First Trust Multi Cap Growth AlphaDEX Fund (NASDAQ:FAD) Short Interest Up 100.0% in May

First Trust Multi Cap Growth AlphaDEX Fund (NASDAQ:FADGet Rating) saw a significant increase in short interest in the month of May. As of May 31st, there was short interest totalling 200 shares, an increase of 100.0% from the May 15th total of 100 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 6,700 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 0.0 days.

Several institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. lifted its position in shares of First Trust Multi Cap Growth AlphaDEX Fund by 15.4% in the 4th quarter. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. now owns 150,031 shares of the company’s stock worth $18,845,000 after buying an additional 20,010 shares during the last quarter. LPL Financial LLC lifted its position in First Trust Multi Cap Growth AlphaDEX Fund by 17.1% in the 4th quarter. LPL Financial LLC now owns 138,971 shares of the company’s stock valued at $17,456,000 after purchasing an additional 20,253 shares during the last quarter. Morgan Stanley lifted its position in First Trust Multi Cap Growth AlphaDEX Fund by 98.4% in the 3rd quarter. Morgan Stanley now owns 126,864 shares of the company’s stock valued at $15,005,000 after purchasing an additional 62,909 shares during the last quarter. Kestra Advisory Services LLC lifted its position in First Trust Multi Cap Growth AlphaDEX Fund by 191.4% in the 4th quarter. Kestra Advisory Services LLC now owns 94,879 shares of the company’s stock valued at $11,918,000 after purchasing an additional 62,316 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Commonwealth Equity Services LLC lifted its position in First Trust Multi Cap Growth AlphaDEX Fund by 54.0% in the 1st quarter. Commonwealth Equity Services LLC now owns 55,157 shares of the company’s stock valued at $6,189,000 after purchasing an additional 19,337 shares during the last quarter.

First Trust Multi Cap Growth AlphaDEX Fund stock opened at $97.29 on Monday. First Trust Multi Cap Growth AlphaDEX Fund has a 52-week low of $92.75 and a 52-week high of $131.48. The firm has a fifty day moving average of $102.74 and a 200-day moving average of $110.32.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, March 31st. Stockholders of record on Monday, March 28th were given a $0.064 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Friday, March 25th. This represents a $0.26 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.26%.

About First Trust Multi Cap Growth AlphaDEX Fund (Get Rating)

First Trust Multi Cap Growth AlphaDEX Fund (the Fund) is an exchange-traded fund. The Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield of an equity index called the Defined Multi Cap Growth Index (the Index). The Index is an enhanced index created and administered by Standard & Poor’s, which selects stocks from the S&P Composite 1500/Citigroup Growth Index.

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