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FVD
First Trust Value Line Dividend Index

Price: $36.12
Change: $0.38 (-0.01%)
Last Updated:

Vitals

Trading Data

Open - Volume -
Day Lo - Day Hi -
  • Open
  • Volume
  • Day Lo
  • Day Hi
  • 52 Week Lo $29.60
  • 52 Week Hi $36.78
  • AUM $10,191.5 M
  • Shares 279.1 M

Investment Themes

Historical Trading Data

  • 1 Month Avg. Volume 1,750,495
  • 3 Month Avg. Volume 1,397,362

Alternative ETFs in the Large Cap Blend Equities Category

Type Symbol Expense Ratio Assets Avg. Daily Vol YTD Return
Cheapest LSLT 0.00% $10.3 M 1,995 1.96%
Largest (AUM) VTV 0.04% $55.8 B 1 M -1.44%
Most Liquid (Volume) IWD 0.19% $41.5 B 2 M -1.20%
Top YTD Performer PTNQ 0.65% $765.3 M 85,463 2.68%

Top 10 Holdings

Concentration Analysis

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

Number of Holdings
202
Low: USEP (1)
Rank:
% Assets in Top 10
5.43%
Rank:
% Assets in Top 15
8.09%
Rank:
% Assets in Top 50
26.31%
Rank:
202
Number of Holdings
5.43%
% Assets in Top 10
8.09%
% Assets in Top 15
26.31%
% Assets in Top 50

202
Number of Holdings
5.43%
% Assets in Top 10
8.09%
% Assets in Top 15
26.31%
% Assets in Top 50
Number of Holdings
202

% Assets in Top 10
5.43%

% Assets in Top 15
8.09%

% Assets in Top 50
26.31%

Sector Breakdown

Asset Percentage
Common equity 99.73%
ETF Cash Component 0.27%
Sector Percentage
Utilities 21.55%
Financials 19.02%
Industrials 13.24%
Consumer, Non-Cyclical 10.82%
Healthcare 6.89%
Technology 6.05%
Real Estate 5.14%
Consumer, Cyclical 4.46%
Communications 4.37%
Other 3.45%
Basic Materials 2.45%
Energy 2.29%
ETF Cash Component 0.27%
Market Cap Percentage
Large cap 62.95%
Mid cap 21.52%
Small cap 12.84%
Micro cap 2.42%
ETF Cash Component 0.27%
Region Percentage
North America 89.38%
Europe 8.37%
Asia 1.01%
Asia-Pacific 0.98%
ETF Cash Component 0.27%
Region Percentage
United States 82.83%
Developed Markets (ex-US) 15.89%
Emerging Markets 1.01%
ETF Cash Component 0.27%
Country Percentage
United States 82.83%
Canada 6.55%
United Kingdom 2.97%
Switzerland 1.97%
Japan 0.98%
France 0.94%
Germany 0.53%
India 0.52%
Denmark 0.52%
Spain 0.5%
Taiwan 0.48%
Netherlands 0.48%
Belgium 0.46%
ETF Cash Component 0.27%
Asset Percentage
Common equity 99.73%
ETF Cash Component 0.27%

FVD Valuation

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

P/E Ratio
19.47
Rank:
P/E Ratio
19.47

FVD Dividend

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

Dividend
$0.20
Dividend Date
2019-12-13
Annual Dividend Rate
$0.73

$0.20
Dividend
2019-12-13
Dividend Date
$0.73
Annual Dividend Rate
Annual Dividend Yield
2.00%
Rank:
Annual Dividend Yield
2.00%

FVD Fund Flows

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

Realtime Rating

The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for FVD 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 Blend 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.

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

A+ Overall Rated ETF:

Analyst Report

This unique ETF gives investors an opportunity to access stocks of dividend paying companies, an asset class that may have appeal to long-term investors looking to maximize current returns from the equity portion of their portfolios or to those with more of a short-term focus looking to capitalize on bargain prices among value stocks. FVD relies on rankings assigned by Value Line, a research company that analyzes stocks using a proprietary methodology. As such, FVD is one of the ETFs that blurs the lines between active and passive management, seeking to replicate an index that employs quant-based analysis to determine its holdings. FVD gives investors balanced exposure to dividend-paying stocks, spreading exposure across a variety of sectors and market capitalizations and avoiding any significant concentrations in individual securities. The relatively narrow focus of this fund may limit its usefulness to investors seeking broad exposure, though FVD can be useful for those looking to focus on dividends and who believe the underlying Value Line methodology is sound. A potential drawback of this ETF is fees; FVD is considerably more expensive than most dividend ETFs, such as VTV.

FVD Expenses & Fees

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

Expenses Ratio Analysis

ETF Average
0.544%
ETF Wtd. Average
0.19%
Category Average
0.48%
ESG Themes and Scores
6.2/10
ESG Score
69.95%
Global Percentile
84.94%
Peer Percentile
    • Revenue Exposure to Environmental Impact (%)
      Higher is better, no ESG score impact
    • Severe Environment Controversies (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Sustainable Impact Solutions (%)
      5.15%
      Higher is better, no ESG score impact
    • Weighted Average Carbon Intensity (Tons of CO2e / $M Sales)
      595.5
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Fossil Fuel Reserves (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • High Impact Fossil Fuel Reserves (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Water Stress High Risk Business Segment (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Water Stress High Risk Geography (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Water Stress Exposure Moderate (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Water Stress Exposure High (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Water Stress Exposure Low (%)
      Higher improves ESG score
    • Revenue Exposure to Energy Efficiency (%)
      Higher is better, no ESG score impact
    • Revenue Exposure to Alternative Energy (%)
      Higher is better, no ESG score impact
    • Revenue Exposure to Green Building (%)
      Higher is better, no ESG score impact
    • Revenue Exposure to Pollution Prevention (%)
      Higher is better, no ESG score impact
    • Revenue Exposure to Water Sustainability (%)
      Higher is better, no ESG score impact
    • Revenue Exposure to Social Impact (%)
      Higher is better, no ESG score impact
    • Sustainable Impact Solutions (%)
      5.15%
      Higher is better, no ESG score impact
    • SRI Exclusion Criteria (%)
      11.75%
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Revenue Exposure to Affordable Real Estate (%)
      Higher is better, no ESG score impact
    • Revenue Exposure to Education (%)
      Higher is better, no ESG score impact
    • Revenue Exposure to Major Disease Treatment (%)
      Higher is better, no ESG score impact
    • Revenue Exposure to Nutrition (%)
      Higher is better, no ESG score impact
    • Revenue Exposure to Sanitation (%)
      Higher is better, no ESG score impact
    • Revenue Exposure to SME Finance (%)
      Higher is better, no ESG score impact
    • Human Rights Norms Violation (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Human Rights Norms Violation OR Watch List (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Severe Human Rights Controversies (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Labor Norms Violation (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Labor Norms Violation OR Watch List (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Severe Labor Controversies (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Severe Customer Controversies (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Global Compact Compliance Violation (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Global Compact Compliance Violation OR Watch List (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Catholic Values Fail (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Islamic Non-Compliant (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Adult Entertainment Involvement (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Alcohol Involvement (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Gambling Involvement (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Nuclear Power Involvement (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Tobacco Involvement (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Weapons Involvement (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Controversies Weapons Involvement (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Civilian Firearms Involvement (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Civilian Firearms Retailer (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Civilian Firearms Producer (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Direct Predatory Lending Involvement (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Genetic Engineering Involvement (%)
      Higher is worse, no ESG score impact
    • Severe Governance Controversies (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Board Flag (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Lack of Independent Board Majority (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Board Independence (0-25%) (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Board Independence (25-50%) (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Board Independence (50-75%) (%)
      Higher improves ESG score
    • Board Independence (75-100%) (%)
      Higher improves ESG score
    • No Female Directors (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Three OR More Female Directors (%)
      Higher improves ESG score
    • Females Represent 30% of Directors (%)
      Higher improves ESG score
    • Entrenched Board (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Overboarding (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Negative Director Votes (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Ownership AND Control Flag (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • One Share One Vote (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • No Annual Director Elections (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Does Not Use Majority Voting (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Significant Votes Against Pay Practices (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Controlling Shareholder (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Controlling Shareholder Concerns (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Cross Shareholdings (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Poison Pill (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Pay Flag (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • No Pay Performance Link (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Lack of Internal Pay Equity (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Executive Pay Non-Disclosure (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Accounting Flag (%)
      Lower improves ESG score

FVD Performance

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

1 Week Return
-1.45%
Rank:
4 Week Return
0.53%
Rank:
13 Week Return
Rank:
26 Week Return
6.29%
Rank:
Year to Date Return
0.25%
Rank:
1 Year Return
20.82%
Rank:
3 Year Return
36.46%
Rank:
5 Year Return
Rank:
-1.45%
1 Week Return
0.53%
4 Week Return
3.86%
13 Week Return
6.29%
26 Week Return
0.25%
Year to Date Return
20.82%
1 Year Return
36.46%
3 Year Return
64.72%
5 Year Return

-1.45%
1 Week Return
0.53%
4 Week Return
3.86%
13 Week Return
6.29%
26 Week Return
0.25%
Year to Date Return
20.82%
1 Year Return
36.46%
3 Year Return
64.72%
5 Year Return
1 Week Return
-1.45%

4 Week Return
0.53%

13 Week Return
3.86%

26 Week Return
6.29%

Year to Date Return
0.25%

1 Year Return
20.82%

3 Year Return
36.46%

5 Year Return
64.72%

FVD Charts

FVD Technicals

Volatility Analysis

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

Technicals

  • 20 Day MA $36.17
  • 60 Day MA $35.63
  • MACD 15 Period -0.12
  • MACD 100 Period 0.99
  • Williams % Range 10 Day 75.86
  • Williams % Range 20 Day 60.00
  • RSI 10 Day 46
  • RSI 20 Day 54
  • RSI 30 Day 57
  • Ultimate Oscillator 53

Bollinger Brands

  • Lower Bollinger (10 Day) $35.97
  • Upper Bollinger (10 Day) $36.85
  • Lower Bollinger (20 Day) $35.54
  • Upper Bollinger (20 Day) $36.77
  • Lower Bollinger (30 Day) $35.42
  • Upper Bollinger (30 Day) $36.66

Support & Resistance

  • Support Level 1 $36.05
  • Support Level 2 $35.99
  • Resistance Level 1 $36.23
  • Resistance Level 2 $36.35

Stochastic

  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day) 41.14
  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day) 46.94
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day) 56.71
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day) 68.85

Fact Sheet

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