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First Trust ISE Global Wind Energy ETFFund

 

12.40

  • Change -0.00 (0.0%)
  • Volume 0.50 M

3:58 PM EDT Sep 2, 2014
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  • Assets $106.0M
  • Expense Ratio 0.60%
  • Yield 1.02%
  • Vs 50 Day EMA %
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Global Equity ETF

First Trust Global Wind Energy Fund is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield (before fees & expenses) of the ISE Global Wind Energy Index. The index is a modified market capitalization weighted index of publicly traded companies throughout the world that are active in the wind energy industry.

Performance
TODAY 1 DAY 5 DAY 10 DAY 1 MO 3 MO 6 MO 1 YR 2 YR 5 YR
0.0% 0.0 -1.2% -1.3% -0.1% -5.3% 2.6% 31.2% 93.9% -11.4%
Last Close Volume
AVG VOL (10 D) CHANGE
127,716 74.6%
Trend on Last Close
  Price EMA EMA P DATE CROSSED
50 DAY 12.40 12.64 -1.9% 07-29-2014
200 DAY 12.40 12.02 3.2% 12-31-2012
Technical
ALPHA BETA R2 STD DEV
-0.0166 1.501 0.579 0.080
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Number of Holdings: 48

Utilities 45.1%
Industrials 40.6%
Utility 5.6%
Real Estate 4.1%
Energy 4%
Other 0.68%
Power Generation 25.9%
Unknown 25.15%
Renewable Energy Equipment 16.2%
Renewable Energy Project Dev 7.4%
Integrated Utilities 5.8%
Utility Networks 4%
Power Generation Equipment 3.9%
Integrated Oils 3.8%
Elec & Gas Mktg & Trading 1.7%
Refining & Marketing 1.4%
Fab Metal & Hardware Mfg 1.3%
Infrastructure Const 1%
Spain 25.06%
United States 16.9%
Germany 15.84%
other 8.83%
Denmark 8.39%
Australia 5.94%
Japan 5.51%
Belgium 5.29%
United Kingdom 3.37%
france 3.34%
Netherlands 1.54%
Large-cap 48.7%
Mid-cap 22.5%
Unknown 15.2%
Small-cap 8.8%
Micro-cap 4.8%

Number of Holdings: 48

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Ticker

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Sector

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Country

7.9% IBESM Iberdrola SA Utilities 35225930000 Spain
7.4% HK China Longyuan Power... Utilities 67344940000 China
6.4% GAMSM Gamesa Corp Tecnolog... Energy 2430650000 Spain
6.4% VWSDC Vestas Wind Systems ... Energy 53464180000 Denmark
6.3% EDPRPL EDP Renovaveis SA 0
5.2% NDXGY Nordex SE Energy 1114560000 Germany
4.8% HK China WindPower Grou... Utilities 6351830000 China
4.4% GESDC Greentech Energy Sys... Utilities 1162620000 Denmark
4.4% PNEGY PNE Wind AG Energy 159830000 Germany
2.7% IFNAU Infigen Energy 0

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