ETF Worth Mentioning Today: First Trust Utilities AlphaDEX ETF (FXU) Rises 0.47% for Nov 17

November 17, 2016 - By Darrin Black   ·   0 Comments

Nov 17 is a positive day so far for First Trust Utilities AlphaDEX ETF (NYSEARCA:FXU) as the ETF is active during the day after gaining 0.47% to hit $25.55 per share. The exchange traded fund has 1.71B net assets and 1.23% volatility this month.

Over the course of the day 4,712 shares traded hands, as compared to an average volume of 498,330 over the last 30 days for First Trust Utilities AlphaDEX ETF (NYSEARCA:FXU).

The ETF is -9.49% of its 52-Week High and 19.84% of its low, and is currently having ATR of 0.36. This year’s performance is 11.97% while this quarter’s performance is -5.68%.

The ETF’s YTD performance is 19.01%, the 1 year is 16.14% and the 3 year is 11.08%.

The ETF’s average P/E ratio is 20.01, the price to book is 1.44, the price to sales is 1.37 and the price to cashflow is 6.09. It was started on 05/10/2007. The fund’s top holdings are: Level 3 Communications Inc. for 5.72% of assets, T-Mobile US Inc. for 5.02%, Great Plains Energy Incorporate for 4.92%, Public Service Enterprise Group for 4.74%, CenturyLink Inc. Common Stock for 4.57%, Telephone and Data Systems Inc for 4.49%, AT&T Inc. for 4.28%, Zayo Group Holdings Inc. Commo for 3.58%, Exelon Corporation Common Stock for 3.38%, Ameren Corporation Common Stock for 3.36%. The ETF sector weights are: Basic Materials 0.85%, Utilities 65.65%, Communication Services 29.91%, Technology 3.58%. The ETF currently as 2.67% yield.

More notable recent First Trust Utilities AlphaDEX Fnd (ETF) (NYSEARCA:FXU) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “First Trust Utilities AlphaDEX Fund Experiences Big Outflow” on October 13, 2016, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “First Trust Utilities AlphaDEX Fund Breaks Below 200-Day Moving Average …” published on August 12, 2016, Marketwatch.com published: “Investors turn away from utility ETFs ahead of expected interest-rate hike” on October 21, 2016. More interesting news about First Trust Utilities AlphaDEX Fnd (ETF) (NYSEARCA:FXU) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Notable ETF Outflow Detected – FXU, LVLT, GXP, TDS” published on November 16, 2016 as well as Forbes.com‘s news article titled: “Analysts Expect FXU To Hit $28” with publication date: September 15, 2016.

First Trust Utilities AlphaDEX Fund is an exchange-traded fund. The ETF has a market cap of $1.71 billion. The Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield of an equity index called the StrataQuant Utilities 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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