First Trust Industrials AlphaDEX Fund (FXR)

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(MedPage Today) -- Phase II trial interim analysis found dose-dependent response, good safety profile
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Benzinga  Jul 6  Comment 
Perhaps because it is not as glamorous as the technology or health care sector, the industrial sector does not often get the love it deserves. The same can be true of some of the exchange-traded funds dedicated to industrial stocks, but a sturdy...
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Novartis and Allergan have agreed to carry out a Phase IIb study combining one of Novartis’ farnesoid X receptor (FXR) agonist candidates with Allergan’s late-stage C-C chemokine receptor types 2 and 5 ( CCR2/5) blocker cenicriviroc (CVC) for...
GenEng News  Jan 5  Comment 
Germany’s Phenex Pharmaceuticals confirmed receipt of a $100M milestone payment from Gilead Sciences, relating to continued clinical development of the synthetic, nonsteroidal farnesoid X receptor (FXR) agonist GS-9674 for the treatment of...
Forbes  Nov 17  Comment 
  The First Trust Industrials/Producer Durables AlphaDEX Fund ETF (FXR) is seeing unusually high volume in afternoon trading Thursday, with over 639,000 shares traded versus three month average volume of about 152,000. Shares of FXR were up about...
FierceBiotech  Feb 17  Comment 
Forbion Capital Partners has rounded up members of the team that led Dezima to a $1.5 billion (€1.3 billion) takeover to mount an attempt to chase down Intercept Pharmaceuticals. The project, which is getting underway with a $15 million round...
Benzinga  Nov 15  Comment 
Intercept Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ICPT) today announced results from three studies in primary biliary cirrhosis, recently renamed primary biliary cholangitis (PBC), that will be presented at the American Academy for the Study of Liver...
GenEng News  Jan 6  Comment 
Gilead Sciences will acquire Phenex Pharmaceuticals’ Farnesoid X Receptor (FXR) program, consisting of small molecule FXR agonists designed to treat liver diseases that include nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), the companies said today. The...


First Trust Industrials AlphaDEX Fund (FXR)


The First Trust Industrials/Producer Durables AlphaDEX® Fund is an exchange-traded fund. The investment objective of the Fund is to seek investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield, before fees and expenses, of an equity index called the StrataQuant® Industrials Index. [1]

Fund Information

  • Fund Manager - First Trust Portfolios L.P.
  • Inception Date - 05/08/2007
  • Exchange – NYSE Arca
  • Index Ticker - FXR
  • Intra-day NAV Ticker - FXRIV
  • Expense Ratio - 0.70%

Top Holdings

Holdings Percent (%)
Joy Global Inc. 2.09
Thomas & Betts Corporation 2.07
Overseas Shipholding Group, Inc. 1.98
Norfolk Southern Corporation 1.97
Bucyrus International, Inc. 1.96
Hubbell Incorporated (Class B) 1.96
AGCO Corporation 1.93
Flowserve Corporation 1.93
GATX Corporation 1.89
Lexmark International, Inc. 1.85

Holdings as of 23/10/2009

Other Industrial ETFs

ETF Name Fund Manager Expense Ratio
Industrial Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLI)State Street Global Markets, LLC0.21%
iShares Dow Jones U.S. Industrial Sector Index Fund (IYJ)ishares0.48%
iShares S&P Global Industrials Sector Index Fund (EXI)ishares0.48%
Powershares Dynamic Industrials Sector Portfolio ETF (PRN)Invesco PowerShares0.60%
Powershares Value Line Industry Rotation Portfolio ETF (PYH)InvescoPoweshares0.60%
Powershares Value Line Industry Rotation Portfolio ETF (PYH)InvescoPoweshares0.60%
ProShares Ultra Industrials ETF (UXI)InvescoPoweshares0.95%
ProShares Ultra Industrials ETF (UXI)InvescoPoweshares0.95%
ProShares UltraShort Industrials ETF (SIJ)ProShares ETFs0.95%
ProShares UltraShort Industrials ETF (SIJ)ProShares ETFs0.95%
SPDR S&P International Industrial Sector ETF (IPN)State Street Global Markets, LLC0.50%
Vanguard Industrials ETF (VIS)Vanguard Group, Inc.0.25%
WisdomTree International Industrial Sector ETF (DDI)WisdomTree Investments, Inc.0.58%
ETFS Leveraged Industrial Metals ETF (LIME-LSE)ETF Securities0.98%
First Trust Industrials AlphaDEX Fund (FXR)First Trust Portfolios L.P0.70%


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