First Trust International Equity Opportunities ETF (NASDAQ:FPXI) Short Interest Down 51.9% in April

First Trust International Equity Opportunities ETF (NASDAQ:FPXIGet Rating) saw a significant decrease in short interest during the month of April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totalling 96,100 shares, a decrease of 51.9% from the April 15th total of 199,900 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 119,700 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 0.8 days.

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. LPL Financial LLC raised its position in First Trust International Equity Opportunities ETF by 14.7% in the third quarter. LPL Financial LLC now owns 1,521,678 shares of the company’s stock worth $97,494,000 after acquiring an additional 195,086 shares during the period. Financial Consulate Inc. bought a new stake in shares of First Trust International Equity Opportunities ETF in the 1st quarter worth approximately $9,421,000. Flow Traders U.S. LLC purchased a new position in First Trust International Equity Opportunities ETF in the fourth quarter valued at approximately $7,488,000. Great Valley Advisor Group Inc. lifted its stake in First Trust International Equity Opportunities ETF by 76.0% in the first quarter. Great Valley Advisor Group Inc. now owns 196,376 shares of the company’s stock valued at $9,618,000 after purchasing an additional 84,796 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Jane Street Group LLC bought a new position in First Trust International Equity Opportunities ETF during the third quarter valued at $5,352,000.

Shares of First Trust International Equity Opportunities ETF stock traded up $1.44 on Friday, reaching $42.75. 100,429 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 149,559. The company’s 50-day moving average is $46.34 and its two-hundred day moving average is $53.23. First Trust International Equity Opportunities ETF has a 1-year low of $40.51 and a 1-year high of $70.54.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, March 31st. Stockholders of record on Monday, March 28th were paid a dividend of $0.003 per share. This represents a $0.01 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.03%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, March 25th.

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