Short Interest in First Trust International Equity Opportunities ETF (NASDAQ:FPXI) Decreases By 27.2%


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First Trust International Equity Opportunities ETF (NASDAQ:FPXI) was the recipient of a significant decline in short interest during the month of April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totalling 77,200 shares, a decline of 27.2% from the March 31st total of 106,100 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 290,700 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 0.3 days.

First Trust International Equity Opportunities ETF stock traded down $1.80 during mid-day trading on Tuesday, hitting $66.20. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 4,836 shares, compared to its average volume of 288,149. First Trust International Equity Opportunities ETF has a twelve month low of $40.44 and a twelve month high of $79.31. The stock’s fifty day moving average price is $67.18 and its two-hundred day moving average price is $68.21.

A number of institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of FPXI. Morgan Stanley grew its position in First Trust International Equity Opportunities ETF by 945.1% in the fourth quarter. Morgan Stanley now owns 569,149 shares of the company’s stock worth $39,157,000 after buying an additional 514,689 shares during the last quarter. Kowal Investment Group LLC purchased a new position in First Trust International Equity Opportunities ETF during the 4th quarter worth approximately $21,916,000. LPL Financial LLC grew its position in First Trust International Equity Opportunities ETF by 39.1% during the 4th quarter. LPL Financial LLC now owns 970,707 shares of the company’s stock worth $66,785,000 after purchasing an additional 272,927 shares in the last quarter. Commonwealth Equity Services LLC grew its position in First Trust International Equity Opportunities ETF by 103.6% during the 1st quarter. Commonwealth Equity Services LLC now owns 377,200 shares of the company’s stock worth $24,876,000 after purchasing an additional 191,980 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Searcy Financial Services Inc. ADV purchased a new position in First Trust International Equity Opportunities ETF during the 4th quarter worth approximately $8,329,000.

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