First Trust BICK Index Fund
ALTAR
Score™
4.6% info Recommen-
dation
AVOID
2020E    2021E
P/E
ratio
27.2x P/Sales
ratio
1.6x
P/BV
ratio
1.6x Div.
yield
1.5%


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First Trust BICK Index Fund is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield of the ISE BICK Index.

FUND BASICS
Category Emerging Market Equities
Fund Sponsor First Trust Advisors LP
Website www.ftportfolios.com
Inception date Apr 12, 2010
Assets (mns) $61
Currency USD
Expense ratio 64 bp
Distributions Quarterly

FUND STRUCTURE
Regulation Open-Ended Fund
Custodian Bank of New York Mellon
Weighting Equal
Index replication Full
Uses derivatives No
Options available No

SECTOR BREAKDOWN

 


CONSTITUENT BREAKDOWN
No. of constituents 88
Wgt avg mkt cap (mns) $51,426
Large cap (>$10bn) 74.9%
Mid cap ($2-10bn) 17.0%
Small cap (<$2bn) 3.8%
Developed mkts 12.0%
Emerging mkts 88.0%

TOP TEN HOLDINGS
DOCTOR REDDY'S LAB-ADR 2.4 %
WIPRO LTD-ADR 2.2 %
INFOSYS TECHNOLOGIES-SP ADR 2.2 %
STERLITE INDUSTRIES INDI-ADR 2.1 %
RELIANCE INDS-SPONS GDR 144A 2.1 %
HDFC BANK LTD-ADR 2.0 %
WNS HOLDINGS LTD-ADR 1.9 %
MAKEMYTRIP LTD 1.9 %
TATA MOTORS LTD-SPON ADR 1.9 %
ICICI BANK LTD-SPON ADR 1.8 %
Total 20.5 %

TOP COUNTRY EXPOSURE
INDIA 23.9 %
CHINA 23.9 %
BRAZIL 23.4 %
SOUTH KOREA 22.7 %
UNITED STATES 1.4 %
HONG KONG 0.9 %





HISTORICAL PERFORMANCE info

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Standardized Annual Returns (thru August 31)
Year-to-date 1 year 5 years 10 years Since Incep.
3.6% 21.5% 10.7% 2.3% 1.7%

Market Correlations
versus... Beta R-squared
S&P500 0.99 66%
MSCI EAFE 1.18 80%
MSCI Emg. Mkts. 1.00 89%

Technical Indicators
Recent close $28.86
30d moving avg. $29.91
Annualized volatility 21.3%
Short interest (ETF) 0.2%
Relative strength (RSI) 44

Liquidity measures
Avg. volume (thou.) 3
Turnover 0.1%
Bid/Ask (% of price) 0.58%
ADV underlying (mns) $7,124

Distributions


FINDING ALTERNATIVE FUNDS

Below is a list of 98 potential alternatives to the First Trust BICK Index Fund ETF based on the alternatives' overlap in portfolio holdings with BICK. Consider funds with lower expense ratios and/or higher ALTAR Score™ ratings as possible alternatives.

Benchmark ticker: BICK Expense: 64 bp ALTAR Score™: 4.6%


ALTERNATIVE ETFs BASED ON OVERLAP WITH BICK
Ticker Fund
Name
Overlap1
vs BICK
(%)
Expense
ratio
(bp)
Savings
vs BICK
(bp)
ALTAR
Score™
(%)
ALTAR
vs BICK
(%)
FNI First Trust Chindia ETF 30.8 60 4 2.6 -2.0
MFEM PIMCO RAFI Dynamic Multi-Factor Emerging Markets Equity ETF 25.4 49 15 8.1 +3.5
XCEM Columbia EM Core ex-China ETF 23.7 16 48 7.4 +2.8
XSOE WisdomTree Emerging Markets ex-State-Owned Enterprises Fund 22.1 32 32 6.0 +1.4
CHIL Global X MSCI China Large-Cap 50 ETF 21.4 29 35 8.0 +3.3
ADRE Invesco BLDRS Emerging Markets 50 ADR Index Fund 21.3 18 46 5.5 +0.9
DBEM Xtrackers MSCI Emerging Markets Hedged Equity ETF 21.1 65 -1 7.6 +3.0
EEMO Invesco S&P Emerging Markets Momentum ETF 21.1 29 35 6.5 +1.9
JHEM John Hancock Multifactor Emerging Markets ETF 20.7 49 15 8.8 +4.1
EEMA iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Asia ETF 20.7 50 14 7.8 +3.1
EEMX SPDR MSCI Emerging Markets Fossil Fuel Free ETF 20.6 30 34 7.9 +3.3
FLKR Franklin FTSE South Korea ETF 20.3 9 55 8.9 +4.3
EWY iShares MSCI South Korea ETF 19.9 59 5 8.5 +3.9
BKF iShares MSCI BRIC ETF 19.4 69 -5 7.7 +3.1
MCHI iShares MSCI China ETF 19.2 59 5 8.1 +3.4
EEM iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF 19.0 68 -4 7.6 +3.0
BKEM BNY Mellon Emerging Markets Equity ETF 19.0 11 53 8.6 +4.0
ESGE iShares ESG MSCI EM ETF 18.9 25 39 8.8 +4.2
AAXJ iShares MSCI All Country Asia ex Japan ETF 18.7 68 -4 7.2 +2.6
FKO First Trust South Korea AlphadDEX Fund 18.6 80 -16 10.1 +5.4
SPEM SPDR Portfolio Emerging Markets ETF 18.6 11 53 8.1 +3.5
AVEM Avantis Emerging Markets Equity ETF 18.4 33 31 9.1 +4.5
GXC SPDR S&P China ETF 18.2 59 5 8.3 +3.7
FLCH Franklin FTSE China ETF 18.2 19 45 8.6 +4.0
AIA iShares Asia 50 ETF 17.9 50 14 8.2 +3.5
FLAX Franklin FTSE Asia Ex Japan ETF 17.9 19 45 7.9 +3.3
GEM Goldman Sachs ActiveBeta Emerging Markets Equity ETF 17.8 45 19 7.7 +3.1
GMF SPDR S&P Emerging Asia Pacific ETF 17.5 49 15 7.5 +2.9
IEMG iShares Core MSCI Emerging Markets ETF 17.5 13 51 8.1 +3.5
PBEE Invesco PureBeta FTSE Emerging Markets ETF 17.3 15 49 8.9 +4.2
QEMM SPDR MSCI Emerging Markets StrategicFactors ETF 17.1 30 34 9.0 +4.3
EMQQ EMQQ The Emerging Markets Internet & Ecommerce ETF 16.8 86 -22 2.3 -2.4
KALL KraneShares FTSE Emerging Markets Plus ETF 16.7 49 15 8.3 +3.7
GSEE Goldman Sachs MarketBeta Emerging Markets Equity ETF 16.5 36 28 7.7 +3.1
ROAM Hartford Multifactor Emerging Markets ETF 16.0 44 20 13.4 +8.8
CXSE WisdomTree China ex-State-Owned Enterprises Fund 15.8 32 32 6.1 +1.5
CN Xtrackers MSCI All China Equity ETF 15.6 50 14 8.4 +3.8
KEMX KraneShares MSCI Emerging Markets EX China Index ETF 15.0 49 15 7.9 +3.2
EWZ iShares MSCI Brazil Capped ETF 14.7 59 5 5.2 +0.5
FLBR Franklin FTSE Brazil ETF 14.4 19 45 5.6 +1.0
DVEM WisdomTree Emerging Markets Dividend Fund 14.3 32 32 7.4 +2.8
FPA First Trust Asia Pacific ex-Japan AlphaDEX Fund 14.2 80 -16 7.6 +2.9
SCHE Schwab Emerging Markets Equity ETF 14.2 11 53 8.2 +3.5
ISEM Invesco Strategic Emerging Markets ETF 14.1 35 29 11.1 +6.5
RFEM First Trust Riverfront Dynamic Emerging Markets ETF 13.7 95 -31 8.4 +3.7
KEMQ Kraneshares Emerging Markets Consumer Technology Index ETF 13.7 60 4 4.5 -0.2
FLLA Franklin FTSE Latin America ETF 13.5 19 45 7.1 +2.5
VWO Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF 13.2 10 54 8.2 +3.6
FRDM Freedom 100 Emerging Markets ETF 13.0 49 15 6.9 +2.2
FBZ First Trust Brazil AlphaDEX Fund 12.9 80 -16 7.5 +2.8
FDEM Fidelity Targeted Emerging Markets Factor ETF 12.6 45 19 8.8 +4.1
TLTE FlexShares Morningstar Emerging Markets Factor Tilt Index 12.5 59 5 11.4 +6.8
KWEB KraneShares CSI China Internet ETF 12.2 76 -12 2.0 -2.6
EEMV iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol Emerging Markets ETF 12.2 25 39 8.1 +3.4
UEVM VictoryShares USAA MSCI Emerging Markets Value Momentum ETF 12.1 45 19 14.7 +10.1
NUEM Nuveen ESG Emerging Markets Equity ETF 11.9 45 19 7.1 +2.5
EMXC iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ex China ETF 11.8 25 39 8.3 +3.7
ILF iShares Latin America 40 ETF 11.7 48 16 7.3 +2.6
GBUY Goldman Sachs Motif New Age Consumer ETF 11.5 50 14 1.8 -2.9
PXH Invesco FTSE RAFI Emerging Markets ETF 11.5 50 14 13.9 +9.3
FDNI First Trust Dow Jones International Internet ETF 11.4 65 -1 2.2 -2.4
EMSG Xtrackers MSCI Emerging Markets ESG Leaders Equity ETF 11.2 20 44 7.0 +2.3
QLVE FlexShares Emerging Markets Quality Low Volatility Index Fun 10.8 40 24 7.4 +2.8
ECON Columbia Emerging Markets Consumer ETF 10.8 59 5 4.6 0.0
FXI iShares China Large-Cap ETF 10.4 74 -10 14.0 +9.4
CHIQ Global X China Consumer ETF 10.3 65 -1 7.4 +2.8
LEGR First Trust Index Digital Transaction & Process Technology E 10.3 65 -1 7.0 +2.4
GENY Principal Millennials Index ETF 10.2 45 19 4.1 -0.5
PIE Invesco DWA Emerging Markets Momentum ETF 9.9 90 -26 5.0 +0.4
FNDE Schwab Fundamental Emerging Markets Large Co. Index ETF 9.3 39 25 13.5 +8.9
DGRE WisdomTree Emerging Markets Quality Dividend Growth Fund 9.1 32 32 9.2 +4.6
PGJ Invesco Golden Dragon China ETF 9.1 70 -6 3.3 -1.3
EMMF WisdomTree Emerging Markets Multifactor Fund 9.0 48 16 9.7 +5.0
EMGF iShares Edge MSCI Multifactor Emerging Markets ETF 8.7 45 19 9.2 +4.6
FLN First Trust Latin America AlphaDEX Fund 8.7 80 -16 8.3 +3.6
BLOK Amplify Transformational Data Sharing ETF 8.5 70 -6 4.4 -0.3
BLCN Reality Shares Nasdaq NextGen Economy ETF 8.4 68 -4 3.7 -1.0
VSGX Vanguard ESG International Stock ETF 8.2 17 47 7.1 +2.5
OGIG O'Shares Global Internet Giants ETF 8.2 48 16 0.8 -3.9
TTTN UP Fintech China-U.S. Internet Titans ETF 8.1 59 5 4.3 -0.4
CWI SPDR MSCI ACWI ex-US ETF 8.1 30 34 7.2 +2.6
GIGE SoFi Gig Economy ETF 8.0 59 5 -0.7 -5.3
DBAW Xtrackers MSCI All World ex US Hedged Equity ETF 8.0 40 24 7.1 +2.4
ACWX iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. ETF 7.9 32 32 7.3 +2.6
XBUY Amplify International Online Retail ETF 7.7 69 -5 -0.5 -5.1
GDAT Goldman Sachs Motif Data-Driven World Etf 7.6 50 14 5.2 +0.6
VEU Vanguard FTSE All-World ex-US Index Fund 7.6 8 56 7.6 +2.9
FPXI First Trust International Equity Opportunities ETF 7.5 70 -6 3.3 -1.4
IXUS ishares Core MSCI Total International Stock ETF 7.3 9 55 7.4 +2.7
EKAR Innovation Shares NextGen Vehicles & Technology ETF 7.1 95 -31 7.1 +2.4
SOCL Global X Social Media ETF 6.9 65 -1 1.8 -2.8
VXUS Vanguard Total International Stock Index Fund 6.9 8 56 7.5 +2.9
AIQ Global X Future Analytics Tech ETF 6.8 68 -4 4.1 -0.5
KMED KraneShares Emerging Markets Healthcare Index ETF 6.6 79 -15 2.4 -2.2
NXTG First Trust Indxx NextG ETF 6.5 70 -6 6.0 +1.4
IDRV iShares Self-driving EV & Tech ETF 6.3 47 17 6.8 +2.2
BUYZ Franklin Disruptive Commerce ETF 6.2 50 14 -0.2 -4.8
WWJD Inspire International ESG ETF 6.1 80 -16 7.3 +2.7

1Overlap is the percentage of holdings by weight that are identical. For example, if Fund A has a 2% position in Apple, Inc. (AAPL) and Fund B has a 5% position, their overlapping position in AAPL is 2%.

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RESULTS & ESTIMATES

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OTHER FUNDAMENTAL METRICS

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Asset turnover **%   Assets-to-equity **x

Return on equity

Revision activity*
*Six months ago = 100

Net margins

Compound annual growth rates

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VALUATION METRICS
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Historical valuation trends

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multiple:
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AVOID

Not worthwhile for most investors. A rating of AVOID is assigned to ETFs with ALTAR Scores in the lowest quintile (the bottom 20%) of their category. Often, funds in this category consist of stocks with little if any history or expectation of profitability, and as a result our fundamentally-driven analysis may not be relevant.

ALTAR Score™


Calculation of ALTAR Score™
Avg. Return on Equity 8.1 %
Divided by: Fwd. P/BV 1.5 x
Less: Expense ratio 64 bp
Equals: ALTAR Score 4.6 %
info More information on ALTAR Score™

MODERN PORTFOLIO THEORY info

CONSENSUS RECOMMENDATIONS: FUND CONSTITUENTS
COMPOSITE
RATING
1.40 CATEGORY
AVERAGE
1.44
 
The composite rating is a weighted average of analysts' consensus recommendations for individual ETF constituents, based on the following scale:

BUY = 1; OVERWEIGHT = 1.5, HOLD = 2; UNDERWEIGHT = 2.5; and SELL = 3.

Readers are cautioned that because analyst ratings tend to be inflated, the composite score may be more useful as a relative measure of sentiment between funds rather than as a stand-alone recommendation.
 

 

See RATING tab for calculation of ALTAR Score™
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