ProShares Ultra VIX Short-Term Futures ETF (NYSEARCA:UVXY) Shares Up 5.7%

ProShares Ultra VIX Short-Term Futures ETF (NYSEARCA:UVXYGet Rating)’s stock price shot up 5.7% during trading on Tuesday . The stock traded as high as $9.98 and last traded at $9.80. 1,745,464 shares were traded during mid-day trading, a decline of 98% from the average session volume of 74,350,984 shares. The stock had previously closed at $9.27.

ProShares Ultra VIX Short-Term Futures ETF Stock Down 0.6 %

The company’s 50 day simple moving average is $10.70 and its 200 day simple moving average is $13.86.

Institutional Investors Weigh In On ProShares Ultra VIX Short-Term Futures ETF

Large investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Citigroup Inc. increased its position in shares of ProShares Ultra VIX Short-Term Futures ETF by 7,189.7% during the first quarter. Citigroup Inc. now owns 5,686 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $77,000 after acquiring an additional 5,608 shares in the last quarter. Eudaimonia Advisors LLC bought a new stake in shares of ProShares Ultra VIX Short-Term Futures ETF during the fourth quarter worth $124,000. Antonetti Capital Management LLC increased its position in shares of ProShares Ultra VIX Short-Term Futures ETF by 25.0% during the first quarter. Antonetti Capital Management LLC now owns 9,971 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $134,000 after acquiring an additional 1,995 shares in the last quarter. Toronto Dominion Bank bought a new stake in shares of ProShares Ultra VIX Short-Term Futures ETF during the first quarter worth $135,000. Finally, Moors & Cabot Inc. bought a new stake in shares of ProShares Ultra VIX Short-Term Futures ETF during the first quarter worth $135,000.

ProShares Ultra VIX Short-Term Futures ETF Company Profile

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ProShares Ultra VIX Short-Term Futures ETF seeks daily investment results, before fees and expenses, that correspond to one and one-half times (1.5x) the daily performance of the S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures Index. UVXY provides leveraged exposure to the S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures Index, which measures the returns of a portfolio of monthly VIX futures contracts with a weighted average of one month to expiration.

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