Short Interest in First Trust Total US Market AlphaDEX ETF (NASDAQ:TUSA) Grows By 125.0%

First Trust Total US Market AlphaDEX ETF (NASDAQ:TUSA) saw a significant increase in short interest during the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 900 shares, an increase of 125.0% from the August 15th total of 400 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,300 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 0.7 days.

Large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Advisor Group Holdings Inc. grew its holdings in shares of First Trust Total US Market AlphaDEX ETF by 5.3% during the second quarter. Advisor Group Holdings Inc. now owns 12,897 shares of the company’s stock worth $615,000 after purchasing an additional 647 shares during the last quarter. Rockefeller Capital Management L.P. grew its holdings in shares of First Trust Total US Market AlphaDEX ETF by 25.6% during the first quarter. Rockefeller Capital Management L.P. now owns 14,045 shares of the company’s stock worth $639,000 after purchasing an additional 2,866 shares during the last quarter. LPL Financial LLC boosted its holdings in First Trust Total US Market AlphaDEX ETF by 14.0% in the second quarter. LPL Financial LLC now owns 60,765 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,895,000 after acquiring an additional 7,473 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Morris Retirement Advisors LLC bought a new stake in First Trust Total US Market AlphaDEX ETF in the second quarter valued at approximately $2,997,000.

Shares of NASDAQ:TUSA remained flat at $$48.09 during midday trading on Thursday. The stock had a trading volume of 81 shares, compared to its average volume of 2,078. The business’s 50 day simple moving average is $48.25 and its 200-day simple moving average is $47.43. First Trust Total US Market AlphaDEX ETF has a 52 week low of $31.96 and a 52 week high of $49.76.

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