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First Trust Active Factor Mid Cap ETF (AFMC)

ETF · Currency in USD · Last updated Aug 13, 2022

AFMC is an actively managed ETF by First Trust. AFMC launched on Dec 3, 2019 and has a 0.65% expense ratio.

ETF Info

IssuerFirst Trust
Inception DateDec 3, 2019
RegionNorth America (U.S.)
CategorySmall Cap Blend Equities, Actively Managed
Expense Ratio0.65%
Index TrackedNo Index (Active)
ETF Home Pagewww.ftportfolios.com
Asset ClassEquity

Asset Class Size


Asset Class Style


Trading Data

Previous Close$23.64
Year Range$20.31 - $26.92
EMA (50)$22.39
EMA (200)$23.63
Average Volume$682.50

AFMCShare Price Chart

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The chart shows the growth of $10,000 invested in First Trust Active Factor Mid Cap ETF in Dec 2019 and compares it to the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. It would be worth nearly $12,179 for a total return of roughly 21.79%. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends.

AFMC (First Trust Active Factor Mid Cap ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

AFMCReturns in periods

Returns over 1 year are annualized


AFMCMonthly Returns Heatmap


AFMCSharpe Ratio Chart

The Sharpe ratio shows whether the portfolio's excess returns are due to smart investment decisions or a result of taking a higher risk. The higher a portfolio's Sharpe ratio, the better its risk-adjusted performance.

The current First Trust Active Factor Mid Cap ETF Sharpe ratio is -0.37. A negative Sharpe ratio means that the risk-free rate is higher than the portfolio's return. This value does not convey any meaningful information.

The chart below displays rolling 12-month Sharpe Ratio.

AFMC (First Trust Active Factor Mid Cap ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

AFMCDividend History

First Trust Active Factor Mid Cap ETF granted a 1.18% dividend yield in the last twelve months. The annual payout for that period amounted to $0.28 per share.


Dividend yield


AFMCDrawdowns Chart

The Drawdowns chart displays portfolio losses from any high point along the way.

AFMC (First Trust Active Factor Mid Cap ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

AFMCWorst Drawdowns

The table below shows the maximum drawdowns of the First Trust Active Factor Mid Cap ETF. A maximum drawdown is an indicator of risk. It shows a reduction in portfolio value from its maximum due to a series of losing trades.

The maximum drawdown since January 2010 for the First Trust Active Factor Mid Cap ETF is 42.14%, recorded on Mar 23, 2020. It took 179 trading sessions for the portfolio to recover.



To Bottom


To Recover



-42.14%Feb 21, 202022Mar 23, 2020179Dec 4, 2020201
-24.56%Nov 17, 2021146Jun 16, 2022
-6.65%Jun 9, 202128Jul 19, 202117Aug 11, 202145
-6.39%Mar 16, 20217Mar 24, 202112Apr 12, 202119
-5.15%Sep 3, 202119Sep 30, 202122Nov 1, 202141
-5.13%May 10, 20213May 12, 202118Jun 8, 202121
-5.12%Feb 25, 20216Mar 4, 20214Mar 10, 202110
-4.42%Jan 25, 20215Jan 29, 20215Feb 5, 202110
-4.39%Jan 17, 202010Jan 31, 20208Feb 12, 202018
-3.63%Aug 12, 20216Aug 19, 20216Aug 27, 202112

AFMCVolatility Chart

Current First Trust Active Factor Mid Cap ETF volatility is 18.90%. The chart below shows the rolling 10-day volatility. Volatility is a statistical measure showing how big price swings are in either direction. The higher asset volatility, the riskier it is, because the price movements are less predictable.

AFMC (First Trust Active Factor Mid Cap ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)