Short Interest in First Trust Indxx Global Agriculture ETF (NASDAQ:FTAG) Expands By 108.2%


First Trust Indxx Global Agriculture ETF (NASDAQ:FTAG – Get Rating) saw a significant growth in short interest in the month of April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totaling 20,400 shares, a growth of 108.2% from the April 15th total of 9,800 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 24,900 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 0.8 days.

A number of institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the business. CWM LLC purchased a new stake in First Trust Indxx Global Agriculture ETF in the fourth quarter valued at approximately $134,000. Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. acquired a new position in First Trust Indxx Global Agriculture ETF in the 1st quarter valued at $218,000. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. acquired a new position in First Trust Indxx Global Agriculture ETF in the 1st quarter valued at $371,000. Scotia Capital Inc. purchased a new position in shares of First Trust Indxx Global Agriculture ETF during the 1st quarter worth $989,000. Finally, Jane Street Group LLC grew its holdings in shares of First Trust Indxx Global Agriculture ETF by 26.3% during the 3rd quarter. Jane Street Group LLC now owns 34,964 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,030,000 after purchasing an additional 7,277 shares during the period.

Shares of FTAG opened at $30.67 on Friday. First Trust Indxx Global Agriculture ETF has a 12-month low of $28.61 and a 12-month high of $35.20. The firm has a fifty day moving average price of $32.87 and a 200-day moving average price of $31.45.

The business 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 $0.049 per share. This represents a $0.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.64%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, March 25th.

First Trust Indxx Global Agriculture ETF Company Profile (Get Rating)

First Trust ISE Global Platinum Index Fund (the Fund) seeks investment results that generally correspond to the price and yield of the ISE Global Platinum Index (the Index). The Fund will normally invest at least 90% of its net assets in securities that comprise the Index or in depositary receipts representing foreign securities in the Index.

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