First Trust Nasdaq Oil & Gas ETF (NASDAQ:FTXN) Short Interest Up 31.2% in April

First Trust Nasdaq Oil & Gas ETF (NASDAQ:FTXNGet Free Report) was the recipient of a large growth in short interest in the month of April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totalling 36,600 shares, a growth of 31.2% from the April 15th total of 27,900 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 41,600 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 0.9 days.

Institutional Trading of First Trust Nasdaq Oil & Gas ETF

A number of large investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Anchor Investment Management LLC bought a new stake in First Trust Nasdaq Oil & Gas ETF in the 4th quarter worth approximately $31,000. ICA Group Wealth Management LLC purchased a new stake in shares of First Trust Nasdaq Oil & Gas ETF in the 4th quarter valued at $41,000. Principal Securities Inc. bought a new position in shares of First Trust Nasdaq Oil & Gas ETF during the fourth quarter valued at about $95,000. Global Retirement Partners LLC grew its position in First Trust Nasdaq Oil & Gas ETF by 19.6% during the 4th quarter. Global Retirement Partners LLC now owns 5,764 shares of the company’s stock worth $156,000 after acquiring an additional 943 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Activest Wealth Management bought a new position in shares of First Trust Nasdaq Oil & Gas ETF in the first quarter worth approximately $178,000.

First Trust Nasdaq Oil & Gas ETF Trading Up 0.2 %

FTXN stock traded up $0.06 during midday trading on Wednesday, hitting $31.46. The stock had a trading volume of 20,027 shares, compared to its average volume of 59,835. The business has a fifty day moving average price of $31.87 and a two-hundred day moving average price of $29.59. First Trust Nasdaq Oil & Gas ETF has a 1-year low of $24.77 and a 1-year high of $33.72. The firm has a market cap of $217.07 million, a P/E ratio of 6.47 and a beta of 1.44.

First Trust Nasdaq Oil & Gas ETF Dividend Announcement

The business also recently declared a dividend, which was paid on Thursday, March 28th. Shareholders of record on Friday, March 22nd were paid a $0.1404 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, March 21st.

About First Trust Nasdaq Oil & Gas ETF

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The First Trust Nasdaq Oil & Gas ETF (FTXN) is an exchange-traded fund that is based on the NASDAQ US Smart Oil & Gas index. The fund tracks an index composed of 50 US oil and gas companies. Holdings are selected by liquidity and weighted based on volatility, value and growth factors. FTXN was launched on Sep 20, 2016 and is managed by First Trust.

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