First Trust Low Duration Strategic Focus ETF (NASDAQ:LDSF) Short Interest Update

First Trust Low Duration Strategic Focus ETF (NASDAQ:LDSFGet Free Report) was the target of a large growth in short interest in the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totalling 2,000 shares, a growth of 185.7% from the April 30th total of 700 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 61,500 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 0.0 days.

Institutional Trading of First Trust Low Duration Strategic Focus ETF

Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the business. Mutual Advisors LLC increased its holdings in shares of First Trust Low Duration Strategic Focus ETF by 0.3% in the fourth quarter. Mutual Advisors LLC now owns 228,364 shares of the company’s stock valued at $4,304,000 after purchasing an additional 759 shares during the period. Creative Financial Designs Inc. ADV boosted its holdings in First Trust Low Duration Strategic Focus ETF by 6.5% in the fourth quarter. Creative Financial Designs Inc. ADV now owns 13,827 shares of the company’s stock valued at $261,000 after purchasing an additional 839 shares during the last quarter. EdgeRock Capital LLC acquired a new stake in First Trust Low Duration Strategic Focus ETF during the 4th quarter worth about $37,000. NBC Securities Inc. purchased a new position in shares of First Trust Low Duration Strategic Focus ETF during the 3rd quarter valued at about $114,000. Finally, Capital Asset Advisory Services LLC raised its stake in shares of First Trust Low Duration Strategic Focus ETF by 1.9% during the 4th quarter. Capital Asset Advisory Services LLC now owns 353,936 shares of the company’s stock valued at $6,670,000 after buying an additional 6,722 shares during the last quarter.

First Trust Low Duration Strategic Focus ETF Stock Up 0.4 %

Shares of LDSF stock opened at $18.63 on Friday. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $18.64 and its 200 day moving average is $18.70. First Trust Low Duration Strategic Focus ETF has a 1-year low of $17.70 and a 1-year high of $19.14.

First Trust Low Duration Strategic Focus ETF Announces Dividend

The company also recently declared a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, May 31st. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, May 22nd will be issued a $0.0655 dividend. This represents a $0.79 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.22%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, May 21st.

First Trust Low Duration Strategic Focus ETF Company Profile

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The First Trust Low Duration Strategic Focus ETF (LDSF) is an exchange-traded fund that mostly invests in broad credit fixed income. The fund is an actively managed fund-of-funds. Holdings consist of short-term fixed income securities, primarily from US issuers LDSF was launched on Jan 3, 2019 and is managed by First Trust.

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