First Trust International Developed Capital Strength ETF (NASDAQ:FICS) Short Interest Up 993.3% in January

First Trust International Developed Capital Strength ETF (NASDAQ:FICSGet Free Report) was the recipient of a large growth in short interest during the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totalling 16,400 shares, a growth of 993.3% from the January 15th total of 1,500 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 24,400 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 0.7 days.

First Trust International Developed Capital Strength ETF Stock Down 0.3 %

Shares of NASDAQ FICS opened at $33.75 on Tuesday. First Trust International Developed Capital Strength ETF has a twelve month low of $28.86 and a twelve month high of $34.12. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $33.37 and its 200-day moving average price is $31.76. The company has a market capitalization of $79.31 million, a PE ratio of 15.91 and a beta of 0.84.

First Trust International Developed Capital Strength ETF Announces Dividend

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, December 29th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, December 26th were paid a $0.0623 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, December 22nd. This represents a $0.25 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.74%.

Hedge Funds Weigh In On First Trust International Developed Capital Strength ETF

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of FICS. Drive Wealth Management LLC lifted its stake in First Trust International Developed Capital Strength ETF by 6.1% in the third quarter. Drive Wealth Management LLC now owns 10,131 shares of the company’s stock valued at $304,000 after purchasing an additional 579 shares during the last quarter. Stratos Wealth Partners LTD. raised its holdings in First Trust International Developed Capital Strength ETF by 4.2% during the 4th quarter. Stratos Wealth Partners LTD. now owns 14,344 shares of the company’s stock valued at $484,000 after acquiring an additional 583 shares during the period. Morgan Stanley raised its holdings in First Trust International Developed Capital Strength ETF by 20.8% during the 4th quarter. Morgan Stanley now owns 3,836 shares of the company’s stock valued at $111,000 after acquiring an additional 661 shares during the period. DHJJ Financial Advisors Ltd. raised its holdings in First Trust International Developed Capital Strength ETF by 9.8% during the 2nd quarter. DHJJ Financial Advisors Ltd. now owns 8,750 shares of the company’s stock valued at $284,000 after acquiring an additional 780 shares during the period. Finally, Coppell Advisory Solutions Corp. bought a new stake in First Trust International Developed Capital Strength ETF during the 4th quarter valued at $26,000.

About First Trust International Developed Capital Strength ETF

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The First Trust International Developed Cap Strength ETF (FICS) is an exchange-traded fund that mostly invests in total market equity. The First Trust International Developed Capital Strength ETF (the Fund) seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield (before the Funds fees and expenses) of an index called The International Developed Capital Strength IndexSM (the Index).

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