Short Interest in First Trust BuyWrite Income ETF (NASDAQ:FTHI) Increases By 56.2%

First Trust BuyWrite Income ETF (NASDAQ:FTHIGet Rating) saw a significant growth in short interest in December. As of December 30th, there was short interest totalling 50,300 shares, a growth of 56.2% from the December 15th total of 32,200 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 69,200 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 0.7 days.

Institutional Investors Weigh In On First Trust BuyWrite Income ETF

Several hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the business. Insight Advisors LLC PA boosted its holdings in shares of First Trust BuyWrite Income ETF by 2.2% during the second quarter. Insight Advisors LLC PA now owns 23,557 shares of the company’s stock worth $495,000 after purchasing an additional 500 shares during the last quarter. Benjamin F. Edwards & Company Inc. boosted its holdings in First Trust BuyWrite Income ETF by 25.3% in the third quarter. Benjamin F. Edwards & Company Inc. now owns 3,465 shares of the company’s stock valued at $64,000 after acquiring an additional 700 shares during the last quarter. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. boosted its holdings in First Trust BuyWrite Income ETF by 2.8% in the third quarter. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. now owns 35,531 shares of the company’s stock valued at $656,000 after acquiring an additional 962 shares during the last quarter. UBS Group AG acquired a new position in First Trust BuyWrite Income ETF in the third quarter valued at $30,000. Finally, Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. boosted its holdings in First Trust BuyWrite Income ETF by 6.5% in the first quarter. Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. now owns 28,344 shares of the company’s stock valued at $649,000 after acquiring an additional 1,719 shares during the last quarter.

First Trust BuyWrite Income ETF Price Performance

First Trust BuyWrite Income ETF stock opened at $20.11 on Friday. The stock has a fifty day moving average of $19.78 and a two-hundred day moving average of $19.94. First Trust BuyWrite Income ETF has a fifty-two week low of $18.24 and a fifty-two week high of $23.32.

First Trust BuyWrite Income ETF Announces Dividend

The firm also recently disclosed a monthly dividend, which was paid on Friday, December 30th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, December 27th were issued a dividend of $0.137 per share. This represents a $1.64 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 8.17%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, December 23rd.

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