Short Interest in First Trust TCW Opportunistic Fixed Income ETF (NASDAQ:FIXD) Increases By 251.7%

First Trust TCW Opportunistic Fixed Income ETF (NASDAQ:FIXDGet Rating) was the recipient of a significant increase in short interest in April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totalling 21,100 shares, an increase of 251.7% from the April 15th total of 6,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 860,800 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 0.0 days.

NASDAQ:FIXD traded down $0.18 on Friday, reaching $47.26. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 625,242 shares, compared to its average volume of 840,894. The business’s 50-day moving average price is $48.70 and its two-hundred day moving average price is $51.20. First Trust TCW Opportunistic Fixed Income ETF has a 1-year low of $46.84 and a 1-year high of $54.42.

The company also recently disclosed a monthly dividend, which was paid on Friday, April 29th. Stockholders of record on Friday, April 22nd were paid a $0.075 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, April 21st. This represents a $0.90 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.90%. This is an increase from First Trust TCW Opportunistic Fixed Income ETF’s previous monthly dividend of $0.07.

A number of hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in FIXD. MTM Investment Management LLC bought a new stake in First Trust TCW Opportunistic Fixed Income ETF in the fourth quarter valued at approximately $49,000. Confluence Wealth Services Inc. bought a new position in shares of First Trust TCW Opportunistic Fixed Income ETF in the 4th quarter worth $70,000. Tyler Stone Wealth Management bought a new position in shares of First Trust TCW Opportunistic Fixed Income ETF in the 4th quarter worth $80,000. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of First Trust TCW Opportunistic Fixed Income ETF by 14.5% in the 1st quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. now owns 2,734 shares of the company’s stock worth $135,000 after purchasing an additional 346 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Lloyd Advisory Services LLC. lifted its holdings in shares of First Trust TCW Opportunistic Fixed Income ETF by 13.2% in the 4th quarter. Lloyd Advisory Services LLC. now owns 3,417 shares of the company’s stock worth $182,000 after purchasing an additional 398 shares in the last quarter.

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