First Trust NASDAQ® Clean Edge® Green Energy Index Fund
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First Trust
Ticker: QCLNsocially responsible
Gender equality score
Gender equality score

31
/ 100 points
Overall score
Average Equileap Gender Equality Score of fund holdings, weighted by market value
Peer rank
Group ranking

F
3.7
percentile

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Group: Sector Equity Funds

Ranking: 757 out of 785 funds


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Gender balance in leadership and workforce
Gender balance in leadership and workforce
14/40
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Equal compensation and work life balance
Equal compensation and work life balance
3/30
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Policies promoting gender equality
Policies promoting gender equality
14/20
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Commitment, transparency, and accountability
Commitment, transparency, and accountability
0/10
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Top scoring holdings
Top scoring holdings
The top 10 holdings in this portfolio with the best scores on the Equileap Gender Scorecard. In the case of ties, the holding with more assets invested is listed higher.
  • 1. Sunrun Inc
    2.8% of assets
    $69.42M invested
  • 2. Brookfield Renewable Partners LP
    3.14% of assets
    $77.75M invested
  • 3. Ballard Power Systems Inc
    1.29% of assets
    $32.03M invested
  • 4. ON Semiconductor Corp
    5.96% of assets
    $147.68M invested
  • 5. Universal Display Corp
    2.49% of assets
    $61.71M invested
  • 6. First Solar Inc
    3.14% of assets
    $77.75M invested
  • 7. Ormat Technologies Inc
    1.15% of assets
    $28.58M invested
  • 8. Atlantica Sustainable Infrastructure PLC
    1.18% of assets
    $29.3M invested
  • 9. Albemarle Corp
    7.74% of assets
    $191.91M invested
  • 10. SolarEdge Technologies Inc
    3.88% of assets
    $96.11M invested
Bottom scoring holdings
Bottom scoring holdings
The bottom 10 holdings in this portfolio with the worst scores on the Equileap Gender Scorecard. In the case of ties, the holding with more assets invested is listed higher.
  • 1. NIO Inc ADR
    7.68% of assets
    $190.35M invested
  • 2. Tesla Inc
    8.93% of assets
    $221.36M invested
  • 3. Enphase Energy Inc
    6.1% of assets
    $151.3M invested
  • 4. Clearway Energy Inc Class C
    0.76% of assets
    $18.96M invested
  • 5. Power Integrations Inc
    1.84% of assets
    $45.72M invested
  • 6. Advanced Energy Industries Inc
    1.04% of assets
    $25.8M invested
  • 7. EnerSys
    0.98% of assets
    $24.25M invested
  • 8. Cree Inc
    2.89% of assets
    $71.67M invested
  • 9. Acuity Brands Inc
    1.91% of assets
    $47.43M invested
  • 10. Albemarle Corp
    7.74% of assets
    $191.91M invested
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Financial performance
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Gender Equality and Returns
Returns chart for First Trust NASDAQ® Clean Edge® Green Energy Index Fund
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The figure above charts annualized returns and Gender Equality Fund grades. The orange marker represents this fund. The purple marker (if present) represents an assigned benchmark. Blue dots represent funds in the same Morningstar category as this fund. Dark gray dots represent funds in the same grading group as this fund. Returns are for the most recent available for this fund of 1, 3, 5, or 10 year annualized returns. The higher a fund is marked on the Y axis, the better its returns for the specified time period. The higher a fund is marked on the X axis, the better its Gender Equality Funds group ranking. Read more on the How it Works page.
Benchmarking tool
Current fund
QCLN
First Trust NASDAQ® Clean Edge® Green Energy Index Fund
Family
First Trust
Category
Miscellaneous Sector
vs.
Benchmark
ACWI
iShares MSCI ACWI ETF
Family
iShares from BlackRock
Category
World Large-Stock Blend
Fund comparison settings
Investment timeline
Performance as of: 9/30/21
1 year
3 years
5 years
10 years
Benchmark
Suggested: MSCI ACWI
ACWI - iShares MSCI ACWI ETF
Fund comparison results
Compared to the benchmark, this fund has:
Higher 10-yr returns 
8.95% more  in annualized returns
Lower overall gender equality score 
17 / 100 points lower
Lower gender balance in leadership and workforce score 
9 / 40 points lower
Lower equal compensation and work life balance score 
6 / 30 points lower
Lower policies promoting gender equality score 
2 / 20 points lower
Lower commitment, transparency, and accountability score 
1 / 10 points lower
Current fund
QCLN
First Trust NASDAQ® Clean Edge® Green Energy Index Fund
Family
First Trust
Category
Miscellaneous Sector
vs.
Benchmark
ACWI
iShares MSCI ACWI ETF
Family
iShares from BlackRock
Category
World Large-Stock Blend
Fund comparison settings
Investment timeline
Performance as of: 9/30/21
1 year
3 years
5 years
10 years
Benchmark
Suggested: MSCI ACWI
ACWI - iShares MSCI ACWI ETF
Fund comparison results
Compared to the benchmark, this fund has:
Higher 10-yr returns 
8.95% more  in annualized returns
Lower overall gender equality score 
17 / 100 points lower
Lower gender balance in leadership and workforce score 
9 / 40 points lower
Lower equal compensation and work life balance score 
6 / 30 points lower
Lower policies promoting gender equality score 
2 / 20 points lower
Lower commitment, transparency, and accountability score 
1 / 10 points lower
Current fund
QCLN
First Trust NASDAQ® Clean Edge® Green Energy Index Fund
Family
First Trust
Category
Miscellaneous Sector
vs.
Benchmark
ACWI
iShares MSCI ACWI ETF
Family
iShares from BlackRock
Category
World Large-Stock Blend
Fund comparison settings
Investment timeline
Performance as of: 9/30/21
1 year
3 years
5 years
10 years
Benchmark
Suggested: MSCI ACWI
ACWI - iShares MSCI ACWI ETF
Fund comparison results
Compared to the benchmark, this fund has:
Higher 10-yr returns 
8.95% more  in annualized returns
Lower overall gender equality score 
17 / 100 points lower
Lower gender balance in leadership and workforce score 
9 / 40 points lower
Lower equal compensation and work life balance score 
6 / 30 points lower
Lower policies promoting gender equality score 
2 / 20 points lower
Lower commitment, transparency, and accountability score 
1 / 10 points lower
Month-end trailing returns  
Annualized returns
Gender-lens analysis
1-yr
3-yr
5-yr
10-yr
Overall gender equality score
This fund
QCLN - First Trust NASDAQ® Clean Edge® Green Energy Index Fund
42%
48%
34%
21%
31  / 100 points
Benchmark
ACWI - iShares MSCI ACWI ETF
27%
13%
13%
12%
48  / 100 points
Fund compared to benchmark
 
14%
36%
20%
8.95%
17  / 100 points lower
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