Name of ETF: First Trust Large Cap Growth AlphaDEX Fund
Benchmark Index: NASDAQ AlphaDEX® Large Cap Growth Index
Ticker Symbol: FTC
Approximate Number of Holdings: 180
Types of Companies Included: The top companies from the NASDAQ US 500 Large Cap Index that meet specific fundamental criteria.
- 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).
Individual Company Weight: The top stocks based on the selection score are added and divided into quintiles based on their ranking. The higher rated quintiles are weighted higher than lower rated quintiles (although stocks within each quintile are equally weighted).