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FT Nasdaq Artfcl Intllgnc and Rbtc ETF

ROBT - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return 7.7%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 21.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return N/A
  • Net Assets $236 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 23.0%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$54.11
$35.14
$59.27

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.65%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load N/A
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 34.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) N/A
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification


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Overview

Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

$195.73

-0.39%

$49.87 B

0.70%

$1.39

8.03%

0.10%

$387.28

+1.29%

$49.87 B

0.71%

$2.70

9.47%

0.10%

$143.40

+1.16%

$39.32 B

0.77%

$1.10

10.29%

0.13%

$29.12

-0.58%

$12.27 B

-

$0.00

7.37%

0.70%

$26.96

0.00%

$11.57 B

-

$0.00

0.33%

0.69%

ROBT - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 7.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 21.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return N/A
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.15%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    First Trust Nasdaq Artificial Intelligence and Robotics ETF
  • Fund Family Name
    First Trust
  • Inception Date
    Feb 21, 2018
  • Shares Outstanding
    4500002
  • Share Class
    N/A
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Daniel Lindquist

Fund Description

The fund will normally invest at least 90% of its net assets (including investment borrowings) in common stocks and depositary receipts that comprise the index. The index is designed to track the performance of companies engaged in the artificial intelligence ("AI") and robotics segments of the technology, industrial and other economic sectors. The fund is non-diversified.


ROBT - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period ROBT Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 7.7% -72.9% 39.8% 55.56%
1 Yr 51.1% 30.7% 180.6% 40.16%
3 Yr 21.1%* 7.7% 43.5% 80.93%
5 Yr N/A* 4.8% 48.8% N/A
10 Yr N/A* 5.7% 23.5% N/A

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period ROBT Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 45.9% -63.4% 154.1% 41.20%
2019 33.7% -3.0% 63.7% 47.51%
2018 N/A -49.7% 16.4% N/A
2017 N/A -17.3% 83.6% N/A
2016 N/A -17.1% 43.0% N/A

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period ROBT Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 7.3% -73.4% 39.8% 58.24%
1 Yr 51.1% 24.0% 180.6% 37.75%
3 Yr 21.1%* 6.3% 43.5% 79.53%
5 Yr N/A* 4.8% 48.8% N/A
10 Yr N/A* 5.7% 23.5% N/A

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period ROBT Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 45.9% -63.4% 154.1% 41.20%
2019 33.7% -3.0% 63.7% 47.51%
2018 N/A -49.7% 16.4% N/A
2017 N/A -17.3% 83.6% N/A
2016 N/A -17.1% 43.0% N/A

ROBT - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

ROBT Category Low Category High ROBT % Rank
Net Assets 236 M 1.91 M 49.9 B 65.43%
Number of Holdings 113 10 460 17.91%
Net Assets in Top 10 54.2 M 513 K 28.8 B 73.51%
Weighting of Top 10 23.02% 7.1% 100.0% 92.16%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. BlackBerry Ltd 2.85%
  2. iRobot Corp 2.63%
  3. Topcon Corp 2.62%
  4. Topcon Corp 2.62%
  5. Topcon Corp 2.62%
  6. Topcon Corp 2.62%
  7. Topcon Corp 2.62%
  8. Topcon Corp 2.62%
  9. Topcon Corp 2.62%
  10. Topcon Corp 2.62%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High ROBT % Rank
Stocks
99.85% 70.02% 101.50% 26.87%
Cash
0.14% -1.50% 23.05% 77.24%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 1.86% 89.18%
Other
0.00% -2.17% 23.16% 86.57%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.08% 89.18%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 2.88% 90.30%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High ROBT % Rank
Technology
63.70% 3.37% 100.00% 44.78%
Industrials
20.49% 0.00% 47.40% 4.10%
Healthcare
7.69% 0.00% 33.02% 15.67%
Consumer Cyclical
6.18% 0.00% 41.42% 48.51%
Communication Services
1.47% 0.00% 96.54% 85.45%
Real Estate
0.46% 0.00% 10.02% 22.01%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 5.57% 89.18%
Financial Services
0.00% 0.00% 47.15% 95.52%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 4.18% 89.18%
Consumer Defense
0.00% 0.00% 19.22% 94.03%
Basic Materials
0.00% 0.00% 9.70% 91.04%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High ROBT % Rank
US
50.97% 15.42% 100.00% 93.66%
Non US
48.88% 0.00% 84.21% 4.85%

ROBT - Expenses

Operational Fees

ROBT Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.65% 0.08% 8.45% 78.23%
Management Fee 0.65% 0.00% 1.95% 41.70%
12b-1 Fee 0.00% 0.00% 1.00% 39.73%
Administrative Fee N/A 0.04% 0.50% N/A

Sales Fees

ROBT Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 2.50% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

ROBT Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 1.00% 2.00% N/A

Related Fees

Turnover provides investors a proxy for the trading fees incurred by mutual fund managers who frequently adjust position allocations. Higher turnover means higher trading fees.

ROBT Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 34.00% 3.00% 284.00% 40.00%

ROBT - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

ROBT Category Low Category High ROBT % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.03% 0.00% 0.73% 14.71%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

ROBT Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly Annually Annually Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

ROBT Category Low Category High ROBT % Rank
Net Income Ratio 0.15% -2.42% 2.28% 32.40%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

ROBT Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Annually Annually

Dividend Payout History

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ROBT - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Daniel Lindquist


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 21, 2018

3.27

3.3%

Daniel J. Lindquist, CFA, was born in 1970. Mr. Lindquist earned a B.A. in Business Economics from Wheaton College and has an MBA in Finance from the University of Chicago. He has been with First Trust Advisors L.P. since 2004 and is a Managing Director. Mr. Lindquist is the Chairman of the Investment Committee and is responsible for the overall supervision of the Separate Managed Accounts.

David McGarel


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 21, 2018

3.27

3.3%

David G. McGarel, CFA, was born in 1966. Mr. McGarel earned a B.S. in Accounting from the University of Notre Dame. He has been with First Trust Advisors L.P. since 1997 and he is a Managing Director, Chief Operating Officer and the Chief Investment Officer. As head of FTA’s Strategy Research Group, Mr. McGarel shall be responsible for developing and implementing quantitative investment strategies for those Funds that have investment policies that require them to follow such strategies, on behalf of the Investment Committee.

Chris Peterson


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 21, 2018

3.27

3.3%

Chris A. Peterson, CFA was born in 1975. Mr. Peterson earned a B.S in Finance from Bradley University and has an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business with concentrations in Analytic Finance & Accounting. He has been with First Trust Advisors L.P. since 2000. As head of FTA’s Portfolio Advisor’s Strategy Research Group, Mr. Peterson shall be responsible for developing and implementing quantitative equity strategies on behalf of the Investment Committee.

Jon Erickson


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 21, 2018

3.27

3.3%

Jon C. Erickson, CFA, was born in 1966. Mr. Erickson earned a B.S. in Computer Science from the University of Illinois and has an MBA from the University of Illinois in Finance. He has been with First Trust Advisors L.P. since 1994 and he is a Portfolio Manager and Senior Vice President. As the head of FTA’s Equity Research Group, Mr. Erickson shall be responsible for determining the securities to be purchased and sold by Funds that do not utilize quantitative investment strategies on behalf of the Investment Committee.

Stan Ueland


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 21, 2018

3.27

3.3%

Mr. Ueland joined First Trust Advisors as a Vice President in August 2005 and has been a Senior Vice President of First Trust and FTP since September 2012. At First Trust, he plays an important role in executing the investment strategies of each portfolio of exchange-traded funds advised by First Trust. Before joining First Trust, he was vice president of sales at BondWave LLC from May 2004 through August 2005, an account executive for Mina Capital Management LLC and Samaritan Asset Management LLC from January 2003 through May 2004, and a sales consultant at Oracle Corporation from January 1997 through January 2003.

Roger Testin


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 21, 2018

3.27

3.3%

Roger F. Testin, CFA, was born in 1966. Mr. Testin earned a B.S. in Accounting from the University of Illinois and has an MBA in Finance from the University of Chicago. He has been with First Trust Advisors L.P. since 2001 and he is a Portfolio Manager and Senior Vice President. As Product Manager for the VA’s, SMA’s and International Managed Products, Mr. Testin shall be responsible for the daily implementation and execution of the strategies for these product vehicles on behalf of the Investment Committee.

Erik Russo


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Feb 01, 2021

0.33

0.3%

Mr. Russo is a Vice President of First Trust. He is responsible for implementing the investment strategies of each portfolio of exchange-traded funds advised by First Trust in his role as a Portfolio Manager. Mr. Russo joined First Trust in January of 2010.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.02 31.43 6.16 1.12