Short Interest in First Trust TCW Opportunistic Fixed Income ETF (NASDAQ:FIXD) Rises By 726.1%

First Trust TCW Opportunistic Fixed Income ETF (NASDAQ:FIXD) was the target of a large growth in short interest in the month of September. As of September 15th, there was short interest totalling 148,700 shares, a growth of 726.1% from the August 31st total of 18,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 695,800 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 0.2 days.

First Trust TCW Opportunistic Fixed Income ETF stock opened at $55.10 on Monday. The firm’s 50 day simple moving average is $55.32 and its 200 day simple moving average is $54.34. First Trust TCW Opportunistic Fixed Income ETF has a 1-year low of $45.38 and a 1-year high of $58.74.

The company also recently announced a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, September 30th. Investors of record on Friday, September 25th will be issued a dividend of $0.09 per share. This represents a $1.08 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.96%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 24th.

A number of institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of FIXD. Atria Investments LLC grew its stake in First Trust TCW Opportunistic Fixed Income ETF by 84.8% in the 2nd quarter. Atria Investments LLC now owns 889,331 shares of the company’s stock worth $48,726,000 after buying an additional 408,143 shares in the last quarter. Elevated Capital Advisors LLC purchased a new position in First Trust TCW Opportunistic Fixed Income ETF in the 2nd quarter worth approximately $5,908,000. Walkner Condon Financial Advisors LLC grew its stake in First Trust TCW Opportunistic Fixed Income ETF by 123.3% in the 2nd quarter. Walkner Condon Financial Advisors LLC now owns 182,673 shares of the company’s stock worth $10,009,000 after buying an additional 100,883 shares in the last quarter. Orion Portfolio Solutions LLC grew its stake in First Trust TCW Opportunistic Fixed Income ETF by 122.6% in the 2nd quarter. Orion Portfolio Solutions LLC now owns 23,821 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,305,000 after buying an additional 13,121 shares in the last quarter. Finally, B. Riley Wealth Management Inc. purchased a new position in First Trust TCW Opportunistic Fixed Income ETF in the 2nd quarter worth approximately $254,000.

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