Name of ETF: First Trust Australia AlphaDEX Fund

Benchmark Index: Defined Australia Index

Ticker Symbol: FAUS

Approximate Number of Holdings: 40

Types of Companies Included: The top companies from Australia that meet specific fundamental criteria.

Fundamentals Used:

  • Growth Criteria: Sales-to-price ratio, sales growth over the previous 12 months and general price appreciation the company has experienced over three, six and 12 month periods.
  • Value Criteria: Book value-to-price, cash flow-to-price and return on assets (ROA).

Sector Weightings: The sector with the most representation (largest weight) historically has been the financial sector.

Related Links:

First Trust Website