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First Trust Tactical High Yield ETF (HYLS)

ETF · Currency in USD
ISIN
US33738D4088
CUSIP
33738D408
Issuer
First Trust
Inception Date
Feb 27, 2013
Region
North America (U.S.)
Category
High Yield Bonds
Expense Ratio
1.01%
Index Tracked
No Index (Active)
ETF Home Page
www.ftportfolios.com
Asset Class
Bond

HYLSPrice Chart


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HYLSPerformance

The chart shows the growth of $10,000 invested in First Trust Tactical High Yield ETF on Feb 28, 2013 and compares it to the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. It would be worth nearly $15,509 for a total return of roughly 55.09%. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends.


HYLS (First Trust Tactical High Yield ETF)
Benchmark (S&P 500)

HYLSReturns in periods

Returns over 1 year are annualized

PeriodReturnBenchmark
YTD-0.52%-2.17%
1M0.29%0.62%
6M0.85%6.95%
1Y2.52%22.39%
5Y5.02%15.44%
10Y5.07%13.49%

HYLSMonthly Returns Heatmap


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HYLSSharpe 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 Tactical High Yield ETF Sharpe ratio is 0.78. A Sharpe ratio between 0 and 1.0 is considered sub-optimal.

The chart below displays rolling 12-month Sharpe Ratio.


HYLS (First Trust Tactical High Yield ETF)
Benchmark (S&P 500)

HYLSDividends

First Trust Tactical High Yield ETF granted a 5.51% dividend yield in the last twelve months, as of Jan 15, 2022. The annual payout for that period amounted to $2.62 per share.


PeriodTTM202120202019201820172016201520142013
Dividend$2.62$2.62$2.48$2.51$2.61$2.69$2.59$2.87$2.87$2.63

Dividend yield

5.51%5.48%5.37%5.74%6.82%6.85%7.03%8.45%8.47%7.90%

HYLSDrawdowns Chart

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


HYLS (First Trust Tactical High Yield ETF)
Benchmark (S&P 500)

HYLSWorst Drawdowns

The table below shows the maximum drawdowns of the First Trust Tactical High Yield 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 Tactical High Yield ETF is 22.99%, recorded on Mar 20, 2020. It took 96 trading sessions for the portfolio to recover.


Depth

Start

To Bottom

Bottom

To Recover

End

Total

-22.99%Feb 13, 202026Mar 20, 202096Aug 6, 2020122
-7.46%Jun 3, 2015160Jan 20, 201697Jun 8, 2016257
-5.73%Jul 7, 2014115Dec 16, 201449Feb 27, 2015164
-5.69%Oct 2, 201858Dec 24, 201825Jan 31, 201983
-5.54%May 23, 201322Jun 24, 201381Oct 17, 2013103
-2.83%Oct 25, 201614Nov 11, 201634Jan 3, 201748
-2.01%Jan 9, 201852Mar 23, 201885Jul 25, 2018137
-1.89%Sep 3, 202016Sep 25, 202011Oct 12, 202027
-1.79%Jun 9, 201613Jun 27, 20167Jul 7, 201620
-1.73%Sep 17, 202150Nov 26, 202117Dec 21, 202167

HYLSVolatility Chart

Current First Trust Tactical High Yield ETF volatility is 4.82%. 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.


HYLS (First Trust Tactical High Yield ETF)
Benchmark (S&P 500)

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