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  • ETF
  • FTA
    Pricing Data
    Change: $0.16 (-0.0%)
    Time: 06/21/17
    Previous Close: $50.32
  • Category
  • Large Cap Value Equities
Last Updated:



Trading Data

Open: - Volume -
Day Lo - Day Hi -
  • 52 Week Lo: $36.97
  • 52 Week Hi: $50.78
  • AUM: $1,041.5 M
  • Shares: 20.7 M

Investment Themes

Historical Trading Data

  • 1 Month Avg. Volume: 60,500
  • 3 Month Avg. Volume: 78,486

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Analyst Report

This ETF offers exposure to large cap U.S. equities that are classified as value companies, making FTA a potentially useful tool for those looking to tap into this segment of the domestic stock market or shift exposure towards companies with lower pricing multiples and higher dividend yields. There are a number of ETF options offering exposure to this asset class; FTA is unique because of the methodology it uses to determine holdings. Instead of offering exposure to all large cap value stocks, FTA utilizes a quant-based screening methodology to identify companies deemed to have the greatest potential for capital appreciation. For investors who believe the AlphaDEX methodology is sound and has the ability to generate alpha consistently, FTA may be a very appealing option for accessing large cap value stocks. For those who believe that markets are completely efficient, there are several cheaper options out there, including IWD and VTV. FTA's exposure is somewhat unique compared to more broad-based value ETFs; this fund offers more balanced exposure that breaks the link between market capitalization and index allocation. That feature may be appealing for certain investors, especially those looking for alternatives to cap-weighting.

Realtime Rating

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Realtime Rating Summary

The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for FTA 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 Large Cap Value 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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FTA Overall Realtime Rating:

A+ Overall Rated ETF:

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

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FTA 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.

FTA Holdings

Filings Data as of: Jun 21, 2017

Concentration Analysis

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

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Asset Allocation

Asset Percentage
Common equity 99.75%
ETF Cash Component 0.25%

Sector Breakdown

Sector Percentage
Consumer, Cyclical 19.41%
Financials 18.72%
Utilities 14.92%
Industrials 8.96%
Healthcare 8.3%
Technology 7.69%
Consumer, Non-Cyclical 6.84%
Energy 4.72%
Basic Materials 4.38%
Real Estate 2.46%
Telecommunications 2.22%
Other 1.12%
ETF Cash Component 0.25%

Market Cap Breakdown

Market Cap Percentage
Large cap 60.24%
Mid cap 38.74%
Small cap 0.77%
ETF Cash Component 0.25%

Region Breakdown

Region Percentage
North America 96.67%
Europe 3.33%

Market Tier Breakdown

Region Percentage
United States 96.67%
Developed Markets (ex-US) 3.33%

Country Breakdown

Country Percentage
United States 96.67%
Switzerland 2.01%
United Kingdom 1.32%

FTA 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

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Commission Free Trading

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

Category Commission Free Trading

There are 29 other ETFs in the Large Cap Value Equities ETFdb.com Category that are also eligible for commission free trading:

FTA Performance

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

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

FTA Valuation

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

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FTA Dividend

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

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FTA Technicals

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Volatility Analysis

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

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  • 20 Day MA: $50.11
  • 60 Day MA: $49.47
  • MACD 15 Period: -0.16
  • MACD 100 Period: 0.91
  • Williams % Range 10 Day: 72.94
  • Williams % Range 20 Day: 36.69
  • RSI 10 Day: 51
  • RSI 20 Day: 55
  • RSI 30 Day: 56
  • Ultimate Oscillator: 52

Bollinger Brands

  • Lower Bollinger (10 Day): $50.04
  • Upper Bollinger (10 Day): $50.79
  • Lower Bollinger (20 Day): $49.23
  • Upper Bollinger (20 Day): $50.94
  • Lower Bollinger (30 Day): $48.48
  • Upper Bollinger (30 Day): $51.00

Support & Resistance

  • Support Level 1: $50.01
  • Support Level 2: $49.86
  • Resistance Level 1: $50.37
  • Resistance Level 2: $50.58


  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day): 43.45
  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day): 40.16
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day): 58.00
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day): 57.62

Fact Sheet

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