FTLS:ARCA-First Trust Long/Short Equity

ETF | Long-Short Equity | NYSE Arca

Last Closing Price

USD 40.61


-0.09 (-0.22)%

Market Cap

USD 0.14B



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The investment seeks to provide investors with long-term total return. Under normal circumstances, at least 80% of the fund's net assets will be exposed to U.S. exchange-listed equity securities of U.S. and non-U.S. companies by investing in such securities directly and/or in U.S. exchange-traded funds ("ETFs") that provide exposure to such securities. It may invest up to 20% of its net assets (plus the amount of any borrowing for investment purposes) in U.S. exchange-listed equity index futures contracts. The fund is non-diversified.

Inception Date: 08/09/2014

Primary Benchmark: Not Benchmarked

Primary Index: S&P 500 TR USD

Gross Expense Ratio: 1.47%

Management Expense Ratio: 0.95 %

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Relative Performance (Total Returns)

Relative Returns (From:    To: 2018-01-16 )

Largest Industry Peers for Long-Short Equity

Symbol Name Mer Price(Change) Market Cap
SPXH Janus Detroit Street Trust Vel.. 0.65 %

-0.06 (-0.17%)

USD 0.06B
VQT Barclays ETN S&P VEQTOR ETN 0.00 %

-0.37 (-0.23%)

USD 0.05B
ALFA AlphaClone Alternative Alpha 0.95 %


USD 0.03B
HVPW U.S. Equity High Volatility Pu.. 0.95 %


USD 0.03B
CSLS Credit Suisse X-Links Long/Sho.. 0.00 %


USD 0.03B
PHDG PowerShares S&P 500 Downside H.. 0.39 %

-0.01 (-0.02%)

USD 0.02B
TRSK Janus Detroit Street Trust Vel.. 0.65 %

-0.13 (-0.40%)

USD 0.01B
VIXH First Trust CBOE S&P 500 VIX T.. 0.60 %


USD 5.21M
QEH AdvisorShares QAM Equity Hedge 1.68 %


USD 5.05M
QLS IQ Hedge Long Short Tracker 0.77 %


USD 4.45M

ETFs Containing FTLS


Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Long-Short Equity)
Market Performance vs. Exchange (NYSE Arca)
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Capital Gain 3.36% 75% C 63% D
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 3.36% 75% C 63% D
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 16.66% 75% C 65% D
Dividend Return 0.49% 29% F 5% F
Total Return 17.14% 63% D 61% D-
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 4.44% 88% B+ 57% F
Dividend Return 5.00% 88% B+ 39% F
Total Return 0.56% 14% F 10% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 6.23% 63% D 87% B+
Risk Adjusted Return 80.18% 88% B+ 68% D+
Market Capitalization 0.12B 100% A+ 24% F

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Analyst Rating

Target Price Action Rating Action Analyst Rating Price Date

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

Superior risk adjusted returns

This stock has performed well, on a risk adjusted basis, compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

What to not like:
Below median total returns

The company has under performed its peers on annual average total returns in the past 5 years.