Short Interest in First Trust TCW Opportunistic Fixed Income ETF (NASDAQ:FIXD) Grows By 44.7%

First Trust TCW Opportunistic Fixed Income ETF (NASDAQ:FIXD) saw a significant increase in short interest during the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 86,800 shares, an increase of 44.7% from the August 15th total of 60,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 461,400 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 0.2 days.

A number of hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Savior LLC lifted its holdings in First Trust TCW Opportunistic Fixed Income ETF by 17.1% in the second quarter. Savior LLC now owns 1,797 shares of the company’s stock valued at $96,000 after buying an additional 263 shares during the period. Ascension Capital Advisors Inc. lifted its holdings in First Trust TCW Opportunistic Fixed Income ETF by 0.3% in the first quarter. Ascension Capital Advisors Inc. now owns 124,781 shares of the company’s stock valued at $6,592,000 after buying an additional 321 shares during the period. Clearview Wealth Advisors LLC lifted its holdings in First Trust TCW Opportunistic Fixed Income ETF by 11.7% in the second quarter. Clearview Wealth Advisors LLC now owns 3,085 shares of the company’s stock valued at $165,000 after buying an additional 322 shares during the period. Source Financial Advisors LLC lifted its holdings in First Trust TCW Opportunistic Fixed Income ETF by 2.2% in the second quarter. Source Financial Advisors LLC now owns 15,290 shares of the company’s stock valued at $820,000 after buying an additional 336 shares during the period. Finally, GeoWealth Management LLC lifted its holdings in First Trust TCW Opportunistic Fixed Income ETF by 2.2% in the second quarter. GeoWealth Management LLC now owns 15,290 shares of the company’s stock valued at $820,000 after buying an additional 336 shares during the period.

Shares of First Trust TCW Opportunistic Fixed Income ETF stock opened at $54.14 on Tuesday. First Trust TCW Opportunistic Fixed Income ETF has a twelve month low of $52.62 and a twelve month high of $55.42. The company’s fifty day moving average is $54.05 and its 200 day moving average is $53.56.

The firm also recently disclosed a monthly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, September 1st. Investors of record on Wednesday, August 25th were paid a $0.058 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Tuesday, August 24th. This represents a $0.70 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.29%.

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