ETF Worth Watching: First Trust Cnsmr Staples AlphaDEX ETF (FXG) Rises 0.34% for Nov 16

November 16, 2016 - By Winifred Garcia   ·   0 Comments

Nov 16 is a positive day so far for First Trust Cnsmr Staples AlphaDEX ETF (NYSEARCA:FXG) as the ETF is active during the day after gaining 0.34% to hit $44.76 per share. The exchange traded fund has 2.51 billion net assets and 0.96% volatility this month.

Over the course of the day 29,772 shares traded hands, as compared to an average volume of 295,820 over the last 30 days for First Trust Cnsmr Staples AlphaDEX ETF (NYSEARCA:FXG).

The ETF is -11.17% of its 52-Week High and 7.88% of its low, and is currently having ATR of 0.56. This year’s performance is -1.42% while this quarter’s performance is -10.28%.

The ETF’s YTD performance is 5.05%, the 1 year is 6.65% and the 3 year is 11.65%.

The ETF’s average P/E ratio is 20.39, the price to book is 2.93, the price to sales is 0.83 and the price to cashflow is 12.43. It was started on 05/10/2007. The fund’s top holdings are: Bunge Limited Bunge Limited for 5.00% of assets, Mondelez International Inc. for 4.89%, Whitewave Foods Company (The) C for 4.79%, Ingredion Incorporated Common S for 4.71%, Spectrum Brands Holdings Inc. for 4.70%, Nu Skin Enterprises Inc. Commo for 4.55%, Tyson Foods Inc. Common Stock for 4.54%, Reynolds American Inc Common St for 3.91%, Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation for 3.46%, Archer-Daniels-Midland Company for 3.46%. The ETF sector weights are: Consumer Defensive 95.29%, Healthcare 2.37%, Technology 2.34%. The ETF currently as 1.69% yield.

More notable recent First Trust Cnsumer Stapl Alpha Fd (ETF) (NYSEARCA:FXG) news were published by: Benzinga.com which released: “Focus 5 ETF Gets A Dynamic Counterpart” on March 21, 2016, also Benzinga.com with their article: “Global X Launches Two New Rules-Based ETFs” published on October 27, 2014, Cnbc.com published: “More cautious funds to tap tech’s big run” on March 03, 2014. More interesting news about First Trust Cnsumer Stapl Alpha Fd (ETF) (NYSEARCA:FXG) were released by: Zacks.com and their article: “6 ETFs to Buy in June” published on June 03, 2016 as well as Investorplace.com‘s news article titled: “Fidelity ETFs: A Surging Contender in the Low-Cost Game” with publication date: November 07, 2013.

First Trust Consumer Staples AlphaDEX Fund is an exchange-traded fund. The ETF has a market cap of $2.51 billion. The Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield of an equity index called the StrataQuant Consumer Staples Index (the Index). It currently has negative earnings. The Index is an enhanced index created and administered by the AMEX, which employs the AlphaDEX stock selection methodology to select stocks from the Russell 1000 Index.

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