In the market the company is trading up since yesterday’s close of 33.51. It is currently trading at $33.63 which is slightly above $32.54, the 50 day moving average and slightly over the 200 day moving average of $31.98. The 50 day moving average was up $1.09 or +3.34% and the 200 day average moved up $1.65.
Investors are a little more bearish on shares of First Trust NASDAQ Technology D of late looking at the uptick in short interest. The stock experienced a rise in short interest of 3.80% as of the latest report on September 29, 2017. Short interest grew from 56,712 to 58,867 over that period.
These firms have modified their investment in TDIV. As of quarter end Koshinski Asset Management, Inc. had bought 473 shares growing its position 1.3%. The value in dollars went from $1,159,353,000 to $1,218,899,000 a change of 5.1% quarter to quarter. As of the end of the quarter Hefren-tillotson, Inc. had disposed of a total of 250 shares trimming its holdings by 45.9%. The value of the company’s investment in First Trust NASDAQ Technology D decreased from $16,000 to $9,000 a change of $7,000 quarter over quarter.
Creative Planning reduced its position by shedding 2,838 shares a decrease of 28.9% from 06/30/2017 to 09/30/2017. Creative Planning owns 6,982 shares with a value of $226,000. The value of the position overall is down by 26.1%. As of the end of the quarter Hengehold Capital Management LLC had acquired a total of 354 shares growing its stake by 0.5%. The value of the investment in (TDIV) increased from $2,171,000 to $2,265,000 increasing 4.3% for the reporting period.