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First Trust Amex Biotechnology Index

FBT
ETF · Currency in USD
ISIN
US33733E2037
CUSIP
33733E203
Issuer
First Trust
Inception Date
Jun 23, 2006
Region
North America (U.S.)
Category
Health & Biotech Equities
Expense Ratio
0.57%
Index Tracked
NYSE Arca Biotechnology Index
ETF Home Page
www.ftportfolios.com
Asset Class
Equity

Asset Class Size

Multi-Cap

Asset Class Style

Growth

FBTPrice Chart


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FBTPerformance

The chart shows the growth of $10,000 invested in First Trust Amex Biotechnology Index on Jan 5, 2010 and compares it to the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. It would be worth nearly $59,558 for a total return of roughly 495.58%. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends.


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FBTReturns in periods

Returns over 1 year are annualized

PeriodReturn
1M-0.53%
6M5.85%
YTD2.33%
1Y12.17%
5Y11.89%
10Y17.41%

FBTMonthly Returns Heatmap


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FBTSharpe 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 Amex Biotechnology Index Sharpe ratio is 0.69. A Sharpe ratio between 0 and 1.0 is considered sub-optimal.

The chart below displays rolling 12-month Sharpe Ratio.


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FBTDividends

First Trust Amex Biotechnology Index granted a 0.00% dividend yield in the last twelve months, as of Sep 11, 2021. The annual payout for that period amounted to $0.00 per share.


PeriodTTM20202019201820172016201520142013201220112010
Dividend$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.13$0.05$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00

Dividend yield

0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.12%0.05%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

FBTDrawdowns Chart

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


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FBTWorst Drawdowns

The table below shows the maximum drawdowns of the First Trust Amex Biotechnology Index. 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 Amex Biotechnology Index is 40.51%, recorded on Feb 11, 2016. It took 484 trading sessions for the portfolio to recover.


Depth

Start

To Bottom

Bottom

To Recover

End

Total

-40.51%Jul 20, 2015144Feb 11, 2016484Jan 12, 2018628
-34.04%Apr 29, 2011147Nov 25, 2011161Jul 18, 2012308
-28.05%Sep 28, 201860Dec 24, 2018346May 11, 2020406
-20.88%Mar 24, 201072Jul 6, 2010116Dec 17, 2010188
-19.74%Feb 26, 201434Apr 14, 201488Aug 19, 2014122
-16.48%Jul 21, 202037Sep 10, 202092Jan 22, 2021129
-15.57%Feb 9, 202131Mar 24, 2021
-13.83%Jan 30, 201847Apr 6, 201852Jun 20, 201899
-13.03%Oct 8, 201216Oct 31, 201243Jan 3, 201359
-11.45%Mar 20, 201529Apr 30, 201536Jun 22, 201565

FBTVolatility Chart

Current First Trust Amex Biotechnology Index volatility is 9.50%. 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.


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