About QCLN ETF
QCLN invests in a portfolio of US-listed companies involved in clean energy industry. Companies primarily belong to one of the four sub-sectors: advanced materials (that enable clean-energy or reduce the need for petroleum products), energy intelligence (smart grid), energy storage and conversion (hybrid batteries), or renewable electricity generation (solar, wind, geothermal, etc).
The ETF is one of the least expensive and most liquid funds in this segment.
About the Fund Manager:
First Trust Portfolios L.P. is a privately-owned investment manager. The firm manages separate client focused equity and fixed income portfolios. It launches equity, fixed income, and balanced mutual funds and hedge funds. The firm also manages equity and fixed income mutual funds for its clients. It invests in the public equity and fixed income markets across the globe. First Trust Portfolios L.P. was founded in 1991 and is based in Wheaton, Illinois.
1. Fund Factsheet