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  • ETF
  • FPA
    Pricing Data
    $34.36
    Change: $0.13 (-0.0%)
    Time: 09/20/17
    Previous Close: $34.49
  • Category
  • Asia Pacific Equities
Last Updated:

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Trading Data

Open: - Volume -
Day Lo - Day Hi -
  • 52 Week Lo: $26.70
  • 52 Week Hi: $34.67
  • AUM: $50.1 M
  • Shares: 1.5 M

Investment Themes

Historical Trading Data

  • 1 Month Avg. Volume: 12,057
  • 3 Month Avg. Volume: 8,375

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Largest (AUM)
Most Liquid (Volume)
Top YTD Performer

Analyst Report

This ETF offers exposure to a handful of developed economies in Asia, including South Korea, Hong Kong, Australia and Singapore but excluding Japan. As such, this fund may be appealing to those who are looking to tilt developed markets exposure towards Asia, but are skeptical of Japan's ability to generate meaningful GDP growth. Many of the underlying economies are included in broad-based international ETFs, so beware double-dipping on some of these markets (though FPA can be useful for a tactical overweight position). While there are multiple Asia ex-Japan ETFs available, FPA is unique because of the methodology underlying the related index. This ETF is part of the AlphaDEX suite of ETFs from First Trust that are linked to indexes utilizing quant-based screens in an attempt to identify the stocks poised to outperform their broad peer group. In exchange for this advanced methodology, investors will have to pay a bit more; FPA is a bit more expensive than cap-weighted ETF options such as AAXJ and EPP (though the gap is relatively small compared to expense differentials among U.S equity funds). For those who believe that the AlphaDEX methodology has the ability to generate excess returns over the long run, this ETF may be very appealing as a way of overweighting developed Asian economies in a long-term portfolio or for establishing a short-term tactical tilt towards this region. For those looking to minimize fees or skeptical about the ability of the methodology to add value, EPP may be a better option.

Realtime Rating

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Realtime Rating Summary

The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for FPA 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 Asia Pacific 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.

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FPA Overall Realtime Rating:

A+ Overall Rated ETF:

Metric Metric Realtime Rating A+ Metric Rated ETF
Liquidity B+ n/a
Expenses C n/a
Performance
Volatility
Dividend
Concentration

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FPA 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.

FPA Holdings

Filings Data as of: Sep 19, 2017

Concentration Analysis

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

Number of Holdings
Rank:
98
Category Low
Category High
% Assets in Top 10
Rank:
19.53%
Category Low
Category High
% Assets in Top 15
Rank:
27.28%
Category Low
Category High
% Assets in Top 50
Rank:
70.17%
Category Low
Category High

Asset Allocation

Asset Percentage
Common equity 99.45%
ETF Cash Component 0.55%

Sector Breakdown

Sector Percentage
Real Estate 26.64%
Basic Materials 13.37%
Technology 13.09%
Consumer, Cyclical 11.59%
Industrials 9.06%
Financials 7.65%
Consumer, Non-Cyclical 6.31%
Energy 5.31%
Utilities 2.95%
Telecommunications 2.45%
Healthcare 1.04%
ETF Cash Component 0.55%

Market Cap Breakdown

Market Cap Percentage
Large cap 86.47%
Mid cap 12.97%
ETF Cash Component 0.55%

Region Breakdown

Region Percentage
Asia-Pacific 49.7%
Asia 43.29%
Europe 5.79%
North America 1.23%

Market Tier Breakdown

Region Percentage
Developed Markets (ex-US) 55.49%
Emerging Markets 43.29%
United States 1.23%

Country Breakdown

Country Percentage
South Korea 42.09%
Hong Kong 23.92%
Australia 19.16%
Singapore 6.62%
United Kingdom 5.79%
United States 1.23%
China 1.19%

FPA Expenses & Fees

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

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Expenses Ratio Analysis

ETF Average
0.568%
ETF Wtd. Average
0.23%
Category Average
0.60%
Expense Ratio
Rank:
0.80%
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 8 other ETFs in the Asia Pacific Equities ETFdb.com Category that are also eligible for commission free trading:

FPA Performance

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

1 Week Return
Rank:
0.29%
Category Low
Category High
4 Week Return
Rank:
1.90%
Category Low
Category High
13 Week Return
Rank:
6.23%
Category Low
Category High
26 Week Return
Rank:
11.74%
Category Low
Category High
Year to Date Return
Rank:
27.73%
Category Low
Category High
1 Year Return
Rank:
18.60%
Category Low
Category High
3 Year Return
Rank:
18.49%
Category Low
Category High
5 Year Return
Rank:
49.88%
Category Low
Category High

FPA Fund Flows

This section compares the fund flows of this ETF to peers in the same ETFdb.com Category.

1 Week Fund Flow
Rank:
No Ranking Available
Category Low
Category High
4 Week Fund Flow
Rank:
No Ranking Available
Category Low
Category High
13 Week Fund Flow
Rank:
$1.6 M
Category Low
Category High
26 Week Fund Flow
Rank:
$6.5 M
Category Low
Category High
Year to Date Fund Flow
Rank:
$8.0 M
Category Low
Category High
1 Year Fund Flow
Rank:
$9.4 M
Category Low
Category High
3 Year Fund Flow
Rank:
‑$94.9 M
Category Low
Category High
5 Year Fund Flow
Rank:
$45.5 M
Category Low
Category High

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Charts

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 FPA relative to other ETFs and benchmarks or to include indicators such as Bollinger Bands, relative strength, and moving averages.

FPA Valuation

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

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P/E Ratio
Rank:
10.23
Category Low
Category High

FPA Dividend

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

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Dividend
$0.16
Dividend Date
2017-06-22
Annual Dividend Rate
$0.73
Annual Dividend Yield
Rank:
2.10%
Category Low
Category High

FPA Technicals

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Volatility Analysis

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

5 Day Volatility
Rank:
30.94%
Category Low
Category High
20 Day Volatility
Rank:
9.24%
Category Low
Category High
50 Day Volatility
Rank:
12.49%
Category Low
Category High
200 Day Volatility
Rank:
11.92%
Category Low
Category High
Beta
Rank:
0.84
Category Low
Category High
Standard Deviation
Rank:
2.36%
Category Low
Category High

Technicals

  • 20 Day MA: $34.14
  • 60 Day MA: $33.68
  • MACD 15 Period: 0.12
  • MACD 100 Period: 1.30
  • Williams % Range 10 Day: 48.84
  • Williams % Range 20 Day: 29.03
  • RSI 10 Day: 55
  • RSI 20 Day: 56
  • RSI 30 Day: 56
  • Ultimate Oscillator: 54

Bollinger Brands

  • Lower Bollinger (10 Day): $34.08
  • Upper Bollinger (10 Day): $34.66
  • Lower Bollinger (20 Day): $33.58
  • Upper Bollinger (20 Day): $34.70
  • Lower Bollinger (30 Day): $33.03
  • Upper Bollinger (30 Day): $34.76

Support & Resistance

  • Support Level 1: $34.08
  • Support Level 2: $33.79
  • Resistance Level 1: $34.64
  • Resistance Level 2: $34.91

Stochastic

  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day): 47.52
  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day): 57.05
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day): 51.56
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day): 61.23

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