FBT - First Trust NYSE Arca Biotechnology Index Fund

NYSEArca - Nasdaq Real Time Price. Currency in USD
133.95
+2.90 (+2.21%)
At close: 3:59PM EDT
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Previous Close131.05
Open132.08
Bid130.30 x 900
Ask132.70 x 800
Day's Range132.06 - 134.03
52 Week Range113.43 - 159.85
Volume73,899
Avg. Volume88,092
Net Assets2.84B
NAV134.04
PE Ratio (TTM)N/A
Yield0.00%
YTD Return7.88%
Beta (3Y Monthly)1.58
Expense Ratio (net)0.57%
Inception Date2006-06-19
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