Short Interest in WisdomTree Interest Rate Hedged High Yield Bond Fund (NASDAQ:HYZD) Grows By 31.2%

WisdomTree Interest Rate Hedged High Yield Bond Fund (NASDAQ:HYZDGet Rating) was the recipient of a significant growth in short interest during the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totalling 24,800 shares, a growth of 31.2% from the March 15th total of 18,900 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 119,300 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 0.2 days.

HYZD opened at $21.67 on Monday. The business’s 50 day moving average is $21.63 and its 200-day moving average is $21.95. WisdomTree Interest Rate Hedged High Yield Bond Fund has a twelve month low of $21.04 and a twelve month high of $23.01.

The firm also recently declared a monthly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, March 30th. Stockholders of record on Monday, March 28th were issued a dividend of $0.075 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, March 25th. This represents a $0.90 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.15%.

Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in HYZD. LPL Financial LLC increased its stake in shares of WisdomTree Interest Rate Hedged High Yield Bond Fund by 397.4% during the third quarter. LPL Financial LLC now owns 449,297 shares of the company’s stock valued at $9,988,000 after acquiring an additional 358,962 shares during the period. Morgan Stanley increased its stake in shares of WisdomTree Interest Rate Hedged High Yield Bond Fund by 266.0% during the second quarter. Morgan Stanley now owns 420,870 shares of the company’s stock valued at $9,371,000 after acquiring an additional 305,868 shares during the period. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. acquired a new position in shares of WisdomTree Interest Rate Hedged High Yield Bond Fund during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $6,252,000. Royal Bank of Canada increased its stake in shares of WisdomTree Interest Rate Hedged High Yield Bond Fund by 96.6% during the third quarter. Royal Bank of Canada now owns 359,560 shares of the company’s stock valued at $7,993,000 after acquiring an additional 176,635 shares during the period. Finally, Advisory Alpha LLC increased its stake in shares of WisdomTree Interest Rate Hedged High Yield Bond Fund by 318.9% during the fourth quarter. Advisory Alpha LLC now owns 185,331 shares of the company’s stock valued at $4,127,000 after acquiring an additional 141,092 shares during the period.

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