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FT Cboe Vest Gold Strategy Quarterly Buffer ETF (BGLD)

ETF · Currency in USD · Last updated Dec 1, 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$18.19
Year Range$16.93 - $20.01
EMA (50)$17.62
EMA (200)$18.13
Average Volume$3.24K

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 $9,079 for a total return of roughly -9.21%. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends.


-10.00%-5.00%0.00%5.00%JulyAugustSeptemberOctoberNovember
-2.44%
-0.69%
BGLD (FT Cboe Vest Gold Strategy Quarterly Buffer ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

BGLDCompare to other instruments

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BGLDReturns in periods

Returns over 1 year are annualized

PeriodReturnBenchmark
1M6.79%4.59%
6M-1.79%-1.26%
YTD-3.84%-14.39%
1Y-3.13%-12.36%
5Y-5.06%3.12%
10Y-5.06%3.12%

BGLDMonthly Returns Heatmap


JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
2022-0.69%2.89%0.60%-1.37%-3.42%-0.83%-2.04%-2.36%-1.74%-1.59%7.07%
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 -0.26. 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.


-1.20-1.00-0.80-0.60-0.40-0.200.00JulyAugustSeptemberOctoberNovember
-0.26
-0.44
BGLD (FT Cboe Vest Gold Strategy Quarterly Buffer ETF)
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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.


-25.00%-20.00%-15.00%-10.00%-5.00%0.00%2022FebruaryMarchAprilMayJuneJulyAugustSeptemberOctoberNovember
-9.95%
-14.94%
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 16.19%, recorded on Nov 3, 2022. The portfolio has not recovered from it yet.


Depth

Start

To Bottom

Bottom

To Recover

End

Total

-16.19%Jun 1, 2021362Nov 3, 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 12.11%. 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%JulyAugustSeptemberOctoberNovember
12.11%
20.52%
BGLD (FT Cboe Vest Gold Strategy Quarterly Buffer ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)