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First Trust NASDAQ Global Auto Index Fund (CARZ)

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

CARZ is a passive ETF by First Trust tracking the investment results of the NASDAQ OMX Global Automobile (TR). CARZ launched on May 9, 2011 and has a 0.70% expense ratio.

ETF Info

ISINUS33734X3098
CUSIP33734X309
IssuerFirst Trust
Inception DateMay 9, 2011
RegionDeveloped Markets (Broad)
CategoryConsumer Discretionary Equities
Expense Ratio0.70%
Index TrackedNASDAQ OMX Global Automobile (TR)
ETF Home Pagewww.ftportfolios.com
Asset ClassEquity

Asset Class Size

Large-Cap

Asset Class Style

Value

Trading Data

Previous Close$52.15
Year Range$44.31 - $65.16
EMA (50)$49.01
EMA (200)$53.16
Average Volume$3.69K

CARZShare Price Chart


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CARZPerformance

The chart shows the growth of $10,000 invested in First Trust NASDAQ Global Auto Index Fund in May 2011 and compares it to the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. It would be worth nearly $20,963 for a total return of roughly 109.63%. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends.


-30.00%-25.00%-20.00%-15.00%-10.00%-5.00%0.00%5.00%MarchAprilMayJuneJulyAugust
-13.03%
-4.35%
CARZ (First Trust NASDAQ Global Auto Index Fund)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

CARZReturns in periods

Returns over 1 year are annualized

PeriodReturnBenchmark
1M16.02%12.08%
6M-12.50%-4.97%
YTD-12.29%-10.20%
1Y-12.97%-3.65%
5Y9.30%12.34%
10Y10.07%11.97%

CARZMonthly Returns Heatmap


JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
2022-0.99%-3.36%1.41%-13.49%3.31%-12.44%10.54%4.49%
20214.23%0.74%5.97%-3.61%6.62%2.56%0.40%-2.19%-1.77%9.21%-3.16%-1.30%
2020-2.12%-6.09%-22.83%16.34%6.21%4.87%7.23%19.79%-0.91%0.05%21.81%8.47%
20199.25%0.48%-4.41%6.46%-10.98%7.30%-2.42%-4.44%5.54%4.60%-0.45%1.87%
20183.51%-2.20%-4.33%1.00%-3.54%-5.39%0.75%-3.08%0.49%-5.78%-0.85%-7.03%
20173.71%0.76%0.94%-0.25%0.76%1.99%1.44%1.07%7.31%3.28%1.93%0.18%
2016-11.29%-4.51%9.50%-2.50%0.92%-8.61%11.25%1.84%-1.58%2.51%-1.37%3.68%
20150.36%8.13%-0.06%1.87%-0.22%-4.05%-4.23%-6.78%-4.53%11.14%0.87%-2.45%
2014-4.87%5.55%3.40%-4.08%1.91%2.24%-2.55%-0.17%-4.76%-1.64%4.30%-3.22%
20134.46%0.63%-1.57%6.85%9.48%-2.61%6.55%-0.50%7.50%2.08%0.71%-0.45%
201213.90%6.90%0.50%-2.33%-10.04%-1.05%-2.40%2.24%0.81%2.92%7.72%8.38%
2011-0.99%3.24%-1.30%-15.91%-12.24%16.40%-9.69%-3.12%

CARZSharpe 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 NASDAQ Global Auto Index Fund Sharpe ratio is -0.43. 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
-0.43
-0.20
CARZ (First Trust NASDAQ Global Auto Index Fund)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

CARZDividend History

First Trust NASDAQ Global Auto Index Fund granted a 2.75% dividend yield in the last twelve months. The annual payout for that period amounted to $1.44 per share.


PeriodTTM20212020201920182017201620152014201320122011
Dividend$1.44$1.35$0.33$1.09$0.89$0.89$0.85$0.59$0.63$0.29$0.23$0.07

Dividend yield

2.75%2.27%0.65%3.35%3.06%2.31%2.78%1.89%1.99%0.86%0.94%0.38%

CARZDrawdowns Chart

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


-35.00%-30.00%-25.00%-20.00%-15.00%-10.00%-5.00%0.00%SeptemberOctoberNovemberDecember2022FebruaryMarchAprilMayJuneJulyAugust
-19.96%
-10.77%
CARZ (First Trust NASDAQ Global Auto Index Fund)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

CARZWorst Drawdowns

The table below shows the maximum drawdowns of the First Trust NASDAQ Global Auto Index Fund. 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 NASDAQ Global Auto Index Fund is 51.20%, recorded on Mar 18, 2020. It took 162 trading sessions for the portfolio to recover.


Depth

Start

To Bottom

Bottom

To Recover

End

Total

-51.2%Jan 24, 2018535Mar 18, 2020162Nov 5, 2020697
-33.03%Jul 8, 201142Sep 22, 2011306Mar 11, 2013348
-31.99%Nov 5, 2021166Jul 6, 2022
-31.17%Apr 28, 2015201Feb 11, 2016398Sep 19, 2017599
-16.13%Jul 7, 201470Oct 13, 2014122Apr 10, 2015192
-10.94%May 22, 201323Jun 24, 201313Jul 12, 201336
-9.92%Jun 7, 202174Sep 20, 202124Oct 22, 202198
-9.89%Apr 6, 202127May 12, 202113Jun 1, 202140
-8.51%Jan 23, 20148Feb 3, 201422Mar 6, 201430
-8.12%Feb 10, 202116Mar 4, 202121Apr 5, 202137

CARZVolatility Chart

Current First Trust NASDAQ Global Auto Index Fund volatility is 34.01%. 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.


10.00%20.00%30.00%40.00%50.00%60.00%MarchAprilMayJuneJulyAugust
34.01%
16.68%
CARZ (First Trust NASDAQ Global Auto Index Fund)
Benchmark (^GSPC)