FTW - Taiwan AlphaDEX Fund

Description: The index employs the AlphaDEX stock selection methodology which uses fundamental growth and value factors to objectively select stocks from the S&P Taiwan BMI universe which may generate positive alpha relative to traditional passive indices.

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FTW - Profile


Summary Data for FTW

52 Week Lo: $29.58 52 Week Hi: $39.36
AUM: $26.1 M Shares: 0.8 M
Avg. Volume (1 month) 12,609 Avg. Volume (3 month) 16,177
Filings Data as of:

FTW - Holdings

Top Ten Holdings

  1. AU Optronics Corp 2409: 4.53%
  2. Far Eastern New Century Corp 1402: 4.33%
  3. Innolux Corp 3481: 4.24%
  4. Largan Precision Co Ltd LGANF: 4.08%
  5. Advanced Semiconductor Engineering Inc 2311: 4.06%
  6. Foxconn Technology Co Ltd FXCOF: 3.89%
  7. Hon Hai Precision Ind Co Ltd HNHAF: 3.83%
  8. United Microelectronics Corp 2303: 3.76%
  9. Inotera Memories Inc 3474: 3.71%
  10. Catcher Technology Co Ltd 2474: 3.61%
%Assets in Top 10: 40.03%
Total Holdings: 42.0

FTW Asset Allocation


Asset Percentage
U.S. Stocks 0.0%
International Stocks 99.45%
U.S. Bonds 0.0%
International Bonds 0.0%
Preferred Stock 0.0%
Convertibles 0.0%
Cash 0.55%
Other 0.0%

FTW Sector Breakdown


Sector Percentage
Technology 66.18%
Consumer Cyclical 10.87%
Financial Services 8.21%
Basic Materials 7.99%
Communication Services 3.35%
Industrials 2.03%
Consumer Defensive 0.81%
Real Estate 0.0%
Energy 0.0%
Health Care 0.0%
Utilities 0.0%

FTW Market Cap Breakdown


Market Cap Percentage
Giant 16.5%
Large 79.46%
Medium 0.0%
Small 3.5%
Micro 0.0%

FTW Region Breakdown


Region Percentage
Asia (Developed) 99.45%
Middle East 0.0%
Australia 0.0%
Japan 0.0%
Asia (Emerging) 0.0%
Africa 0.0%
Europe 0.0%
Latin America 0.0%
Canada 0.0%
U.S. 0.0%
Region Percentage
Developed 99.45%
Emerging 0.0%

FTW Country Breakdown


Country Percentage
Taiwan 99.45%
Other 0.55%
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FTW - Fact Sheet

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

FTW - Fundamentals

FTW Performance

1 Week Return: 3.22%
2 Week Return: 1.95%
4 Week Return: -2.32%
13 Week Return: -10.00%
26 Week Return: 5.72%
YTD Return: 8.66%
1 Year Return: 11.12%
3 Year Return: n/a
5 Year Return: n/a

FTW Expenses & Fees

  • Expense Ratio: 0.80%
  • Category: Asia Pacific Equities
  • Category Range: 0.12% to 1.22%
  • Category Average: 0.58%

FTW Valuation

P/E Ratio: n/a
Beta: 1.39
20 Day Moving Average: $34.71
60 Day Moving Average: $36.63

FTW Dividend

Annual Dividend Rate: $0.19
Dividend Date: 2014-09-23
Dividend: $0.19
Annual Dividend Yield %: 0.54%

FTW Volatility

5 Day Volatility: 41.99%
20 Day Volatility: 21.49%
50 Day Volatility: 19.58%
200 Day Volatility: 20.16%
Standard Deviation: n/a

FTW - Technicals

FTW Technicals

20 Day MA: $34.71
60 Day MA: $36.63
MACD 15 Period: 0.08
MACD 100 Period: -2.24
Williams % Range 10 Day: 12.50
Williams % Range 20 Day: 50.00
RSI 10 Day: 47
RSI 20 Day: 43
RSI 30 Day: 44
Ultimate Oscillator: 55

FTW Bollinger Bands

Lower Bollinger (10 Day): $33.33
Upper Bollinger (10 Day): $34.91
Lower Bollinger (20 Day): $33.23
Upper Bollinger (20 Day): $36.16
Lower Bollinger (30 Day): $33.15
Upper Bollinger (30 Day): $37.35

FTW Support & Resistance

Support Level 1: $34.42
Support Level 2: $34.26
Resistance Level 1: $34.67
Resistance Level 2: $34.76

FTW Stochastic

Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day): 58.88
Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day): 73.99
Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day): 53.48
Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day): 66.43

FTW Volatility

5 Day Volatility: 41.99%
20 Day Volatility: 21.49%
50 Day Volatility: 19.58%
200 Day Volatility: 20.16%
Standard Deviation: n/a

FTW - ETFdb Realtime Rating & Analyst Report

FTW is a passive ETF that seeks to replicate Defined Taiwan Index. The index employs the AlphaDEX stock selection methodology which uses fundamental growth and value factors to objectively select stocks from the S&P Taiwan BMI universe which may generate positive alpha relative to traditional passive indices.

ETFdb Category Expense Ratio Inception Date Issuer Structure YTD Return *
Asia Pacific Equities 0.8 2012-02-15 First Trust ETF +8.66%

FTW Realtime Rating: By Metric

Metric Metric Realtime Rating A+ Metric Rated ETF
Liquidity C+
Expenses C
Performance ETFdb Pro Members Only
Volatility ETFdb Pro Members Only
Dividend ETFdb Pro Members Only
Concentration ETFdb Pro Members Only

The first adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for FTW on several different metrics, including liquidity, expenses, performance, volatility, dividend, and concentration of holdings. The "A+ Metric Rated ETF" field, available to ETFdb Pro members, shows the ETF in the Asia Pacific Equities ETFdb Category with the highest Metric Realtime Rating for each individual field.

FTW Realtime Rating: Overall

ETFdb Rating Type Overall Rating A+ Overall Rated ETF
Realtime Rating (Overall) ETFdb Pro Members Only ETFdb Pro Members Only

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ETFdb Analyst Report for FTW

This ETF utilizes the AlphaDEX strategy to invest in the Taiwanese stock market. This methodology involves a quantitative screening methodology designed to identify the stocks from a specific universe that have the greatest potential for capital appreciation. Specifically, stocks from the eligibl...

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