First Trust Nasdaq Clean Edge Green Energy Index Fund (QCLN)

NASDAQ: QCLN · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
+0.69 (1.96%)
At close: Mar 1, 2024, 4:00 PM
-0.09 (-0.25%)
After-hours: Mar 1, 2024, 6:56 PM EST
Assets $1.01B
Expense Ratio 0.58%
PE Ratio 16.95
Shares Out 24.20M
Dividend (ttm) $0.32
Dividend Yield 0.89%
Ex-Dividend Date Dec 22, 2023
Payout Ratio 15.12%
1-Year Return -33.08%
Volume 144,085
Open 35.16
Previous Close 35.15
Day's Range 34.93 - 36.05
52-Week Low 32.37
52-Week High 57.16
Beta 1.82
Holdings 64
Inception Date Feb 8, 2007

About QCLN

Fund Home Page

The First Trust Nasdaq Clean Edge Green Energy Index Fund (QCLN) is an exchange-traded fund that is based on the NASDAQ Clean Edge Green Energy index, a market-cap-weighted index of US-listed firms involved in clean energy. QCLN was launched on Feb 8, 2007 and is issued by First Trust.

Asset Class Equity
Category Miscellaneous Sector
Region North America
Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Ticker Symbol QCLN
ETF Provider First Trust
Index Tracked NASDAQ Clean Edge Green Energy

Top 10 Holdings

56.91% of assets
Name Symbol Weight
ON Semiconductor Corporation ON 8.97%
First Solar, Inc. FSLR 7.86%
Albemarle Corporation ALB 7.74%
Tesla, Inc. TSLA 6.82%
Rivian Automotive, Inc. RIVN 5.14%
Enphase Energy, Inc. ENPH 5.10%
Universal Display Corporation OLED 4.18%
Acuity Brands, Inc. AYI 3.94%
Nextracker Inc. NXT 3.90%
Brookfield Renewable Partners L.P. BEP.UN 3.28%
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Ex-Dividend Amount Pay Date
Dec 22, 2023 $0.082 Dec 29, 2023
Sep 22, 2023 $0.0261 Sep 29, 2023
Jun 27, 2023 $0.1594 Jun 30, 2023
Mar 24, 2023 $0.0522 Mar 31, 2023
Dec 23, 2022 $0.0855 Dec 30, 2022
Sep 23, 2022 $0.0575 Sep 30, 2022
Full Dividend History


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