%
Grocery OutletGO3.55%
Walgreens Boots AllianceWBA3.40%
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Dividends

Ex-DividendAmountPay Date
Sep 23, 2021$0.2174Sep 30, 2021
Jun 24, 2021$0.2083Jun 30, 2021
Jun 23, 2021$0.2083Jun 30, 2021
Mar 25, 2021$0.208Mar 31, 2021
Dec 24, 2020$0.1822Dec 31, 2020
Sep 24, 2020$0.1446Sep 30, 2020
Full Dividend History

News

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