First Trust NASDAQ Technology Dividend Index Fund (TDIV)
|Ex-Dividend Date||Sep 23, 2021|
|Day's Range||57.73 - 58.40|
|Inception Date||Aug 14, 2012|
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 Technology 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 owned and was developed by Nasdaq, Inc. (the index provider). The index includes up to 100 technology and telecommunications companies that pay a regular or common dividend. The fund is non-diversified.
Top 10 Holdings58.92% of assets
|International Business Machines||IBM||7.36%|
|Sep 23, 2021||$0.2371||Sep 30, 2021|
|Jun 24, 2021||$0.2673||Jun 30, 2021|
|Mar 25, 2021||$0.1631||Mar 31, 2021|
|Dec 24, 2020||$0.4005||Dec 31, 2020|
|Sep 24, 2020||$0.2243||Sep 30, 2020|
|Jun 25, 2020||$0.1909||Jun 30, 2020|
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