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FT Cboe Vest Gold Strategy Quarterly Buffer ETF (BGLD)

ETF · Currency in USD · Last updated Aug 6, 2022

BGLD is an actively managed ETF by First Trust. BGLD launched on Jan 20, 2021 and has a 0.90% expense ratio.

ETF Info

IssuerFirst Trust
Inception DateJan 20, 2021
RegionGlobal (Broad)
CategoryPrecious Metals, Actively Managed, Gold
Expense Ratio0.90%
Index TrackedNo Index (Active)
Asset ClassCommodity

Trading Data

Previous Close$18.02
Year Range$17.70 - $20.01
EMA (50)$18.21
EMA (200)$18.73
Average Volume$14.23K

BGLDShare Price Chart


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BGLDPerformance

The chart shows the growth of $10,000 invested in FT Cboe Vest Gold Strategy Quarterly Buffer ETF in Jan 2021 and compares it to the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. It would be worth nearly $8,997 for a total return of roughly -10.03%. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends.


-20.00%-15.00%-10.00%-5.00%0.00%5.00%MarchAprilMayJuneJulyAugust
-5.52%
-9.63%
BGLD (FT Cboe Vest Gold Strategy Quarterly Buffer ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

BGLDReturns in periods

Returns over 1 year are annualized

PeriodReturnBenchmark
1M-0.22%8.19%
6M-4.46%-7.42%
YTD-4.72%-13.03%
1Y-7.16%-5.85%
5Y-6.64%4.86%
10Y-6.64%4.86%

BGLDMonthly Returns Heatmap


JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
2022-0.69%2.89%0.60%-1.37%-3.42%-0.83%-2.04%0.17%
2021-1.11%-3.93%-0.47%2.51%4.02%-4.28%0.59%-1.52%-2.27%0.69%-1.03%1.41%

BGLDSharpe 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 FT Cboe Vest Gold Strategy Quarterly Buffer ETF Sharpe ratio is -0.79. 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.


-1.00-0.500.000.501.00MarchAprilMayJuneJulyAugust
-0.79
-0.31
BGLD (FT Cboe Vest Gold Strategy Quarterly Buffer ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

BGLDDividend History


FT Cboe Vest Gold Strategy Quarterly Buffer ETF doesn't pay dividends

BGLDDrawdowns Chart

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


-20.00%-15.00%-10.00%-5.00%0.00%SeptemberOctoberNovemberDecember2022FebruaryMarchAprilMayJuneJulyAugust
-10.77%
-13.58%
BGLD (FT Cboe Vest Gold Strategy Quarterly Buffer ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

BGLDWorst Drawdowns

The table below shows the maximum drawdowns of the FT Cboe Vest Gold Strategy Quarterly Buffer 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 FT Cboe Vest Gold Strategy Quarterly Buffer ETF is 12.36%, recorded on Jul 20, 2022. The portfolio has not recovered from it yet.


Depth

Start

To Bottom

Bottom

To Recover

End

Total

-12.36%Jun 1, 2021287Jul 20, 2022
-6.59%Jan 22, 202147Mar 30, 202132May 14, 202179
-0.05%May 25, 20211May 25, 20211May 26, 20212

BGLDVolatility Chart

Current FT Cboe Vest Gold Strategy Quarterly Buffer ETF volatility is 8.82%. 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.


0.00%10.00%20.00%30.00%40.00%MarchAprilMayJuneJulyAugust
8.82%
19.67%
BGLD (FT Cboe Vest Gold Strategy Quarterly Buffer ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)