First Trust Consumer Staples AlphaDEX Fund (FXG)

NYSEARCA: FXG · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
58.51
+1.02 (1.77%)
Sep 28, 2022 4:00 PM EDT - Market closed
1.77%
Assets $592.15M
NAV $58.05
Expense Ratio 0.64%
PE Ratio 16.16
Shares Out 10.20M
Dividend (ttm) $0.83
Dividend Yield 1.41%
Ex-Dividend Date Sep 23, 2022
1-Year Return +3.32%
Volume 111,415
Open 57.80
Previous Close 57.49
Day's Range 57.49 - 58.72
52-Week Low 55.91
52-Week High 68.54
Beta 0.64
Holdings 42
Inception Date May 8, 2007

About FXG

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 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 Class Equity
Sector Consumer Staples
Region North America
Issuer First Trust Portfolios
Stock Exchange NYSEARCA
Ticker Symbol FXG
Index Tracked StrataQuant Consumer Staples Index

Top 10 Holdings

38.64% of assets
Name Symbol Weight
McKesson MCK 4.61%
AmerisourceBergen ABC 4.22%
Performance Food Group Company PFGC 4.16%
Darling Ingredients DAR 3.90%
Sysco SYY 3.81%
Walgreens Boots Alliance WBA 3.78%
Kellogg Company K 3.58%
PepsiCo PEP 3.54%
Grocery Outlet Holding GO 3.52%
Post Holdings POST 3.52%
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Dividends

Ex-Dividend Amount Pay Date
Sep 23, 2022 $0.265 Sep 30, 2022
Jun 24, 2022 $0.1414 Jun 30, 2022
Mar 25, 2022 $0.2001 Mar 31, 2022
Dec 23, 2021 $0.2197 Dec 31, 2021
Sep 23, 2021 $0.2174 Sep 30, 2021
Jun 24, 2021 $0.2083 Jun 30, 2021
Full Dividend History

News

Is First Trust Consumer Staples AlphaDEX ETF (FXG) a Strong ETF Right Now?

Smart Beta ETF report for FXG

5 days ago - Zacks Investment Research

Should You Invest in the First Trust Consumer Staples AlphaDEX ETF (FXG)?

Sector ETF report for FXG

1 week ago - Zacks Investment Research

'Shrinkflation' to Save Consumer Staples ETFs

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Consumer Staples Sector ETFs Are Outperforming

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Consumer Staples ETF (FXG) Hits New 52-Week High

This consumer staples ETF hits a new 52-week high. Are more gains in store for this ETF?

5 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

Bet on Consumer Staples ETFs as Recession Fears Intensify

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Find Shelter From Weak Markets With FXG

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8 months ago - ETF Trends

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8 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

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11 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

Energy and Consumer Staples: 2 ETFs to Watch for Outsized Volume

IEO and FXG saw massive trading volume in yesterday trading session.

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2 years ago - Zacks Investment Research

Pandemic germ-killer stocks rally, but consumer staples ETFs underperform

Consumer staples exchange-traded funds underperformed Friday, even as personal hygiene products notched some of the biggest gains of the S&P 500 SPX, +0.00% .

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Warren Buffett took positions in Biogen and Kroger. Investors who want to follow Buffett's picking of these two value stocks can also play these ETFs as well.

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Consumer Staples' ETFs Hitting New Highs

Trade dispute and geopolitical tensions have led to strong growth in the consumer staples sector.

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2 years ago - Zacks Investment Research

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