First Trust NASDAQ-100 Ex-Technology Sector Index Fund (NASDAQ:QQXT) Short Interest Update

First Trust NASDAQ-100 Ex-Technology Sector Index Fund (NASDAQ:QQXTGet Rating) was the target of a large decline in short interest during the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totalling 3,400 shares, a decline of 42.4% from the March 15th total of 5,900 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 5,600 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 0.6 days.

Shares of QQXT opened at $81.87 on Friday. The firm has a fifty day simple moving average of $80.18 and a two-hundred day simple moving average of $84.23. First Trust NASDAQ-100 Ex-Technology Sector Index Fund has a 1-year low of $74.53 and a 1-year high of $90.54.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, March 31st. Shareholders of record on Monday, March 28th were paid a dividend of $0.244 per share. The ex-dividend date was Friday, March 25th. This is a positive change from First Trust NASDAQ-100 Ex-Technology Sector Index Fund’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.08. This represents a $0.98 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.19%.

A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in QQXT. Janney Montgomery Scott LLC raised its stake in First Trust NASDAQ-100 Ex-Technology Sector Index Fund by 0.7% during the 3rd quarter. Janney Montgomery Scott LLC now owns 36,420 shares of the company’s stock valued at $3,130,000 after buying an additional 254 shares during the last quarter. AE Wealth Management LLC raised its stake in First Trust NASDAQ-100 Ex-Technology Sector Index Fund by 20.1% during the 3rd quarter. AE Wealth Management LLC now owns 9,132 shares of the company’s stock valued at $785,000 after buying an additional 1,527 shares during the last quarter. Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. raised its stake in First Trust NASDAQ-100 Ex-Technology Sector Index Fund by 3.3% during the 3rd quarter. Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. now owns 7,833 shares of the company’s stock valued at $673,000 after buying an additional 252 shares during the last quarter. Truist Financial Corp raised its stake in First Trust NASDAQ-100 Ex-Technology Sector Index Fund by 23.2% during the 3rd quarter. Truist Financial Corp now owns 15,830 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,360,000 after buying an additional 2,984 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. raised its stake in First Trust NASDAQ-100 Ex-Technology Sector Index Fund by 18.0% during the 3rd quarter. Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. now owns 31,220 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,683,000 after buying an additional 4,770 shares during the last quarter.

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