Today’s ETF Alert: First Trust Canada AlphaDEX ETF (FCAN) Rises 0.44% for Nov 16

November 16, 2016 - By Louis Casey   ·   0 Comments

Nov 16 is a positive day so far for First Trust Canada AlphaDEX ETF (NASDAQ:FCAN) as the ETF is active during the day after gaining 0.44% to hit $23.19 per share. The exchange traded fund has 6.96 million net assets and 0.21% volatility this month.

Over the course of the day shares traded hands, as compared to an average volume of 890 over the last 30 days for First Trust Canada AlphaDEX ETF (NASDAQ:FCAN).

The ETF is -6.12% of its 52-Week High and 33.47% of its low, and is currently having ATR of 0.17. This year’s performance is 7.71% while this quarter’s performance is -0.90%.

The ETF’s YTD performance is 10.02%, the 1 year is -3% and the 3 year is -12.31%.

The ETF’s average P/E ratio is 19.56, the price to book is 1.32, the price to sales is 1 and the price to cashflow is 6.71. It was started on 2/17/2012. The fund’s top holdings are: Teck Resources Ltd Class B for 6.72% of assets, MEGA URANIUM LTD. for 4.79%, CENOVUS ENERGY INC. for 4.27%, SNC-Lavalin Group Inc for 3.96%, TURQUOISE HILL RESOURCES LTD for 3.76%, Seven Generations Energy Ltd for 3.66%, Canadian Apartment Properties Real Estate Investment Trust for 3.49%, Shaw Communications Inc Class B for 3.38%, SILVER WHEATON CORP. for 3.35%, AGRIUM INC for 3.32%. The ETF sector weights are: Basic Materials 28.13%, Consumer Cyclical 8.01%, Financial Services 14.07%, Realestate 6.10%, Consumer Defensive 5.53%, Healthcare 2.18%, Utilities 5.65%, Communication Services 6.63%, Energy 11.24%, Industrials 12.46%. The ETF currently as 0.91% yield.

More notable recent First Trust Exchange Traded AlphaDEX Fund II (NASDAQ:FCAN) news were published by: Investorplace.com which released: “Trade of the Day: First Trust Financials AlphaDEX Fd(ETF) (FXO) Will Continue …” on November 02, 2016, also Benzinga.com with their article: “Swiss Miss: Switzerland Skirts Recession, But ETFs Struggle” published on August 28, 2015, Seekingalpha.com published: “Evaluating The Performance Of The First Trust AlphaDEX Sector ETFs” on December 19, 2014. More interesting news about First Trust Exchange Traded AlphaDEX Fund II (NASDAQ:FCAN) were released by: Benzinga.com and their article: “South Korea ETF Sort Of Endures Samsung Slide” published on September 13, 2016 as well as Etftrends.com‘s news article titled: “A Relative Strength ETF With, Well, Relative Strength” with publication date: July 02, 2015.

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