November 16, 2016 - By Darrin Black · 0 Comments
Nov 16 is a positive day so far for First Trust Indxx Global Agriculture ETF (NASDAQ:FTAG) as the ETF is active during the day after gaining 0.78% to hit $22.02 per share. The exchange traded fund has 4.16 million net assets and 0.12% volatility this month.
Over the course of the day 258 shares traded hands, as compared to an average volume of 420 over the last 30 days for First Trust Indxx Global Agriculture ETF (NASDAQ:FTAG).
The ETF is -21.51% of its 52-Week High and 24.78% of its low, and is currently having ATR of 0.13. This year’s performance is 4.18% while this quarter’s performance is 0.11%.
The ETF’s YTD performance is 4.8%, the 1 year is -25.89% and the 3 year is -28.66%.
The ETF’s average P/E ratio is 17.82, the price to book is 2.28, the price to sales is 1 and the price to cashflow is 5.06. It was started on 3/31/2010. The fund’s top holdings are: Basf SE for 10.66% of assets, Dow Chemical Company (The) Comm for 10.08%, E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Com for 10.01%, Bayer AG for 9.18%, Deere & Company Common Stock for 4.82%, Monsanto Company Common Stock for 4.34%, SYNGENTA AG CHF0.10 (REGD) for 4.14%, KUBOTA CORP NPV for 3.92%, Wilmar International Ltd for 2.98%, Evonik Industries AG for 2.85%. The ETF sector weights are: Basic Materials 68.37%, Consumer Cyclical 3.31%, Consumer Defensive 5.51%, Healthcare 9.20%, Industrials 13.61%. The ETF currently as 1.20% yield.
More notable recent First Trust ISE Glbl Pltnm Indx Fnd (NASDAQ:FTAG) news were published by: Businesswire.com which released: “First Trust Announces Shareholder Approval of New Investment Objective for …” on October 12, 2015, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “First Trust ISE Global Platinum Index Fund (PLTM) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled …” published on June 23, 2015, Businesswire.com published: “First Trust Announces Adjournment of Special Shareholder Meeting to Approve …” on September 28, 2015. More interesting news about First Trust ISE Glbl Pltnm Indx Fnd (NASDAQ:FTAG) were released by: Etftrends.com and their article: “Platinum Mining ETF Rebounds With Gold Rivals” published on July 22, 2013 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “5 ETFs Losing Half or More of Its Value in 2015” with publication date: December 11, 2015.
First Trust ISE Global Platinum Index Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield of the ISE Global Platinum Index (the Index). The company has a market cap of $4.16 million. The Fund will normally invest at least 90% of its net assets in securities that comprise the Index or in depositary receipts representing foreign securities in the Index. It currently has negative earnings. The Index is designed to provide a benchmark for investors interested in tracking public companies that are active in platinum group metals (PGM) mining based on revenue analysis of those companies.
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By Darrin Black