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First Trust Strategic Income ETF (FDIV)

ETF · Currency in USD · Last updated May 21, 2022

FDIV is an actively managed ETF by First Trust. FDIV launched on Aug 13, 2014 and has a 0.87% expense ratio.

ETF Info

Trading Data

  • Previous Close$45.85
  • Year Range$45.85 - $50.84
  • EMA (50)$47.30
  • EMA (200)$48.54
  • Average Volume$13.91K

FDIVShare Price Chart


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FDIVPerformance

The chart shows the growth of $10,000 invested in First Trust Strategic Income ETF on Aug 15, 2014 and compares it to the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. It would be worth nearly $12,414 for a total return of roughly 24.14%. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends.


FDIV (First Trust Strategic Income ETF)
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FDIVReturns in periods

Returns over 1 year are annualized

PeriodReturnBenchmark
1M-3.19%-11.18%
YTD-8.82%-18.16%
6M-7.66%-16.80%
1Y-6.11%-5.50%
5Y2.07%10.38%
10Y2.92%8.61%

FDIVMonthly Returns Heatmap


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FDIVSharpe 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 Strategic Income ETF Sharpe ratio is -0.89. 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.


FDIV (First Trust Strategic Income ETF)
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FDIVDividend History

First Trust Strategic Income ETF granted a 3.90% dividend yield in the last twelve months, as of May 21, 2022. The annual payout for that period amounted to $1.79 per share.


PeriodTTM20212020201920182017201620152014
Dividend$1.79$1.92$2.00$2.02$2.38$1.95$1.92$1.76$0.61

Dividend yield

3.90%3.81%4.36%4.29%5.84%4.55%4.76%4.89%1.61%

FDIVDrawdowns Chart

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


FDIV (First Trust Strategic Income ETF)
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FDIVWorst Drawdowns

The table below shows the maximum drawdowns of the First Trust Strategic Income 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 Strategic Income ETF is 27.86%, recorded on Mar 23, 2020. It took 261 trading sessions for the portfolio to recover.


Depth

Start

To Bottom

Bottom

To Recover

End

Total

-27.86%Oct 15, 2019110Mar 23, 2020261Apr 6, 2021371
-13.34%Aug 13, 201594Jan 20, 201676May 27, 2016170
-9.81%Jan 14, 202286May 18, 2022
-8.84%Jan 29, 2018229Dec 24, 201837Feb 19, 2019266
-5.5%Jul 14, 201615Aug 8, 2016116Jan 25, 2017131
-5.47%May 31, 201622Jul 5, 20165Jul 13, 201627
-4.49%Jul 29, 201914Aug 15, 20196Aug 23, 201920
-3.97%Nov 24, 201414Dec 15, 201421Jan 23, 201535
-3.89%Sep 2, 201432Oct 15, 201412Oct 31, 201444
-3.82%May 26, 201544Aug 5, 20154Aug 12, 201548

FDIVVolatility Chart

Current First Trust Strategic Income ETF volatility is 3.48%. 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.


FDIV (First Trust Strategic Income ETF)
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