Are you getting the best rate from your broker?
Compare your broker's rates now to find out if you can save money

Choose your broker below
Welcome to ETFdb.com. Please help us personalize your experience.

Select the one that best describes you

Netflix is Soaring - Browse ETFs That Have Exposure to Netflix

Etfdb logo
  • ETF
  • FAD
    Pricing Data
    Change: $0.01 (0.0%)
    Time: 07/21/17
    Previous Close: $59.82
  • Category
  • All Cap Equities
Last Updated:



Trading Data

Open: - Volume -
Day Lo - Day Hi -
  • 52 Week Lo: $48.53
  • 52 Week Hi: $60.02
  • AUM: $104.7 M
  • Shares: 1.8 M

Investment Themes

Historical Trading Data

  • 1 Month Avg. Volume: 8,695
  • 3 Month Avg. Volume: 6,280

Alternative ETFs in the All Cap Equities Category

Sign Up for Pro to Unlock Data Sign Up
Type Ticker Expense Ratio Assets Avg. Daily Vol YTD Return
Largest (AUM)
Most Liquid (Volume)
Top YTD Performer

Analyst Report

This ETF offers broad-based exposure to U.S. equity markets, including stocks across a number of different sectors and companies of various sizes. As such, FAD may be appealing to investors building a long-term, buy-and-hold portfolio; this fund covers an asset class that is a core holding of most investor portfolios. FAD is one of the AlphaDEX products from First Trust, meaning that it is linked to an index that employs stock screening tactics with the objective of outperforming simple cap-weighted benchmarks. The AlphaDEX methodology has an impressive track record, so those in hunt of alpha may want to take a closer look at this "enhanced" ETF that is linked to a quant-based index. Those seeking to minimize costs will probably steer clear, as FAD is considerably more expensive than IWZ (which seeks to replicate the Russell 3000 Growth Index). FAB is a trade-off between the potential to beat a broad cap-weighted benchmark (such as the Russell 3000) and increased annual expenses.Those who believe the AlphaDEX methodology can generate alpha over the long term may prefer this fund, while those who believe in efficient markets may want to stick to simple cap-weighting.

Realtime Rating

Sign Up for Pro to Unlock Data Sign Up

Realtime Rating Summary

The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for FAD on several different metrics, including liquidity, expenses, performance, volatility, dividend, concentration of holdings in addition to an overall rating. The "A+ Metric Rated ETF" field, available to ETFdb Pro members, shows the ETF in the All Cap Equities with the highest Metric Realtime Rating for each individual field. To view all of this data, sign up for a free 14-day trial for ETFdb Pro. To view information on how the ETFdb Realtime Ratings work, click here.

Compare to another ETF

View the Category Report

FAD Overall Realtime Rating:

A+ Overall Rated ETF:

Metric Metric Realtime Rating A+ Metric Rated ETF
Liquidity B n/a
Expenses B- n/a

Knowledge Centers

FAD In-Depth Analysis

The following tables and charts contain in-depth metrics for this ETF and compare it to similar peer ETFs within its ETFdb.com Category.

FAD Holdings

Filings Data as of: Jul 21, 2017

Concentration Analysis

This section compares how balanced and deep this ETF is relative to the peer group ETFdb.com Category.

Number of Holdings
Category Low
Category High
% Assets in Top 10
Category Low
Category High
% Assets in Top 15
Category Low
Category High
% Assets in Top 50
Category Low
Category High

Asset Allocation

Asset Percentage
Common equity 99.96%
ETF Cash Component 0.04%

Sector Breakdown

Sector Percentage
Technology 28.4%
Healthcare 17.51%
Financials 14.98%
Consumer, Cyclical 13.97%
Industrials 12.84%
Basic Materials 5.0%
Real Estate 4.06%
Consumer, Non-Cyclical 1.55%
Energy 0.83%
Telecommunications 0.53%
Utilities 0.29%
ETF Cash Component 0.04%

Market Cap Breakdown

Market Cap Percentage
Large cap 36.48%
Mid cap 29.72%
Small cap 24.19%
Micro cap 9.56%
ETF Cash Component 0.04%

Region Breakdown

Region Percentage
North America 97.66%
Europe 1.99%
Middle East 0.13%
Asia 0.11%
Latin America 0.08%
Asia-Pacific 0.04%

Market Tier Breakdown

Region Percentage
United States 97.66%
Developed Markets (ex-US) 2.16%
Emerging Markets 0.11%
Not-designated 0.08%

Country Breakdown

Country Percentage
United States 97.66%
United Kingdom 0.77%
Ireland 0.6%
Netherlands 0.34%
Germany 0.27%
Israel 0.13%
Thailand 0.11%
Puerto Rico 0.08%
Australia 0.04%

FAD Expenses & Fees

This section compares the cost efficiency of this ETF to peers in the same ETFdb.com Category.

Sign Up for Pro to Unlock Data Sign Up

Expenses Ratio Analysis

ETF Average
ETF Wtd. Average
Category Average
Expense Ratio
Category Low
Category High

Commission Free Trading

This ETF is not currently available for commission free trading on any platforms.

Category Commission Free Trading

There are 14 other ETFs in the All Cap Equities ETFdb.com Category that are also eligible for commission free trading:

FAD Performance

This section shows how this ETF has performed relative to its peer group ETFdb.com Category.

1 Week Return
Category Low
Category High
4 Week Return
Category Low
Category High
13 Week Return
Category Low
Category High
26 Week Return
Category Low
Category High
Year to Date Return
Category Low
Category High
1 Year Return
Category Low
Category High
3 Year Return
Category Low
Category High
5 Year Return
Category Low
Category High

Brought to You by Mitre Media


The following charts can be customized to display historical performance in a number of different formats, including line charts, bar charts, and candlesticks. Time periods can be adjusted to increase or decrease the period shown, ranging from five minutes to several months.

The following chart also includes the option to compare the performance of FAD relative to other ETFs and benchmarks or to include indicators such as Bollinger Bands, relative strength, and moving averages.

FAD Valuation

This section shows how the P/E multiple of this ETF compares to the peer group ETFdb.com Category.

Sign Up for Pro to Unlock Data Sign Up
P/E Ratio
Category Low
Category High

FAD Dividend

This section shows how the dividend yield of this ETF compares to the peer group ETFdb.com Category.

Sign Up for Pro to Unlock Data Sign Up
Dividend Date
Annual Dividend Rate
Annual Dividend Yield
Category Low
Category High

FAD Technicals

Sign Up for Pro to Unlock Data Sign Up

Volatility Analysis

This section shows how the volatility of this ETF compares to the peer group ETFdb.com Category.

5 Day Volatility
Category Low
Category High
20 Day Volatility
Category Low
Category High
50 Day Volatility
Category Low
Category High
200 Day Volatility
Category Low
Category High
Category Low
Category High
Standard Deviation
Category Low
Category High


  • 20 Day MA: $58.98
  • 60 Day MA: $58.08
  • MACD 15 Period: 0.72
  • MACD 100 Period: 2.69
  • Williams % Range 10 Day: 12.42
  • Williams % Range 20 Day: 8.48
  • RSI 10 Day: 66
  • RSI 20 Day: 62
  • RSI 30 Day: 61
  • Ultimate Oscillator: 64

Bollinger Brands

  • Lower Bollinger (10 Day): $58.58
  • Upper Bollinger (10 Day): $60.21
  • Lower Bollinger (20 Day): $57.85
  • Upper Bollinger (20 Day): $60.05
  • Lower Bollinger (30 Day): $57.76
  • Upper Bollinger (30 Day): $59.83

Support & Resistance

  • Support Level 1: $59.69
  • Support Level 2: $59.56
  • Resistance Level 1: $59.99
  • Resistance Level 2: $60.16


  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day): 51.06
  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day): 81.35
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day): 63.59
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day): 85.18

Fact Sheet

Fact sheets are issued by the ETF provider and framed by ETFdb.com. Information contained within the fact sheet is not guaranteed to be timely or accurate.

Source: LSEG Information Services (US), Inc. (“LSEG”) © LSEG 2016. All rights in the XTF data, ratings and / or underlying data contained in this communication (“the XTF information”) vest in LSEG and/or its licensors. Neither LSEG nor its licensors accept any liability arising out of the use of, reliance on or any errors or omissions in the XTF information. No further distribution of the XTF information is permitted without LSEG’s express written consent. LSEG does not promote, sponsor or endorse the content of this communication.