First Trust Consumer Discretionary AlphaDEX (FXD)

37.46
AMEX : Financial
Prev Close 37.46
Day Low/High 0.00 / 0.00
52 Wk Low/High 29.58 / 37.55
Avg Volume 1.04M
Exchange AMEX
Shares Outstanding 17.65M
Market Cap 648.64M
Div & Yield 0.36 (1.00%)

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First Trust Consumer Discretionary AlphaDEX Fund (FXD) Shares Cross Above 200 DMA

First Trust Consumer Discretionary AlphaDEX Fund (FXD) Shares Cross Above 200 DMA

In trading on Thursday, shares of the First Trust Consumer Discretionary AlphaDEX Fund ETF crossed above their 200 day moving average of $34.22, changing hands as high as $34.28 per share. First Trust Consumer Discretionary AlphaDEX Fund shares are currently trading up about 0.1% on the day.

First Trust Advisors L.P. Announces Distributions For Exchange-Traded Funds

First Trust Advisors L.P. Announces Distributions For Exchange-Traded Funds

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First Trust Advisors L.P. Announces Distributions For Exchange-Traded Funds

First Trust Advisors L.P. Announces Distributions For Exchange-Traded Funds

First Trust Advisors L.P.

We're shorting the S&P 500 and holding cash

We're shorting the S&P 500 and holding cash

Here's how we've profited from the market's drop.

First Trust Advisors L.P. Announces Distributions For Exchange-Traded Funds

First Trust Advisors L.P. Announces Distributions For Exchange-Traded Funds

First Trust Advisors L.P.

Interesting FXD Put And Call Options For March 2016

Interesting FXD Put And Call Options For March 2016

Investors in First Trust Consumer Discretionary AlphaDEX Fund saw new options become available this week, for the March 2016 expiration. One of the key inputs that goes into the price an option buyer is willing to pay, is the time value, so with 241 days until expiration the newly available contracts represent a potential opportunity for sellers of puts or calls to achieve a higher premium than would be available for the contracts with a closer expiration.

FXD, GHC, GME, SKX: Large Outflows Detected At ETF

FXD, GHC, GME, SKX: Large Outflows Detected At ETF

Looking today at week-over-week shares outstanding changes among the universe of ETFs covered at ETF Channel, one standout is the First Trust Consumer Discretionary AlphaDEX Fund where we have detected an approximate $27.6 million dollar outflow -- that's a 1.1% decrease week over week (from 70,750,002 to 70,000,002). Among the largest underlying components of FXD, in trading today Graham Holdings Co.

First Trust Advisors L.P. Announces Distributions For Exchange-Traded Funds

First Trust Advisors L.P. Announces Distributions For Exchange-Traded Funds

First Trust Advisors L.P.

FXD, DV, HAR, GME: ETF Inflow Alert

FXD, DV, HAR, GME: ETF Inflow Alert

Looking today at week-over-week shares outstanding changes among the universe of ETFs covered at ETF Channel, one standout is the First Trust Consumer Discretionary AlphaDEX Fund where we have detected an approximate $44.4 million dollar inflow -- that's a 1.8% increase week over week in outstanding units (from 66,800,002 to 68,000,002). Among the largest underlying components of FXD, in trading today DeVry Education Group Inc is off about 0.9%, Harman International Industries, Inc.

First Trust Advisors L.P. Announces Distributions For Exchange-Traded Funds

First Trust Advisors L.P. Announces Distributions For Exchange-Traded Funds

First Trust Advisors L.P.

FXD, GHC, GME, LEA: Large Inflows Detected At ETF

FXD, GHC, GME, LEA: Large Inflows Detected At ETF

Looking today at week-over-week shares outstanding changes among the universe of ETFs covered at ETF Channel, one standout is the First Trust Consumer Discretionary AlphaDEX Fund where we have detected an approximate $190.7 million dollar inflow -- that's a 9.0% increase week over week in outstanding units (from 58,100,002 to 63,350,002). Among the largest underlying components of FXD, in trading today Graham Holdings Co.

Notable ETF Outflow Detected - FXD, GME, GHC, ULTA

Notable ETF Outflow Detected - FXD, GME, GHC, ULTA

Looking today at week-over-week shares outstanding changes among the universe of ETFs covered at ETF Channel, one standout is the First Trust Consumer Discretionary AlphaDEX Fund where we have detected an approximate $90.7 million dollar outflow -- that's a 5.2% decrease week over week (from 49,900,002 to 47,300,002). Among the largest underlying components of FXD, in trading today GameStop Corp is down about 3.8%, Graham Holdings Co.

FXD, SPLS, GNTX, APOL: Large Inflows Detected At ETF

FXD, SPLS, GNTX, APOL: Large Inflows Detected At ETF

Looking today at week-over-week shares outstanding changes among the universe of ETFs covered at ETF Channel, one standout is the First Trust Consumer Discretionary AlphaDEX Fund where we have detected an approximate $207.0 million dollar inflow -- that's a 12.2% increase week over week in outstanding units (from 49,000,002 to 55,000,002). Among the largest underlying components of FXD, in trading today Staples Inc is up about 2%, Gentex Corp.

First Trust Advisors L.P. Announces Distributions For Exchange-Traded Funds

First Trust Advisors L.P. Announces Distributions For Exchange-Traded Funds

First Trust Advisors L.P.

FXD, GNTX, GHC, APOL: Large Inflows Detected At ETF

FXD, GNTX, GHC, APOL: Large Inflows Detected At ETF

Looking today at week-over-week shares outstanding changes among the universe of ETFs covered at ETF Channel, one standout is the First Trust Consumer Discretionary AlphaDEX Fund where we have detected an approximate $54.5 million dollar inflow -- that's a 4.2% increase week over week in outstanding units (from 37,200,002 to 38,750,002). Among the largest underlying components of FXD, in trading today Gentex Corp.

Noteworthy ETF Inflows: FXD, GNTX, GHC, APOL

Noteworthy ETF Inflows: FXD, GNTX, GHC, APOL

Looking today at week-over-week shares outstanding changes among the universe of ETFs covered at ETF Channel, one standout is the First Trust Consumer Discretionary AlphaDEX Fund where we have detected an approximate $67.8 million dollar inflow -- that's a 5.6% increase week over week in outstanding units (from 34,950,002 to 36,900,002). Among the largest underlying components of FXD, in trading today Gentex Corp.

First Trust Consumer Discretionary AlphaDEX Fund Breaks Below 200-Day Moving Average - Notable for FXD

First Trust Consumer Discretionary AlphaDEX Fund Breaks Below 200-Day Moving Average - Notable for FXD

In trading on Wednesday, shares of the First Trust Consumer Discretionary AlphaDEX Fund ETF crossed below their 200 day moving average of $32.24, changing hands as low as $32.05 per share. First Trust Consumer Discretionary AlphaDEX Fund shares are currently trading down about 1% on the day.

First Trust Advisors L.P. Announces Distributions For Exchange-Traded Funds

First Trust Advisors L.P. Announces Distributions For Exchange-Traded Funds

First Trust Advisors L.P.

Noteworthy ETF Outflows: FXD, TRW, CAR, BBBY

Noteworthy ETF Outflows: FXD, TRW, CAR, BBBY

Looking today at week-over-week shares outstanding changes among the universe of ETFs covered at ETF Channel, one standout is the First Trust Consumer Discretionary AlphaDEX Fund where we have detected an approximate $56.6 million dollar outflow -- that's a 4.2% decrease week over week (from 40,050,002 to 38,350,002). Among the largest underlying components of FXD, in trading today TRW Automotive Holdings Corp is off about 0.2%, Avis Budget Group Inc is down about 0.8%, and Bed, Bath & Beyond, Inc.

FXD, DDS, CAR, BIG: Large Inflows Detected at ETF

FXD, DDS, CAR, BIG: Large Inflows Detected at ETF

Looking today at week-over-week shares outstanding changes among the universe of ETFs covered at ETF Channel, one standout is the First Trust Consumer Discretionary AlphaDEX Fund where we have detected an approximate $110.5 million dollar inflow -- that's a 11.7% increase week over week in outstanding units (from 28,250,002 to 31,550,002). Among the largest underlying components of FXD, in trading today Dillard's Inc.

First Trust Advisors L.P. Announces Distributions For Exchange-Traded Funds

First Trust Advisors L.P. Announces Distributions For Exchange-Traded Funds

First Trust Advisors L.P.

First Trust Consumer Discretionary AlphaDEX Fund Breaks Below 200-Day Moving Average - Notable for FXD

First Trust Consumer Discretionary AlphaDEX Fund Breaks Below 200-Day Moving Average - Notable for FXD

In trading on Friday, shares of the First Trust Consumer Discretionary AlphaDEX Fund ETF crossed below their 200 day moving average of $30.44, changing hands as low as $30.40 per share. First Trust Consumer Discretionary AlphaDEX Fund shares are currently trading down about 1.2% on the day.

Notable ETF Inflow Detected - FXD, APOL, CAR, BIG

Notable ETF Inflow Detected - FXD, APOL, CAR, BIG

Looking today at week-over-week shares outstanding changes among the universe of ETFs covered at ETF Channel, one standout is the First Trust Consumer Discretionary AlphaDEX Fund where we have detected an approximate $109.4 million dollar inflow -- that's a 12.4% increase week over week in outstanding units (from 26,950,002 to 30,300,002). Among the largest underlying components of FXD, in trading today Apollo Education Group, Inc.

First Trust Advisors L.P. Announces Distributions For Exchange-Traded Funds

First Trust Advisors L.P. Announces Distributions For Exchange-Traded Funds

First Trust Advisors L.P.

New First Trust ETF Combines Two Successful Methodologies

New First Trust ETF Combines Two Successful Methodologies

The new fund is a combination of quantitative screening and relative strength in a fund of funds.

Noteworthy ETF Outflows: FXD, APOL, ANF, CAR

Noteworthy ETF Outflows: FXD, APOL, ANF, CAR

Looking today at week-over-week shares outstanding changes among the universe of ETFs covered at ETF Channel, one standout is the First Trust Consumer Discretionary AlphaDEX Fund where we have detected an approximate $23.1 million dollar outflow -- that's a 2.6% decrease week over week (from 26,750,002 to 26,050,002). Among the largest underlying components of FXD, in trading today Apollo Education Group, Inc.

Noteworthy ETF Outflows: FXD, AEO, DECK, AAP

Noteworthy ETF Outflows: FXD, AEO, DECK, AAP

Looking today at week-over-week shares outstanding changes among the universe of ETFs covered at ETF Channel, one standout is the First Trust Consumer Discretionary AlphaDEX Fund where we have detected an approximate $187.2 million dollar outflow -- that's a 15.0% decrease week over week (from 39,600,002 to 33,650,002). Among the largest underlying components of FXD, in trading today American Eagle Outfitters, Inc.

First Trust Advisors L.P. Announces Distributions For Exchange-Traded Funds

First Trust Advisors L.P. Announces Distributions For Exchange-Traded Funds

First Trust Advisors L.P.