Nuveen Massachusetts Quality Municipal Income Fund (NYSE:NMT) Short Interest Update

Nuveen Massachusetts Quality Municipal Income Fund (NYSE:NMTGet Rating) was the target of a large decrease in short interest in the month of May. As of May 31st, there was short interest totalling 12,700 shares, a decrease of 20.6% from the May 15th total of 16,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 22,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 0.6 days.

NMT stock traded down $0.35 during trading hours on Thursday, hitting $11.43. 14 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 18,349. The company has a 50-day simple moving average of $11.93 and a two-hundred day simple moving average of $13.47. Nuveen Massachusetts Quality Municipal Income Fund has a 12 month low of $11.45 and a 12 month high of $16.00.

The firm also recently disclosed a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, July 1st. Investors of record on Wednesday, June 15th will be paid a $0.043 dividend. This represents a $0.52 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.51%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, June 14th.

Hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Advisor Group Holdings Inc. boosted its position in shares of Nuveen Massachusetts Quality Municipal Income Fund by 77.0% during the third quarter. Advisor Group Holdings Inc. now owns 3,462 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $53,000 after buying an additional 1,506 shares during the last quarter. Herold Advisors Inc. bought a new stake in shares of Nuveen Massachusetts Quality Municipal Income Fund during the 1st quarter valued at $116,000. Royal Bank of Canada raised its stake in shares of Nuveen Massachusetts Quality Municipal Income Fund by 470.7% during the 2nd quarter. Royal Bank of Canada now owns 8,487 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $129,000 after purchasing an additional 7,000 shares during the period. National Asset Management Inc. bought a new stake in shares of Nuveen Massachusetts Quality Municipal Income Fund during the 4th quarter valued at $194,000. Finally, Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. raised its stake in shares of Nuveen Massachusetts Quality Municipal Income Fund by 6.0% during the 1st quarter. Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. now owns 19,726 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $251,000 after purchasing an additional 1,117 shares during the period. 7.32% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Nuveen Massachusetts Quality Municipal Income Fund Company Profile (Get Rating)

Nuveen Massachusetts Quality Municipal Income Fund is a closed ended fixed income mutual fund launched by Nuveen Investments, Inc The fund is co-managed by Nuveen Fund Advisors LLC and Nuveen Asset Management, LLC. It invests in the fixed income markets of Massachusetts, United States. The fund primarily invests in undervalued municipal securities and other related investments which are exempt from regular federal and Massachusetts income taxes.

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