First Trust United Kingdom AlphaDEX Fund (NASDAQ:FKU) Short Interest Update

First Trust United Kingdom AlphaDEX Fund (NASDAQ:FKUGet Rating) was the target of a significant decrease in short interest in the month of July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 20,200 shares, a decrease of 6.9% from the July 15th total of 21,700 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 10,100 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.0 days.

Institutional Trading of First Trust United Kingdom AlphaDEX Fund

A number of institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in FKU. MTM Investment Management LLC purchased a new position in First Trust United Kingdom AlphaDEX Fund in the 4th quarter worth $30,000. Bank of America Corp DE raised its stake in First Trust United Kingdom AlphaDEX Fund by 29.4% in the 1st quarter. Bank of America Corp DE now owns 2,040 shares of the company’s stock worth $79,000 after acquiring an additional 463 shares during the last quarter. Advisor Group Holdings Inc. raised its stake in First Trust United Kingdom AlphaDEX Fund by 542.5% in the 1st quarter. Advisor Group Holdings Inc. now owns 3,932 shares of the company’s stock worth $152,000 after acquiring an additional 3,320 shares during the last quarter. Retirement Planning Group purchased a new position in First Trust United Kingdom AlphaDEX Fund in the 2nd quarter worth $370,000. Finally, Rathbones Group PLC raised its stake in First Trust United Kingdom AlphaDEX Fund by 7.6% in the 1st quarter. Rathbones Group PLC now owns 9,718 shares of the company’s stock worth $374,000 after acquiring an additional 687 shares during the last quarter.

First Trust United Kingdom AlphaDEX Fund Trading Up 0.2 %

Shares of NASDAQ FKU opened at $33.59 on Wednesday. First Trust United Kingdom AlphaDEX Fund has a fifty-two week low of $29.97 and a fifty-two week high of $45.50. The business’s 50 day moving average price is $32.35 and its 200-day moving average price is $36.13.

First Trust United Kingdom AlphaDEX Fund Increases Dividend

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, June 30th. Stockholders of record on Monday, June 27th were given a $0.669 dividend. This is a boost from First Trust United Kingdom AlphaDEX Fund’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.32. The ex-dividend date was Friday, June 24th. This represents a $2.68 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 7.97%.

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