Exchange-traded fund
First Trust NASDAQ® Clean Edge® Green Energy Index Fund
TickerQCLNsocially responsible
Fund manager
First Trust

Fossil fuel companiesare fueling the climate crisis.

No holdings flagged by our fossil fuel screen.

Methodology
A
  A grade + sustainability mandate
Fossil fuel holdings
Energy sector
Top 200 owners of carbon reserves
Top 200 owners of carbon reserves
Carbon Underground 200
No direct stock holdings
Coal industry
Coal industry
Coal miners, coal services, owners of coal reserves
No direct stock holdings
Oil/gas industry
Oil/gas industry
Oil/gas producers and refiners, oil field services and equipment companies, pipeline operators
No direct stock holdings
Utility sector
Top 30 coal-fired utilities
Top 30 coal-fired utilities
Macroclimate 30
No direct stock holdings
Fossil-fired utilities
Fossil-fired utilities
Utilities burning fossil fuels or distributing gas
No direct stock holdings
  When calculating a portfolio's screen exposure, we only consider long investments, ignoring any shorts or liabilities.
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Financial performance
Performance data provided byMorningstarFind more financial data on QCLN at Morningstar.com
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
Global Large-Stock Blend
Fund comparison settings
Investment timeline
Performance as of: 8/31/22
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 
14% more in annualized returns
Less invested in fossil fuels 
9.94% less invested
Higher carbon footprint 
12 tonnes CO2e/$1M USD higher
More invested in Clean200 
38% more invested
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
Global Large-Stock Blend
Fund comparison settings
Investment timeline
Performance as of: 8/31/22
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 
14% more in annualized returns
Less invested in fossil fuels 
9.94% less invested
Higher carbon footprint 
12 tonnes CO2e/$1M USD higher
More invested in Clean200 
38% more invested
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
Global Large-Stock Blend
Fund comparison settings
Investment timeline
Performance as of: 8/31/22
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 
14% more in annualized returns
Less invested in fossil fuels 
9.94% less invested
Higher carbon footprint 
12 tonnes CO2e/$1M USD higher
More invested in Clean200 
38% more invested
Month-end trailing returns  
Annualized returns
Climate analysis
1-yr
3-yr
5-yr
10-yr
Fossil fuel %
This fund
QCLN - First Trust NASDAQ® Clean Edge® Green Energy Index Fund
-4.16%
45%
29%
22%
0% 
Benchmark
ACWI - iShares MSCI ACWI ETF
-15.95%
7.97%
7.07%
8.85%
9.94% 
Fund compared to benchmark
 
12%
37%
22%
14%
9.94%  lower
Find more financial data on QCLN at Morningstar.com
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