November 16, 2016 - By Clifton Ray · 0 Comments
Nov 16 is a negative day so far for First Trust Value Line Dividend ETF (NYSEARCA:FVD) as the ETF is active during the day after losing 0.18% to hit $27.17 per share. The exchange traded fund has 1.92 billion net assets and 0.79% volatility this month.
Over the course of the day 53,780 shares traded hands, as compared to an average volume of 494,180 over the last 30 days for First Trust Value Line Dividend ETF (NYSEARCA:FVD).
The ETF is -1.68% of its 52-Week High and 24.42% of its low, and is currently having ATR of 0.25. This year’s performance is 14.05% while this quarter’s performance is -1.32%.
The ETF’s YTD performance is 13.04%, the 1 year is 12.03% and the 3 year is 10.85%.
The ETF’s average P/E ratio is 18.85, the price to book is 2.49, the price to sales is 1.67 and the price to cashflow is 9.7. It was started on 10/09/2003. The fund’s top holdings are: The Hershey Company Common Stoc for 0.54% of assets, Waste Management Inc. Common S for 0.53%, Mercury General Corporation Com for 0.53%, MDU Resources Group Inc. Commo for 0.53%, Lockheed Martin Corporation Com for 0.53%, Everest Re Group Ltd. Common S for 0.53%, El Paso Electric Company Common for 0.53%, Portland General Electric Co Co for 0.52%, South Jersey Industries Inc. C for 0.52%, American States Water Company C for 0.52%. The ETF sector weights are: Basic Materials 2.50%, Consumer Cyclical 6.48%, Financial Services 17.64%, Realestate 2.46%, Consumer Defensive 13.12%, Healthcare 8.24%, Utilities 21.66%, Communication Services 2.01%, Energy 3.46%, Industrials 13.99%, Technology 8.43%. The ETF currently as 2.11% yield.
More notable recent First Trust Value Line Dividend Indx Fnd (NYSEARCA:FVD) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “FVD, CBRL, ALE, RDS.B: ETF Inflow Alert” on June 28, 2016, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “First Trust Value Line Dividend Index Fund Experiences Big Outflow” published on February 05, 2015, Seekingalpha.com published: “First Trust Value Line Dividend ETF Plays It Safe” on October 28, 2014. More interesting news about First Trust Value Line Dividend Indx Fnd (NYSEARCA:FVD) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “High Quality, High Fees” published on March 17, 2014 as well as Etftrends.com‘s news article titled: “Dividend Investors Should Look for ETFs with Steady Yields” with publication date: June 01, 2015.
First Trust Value Line Dividend Index Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield of an equity index called the Value Line Dividend Index (the Index). The company has a market cap of $1.92 billion. The Fund will normally invest at least 90% of its total assets in common stocks that comprise the Index. It currently has negative earnings. The Index is designed to objectively identify and select those stocks from the universe of stocks, of which Value Line, Inc. gives a Safety Ranking of #1 or #2 in the Value Line Safety Ranking System and have the potential to pay above-average dividends and capital appreciation.
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By Clifton Ray