Today’s ETF On Watch: First Trust Long/Short Equity ETF (FTLS) Rises 0.24% for Nov 16

November 16, 2016 - By Marguerite Chambers   ·   0 Comments

Nov 16 is a positive day so far for First Trust Long/Short Equity ETF (NYSEARCA:FTLS) as the ETF is active during the day after gaining 0.24% to hit $33.62 per share. The exchange traded fund has 122.77M net assets and 0.64% volatility this month.

Over the course of the day 200 shares traded hands, as compared to an average volume of 27,080 over the last 30 days for First Trust Long/Short Equity ETF (NYSEARCA:FTLS).

The ETF is -0.12% of its 52-Week High and 11.88% of its low, and is currently having ATR of 0.26. This year’s performance is 2.86% while this quarter’s performance is 0.96%.

The ETF’s YTD performance is -0.1%, the 1 year is 0.24% and the 3 year is NaN%.

The ETF’s average P/E ratio is 16.55, the price to book is 2.46, the price to sales is 1.09 and the price to cashflow is 7.19. It was started on 09/10/2014. The fund’s top holdings are: QUALCOMM Incorporated for 2.23% of assets, Apple Inc. for 2.14%, Waste Management Inc. Common S for 2.02%, SPDR® S&P 500 ETF for 2.02%, United Parcel Service Inc. Com for 2.00%, Johnson & Johnson Common Stock for 1.99%, Alphabet Inc. for 1.99%, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. Common St for 1.97%, Texas Instruments Incorporated for 1.96%, RE/MAX Holdings Inc. Class A C for 1.92%. The ETF sector weights are: Basic Materials 3.81%, Consumer Cyclical 13.13%, Financial Services 5.28%, Realestate 3.38%, Consumer Defensive 10.85%, Healthcare 16.67%, Utilities 0.73%, Communication Services 3.46%, Energy 4.35%, Industrials 17.53%, Technology 20.81%. The ETF currently as 0.81% yield.

More notable recent First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund III (NYSEARCA:FTLS) news were published by: Profitconfidential.com which released: “Triple-Digit Upside for Direxion Shares Exchange Traded Fund Trust?” on August 23, 2016, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “First Trust High Income Long/Short Fund: A Good Or Bad Investment?” published on July 29, 2016, Wsj.com published: “Fees on Mutual Funds and ETFs Tumble Toward Zero” on January 27, 2016. More interesting news about First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund III (NYSEARCA:FTLS) were released by: Investingnews.com and their article: “3 Copper ETFs” published on November 26, 2015 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Calamos Convertible Opportunities & Income Fund: A Good Or Bad Investment” with publication date: September 14, 2016.

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