Short Interest in First Trust Europe AlphaDEX Fund (NASDAQ:FEP) Increases By 866.7%

First Trust Europe AlphaDEX Fund (NASDAQ:FEP) saw a large increase in short interest in the month of September. As of September 15th, there was short interest totalling 2,900 shares, an increase of 866.7% from the August 31st total of 300 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 52,900 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 0.1 days.

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of FEP. Stephens Inc. AR bought a new stake in First Trust Europe AlphaDEX Fund during the second quarter valued at about $228,000. Arvest Bank Trust Division bought a new position in First Trust Europe AlphaDEX Fund in the second quarter valued at approximately $5,115,000. Orion Portfolio Solutions LLC boosted its stake in First Trust Europe AlphaDEX Fund by 24.7% in the second quarter. Orion Portfolio Solutions LLC now owns 41,749 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,271,000 after acquiring an additional 8,260 shares during the last quarter. Private Advisor Group LLC bought a new position in First Trust Europe AlphaDEX Fund in the second quarter valued at approximately $122,000. Finally, Flow Traders U.S. LLC boosted its stake in First Trust Europe AlphaDEX Fund by 98.2% in the second quarter. Flow Traders U.S. LLC now owns 58,533 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,786,000 after acquiring an additional 28,996 shares during the last quarter.

NASDAQ FEP opened at $32.64 on Monday. First Trust Europe AlphaDEX Fund has a 1-year low of $20.89 and a 1-year high of $38.10. The firm’s fifty day simple moving average is $33.91 and its 200-day simple moving average is $30.19.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, September 30th. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 25th will be paid a $0.14 dividend. This represents a $0.56 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.72%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 24th.

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Short Interest in First Trust Europe AlphaDEX Fund (NASDAQ:FEP) Increases By 866.7%

First Trust Europe AlphaDEX Fund (NASDAQ:FEP) saw a large increase in short interest in the month of September. As of September 15th, there was short interest totalling 2,900 shares, an increase of 866.7% from the August 31st total of 300 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 52,900 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 0.1 days.

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of FEP. Stephens Inc. AR bought a new stake in First Trust Europe AlphaDEX Fund during the second quarter valued at about $228,000. Arvest Bank Trust Division bought a new position in First Trust Europe AlphaDEX Fund in the second quarter valued at approximately $5,115,000. Orion Portfolio Solutions LLC boosted its stake in First Trust Europe AlphaDEX Fund by 24.7% in the second quarter. Orion Portfolio Solutions LLC now owns 41,749 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,271,000 after acquiring an additional 8,260 shares during the last quarter. Private Advisor Group LLC bought a new position in First Trust Europe AlphaDEX Fund in the second quarter valued at approximately $122,000. Finally, Flow Traders U.S. LLC boosted its stake in First Trust Europe AlphaDEX Fund by 98.2% in the second quarter. Flow Traders U.S. LLC now owns 58,533 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,786,000 after acquiring an additional 28,996 shares during the last quarter.

NASDAQ FEP opened at $32.64 on Monday. First Trust Europe AlphaDEX Fund has a 1-year low of $20.89 and a 1-year high of $38.10. The firm’s fifty day simple moving average is $33.91 and its 200-day simple moving average is $30.19.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, September 30th. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 25th will be paid a $0.14 dividend. This represents a $0.56 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.72%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 24th.

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