First Trust Announces Name Changes for Various Index ETFs

First Trust Advisors L.P. (“First Trust”) announced today that eight First Trust Index ETFs listed below are changing their names. Each Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield, before such Fund’s fees and expenses, of an equity index (“Index”). The Indexes that the Funds track are not changing names and the Indexes are not changing. We anticipate that the changes will be effective on each Funds’ respective exchange when the exchanges open on Wednesday, December 14, 2016. The Funds’ ticker symbols and CUSIPS are not changing.

Previous Name

Ticker Symbol

First Trust ISE Cloud Computing Index Fund Nasdaq: SKYY 33734X192 First Trust Cloud Computing ETF
First Trust ISE-Revere Natural Gas Index Fund NYSE Arca: FCG 33733E807 First Trust Natural Gas ETF
First Trust ISE Chindia Index Fund NYSE Arca: FNI 33733A102 First Trust Chindia ETF
First Trust ISE Global Engineering and Construction Index Fund NYSE Arca: FLM 33736M103 First Trust Global Engineering and Construction ETF
First Trust ISE Global Wind Energy Index Fund NYSE Arca: FAN 33736G106 First Trust Global Wind Energy ETF
First Trust ISE Water Index Fund NYSE Arca: FIW 33733B100 First Trust Water ETF
First Trust US IPO Index Fund NYSE Arca: FPX 336920103 First Trust US Equity Opportunities ETF
First Trust NASDAQ Rising Dividend Achievers ETF Nasdaq: RDVY 33738R506 First Trust Rising Dividend Achievers ETF

First Trust Advisors L.P., the Funds’ investment advisor, along with its affiliate, First Trust Portfolios L.P., are privately-held companies which provide a variety of investment services, including asset management and financial advisory services, with collective assets under management or supervision of approximately $97 billion as of November 30, 2016, through unit investment trusts, exchange-traded funds, closed-end funds, mutual funds and separate managed accounts.

You should consider each Fund’s investment objective, risks, charges and expenses carefully before investing. You can download a prospectus or contact First Trust Advisors L.P. to request a prospectus, which contains other information about the Funds. Read it carefully before you invest. The risks of investing in each Fund are spelled out in its prospectus, shareholder reports and other regulatory filings.

This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation to buy, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer or solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the laws of such state or jurisdiction.


First Trust Advisors L.P.
Press Inquiries: Ryan Issakainen, 630-765-8689
Analyst Inquiries: Stan Ueland, 630-517-7633

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