ETF Resumé

FGDTicker Symbol

First Trust DJ Global Select Dividend ETFFund



  • Change -0.21 (-0.8%)
  • Volume 0.05 M

3:59 PM EDT May 22, 2015
U.S. Markets are closed

  • Assets $550.4M
  • Expense Ratio 0.60%
  • Yield 4.82%
  • Vs 50 Day EMA %
  • Vs 200 Day EMA %

Global Equity ETF

First Trust Dow Jones Global Select Dividend Index Fund is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund seeks investment results that correspond to the price and yield of the Dow Jones Global Select Dividend Index.

TODAY 1 DAY 5 DAY 10 DAY 1 MO 3 MO 6 MO 1 YR 2 YR 5 YR
-0.8% -0.8% -2.0% 0.0% 2.2% 0.4% 0.3% -3.6% 16.2% 72.8%
Last Close Volume
103,297 -92.4%
Trend on Last Close
50 DAY 26.51 26.23 1.1% 04-14-2015
200 DAY 26.51 26.39 0.4% 05-12-2015
0.0006 1.258 0.699 0.061
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  • Donít Forget This Global Dividend ETF

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    03-02-2013 08:06 AM by Tom Lydon

    Rounding out its line of dividend exchange traded funds, State Street Global Advisors filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission to launch a global-oriented fund. According to the SEC filing, the SPDR S&P Global Dividend ETF will try to reflect the performance of th...

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  • International Dividend ETFs for Income, Diversification

    02-13-2013 06:19 AM by Tom Lydon

    The Federal Reserve's near-zero interest rate policy has taken the allure out of money market funds and savings accounts which are yielding basically nothing. Dividend ETFs that focus on international high-yield stocks are a good place for investors to enhance their search for in...

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    04-13-2012 11:00 AM by Tom Lydon

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  • Best Dividend ETFs

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  • International ETFs That Dodge Europe

    12-22-2011 08:30 AM by Tom Lydon

    Overall market uncertainty and the debt problem in Europe may have investors wary of global stock exposure. However, there are international exchange traded funds that carve out Europe for investors who are worried about the debt crisis worsening. "International equities tend ...

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  • ETF Manager Profile: First Trust

    06-27-2011 12:26 PM by Tom Lydon

    The exchange traded fund business is dominated by the "Big Three" of BlackRock's iShares, State Street and Vanguard in terms of assets under management. However, many smaller firms are carving out a successful niche with specialized ETFs or by focusing on overlooked markets. ...

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  • ETF Spotlight: First Trust DJ Global Select Dividend (FGD)

    01-05-2011 02:00 PM by Tom Lydon

    ETF Spotlight on First Trust DJ Global Select Dividend (NYSEArca: FGD), part of a weekly series. Assets: $59.8 million Objective: Tracks the Dow Jones Global Select Dividend Index, an index of 100 developed-market stocks Holdings: Top holdings include companies like Deut...

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  • Call It a Comeback: Dividend ETFs for the Income Investor

    02-25-2010 01:00 PM by Tom Lydon

    Yields have been dropping so low we could soon need to dig up a microscope to find them. If you're an income-oriented investor, don't lose heart - dividends and making a comeback and exchange traded funds (ETFs) will give you access to them. After the financial crisis, many ba...

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Number of Holdings: 102

Telecommunications 17.9%
Financials 15.4%
Industrials 13.7%
Utilities 11.4%
Energy 10.5%
Utility 9.1%
Consumer Discretionary 6.1%
Real Estate 4.3%
Materials 3.8%
Technology 3.5%
Consumer Staples 2.1%
Health Care 1.9%
Other 0.45%
Telecom Carriers 18.2%
Utility Networks 7.9%
P&C Insurance 6.8%
Unknown 5.97%
Integrated Utilities 4.3%
Banks 4.3%
Power Generation 3.5%
Integrated Oils 3.5%
Infrastructure Construction 3.5%
Exploration & Production 3.3%
Oil & Gas Services & Equip 2.9%
Large Pharma 2.7%
Entertainment Content 2.5%
Non-Residential Bldg Const 2.5%
Tobacco 1.9%
Publishing & Broadcasting 1.6%
Biotech 1.5%
Casinos & Gaming 1.4%
Agricultural Chemicals 1.4%
Cement & Aggregates 1.4%
Food Products Wholesalers 1.3%
Refining & Marketing 1.2%
REIT 1.2%
Construction & Mining Machinery 1.1%
Life Insurance 1.1%
Consumer Finance 1.1%
Office Electronics 1.1%
Elec & Gas Mktg & Trading 1%
Transport Support Services 1%
Metal Svc Center & Other Whslrs 1%
United States 18.9%
Australia 12.9%
England 12.9%
Canada 9.1%
France 8.9%
Germany 5.9%
Unknown 5.2%
China 4.7%
Sweden 3.2%
Spain 3.2%
Finland 2.9%
Switzerland 2.1%
Italy 2%
Belgium 2%
Netherlands 1.7%
Norway 1.6%
Denmark 1%
Japan 0.7%
New Zealand 0.7%
Austria 0.4%
Large-cap 52.7%
Mid-cap 30.6%
Small-cap 11%
Unknown 5.7%

Number of Holdings: 102





Market Cap


2.5% MTSAU Metcash Ltd Consumer Staples 1220790000 Australia
2.1% LRELN Lancashire Holdings ... Financials 1261150000 England
1.9% NE Noble Corp plc US Stocks 4229370000 United States
1.8% WPLAU Woodside Petroleum L... Energy 29042850000 Australia
1.7% CPGCN Crescent Point Energ... Energy 14093320000 Canada
1.6% JBHAU JB Hi-Fi Ltd Consumer Discretionary 1910330000 Australia
1.5% LADLN Ladbrokes PLC Consumer Discretionary 940520000 England
1.5% SRENVX Swiss Re AG Financials 30805750000 Switzerland
1.4% MBTCN Manitoba Telecom Ser... Communications 2036040000 Canada
1.4% MINAU Mineral Resources Lt... Materials 1259040000 Australia

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