First Trust Value Line Dividend ETF is an expensive dividend fund. Despite robust performance in the past 15 years, it takes persistent sector bets, which is a potentially uncompensated source of risk. High turnover and a high fee limit its Morningstar Analyst rating to Neutral.
Will FVD outperform in future?
Get our overall rating based on a fundamental assessment of the pillars below.
The Process Pillar is our assessment of how sensible, clearly defined, and repeatable FVD’s performance objective and investment process is for both security selection and portfolio construction.
The People Pillar is our evaluation of the FVD management team’s experience and ability. We find that high-quality management teams deliver superior performance relative to their benchmarks and/or peers.
The Parent Pillar is our rating of FVD’s parent organization’s priorities and whether they’re in line with investors’ interests.