NasdaqGM:QABA

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First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund - First Trust NASDAQ ABA Community Bank Index Fund

Executive Summary

First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund - First Trust NASDAQ ABA Community Bank Index Fund is an exchange traded fund launched and managed by First Trust Advisors L.P.


Snowflake Analysis

Share Price & News

How has First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund - First Trust NASDAQ ABA Community Bank Index Fund's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: QABA has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-1.7%

QABA

1.9%

US Capital Markets

0.6%

US Market


1 Year Return

6.7%

QABA

19.9%

US Capital Markets

24.6%

US Market

Return vs Industry: QABA underperformed the US Capital Markets industry which returned 21.7% over the past year.

Return vs Market: QABA underperformed the US Market which returned 24.7% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

QABAIndustryMarket
7 Day-1.7%1.9%0.6%
30 Day-3.1%4.3%3.0%
90 Day2.8%13.5%10.6%
1 Year9.0%6.7%22.4%19.9%27.3%24.6%
3 Year0.4%-4.7%44.8%36.7%50.5%40.8%
5 Year62.5%50.0%100.6%82.1%78.9%59.1%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund - First Trust NASDAQ ABA Community Bank Index Fund's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

Is First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund - First Trust NASDAQ ABA Community Bank Index Fund undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?


In this section, we usually try to help investors determine whether First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund - First Trust NASDAQ ABA Community Bank Index Fund is trading at an attractive price based on the cash flow it is expected to produce in the future. But as First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund - First Trust NASDAQ ABA Community Bank Index Fund has not provided consistent financial data, and the stock also has no analyst forecast or coverage, its intrinsic value cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst consensus cash flow predictions.

This is quite a rare situation as 89% of companies covered by Simply Wall St do have a valuation analysis.

Future Growth

How is First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund - First Trust NASDAQ ABA Community Bank Index Fund forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

8.4%

Forecasted Diversified Financials industry annual growth in earnings


In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund - First Trust NASDAQ ABA Community Bank Index Fund has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.

Past Performance

How has First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund - First Trust NASDAQ ABA Community Bank Index Fund performed over the past 5 years?

17.7%

Historical Diversified Financials annual earnings growth


In this section we usually display a company’s past earnings and revenues to help investors visualise the trend through time. We also gauge the company’s performance by benchmarking its returns and growth to its industry peers and the wider market. However, First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund - First Trust NASDAQ ABA Community Bank Index Fund has not provided sufficient past data to assess its track record.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by Simply Wall St do have historical data.

Financial Health

How is First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund - First Trust NASDAQ ABA Community Bank Index Fund's financial position? (This company is analysed differently as a bank or financial institution)


In this section we usually analyse First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund - First Trust NASDAQ ABA Community Bank Index Fund's finance health to determine how well-positioned it is against times of financial distress, in particular, its ability to manage its cash and debt levels. First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund - First Trust NASDAQ ABA Community Bank Index Fund has not provided adequate balance sheet data, its financial health cannot be properly assessed as it.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by Simply Wall St do have financial information.

Dividend

What is First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund - First Trust NASDAQ ABA Community Bank Index Fund's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

companyn/amarketbottom25%1.4%markettop25%3.7%industryaverage1.8%forecastin3Yearsn/a

Current dividend yield vs market & industry

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate QABA's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate QABA's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if QABA's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if QABA's dividend payments have been increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of QABA's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.

Management

What is the CEO of First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund - First Trust NASDAQ ABA Community Bank Index Fund's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

11.0yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund - First Trust NASDAQ ABA Community Bank Index Fund has no CEO, or we have no data on them.


Management Age and Tenure

11.0yrs

Average Tenure

53yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: QABA's management team is seasoned and experienced (11 years average tenure).


Insider Trading

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Insufficient data to determine if shareholders have been diluted in the past year.


Management Team

  • Roger Testin (53yo)

    Portfolio Manager & Member of Investment Committee

    • Tenure: 11yrs
  • W. Scott Jardine (59yo)

    Chief Compliance Officer and Secretary

    • Mark Bradley (62yo)

      Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer

      • David McGarel

        Portfolio Manager & Member of Investment Committee

        • Tenure: 11yrs
      • Jon Erickson

        Portfolio Manager & Member of Investment Committee

        • Tenure: 11yrs
      • Kristi Maher (53yo)

        Deputy Chief Compliance Officer and Assistant Secretary

        • Jim Dykas (53yo)

          Senior Vice President and Controller

          • Daniel Lindquist (49yo)

            Chairman of Investment Committee & Portfolio Manager

            • Tenure: 11yrs
          • Coleen Lynch (61yo)

            Assistant Vice President

            • Erin Klassman (43yo)

              Assistant Secretary


              Board Members

              • Niel Nielson (65yo)

                Independent Trustee

                • Tom Kadlec (62yo)

                  Independent Trustee

                  • James Bowen (64yo)

                    Chairman

                    • Robert Keith (63yo)

                      Independent Trustee

                      Company Information

                      First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund - First Trust NASDAQ ABA Community Bank Index Fund's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


                      Key Information


                      Location

                      • First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund - First Trust NASDAQ ABA Community Bank Index Fund
                      • 120 East Liberty Drive
                      • Suite 400
                      • Wheaton
                      • Illinois
                      • 60187
                      • United States

                      Listings

                      TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
                      QABANasdaqGM (Nasdaq Global Market)YesUT COM SHS ETFUSUSDJul 2009
                      QABA *BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)YesUT COM SHS ETFMXMXNJul 2009

                      Biography

                      First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund - First Trust NASDAQ ABA Community Bank Index Fund is an exchange traded fund launched and managed by First Trust Advisors L.P. It invests in public equity markets of the United States. The fund invests in stocks of companies operating across financials, banks, community banks, excluding 50 largest u.s. banks, thrifts and their holding companies by asset size, banks or thrifts with an international specialization or a credit-card specialization sectors. The fund invests in growth and value stocks of companies across diversified market capitalization. The fund seeks to track the performance of the NASDAQ OMX ABA Community Bank Index, by using full replication technique. First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund - First Trust NASDAQ ABA Community Bank Index Fund was formed on June 29, 2009 and is domiciled in the United States. 


                      Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

                      All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
                      DataLast Updated (UTC time)
                      Company Analysis2020/01/23 00:30
                      End of Day Share Price2020/01/22 00:00
                      EarningsN/A
                      Annual EarningsN/A


                      Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.