Large Cap US Equity Select ETF
ALTAR
Score™
6.4% info Recommen-
dation
NEUTRAL
2020E    2021E
P/E
ratio
23.6x P/Sales
ratio
1.5x
P/BV
ratio
2.6x Div.
yield
2.4%


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The Large Cap US Equity Select ETF tracks a dividend-selected, tier-weighted index of Large-Cap U.S. Equities.

FUND BASICS
Category US Equities
Fund Sponsor First Trust
Website www.ftportfolios.com
Inception date Jun 20, 2017
Assets (mns) $19
Currency USD
Expense ratio 60 bp
Distributions Quarterly

FUND STRUCTURE
Regulation Open-Ended Fund
Custodian
Weighting Tiered
Index replication
Uses derivatives No
Options available No

SECTOR BREAKDOWN

 


CONSTITUENT BREAKDOWN
No. of constituents 383
Wgt avg mkt cap (mns) $85,851
Large cap (>$10bn) 92.2%
Mid cap ($2-10bn) 7.8%
Small cap (<$2bn) 0.0%
Developed mkts 100.0%
Emerging mkts 0.0%

TOP TEN HOLDINGS
NVIDIA CORP 0.9 %
QUALCOMM INC 0.9 %
CORNING INC 0.9 %
COGNIZANT TECH SOLUTIONS-A 0.9 %
APPLE INC 0.9 %
BROADCOM INC. 0.8 %
MOTOROLA SOLUTIONS 0.8 %
MARVELL TECHNOLOGY GROUP LTD 0.8 %
ORACLE CORP 0.8 %
MAXIM INTEGRATED PRODUCTS 0.8 %
Total 8.3 %

TOP COUNTRY EXPOSURE
UNITED STATES 93.3 %
IRELAND 2.3 %
BERMUDA 0.9 %
NETHERLANDS 0.8 %
SWITZERLAND 0.5 %
BRITAIN 0.1 %





HISTORICAL PERFORMANCE info

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Standardized Annual Returns (thru August 31)
Year-to-date 1 year 5 years 10 years Since Incep.
-0.5% 10.6% -- -- 8.8%

Market Correlations
versus... Beta R-squared
S&P500 1.05 97%
MSCI EAFE 1.08 86%
MSCI Emg. Mkts. 0.78 71%

Technical Indicators
Recent close $23.58
30d moving avg. $24.24
Annualized volatility 18.7%
Short interest (ETF) 0.0%
Relative strength (RSI) 46

Liquidity measures
Avg. volume (thou.) 1
Turnover 0.1%
Bid/Ask (% of price) 0.42%
ADV underlying (mns) $19,192

Distributions


FINDING ALTERNATIVE FUNDS

Below is a list of 100 potential alternatives to the Large Cap US Equity Select ETF ETF based on the alternatives' overlap in portfolio holdings with RNLC. Consider funds with lower expense ratios and/or higher ALTAR Score™ ratings as possible alternatives.

Benchmark ticker: RNLC Expense: 60 bp ALTAR Score™: 6.4%


ALTERNATIVE ETFs BASED ON OVERLAP WITH RNLC
Ticker Fund
Name
Overlap1
vs RNLC
(%)
Expense
ratio
(bp)
Savings
vs RNLC
(bp)
ALTAR
Score™
(%)
ALTAR
vs RNLC
(%)
SIZE iShares Edge MSCI USA Size Factor ETF 58.2 15 45 6.4 -0.1
RSP Invesco S&P 500 Equal Weight ETF 58.1 20 40 6.8 +0.4
GSEW Goldman Sachs Equal Weight U.S. Large Cap Equity ETF 58.1 9 51 6.2 -0.2
EUSA iShares MSCI USA Equal Weighted ETF 55.9 15 45 6.4 -0.0
JHML John Hancock Multifactor Large Cap ETF 53.4 29 31 6.1 -0.3
GSLC Goldman Sachs ActiveBeta U.S. Large Cap Equity ETF 48.8 9 51 6.3 -0.1
SCIU Global X Scientific Beta US ETF 48.6 19 41 6.0 -0.5
RNDV US Equity Dividend Select ETF 48.5 50 10 8.2 +1.8
CFA VictoryShares US 500 Volatility Weighted Index ETF 48.4 35 25 6.0 -0.5
CFO VictoryShares US 500 Enhanced Volatility Weighted Index ETF 48.1 35 25 6.0 -0.5
JPUS JPMorgan Diversified Return U.S. Equity ETF 47.6 18 42 6.4 0.0
FEX First Trust Large Cap Core AlphaDEX Fund 47.1 60 0 6.2 -0.2
DYNF BlackRock U.S. Equity Factor Rotation ETF 46.5 30 30 6.8 +0.4
FNDX Schwab Fundamental U.S. Large Co. Index ETF 46.5 25 35 7.5 +1.1
PRF Invesco FTSE RAFI US 1000 ETF 46.1 39 21 7.5 +1.0
PQLC PGIM QMA Strategic Alpha Large-Cap Core ETF 46.1 17 43 6.7 +0.3
EPS WisdomTree U.S. Earnings 500 Fund 45.9 8 52 7.4 +0.9
XYLG Global X S&P 500 Covered Call & Growth ETF 45.6 60 0 5.8 -0.7
PBP Invesco S&P 500 BuyWrite ETF 45.5 49 11 5.8 -0.7
SPY SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust 45.5 9 51 6.2 -0.3
HSPX Global X S&P 500 Covered Call ETF 45.4 60 0 5.7 -0.7
SPLG SPDR Portfolio Large Cap ETF 45.3 3 57 6.2 -0.2
PBUS Invesco PureBeta MSCI USA ETF 45.3 4 56 6.1 -0.4
IVV iShares Core S&P 500 ETF 45.2 3 57 6.3 -0.2
VOO VANGUARD S&P 500 ETF 45.2 3 57 6.2 -0.2
FNDB Schwab Fundamental U.S. Broad Market Index ETF 45.1 25 35 7.5 +1.1
QUS SPDR MSCI USA StrategicFactors ETF 45.1 15 45 6.3 -0.1
SPYX SPDR S&P 500 Fossil Fuel Reserves Free ETF 45.1 20 40 6.2 -0.2
SCHX Schwab U.S. Large-Cap ETF 45.1 3 57 6.1 -0.4
USEQ Invesco Russell 1000 Enhanced Equal Weight ETF 45.0 29 31 7.1 +0.7
GSUS Goldman Sachs MarketBeta U.S. Equity ETF 44.9 7 53 6.1 -0.4
DIVB iShares U.S. Dividend & Buyback ETF 44.6 25 35 7.4 +0.9
VV Vanguard Large-Cap Index Fund 44.6 4 56 6.0 -0.5
SPXE ProShares S&P 500 Ex-Energy ETF 44.3 27 33 6.2 -0.3
VOOV Vanguard S&P 500 Value ETF 44.2 10 50 7.5 +1.1
VLU SPDR S&P 1500 Value Tilt ETF 44.2 12 48 7.9 +1.4
IUS Invesco Strategic US ETF 44.1 19 41 7.2 +0.8
IVE iShares S&P 500 Value ETF 44.1 18 42 7.4 +1.0
SCHK Schwab 1000 Index ETF 44.0 5 55 6.0 -0.4
IYY iShares Dow Jones U.S. ETF 44.0 20 40 5.9 -0.6
SPTM SPDR Portfolio Total Stock Market ETF 44.0 3 57 6.3 -0.1
DTD WisdomTree U.S.Total Dividend Fund 44.0 28 32 7.4 +0.9
SPYV SPDR Portfolio S&P 500 Value ETF 44.0 4 56 7.6 +1.2
IWD iShares Russell 1000 Value ETF 43.9 19 41 7.1 +0.7
VONV Vanguard Russell 1000 Value Index Fund 43.9 8 52 7.2 +0.8
RWL Invesco S&P 500 Revenue ETF 43.9 39 21 7.6 +1.2
IWB iShares Russell 1000 ETF 43.8 15 45 5.9 -0.6
DEUS Xtrackers Russell 1000 Comprehensive Factor ETF 43.5 17 43 6.6 +0.2
VONE Vanguard Russell 1000 ETF 43.4 8 52 5.9 -0.5
DLN WisdomTree U.S. LargeCap Dividend Fund 43.4 28 32 7.2 +0.8
BBUS JP Morgan Betabuilders U.S. Equity ETF 43.2 2 58 6.1 -0.3
SCHB Schwab U.S. Broad Market ETF 43.1 3 57 5.9 -0.5
IUSV iShares Core S&P U.S. Value ETF 43.1 4 56 7.7 +1.2
ITOT iShares Core S&P Total U.S. Stock Market ETF 43.0 3 57 5.9 -0.6
VTHR Vanguard Russell 3000 Index Fund 42.9 10 50 5.8 -0.7
SCHV Schwab U.S. Large-Cap Value ETF 42.8 4 56 7.3 +0.9
ESGU iShares MSCI USA ESG Optimized ETF 42.5 15 45 5.9 -0.5
IWV iShares Russell 3000 ETF 42.4 20 40 5.7 -0.7
SFY SoFi Select 500 ETF 42.3 0 60 5.7 -0.7
CATH Global X S&P 500 Catholic Values Custom ETF 42.3 29 31 6.1 -0.4
VTI Vanguard Total Stock Market Index Fund 41.7 3 57 5.8 -0.7
SPXT ProShares S&P 500 Ex-Technology ETF 41.6 27 33 5.7 -0.7
AVUS Avantis U.S. Equity ETF 41.5 15 45 6.3 -0.1
ONEO SPDR Russell 1000 Momentum Focus ETF 41.2 20 40 6.7 +0.2
SPXN ProShares S&P 500 Ex-Financials ETF 40.9 27 33 5.9 -0.5
MFUS PIMCO RAFI Dynamic Multi-Factor U.S. Equity ETF 40.9 29 31 6.5 +0.0
VTV Vanguard Value Index Fund 40.4 4 56 7.6 +1.1
ESGV Vanguard ESG U.S. Stock ETF 39.8 12 48 6.0 -0.4
SPXV ProShares S&P 500 Ex-Health Care ETF 39.7 27 33 5.9 -0.5
JVAL JPMorgan U.S. Value Factor ETF 39.1 12 48 9.2 +2.7
FLQL Franklin LibertyQ U.S. Equity ETF 38.9 15 45 6.4 -0.0
MGC Vanguard Mega Cap Index Fund 38.9 7 53 6.1 -0.4
RVRS Reverse Cap Weighted U.S. Large Cap ETF 38.6 29 31 8.2 +1.8
ROUS Hartford Multifactor US Equity ETF 38.6 19 41 6.7 +0.2
USLB Invesco Russell 1000 Low Beta Equal Weight ETF 38.6 35 25 5.6 -0.8
JUST Goldman Sachs JUST U.S. Large Cap Equity ETF 38.2 20 40 5.8 -0.6
TILT Flexshares Morningstar US Market Factors Tilt Index Fund 38.0 25 35 7.0 +0.6
IQSU IQ Candriam ESG US Equity ETF 37.9 9 51 6.3 -0.1
DGRO iShares Core Dividend Growth ETF 37.5 8 52 7.1 +0.7
AFLG First Trust Active Factor Large Cap ETF 37.4 55 5 6.5 +0.0
SNPE Xtrackers S&P 500 ESG ETF 37.4 10 50 6.2 -0.3
TOK iShares MSCI Kokusai ETF 36.9 25 35 6.1 -0.3
BKMC BNY Mellon US Mid Cap Core Equity ETF 36.8 4 56 5.7 -0.7
PLC Principal U.S. Large-Cap Multi-Factor Core Index ETF 36.7 15 45 7.2 +0.7
RAFE PIMCO RAFI ESG U.S. ETF 35.9 29 31 7.8 +1.4
USDY Pacific Global US Equity Income ETF 35.6 29 31 7.4 +1.0
BKLC BNY Mellon US Large Cap Core Equity ETF 35.5 0 60 6.2 -0.3
IWL iShares Russell Top 200 ETF 35.3 15 45 5.9 -0.5
ESG FlexShares STOXX US ESG Impact Index Fund 35.0 32 28 5.8 -0.6
MMTM SPDR S&P 1500 Momentum Tilt ETF 34.8 12 48 6.4 -0.1
IWR iShares Russell Midcap ETF 34.5 19 41 5.8 -0.7
RBUS Nationwide Risk-Based U.S. Equity ETF 34.4 30 30 4.7 -1.7
URTH iShares MSCI World ETF 34.2 24 36 6.2 -0.3
FTA First Trust Large Cap Value AlphaDEX Fund 34.2 60 0 9.7 +3.2
EQAL Invesco Russell 1000 Equal Weight ETF 34.0 20 40 5.8 -0.6
JQUA JPMorgan U.S. Quality Factor ETF 34.0 12 48 5.8 -0.7
EXT WisdomTree U.S. Total Earnings Fund 33.9 28 32 6.3 -0.2
SUSL iShares ESG MSCI USA Leaders ETF 33.7 10 50 5.4 -1.0
DSI iShares MSCI KLD 400 Social ETF 33.7 25 35 5.2 -1.2
USSG Xtrackers MSCI USA ESG Leaders Equity ETF 33.5 10 50 5.4 -1.0

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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Return on equity

Revision activity*
*Six months ago = 100

Net margins

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VALUATION METRICS
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Historical valuation trends

Forward
multiple:
Large Cap US Equity Select ETF
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S&P500 MSCI EAFE MSCI Emg. Mkts. Other ETF:

NEUTRAL

Average appreciation potential. A rating of NEUTRAL is assigned to ETFs with ALTAR Scores in the middle quintile (ranking between 40%-60%) of their category. This indicates that valuations adequately reflect the fundamentals of stocks in these funds.

ALTAR Score™


Calculation of ALTAR Score™
Avg. Return on Equity 16.9 %
Divided by: Fwd. P/BV 2.4 x
Less: Expense ratio 60 bp
Equals: ALTAR Score 6.4 %
info More information on ALTAR Score™

MODERN PORTFOLIO THEORY info

CONSENSUS RECOMMENDATIONS: FUND CONSTITUENTS
COMPOSITE
RATING
1.55 CATEGORY
AVERAGE
1.51
 
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™
Risk & reward. Uses std. dev. as proxy for risk, ALTAR Score™ for return forecast.
Dividends paid by constituents to the fund. May differ from actual distributions to shareholders due to constituent changes, timing issues or other factors.
Monthly returns based on changes in price plus dividends. May differ from daily returns reported by funds. See below for standardized returns.