First Trust NASDAQ 100 Ex-Technology Sector Index Fund (NASDAQ:QQXT) Short Interest Update

First Trust NASDAQ 100 Ex-Technology Sector Index Fund (NASDAQ:QQXTGet Free Report) saw a significant drop in short interest during the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totalling 200 shares, a drop of 60.0% from the January 15th total of 500 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 6,700 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 0.0 days.

First Trust NASDAQ 100 Ex-Technology Sector Index Fund Stock Performance

Shares of NASDAQ QQXT traded up $0.39 during trading hours on Monday, hitting $88.44. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 21,651 shares, compared to its average volume of 5,398. The stock has a market cap of $176.88 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 22.68 and a beta of 0.98. First Trust NASDAQ 100 Ex-Technology Sector Index Fund has a 12 month low of $75.78 and a 12 month high of $89.05. The business has a 50-day simple moving average of $87.39 and a 200-day simple moving average of $84.16.

First Trust NASDAQ 100 Ex-Technology Sector Index Fund Increases Dividend

The firm also recently announced a dividend, which was paid on Friday, December 29th. Investors of record on Tuesday, December 26th were paid a $0.4048 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Friday, December 22nd. This is a boost from First Trust NASDAQ 100 Ex-Technology Sector Index Fund’s previous dividend of $0.19.

Institutional Trading of First Trust NASDAQ 100 Ex-Technology Sector Index Fund

Several large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Stifel Financial Corp boosted its holdings in First Trust NASDAQ 100 Ex-Technology Sector Index Fund by 10.7% in the fourth quarter. Stifel Financial Corp now owns 8,949 shares of the company’s stock valued at $789,000 after acquiring an additional 862 shares in the last quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN boosted its position in First Trust NASDAQ 100 Ex-Technology Sector Index Fund by 10.1% during the 4th quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 228,646 shares of the company’s stock valued at $20,151,000 after acquiring an additional 20,982 shares in the last quarter. UBS Group AG boosted its position in First Trust NASDAQ 100 Ex-Technology Sector Index Fund by 16.8% during the 4th quarter. UBS Group AG now owns 87,361 shares of the company’s stock valued at $7,699,000 after acquiring an additional 12,580 shares in the last quarter. WMG Financial Advisors LLC boosted its holdings in shares of First Trust NASDAQ 100 Ex-Technology Sector Index Fund by 8.2% during the 4th quarter. WMG Financial Advisors LLC now owns 11,332 shares of the company’s stock valued at $999,000 after buying an additional 855 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Truist Financial Corp lifted its stake in First Trust NASDAQ 100 Ex-Technology Sector Index Fund by 2.5% during the 4th quarter. Truist Financial Corp now owns 17,725 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,562,000 after acquiring an additional 434 shares during the period.

About First Trust NASDAQ 100 Ex-Technology Sector Index Fund

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The First Trust NASDAQ-100 Ex-Technology Sector Index Fund (QQXT) is an exchange-traded fund that is based on the NASDAQ-100 Ex-Tech Sector index. The fund tracks an equal-weighted index of NASDAQ 100 stocks that excludes technology companies. QQXT was launched on Feb 8, 2007 and is managed by First Trust.

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