November 16, 2016 - By Clifton Ray · 0 Comments
Nov 16 is a negative day so far for First Trust ISE Water ETF (NYSEARCA:FIW) as the ETF is active during the day after losing 0.41% to hit $39.26 per share. The exchange traded fund has 145.84M net assets and 1.16% volatility this month.
Over the course of the day 1,102 shares traded hands, as compared to an average volume of 19,640 over the last 30 days for First Trust ISE Water ETF (NYSEARCA:FIW).
The ETF is 0.91% of its 52-Week High and 46.78% of its low, and is currently having ATR of 0.52. This year’s performance is 29.04% while this quarter’s performance is 3.15%.
The ETF’s YTD performance is 21.9%, the 1 year is 21.77% and the 3 year is 4.72%.
The ETF’s average P/E ratio is 21.69, the price to book is 2.27, the price to sales is 1.2 and the price to cashflow is 11.05. It was started on 05/11/2007. The fund’s top holdings are: IDEXX Laboratories Inc. for 4.69% of assets, Xylem Inc. Common Stock New for 4.09%, Danaher Corporation Common Stoc for 4.00%, Crane Company Common Stock for 3.94%, Roper Technologies Inc. Common for 3.91%, IDEX Corporation Common Stock for 3.91%, Ashland Global Holdings Inc. Co for 3.73%, Agilent Technologies Inc. Comm for 3.73%, American Water Works Company I for 3.71%, Tetra Tech Inc. for 3.68%. The ETF sector weights are: Basic Materials 6.27%, Realestate 2.44%, Healthcare 8.43%, Utilities 17.24%, Industrials 60.38%, Technology 5.24%. The ETF currently as 0.59% yield.
More notable recent First Trust ISE Water Index Fund (ETF) (NYSEARCA:FIW) news were published by: Benzinga.com which released: “The Best Water ETF (PHO, PIO, CGW, FIW)” on November 01, 2013, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Investing In Water Is Investing In The Future (Part 2)” published on August 19, 2015, Nasdaq.com published: “American States Water Breaks Above 200-Day Moving Average – Bullish for AWR” on November 11, 2016. More interesting news about First Trust ISE Water Index Fund (ETF) (NYSEARCA:FIW) were released by: Marketwatch.com and their article: “A Surprise Among Utilities ETFs” published on September 20, 2016 as well as Etfdb.com‘s news article titled: “Why Investing in Water Is a True Long-Term Play” with publication date: July 28, 2016.
First Trust ISE Water Index Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield of an equity index called the ISE Water Index (the Index). The ETF has a market cap of $145.84 million. The Index is a modified market capitalization-weighted index consisting of 36 stocks that derive a substantial portion of their revenues from the potable and wastewater industries. It currently has negative earnings. The Index is rebalanced on a semi-annual basis.
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By Clifton Ray