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First Trust NASDAQ ABA Community Bank Index Fund (QABA)

NASDAQ: QABA · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
59.23
+0.05 (0.09%)
After-hours:Oct 22, 2021 4:00 PM EDT
59.18
0.52 (0.88%)
At close: Oct 22, 4:00 PM
Assets$120.42M
NAV$58.74
Expense Ratio0.60%
PE Ratio14.20
Shares Out2.05M
Dividend (ttm)$0.96
Dividend Yield1.64%
Ex-Dividend DateSep 23, 2021
1-Year Return
-
Volume7,360
Open58.77
Previous Close58.66
Day's Range58.77 - 59.23
52-Week Low34.20
52-Week High60.88
Beta1.16
Holdings192
Inception DateJun 29, 2009

About QABA

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 OMX® ABA Community Bank IndexSM. 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 designed to track the performance of small, mid and large capitalization companies that comprise the community banking industry.

Asset ClassEquity
SectorFinancial Services
RegionNorth America
IssuerFirst Trust Portfolios
Stock ExchangeNASDAQ
Ticker SymbolQABA
Index TrackedNASDAQ OMX ABA Community Bank Index

Top 10 Holdings

22.98% of assets
NameSymbolWeight
Commerce BancsharesCBSH2.95%
Pinnacle Financial PartnersPNFP2.67%
First Citizens BancSharesFCNCA2.62%
First Financial BanksharesFFIN2.45%
BOK FinancialBOKF2.40%
Bank OZKOZK2.06%
PacWest BancorpPACW1.97%
Valley National BancorpVLY1.96%
TFS FinancialTFSL1.96%
South State CorporationSSB1.95%
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Dividends

Ex-DividendAmountPay Date
Sep 23, 2021$0.2426Sep 30, 2021
Jun 24, 2021$0.2245Jun 30, 2021
Mar 25, 2021$0.2069Mar 31, 2021
Dec 24, 2020$0.286Dec 31, 2020
Sep 24, 2020$0.2565Sep 30, 2020
Jun 25, 2020$0.3332Jun 30, 2020
Full Dividend History

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