Short Interest in First Trust TCW Opportunistic Fixed Income ETF (NASDAQ:FIXD) Rises By 44.7%

First Trust TCW Opportunistic Fixed Income ETF (NASDAQ:FIXD) saw a large growth in short interest during the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 86,800 shares, a growth of 44.7% from the August 15th total of 60,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 461,400 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 0.2 days.

Several institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the business. Stonebridge Capital Advisors LLC bought a new stake in shares of First Trust TCW Opportunistic Fixed Income ETF in the 1st quarter valued at $25,000. Spire Wealth Management acquired a new position in First Trust TCW Opportunistic Fixed Income ETF in the 1st quarter worth $26,000. Bellevue Asset Management LLC boosted its stake in First Trust TCW Opportunistic Fixed Income ETF by 416.5% in the 1st quarter. Bellevue Asset Management LLC now owns 847 shares of the company’s stock worth $45,000 after purchasing an additional 683 shares during the period. FinTrust Capital Advisors LLC acquired a new position in First Trust TCW Opportunistic Fixed Income ETF in the 2nd quarter worth $54,000. Finally, Fifth Third Bancorp boosted its stake in First Trust TCW Opportunistic Fixed Income ETF by 361.6% in the 2nd quarter. Fifth Third Bancorp now owns 1,117 shares of the company’s stock worth $60,000 after purchasing an additional 875 shares during the period.

Shares of First Trust TCW Opportunistic Fixed Income ETF stock traded up $0.11 on Monday, hitting $54.14. 357,747 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 614,036. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $54.04 and its two-hundred day moving average price is $53.55. First Trust TCW Opportunistic Fixed Income ETF has a one year low of $52.62 and a one year high of $55.42.

The firm also recently announced a monthly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, September 1st. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, August 25th were given a dividend of $0.058 per share. This represents a $0.70 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.29%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, August 24th.

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