First Trust Large Cap Value AlphaDEX Fund (NASDAQ:FTA) Short Interest Update

First Trust Large Cap Value AlphaDEX Fund (NASDAQ:FTAGet Rating) was the recipient of a large increase in short interest in the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 13,200 shares, an increase of 112.9% from the August 15th total of 6,200 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 62,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 0.2 days.

Institutional Investors Weigh In On First Trust Large Cap Value AlphaDEX Fund

Several large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. First Trust Advisors LP boosted its position in First Trust Large Cap Value AlphaDEX Fund by 0.8% in the 4th quarter. First Trust Advisors LP now owns 19,533 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,365,000 after buying an additional 156 shares during the period. Steward Partners Investment Advisory LLC boosted its position in First Trust Large Cap Value AlphaDEX Fund by 0.8% in the 2nd quarter. Steward Partners Investment Advisory LLC now owns 22,099 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,373,000 after buying an additional 167 shares during the period. RFG Advisory LLC boosted its position in First Trust Large Cap Value AlphaDEX Fund by 3.7% in the 1st quarter. RFG Advisory LLC now owns 4,821 shares of the company’s stock valued at $340,000 after buying an additional 174 shares during the period. Mutual Advisors LLC boosted its position in First Trust Large Cap Value AlphaDEX Fund by 2.4% in the 4th quarter. Mutual Advisors LLC now owns 8,655 shares of the company’s stock valued at $605,000 after buying an additional 200 shares during the period. Finally, Centaurus Financial Inc. boosted its position in First Trust Large Cap Value AlphaDEX Fund by 11.6% in the 2nd quarter. Centaurus Financial Inc. now owns 2,754 shares of the company’s stock valued at $171,000 after buying an additional 286 shares during the period.

First Trust Large Cap Value AlphaDEX Fund Stock Down 0.3 %

FTA stock opened at $63.92 on Thursday. First Trust Large Cap Value AlphaDEX Fund has a 12 month low of $60.38 and a 12 month high of $73.31. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $65.29 and a 200 day moving average price of $67.04.

First Trust Large Cap Value AlphaDEX Fund Increases Dividend

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, June 30th. Shareholders of record on Monday, June 27th were given a $0.273 dividend. This represents a $1.09 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.71%. This is a boost from First Trust Large Cap Value AlphaDEX Fund’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.27. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, June 24th.

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