ProShares Short 20+ Year Treasury Target of Unusually High Options Trading (NYSEARCA:TBF)

ProShares Short 20+ Year Treasury (NYSEARCA:TBF) saw some unusual options trading on Tuesday. Investors acquired 2,373 call options on the stock. This represents an increase of approximately 1,014% compared to the typical volume of 213 call options.

ProShares Short 20+ Year Treasury stock traded up $0.04 during midday trading on Tuesday, reaching $17.43. 1,385,990 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 1,159,183. ProShares Short 20+ Year Treasury has a 52 week low of $14.36 and a 52 week high of $17.74. The stock’s 50-day simple moving average is $16.49 and its 200 day simple moving average is $15.79.

A number of hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the business. Captrust Financial Advisors lifted its position in ProShares Short 20+ Year Treasury by 12.0% during the fourth quarter. Captrust Financial Advisors now owns 5,600 shares of the company’s stock worth $88,000 after acquiring an additional 600 shares during the last quarter. Principal Financial Group Inc. raised its position in shares of ProShares Short 20+ Year Treasury by 9.7% in the fourth quarter. Principal Financial Group Inc. now owns 16,443 shares of the company’s stock valued at $259,000 after buying an additional 1,452 shares in the last quarter. Blair William & Co. IL raised its position in shares of ProShares Short 20+ Year Treasury by 0.7% in the fourth quarter. Blair William & Co. IL now owns 240,490 shares of the company’s stock valued at $3,795,000 after buying an additional 1,735 shares in the last quarter. First Trust Advisors LP raised its position in shares of ProShares Short 20+ Year Treasury by 13.2% in the third quarter. First Trust Advisors LP now owns 15,450 shares of the company’s stock valued at $237,000 after buying an additional 1,800 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Dynamic Advisor Solutions LLC raised its position in shares of ProShares Short 20+ Year Treasury by 1.1% in the fourth quarter. Dynamic Advisor Solutions LLC now owns 253,101 shares of the company’s stock valued at $3,994,000 after buying an additional 2,743 shares in the last quarter.

About ProShares Short 20+ Year Treasury

ProShares Short 20+ Year Treasury (the Fund) seeks daily investment results and interest income earned on cash and financial instruments, which correspond to the inverse (opposite) of the daily performance of the Barclays Capital 20+ Year U.S. Treasury Index (the Index). The Fund seeks a return of -100% of the return of an index for a single day.

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