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QQEW
First Trust Nasdaq-100 Equal Weighted Index Fund

Price: $108.21
Change: $0.98 (-0.01%)
Last Updated:

Vitals

Investment Themes

Analyst Report

This ETF offers exposure to one of the world's most widely-followed equity benchmarks, but with a twist; weighting each of the component securities equally. While QQQ is well known among investors, this ETF has some appeal to those constructing a long-term, balanced portfolio as its equal-weighting methodology mitigates some of the impact from the heavy tech weighting. However, the sheer number of tech companies in the Nasdaq ensures that even with this equal-weighting, the fund is heavily dependent on technology names. QQEW should be used by more long-term investors while traders should seek out the more liquid QQQ instead. QQQ has penny-wide spreads and can be a nice tool for those looking to quickly establish a position in U.S. equity markets. But investors building a retirement portfolio or maintaining a longer-term objective would be better served by looking at this often forgotten fund from First Trust instead if they are dead-set on obtaining broad exposure to the Nasdaq-100.

Trading Data

Open - Volume -
Day Lo - Day Hi -
  • Open
  • Volume
  • Day Lo
  • Day Hi
  • 52 Week Lo $76.85
  • 52 Week Hi $109.59
  • AUM $1,269.7 M
  • Shares 11.8 M

Historical Trading Data

  • 1 Month Avg. Volume 42,735
  • 3 Month Avg. Volume 70,411

Alternative ETFs in the Large Cap Growth Equities Category

Type Symbol Expense Ratio Assets Avg. Daily Vol YTD Return
Cheapest SFY 0.00% $250.5 M 87,412 11.45%
Largest (AUM) SPY 0.09% $361.4 B 74 M 11.34%
Most Liquid (Volume) SPY 0.09% $361.4 B 74 M 11.34%
Top YTD Performer ALTL 0.60% $100.8 M 26,822 27.65%

Top 15 Holdings

Concentration Analysis

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

103
Number of Holdings
12.13%
% Assets in Top 10
17.66%
% Assets in Top 15
54.02%
% Assets in Top 50
Number of Holdings
103

% Assets in Top 10
12.13%

% Assets in Top 15
17.66%

% Assets in Top 50
54.02%

QQEW Valuation

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

P/E Ratio
34.55

QQEW Dividend

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

Dividend
$0.08
Dividend Date
2021-03-25
Annual Dividend Rate
$0.33

$0.08
Dividend
2021-03-25
Dividend Date
$0.33
Annual Dividend Rate
Annual Dividend Yield
0.30%

QQEW Fund Flows

View charts featuring ETF fund flow data.

5 Day Net Flows: 54.06 M 1 Month Net Flows: 54.08 M 3 Month Net Flows: -7.97 M 6 Month Net Flows: 22.79 M 1 Year Net Flows: 110.16 M 3 Year Net Flows: 216.31 M 5 Year Net Flows: 217.31 M 10 Year Net Flows: 409.5 M

Realtime Rating

The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for QQEW 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 Growth 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 B+ n/a
Expenses C+ n/a
Performance
Volatility
Dividend
Concentration

A+ Overall Rated ETF:

QQEW Expenses & Fees

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

Expenses Ratio Analysis

ETF Average
0.541%
ETF Wtd. Average
0.19%
Category Average
0.37%
Expense Ratio
0.58%
ESG Themes and Scores
6.59/10
ESG Score
67.6%
Global Percentile
83.32%
Peer Percentile
    • Revenue Exposure to Environmental Impact (%)
      Higher is better, no ESG score impact
    • Severe Environment Controversies (%)
      Lower improves ESG score
    • Sustainable Impact Solutions (%)
      10.78%
      Higher is better, no ESG score impact
    • Weighted Average Carbon Intensity (Tons of CO2e / $M Sales)
      128.93
      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 (%)
      10.78%
      Higher is better, no ESG score impact
    • SRI Exclusion Criteria (%)
      3.05%
      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

QQEW Performance

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

-0.71%
1 Week Return
3.11%
4 Week Return
6.40%
13 Week Return
7.59%
26 Week Return
7.36%
Year to Date Return
36.52%
1 Year Return
74.66%
3 Year Return
166.04%
5 Year Return
1 Week Return
-0.71%

4 Week Return
3.11%

13 Week Return
6.40%

26 Week Return
7.59%

Year to Date Return
7.36%

1 Year Return
36.52%

3 Year Return
74.66%

5 Year Return
166.04%

QQEW Price and Volume Chart

Sector Breakdown

Asset Percentage
Share/Common/Ordinary 94.64%
American Depositary Receipt 5.27%
CASH 0.05%
Sector Percentage
Technology Services 28.98%
Electronic Technology 16.96%
Health Technology 15.07%
Consumer Services 11.23%
Retail Trade 8.62%
Consumer Non-Durables 4.95%
Producer Manufacturing 3.15%
Utilities 2.95%
Consumer Durables 2.87%
Commercial Services 1.11%
Communications 1.1%
Transportation 0.99%
Distribution Services 0.99%
Finance 0.94%
CASH 0.05%
Market Cap Percentage
Large 100.0%
Mid 0.0%
Small 0.0%
Micro 0.0%
Region Percentage
North, Central and South America 99.91%
Other 0.05%
Region Percentage
Country Percentage
United States 89.69%
China 4.1%
Netherlands 2.08%
Australia 1.11%
Canada 1.05%
Argentina 0.94%
Israel 0.94%
Other 0.05%
Asset Percentage
Share/Common/Ordinary 94.64%
American Depositary Receipt 5.27%
CASH 0.05%

QQEW Technicals

Volatility Analysis

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

5 Day Volatility
215.13%
Rank
19 of 206

20 Day Volatility
11.11%
Rank
46 of 206

50 Day Volatility
15.21%
Rank
48 of 206

200 Day Volatility
20.88%
Rank
38 of 203

Beta
1.04
Rank
41 of 206

Standard Deviation
9.52%
Rank
40 of 185

Technicals

  • 20 Day MA $107.36
  • 60 Day MA $106.13
  • MACD 15 Period 0.41
  • MACD 100 Period 3.19
  • Williams % Range 10 Day 53.08
  • Williams % Range 20 Day 29.30
  • RSI 10 Day 55
  • RSI 20 Day 55
  • RSI 30 Day 55
  • Ultimate Oscillator 60

Bollinger Brands

  • Lower Bollinger (10 Day) $107.23
  • Upper Bollinger (10 Day) $109.48
  • Lower Bollinger (20 Day) $105.04
  • Upper Bollinger (20 Day) $109.64
  • Lower Bollinger (30 Day) $101.69
  • Upper Bollinger (30 Day) $110.41

Support & Resistance

  • Support Level 1 $107.86
  • Support Level 2 $107.50
  • Resistance Level 1 $108.70
  • Resistance Level 2 $109.19

Stochastic

  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day) 51.53
  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day) 61.02
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day) 59.12
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day) 70.50

Fact Sheet

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