NYSEARCA:FDL - First Trust Morningstar Dividend Leaders Index Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$29.30 +0.12 (+0.41 %)
(As of 02/19/2019 02:21 PM ET)
Previous Close$29.18
Today's Range$29.15 - $29.30
52-Week Range$25.76 - $30.28
Volume172,811 shs
Average Volume259,670 shs
Market Capitalization$1.52 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield3.75%
BetaN/A
First Trust Morningstar Dividend Leaders Index Fund, seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield of an equity index called the Morningstar Dividend Leaders Index (the Index). The Fund will invest at least 90% of its net assets plus the amount of any borrowings for investment purposes in common stocks that comprise the Index. The objective of the Index is to offer investors a benchmark for dividend portfolios, as well as a means to invest in a portfolio of stocks that have a consistent record of growing dividends, as well as the ability to sustain them. At the annual rebalance date each June, the Index consists of the top 100 stocks, based on dividend yield, of the securities listed on one of the three exchanges (the New York Stock Exchange, the NYSE Amex or NASDAQ) that have been selected through the application of Morningstar, Inc.'s multi-step screening process. The Fund's investment advisor is First Trust Advisors L.P.

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Basic Details

Issuer First Trust
Fund NameFirst Trust Morningstar Dividend Leaders Index
Tax ClassificationRegulated Investment Company
SymbolNYSEARCA:FDL
Inception Date3/9/2006
Fund ManagerDaniel J. Lindquist, Jon C. Erickson, David G. McGarel, Roger F. Testin, Stan Ueland, Chris A. Peterson
Phone+1-800-6211675

Fund Focus

Asset ClassEquity
BenchmarkMorningstar Dividend Leaders TR USD
CategoryStrategy
FocusHigh Dividend Yield
Development LevelDeveloped Markets
RegionNorth America

Fund Statistics

Assets Under Management$1.55 billion
Average Daily Volume$215,655.00
Discount/Premium1.11%

ETF Expenses

Management Fee0.30%
Other Expenses0.17%
Total Expenses0.47%
Fee Waiver-0.02%
Net Expenses0.45%

Administrator, Advisor and Custodian

AdministratorThe Bank of New York Mellon Corporation
AdvisorFirst Trust Advisors L.P.
CustodianThe Bank of New York Mellon Corporation
DistributorFirst Trust Portfolios L.P.
Transfer AgentThe Bank of New York Mellon Corporation
Trustee
Lead Market MakerRBC Capital Markets

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First Trust Morningstar Dividend Leaders Index (NYSEARCA:FDL) Frequently Asked Questions

What is First Trust Morningstar Dividend Leaders Index's stock symbol?

First Trust Morningstar Dividend Leaders Index trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)ARCA under the ticker symbol "FDL."

How often does First Trust Morningstar Dividend Leaders Index pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for First Trust Morningstar Dividend Leaders Index?

First Trust Morningstar Dividend Leaders Index declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, December 18th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, December 19th will be paid a dividend of $0.3522 per share on Monday, December 31st. This represents a $1.41 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.81%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, December 18th. This is a boost from First Trust Morningstar Dividend Leaders Index's previous quarterly dividend of $0.24. View First Trust Morningstar Dividend Leaders Index's Dividend History.

Has First Trust Morningstar Dividend Leaders Index been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about FDL stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. First Trust Morningstar Dividend Leaders Index earned a media sentiment score of 0.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the exchange traded fund a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days.

Who are First Trust Morningstar Dividend Leaders Index's key executives?

First Trust Morningstar Dividend Leaders Index's management team includes the folowing people:
  • James A. Bowen, Chairman of the Board of Trustees, President, Chief Executive Officer (Age 61)
  • Mark R. Bradley, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Accounting Officer, Treasurer, Controller (Age 59)
  • W. Scott Jardine Esq., Chief Compliance Officer, Secretary (Age 57)
  • Kelley A. Christensen, Vice President (Age 42)
  • Daniel J. Lindquist, Vice President (Age 47)
  • Roger F. Testin, Vice President (Age 48)
  • Stan Ueland, Vice President (Age 43)
  • James M. Dykas, Assistant Treasurer (Age 51)
  • Kristi A. Maher, Assistant Secretary (Age 50)
  • Richard E. Erickson M.D., Trustee (Age 66)

Who are First Trust Morningstar Dividend Leaders Index's major shareholders?

First Trust Morningstar Dividend Leaders Index's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include LPL Financial LLC (2.80%), Bank of America Corp DE (2.30%), Jaffetilchin Investment Partners LLC (1.19%), Advisor Group Inc. (1.13%), Raymond James & Associates (0.97%) and Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. (0.91%).

Which institutional investors are selling First Trust Morningstar Dividend Leaders Index stock?

FDL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of America Corp DE, Peak Capital Management LLC, Jane Street Group LLC, Global Financial Private Capital LLC, AE Wealth Management LLC, Northwest Wealth Management LLC, Raymond James & Associates and Jaffetilchin Investment Partners LLC.

Which institutional investors are buying First Trust Morningstar Dividend Leaders Index stock?

FDL stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Beacon Financial Group, LPL Financial LLC, HL Financial Services LLC, Advisory Services Network LLC, SlateStone Wealth LLC, Hilltop Holdings Inc., Canal Capital Management LLC and Virtu Financial LLC.

How do I buy shares of First Trust Morningstar Dividend Leaders Index?

Shares of FDL can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is First Trust Morningstar Dividend Leaders Index's stock price today?

One share of FDL stock can currently be purchased for approximately $29.30.

How big of a company is First Trust Morningstar Dividend Leaders Index?

First Trust Morningstar Dividend Leaders Index has a market capitalization of $1.52 billion.

What is First Trust Morningstar Dividend Leaders Index's official website?

The official website for First Trust Morningstar Dividend Leaders Index is http://www.ftportfolios.com.

How can I contact First Trust Morningstar Dividend Leaders Index?

First Trust Morningstar Dividend Leaders Index's mailing address is 120 East Liberty Drive Suite 400, Wheaton, 60187, United States. The exchange traded fund can be reached via phone at +1-800-6211675.


MarketBeat Community Rating for First Trust Morningstar Dividend Leaders Index (NYSEARCA FDL)

Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  80 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  68 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  148
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about First Trust Morningstar Dividend Leaders Index and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe FDL will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe FDL will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 2/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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