FBT - First Trust NYSE Arca Biotechnology Index Fund

NYSEArca - Nasdaq Real Time Price. Currency in USD
139.12
-0.95 (-0.68%)
As of 12:03PM EDT. Market open.
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Previous Close140.07
Open140.13
Bid133.91 x 800
Ask138.96 x 800
Day's Range137.67 - 140.13
52 Week Range113.43 - 159.85
Volume45,631
Avg. Volume144,443
Net Assets3.11B
NAV140.04
PE Ratio (TTM)N/A
Yield0.00%
YTD Return12.71%
Beta (3Y Monthly)1.82
Expense Ratio (net)0.56%
Inception Date2006-06-19
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