ProShares Ultra VIX Short-Term Futures ETF (NYSEARCA:UVXY) Stock Price Up 8.7%

ProShares Ultra VIX Short-Term Futures ETF (NYSEARCA:UVXYGet Rating)’s stock price traded up 8.7% during mid-day trading on Thursday . The stock traded as high as $17.04 and last traded at $16.90. 1,940,962 shares traded hands during mid-day trading, a decline of 98% from the average session volume of 81,587,602 shares. The stock had previously closed at $15.55.

The company’s 50 day moving average price is $15.18 and its 200 day moving average price is $15.54.

Several large investors have recently bought and sold shares of UVXY. Citigroup Inc. grew its position in ProShares Ultra VIX Short-Term Futures ETF by 7,189.7% during the first quarter. Citigroup Inc. now owns 5,686 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $77,000 after buying an additional 5,608 shares during the period. Eudaimonia Advisors LLC bought a new position in shares of ProShares Ultra VIX Short-Term Futures ETF during the 4th quarter valued at approximately $124,000. Antonetti Capital Management LLC raised its holdings in ProShares Ultra VIX Short-Term Futures ETF by 25.0% during the 1st quarter. Antonetti Capital Management LLC now owns 9,971 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $134,000 after buying an additional 1,995 shares during the period. Toronto Dominion Bank bought a new stake in ProShares Ultra VIX Short-Term Futures ETF during the first quarter valued at about $135,000. Finally, Moors & Cabot Inc. purchased a new position in shares of ProShares Ultra VIX Short-Term Futures ETF in the first quarter worth about $135,000.

ProShares Ultra VIX Short-Term Futures ETF Company Profile (NYSEARCA:UVXY)

ProShares Ultra VIX Short-Term Futures ETF seeks daily investment results, before fees and expenses, that correspond to one and one-half times (1.5x) the daily performance of the S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures Index. UVXY provides leveraged exposure to the S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures Index, which measures the returns of a portfolio of monthly VIX futures contracts with a weighted average of one month to expiration.

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