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First Trust Cloud Computing ETF

SKYY - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return 41.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 20.9%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 20.8%
  • Net Assets $4.82 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 36.7%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$84.54
$46.00
$85.67

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.60%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load N/A
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 85.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) N/A
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification


Compare SKYY to Popular Technology Sector Equity Funds and ETFs

Overview

Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

$166.40

-0.80%

$39.64 B

0.88%

$1.47

32.64%

0.10%

$325.03

-0.80%

$39.64 B

0.88%

$2.87

32.75%

0.10%

$120.11

-1.03%

$32.68 B

0.98%

$1.19

31.02%

0.13%

$25.55

-0.82%

$10.39 B

0.71%

$0.18

28.91%

0.70%

$200.55

+0.11%

$9.86 B

-

$0.00

44.16%

0.52%

SKYY - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 41.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 20.9%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 20.8%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency N/A
  • Net Income Ratio 1.02%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.2%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    First Trust Cloud Computing ETF
  • Fund Family Name
    First Trust
  • Inception Date
    Jul 06, 2011
  • Shares Outstanding
    63350002
  • Share Class
    N/A
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Stan Ueland

Fund Description

The fund will normally invest at least 90% of its net assets (including investment borrowings) in the common stocks and depositary receipts that comprise the index. The index is designed to track the performance of companies involved in the cloud computing industry.


SKYY - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period SKYY Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 41.1% -3.0% 119.6% 37.45%
1 Yr 32.7% -10.6% 115.6% 65.81%
3 Yr 20.9%* -11.8% 43.7% 42.08%
5 Yr 20.8%* -8.8% 41.9% 57.81%
10 Yr N/A* 2.2% 22.2% N/A

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period SKYY Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 24.6% -3.0% 63.7% 75.78%
2018 5.6% -49.7% 16.4% 4.06%
2017 33.1% -17.3% 83.6% 33.33%
2016 14.8% -17.1% 43.0% 15.03%
2015 5.6% -46.9% 21.7% 20.00%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period SKYY Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 41.1% -3.0% 119.6% 37.45%
1 Yr 32.7% -13.8% 115.6% 61.54%
3 Yr 20.9%* -11.8% 43.7% 39.11%
5 Yr 20.8%* -8.8% 41.9% 56.25%
10 Yr N/A* 2.2% 22.2% N/A

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period SKYY Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 24.6% -3.0% 63.7% 75.78%
2018 5.6% -49.7% 16.4% 4.06%
2017 33.1% -17.3% 83.6% 57.14%
2016 14.8% -17.1% 43.0% 17.92%
2015 5.6% -13.9% 83.1% 38.24%

SKYY - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

SKYY Category Low Category High SKYY % Rank
Net Assets 4.82 B 2.79 M 39.6 B 16.22%
Number of Holdings 64 21 352 52.76%
Net Assets in Top 10 1.8 B 883 K 23.4 B 18.11%
Weighting of Top 10 36.71% 7.7% 88.1% 77.17%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd ADR 4.49%
  2. Oracle Corp 4.04%
  3. Alphabet Inc A 3.94%
  4. Amazon.com Inc 3.84%
  5. Microsoft Corp 3.75%
  6. VMware Inc 3.71%
  7. Fastly Inc 3.64%
  8. Kingsoft Cloud Holdings Ltd ADR 3.58%
  9. MongoDB Inc Class A 3.47%
  10. Arista Networks Inc 3.13%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High SKYY % Rank
Stocks
99.83% 86.92% 101.55% 22.05%
Cash
0.17% -1.55% 13.09% 77.95%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 0.60% 44.49%
Other
0.00% -1.59% 9.76% 41.73%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.08% 40.16%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 2.57% 45.28%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High SKYY % Rank
Technology
80.49% 1.64% 100.00% 25.59%
Communication Services
9.98% 0.00% 98.27% 65.75%
Consumer Cyclical
8.35% 0.00% 43.17% 38.19%
Healthcare
1.18% 0.00% 33.67% 40.16%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 4.96% 42.52%
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 9.48% 60.24%
Industrials
0.00% 0.00% 45.91% 79.92%
Financial Services
0.00% 0.00% 42.16% 78.35%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 1.02% 42.13%
Consumer Defense
0.00% 0.00% 19.89% 53.54%
Basic Materials
0.00% 0.00% 10.61% 51.18%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High SKYY % Rank
US
88.40% 25.06% 99.96% 37.40%
Non US
11.43% 0.00% 74.89% 59.84%

SKYY - Expenses

Operational Fees

SKYY Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.60% 0.08% 26.92% 80.91%
Management Fee 0.60% 0.00% 1.95% 33.20%
12b-1 Fee 0.00% 0.00% 1.00% 8.33%
Administrative Fee N/A 0.04% 0.50% N/A

Sales Fees

SKYY Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 2.50% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

SKYY Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 1.00% 2.00% N/A

Related Fees

Turnover provides investors a proxy for the trading fees incurred by mutual fund managers who frequently adjust position allocations. Higher turnover means higher trading fees.

SKYY Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 85.00% 0.00% 359.00% 75.22%

SKYY - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

SKYY Category Low Category High SKYY % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.20% 0.00% 5.62% 17.31%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

SKYY Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly Annually Semi-Annually Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

SKYY Category Low Category High SKYY % Rank
Net Income Ratio 1.02% -2.42% 2.59% 11.11%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

SKYY Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Annually

Dividend Payout History

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SKYY - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Stan Ueland


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jul 06, 2011

9.33

9.3%

Mr. Ueland joined First Trust Advisors as a Vice President in August 2005 and has been a Senior Vice President of First Trust and FTP since September 2012. At First Trust, he plays an important role in executing the investment strategies of each portfolio of exchange-traded funds advised by First Trust. Before joining First Trust, he was vice president of sales at BondWave LLC from May 2004 through August 2005, an account executive for Mina Capital Management LLC and Samaritan Asset Management LLC from January 2003 through May 2004, and a sales consultant at Oracle Corporation from January 1997 through January 2003.

Roger Testin


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jul 06, 2011

9.33

9.3%

Roger F. Testin, CFA, was born in 1966. Mr. Testin earned a B.S. in Accounting from the University of Illinois and has an MBA in Finance from the University of Chicago. He has been with First Trust Advisors L.P. since 2001 and he is a Portfolio Manager and Senior Vice President. As Product Manager for the VA’s, SMA’s and International Managed Products, Mr. Testin shall be responsible for the daily implementation and execution of the strategies for these product vehicles on behalf of the Investment Committee.

Daniel Lindquist


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jul 06, 2011

9.33

9.3%

Daniel J. Lindquist, CFA, was born in 1970. Mr. Lindquist earned a B.A. in Business Economics from Wheaton College and has an MBA in Finance from the University of Chicago. He has been with First Trust Advisors L.P. since 2004 and is a Managing Director. Mr. Lindquist is the Chairman of the Investment Committee and is responsible for the overall supervision of the Separate Managed Accounts.

Jon Erickson


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jul 06, 2011

9.33

9.3%

Jon C. Erickson, CFA, was born in 1966. Mr. Erickson earned a B.S. in Computer Science from the University of Illinois and has an MBA from the University of Illinois in Finance. He has been with First Trust Advisors L.P. since 1994 and he is a Portfolio Manager and Senior Vice President. As the head of FTA’s Equity Research Group, Mr. Erickson shall be responsible for determining the securities to be purchased and sold by Funds that do not utilize quantitative investment strategies on behalf of the Investment Committee.

David McGarel


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jul 06, 2011

9.33

9.3%

David G. McGarel, CFA, was born in 1966. Mr. McGarel earned a B.S. in Accounting from the University of Notre Dame. He has been with First Trust Advisors L.P. since 1997 and he is a Managing Director, Chief Operating Officer and the Chief Investment Officer. As head of FTA’s Strategy Research Group, Mr. McGarel shall be responsible for developing and implementing quantitative investment strategies for those Funds that have investment policies that require them to follow such strategies, on behalf of the Investment Committee.

Chris Peterson


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Mar 18, 2016

4.62

4.6%

Chris A. Peterson, CFA was born in 1975. Mr. Peterson earned a B.S in Finance from Bradley University and has an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business with concentrations in Analytic Finance & Accounting. He has been with First Trust Advisors L.P. since 2000. As head of FTA’s Portfolio Advisor’s Strategy Research Group, Mr. Peterson shall be responsible for developing and implementing quantitative equity strategies on behalf of the Investment Committee.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.05 30.85 6.14 0.54