First Trust Brazil AlphaDEX Fund (NASDAQ:FBZ) Sees Significant Growth in Short Interest

First Trust Brazil AlphaDEX Fund (NASDAQ:FBZGet Rating) was the target of a large growth in short interest during the month of April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totalling 400 shares, a growth of 100.0% from the March 31st total of 200 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 17,100 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 0.0 days.

First Trust Brazil AlphaDEX Fund stock opened at $12.69 on Friday. First Trust Brazil AlphaDEX Fund has a fifty-two week low of $10.64 and a fifty-two week high of $15.30. The firm has a 50 day moving average price of $13.20 and a 200 day moving average price of $12.21.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, March 31st. Investors of record on Monday, March 28th were issued a $0.173 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, March 25th. This represents a $0.69 annualized dividend and a yield of 5.45%.

Institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Belpointe Asset Management LLC acquired a new position in shares of First Trust Brazil AlphaDEX Fund in the first quarter worth $214,000. V Wealth Advisors LLC acquired a new position in shares of First Trust Brazil AlphaDEX Fund in the fourth quarter worth $131,000. Susquehanna International Group LLP grew its stake in shares of First Trust Brazil AlphaDEX Fund by 4.4% in the fourth quarter. Susquehanna International Group LLP now owns 38,964 shares of the company’s stock worth $449,000 after acquiring an additional 1,647 shares in the last quarter. Smart Portfolios LLC grew its stake in shares of First Trust Brazil AlphaDEX Fund by 29.7% in the fourth quarter. Smart Portfolios LLC now owns 82,837 shares of the company’s stock worth $955,000 after acquiring an additional 18,956 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Altfest L J & Co. Inc. acquired a new position in shares of First Trust Brazil AlphaDEX Fund during the fourth quarter worth $2,753,000.

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