First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund II First Trust Indxx Global Agriculture ETF
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What is FTAG?
The First Trust Indxx Global Agriculture ETF is an exchange-trade fund. The investment objective of the Fund is to seek investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield, before the Funds fees and expenses, of an equity index called theIndxx Global Agriculture Index. The Indxx Global Agriculture Index is a market capitalization weighted index designed to measure the performance of companies which are directly or indirectly engaged in improving agricultural yields. Each security in the index must meet certain eligibility criteria based on liquidity and size. Companies may generally be domiciled in any country, including emerging markets, subject to certain exclusions determined by the Index Provider based on certain criteria. Securities in the agriculture sector are selected and the index is comprised of farmland companies and firms involved in chemicals & fertilizers, seeds, irrigation equipment, and farm machinery.
ETFs related toFTAG
ETFs correlated to FTAG include MOO, VEGI, HAP
What is ETF correlation?
Correlation is a measure of the strength of the relationship between two ETFs. It quantifies the degree to which prices of the two ETFs typically move together.
Here, correlation is measured over the past year with the Pearson correlation coefficient (Pearon’s r), which ranges from -1 to 1.
Using ETF correlations in portfolio and strategy construction
ETF correlations can help you create investing strategies and portfolios. Use them to:
- •Build a diversified portfolio from uncorrelated or inversely correlated ETFs with the aim of minimizing portfolio risk.
- •Compare correlated or related ETFs to find one with a lower expense ratio or higher trading volume.
- •Create an investing strategy that hedges an ETF with an uncorrelated or inversely correlated ETF.
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