FDE.A:CA:TSX-First Trust AlphaDEX Emerging Market Dividend ETF (CAD-Hedged)

ETF | Emerging Markets Equity | Toronto Stock Exchange

Last Closing Price

CAD 14.36


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Market Cap

CAD 1.41M



Average Target Price

Average Analyst Rating


STA Verdict



First Trust AlphaDEX? Emerging Market Dividend ETF (CAD-Hedged) seeks to provide Unitholders with exposure to the performance of a portfolio of dividend paying equity securities domiciled in the emerging markets and selected from countries represented by the S&P Emerging Markets BMI Index as well as providing Unitholders with monthly distributions.

Inception Date: 14/05/2013

Primary Benchmark: MSCI EM NR USD

Primary Index: MSCI EM GR CAD

Gross Expense Ratio: NA%

Management Expense Ratio: 1.79 %

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Relative Performance (Total Returns)

Relative Returns (From:    To: 2019-06-25 )

Largest Industry Peers for Emerging Markets Equity

Symbol Name Mer Price(Change) Market Cap
VEE:CA Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets.. 0.24 %

-0.39 (-1.16%)

CAD 0.99B
ZEM:CA BMO MSCI Emerging Markets Inde.. 0.26 %

-0.17 (-0.86%)

CAD 0.88B
XEC:CA iShares Core MSCI Emerging Mar.. 0.26 %

-0.28 (-1.07%)

CAD 0.66B
XEM:CA iShares MSCI Emerging Markets .. 0.78 %

-0.35 (-1.11%)

CAD 0.24B
DFE:CA Desjardins Emerging Markets Mu.. 0.76 %

-0.16 (-0.85%)

CAD 0.17B
ZLE:CA BMO Low Volatility Emerging Ma.. 0.48 %

+0.08 (+0.37%)

CAD 0.16B
XMM:CA iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol Emer.. 0.42 %

-0.19 (-0.68%)

CAD 0.09B
QEM:CA AGFiQ Enhanced Core Emerging M.. 0.45 %

-0.26 (-0.93%)

CAD 0.07B
MEE:CA Mackenzie Maximum Diversificat.. 0.68 %

-0.13 (-0.55%)

CAD 0.06B
CBQ:CA iShares BRIC Index ETF Common .. 0.67 %


CAD 0.05B

ETFs Containing FDE.A:CA

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap


Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Emerging Markets Equity)
Market Performance vs. Exchange (Toronto Stock Exchange)
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Capital Gain N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Dividend Return 1.22% 81% B- 30% F
Total Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain -15.43% 5% F 31% F
Dividend Return 2.27% 53% F 26% F
Total Return -13.16% 5% F 30% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain -23.04% 13% F 39% F
Dividend Return 4.65% 25% F 9% F
Total Return -18.39% 13% F 30% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain -2.94% 5% F 22% F
Dividend Return -1.83% 11% F 18% F
Total Return 1.11% 39% F 21% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 14.18% 16% F 49% F
Risk Adjusted Return -12.90% 21% F 20% F
Market Capitalization 0.75M 5% F 3% F
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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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:

There is nothing we particularly like

What to not like:
Low market capitalization

This is among the smaller entities in its sectors with below median market capitalization. That may make it less stable in the long run unless it has a unique technology or market which can help it grow or get acquired in future.

Poor risk adjusted returns

This company is delivering below median risk adjusted returns in its peers. Even if it is outperforming on returns , the returns are unpredictable. Proceed with caution.

High volatility

The total returns for this company are volatile and above median for its sector over the past 5 years. Make sure you have the risk tolerance for investing in such stock.

Below median total returns

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

Below median dividend returns

The company’s average income yield over the past 5 years has been low compared to its peers. However, it is not a problem if you are not looking for income.