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

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$30.26 -0.24 (-0.79 %)
(As of 04/24/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$30.50
Today's Range$30.1901 - $30.3850
52-Week Range$25.76 - $30.58
Volume135,509 shs
Average Volume209,230 shs
Market Capitalization$1.61 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield3.57%
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$1.62 billion
Average Daily Volume$182,642.00
Discount/Premium0.07%

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 announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, March 21st. Stockholders of record on Friday, March 22nd will be paid a dividend of $0.2294 per share on Friday, March 29th. This represents a $0.92 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.03%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, March 21st. View First Trust Morningstar Dividend Leaders Index's Dividend History.

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

News coverage about FDL stock has been trending positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. First Trust Morningstar Dividend Leaders Index earned a daily sentiment score of 2.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the exchange traded fund a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days.

What other stocks do shareholders of First Trust Morningstar Dividend Leaders Index own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other First Trust Morningstar Dividend Leaders Index investors own include Micron Technology (MU), Duke Energy (DUK), Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET), Mid-America Apartment Communities (MAA), Lendlease Group (LLC), Velocity Data (VCT), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Ctrip.Com International (CTRP), Dunkin Brands Group (DNKN) and AAR (AIR).

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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include JFS Wealth Advisors LLC (0.83%), Beacon Financial Group (0.30%), KMG Fiduciary Partners LLC (0.27%), Harvest Investment Services LLC (0.15%), Quad Cities Investment Group LLC (0.10%) and Wedbush Securities Inc. (0.10%).

Which major 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 Beacon Financial Group, Oppenheimer & Co. Inc., Mutual of Omaha Bank Wealth Management, Northwest Wealth Management LLC and Winslow Evans & Crocker Inc..

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

FDL stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including JFS Wealth Advisors LLC, Pioneer Trust Bank N A OR, Capital Investment Advisory Services LLC, KMG Fiduciary Partners LLC, Harvest Investment Services LLC, Virtu Financial LLC, Quad Cities Investment Group LLC and Wedbush Securities Inc..

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 $30.26.

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

First Trust Morningstar Dividend Leaders Index has a market capitalization of $1.61 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:  84 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  72 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  156
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 4/24/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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