Invesco S&P SmallCap Consumer Staples ETF (NASDAQ:PSCC) Sees Large Increase in Short Interest

Invesco S&P SmallCap Consumer Staples ETF (NASDAQ:PSCCGet Rating) was the recipient of a significant growth in short interest during the month of May. As of May 31st, there was short interest totalling 900 shares, a growth of 200.0% from the May 15th total of 300 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 2,700 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 0.3 days.

NASDAQ:PSCC opened at $98.77 on Friday. Invesco S&P SmallCap Consumer Staples ETF has a one year low of $93.33 and a one year high of $112.02. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $101.40 and a 200-day moving average of $102.63.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, March 31st. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, March 22nd were issued a dividend of $0.155 per share. This represents a $0.62 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.63%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Monday, March 21st.

Several hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the company. UBS Group AG grew its holdings in Invesco S&P SmallCap Consumer Staples ETF by 2.5% during the first quarter. UBS Group AG now owns 4,080 shares of the company’s stock worth $412,000 after buying an additional 100 shares in the last quarter. Flow Traders U.S. LLC grew its stake in shares of Invesco S&P SmallCap Consumer Staples ETF by 121.2% in the 1st quarter. Flow Traders U.S. LLC now owns 14,204 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,433,000 after acquiring an additional 7,782 shares in the last quarter. Pacific Sun Financial Corp raised its holdings in shares of Invesco S&P SmallCap Consumer Staples ETF by 3.2% in the first quarter. Pacific Sun Financial Corp now owns 20,642 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,083,000 after purchasing an additional 640 shares during the last quarter. Prospera Financial Services Inc bought a new position in shares of Invesco S&P SmallCap Consumer Staples ETF during the first quarter valued at about $81,000. Finally, Gladstone Institutional Advisory LLC purchased a new position in Invesco S&P SmallCap Consumer Staples ETF during the first quarter worth about $362,000.

Invesco S&P SmallCap Consumer Staples ETF Company Profile (Get Rating)

PowerShares S&P SmallCap Consumer Staples Portfolio (the Fund) seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance of the index called the S&P SmallCap 600 Capped Consumer Staples Index (the Underlying Index). The Underlying Index consists of common stocks of United States consumer staples companies that are principally engaged in the businesses of providing consumer goods and services that have non-cyclical characteristics, including tobacco, textiles, food and beverage, and non-discretionary retail.

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