(NASDAQ:TUSA) shares saw heavy trading volume with 2,560 shares changing hands in the last trading session. Trading volume was up 196.64% over the stocks average daily volume. Investors are more bearish on First Trust Total US Market Alp of late if you take note of the increase in short interest. The company saw a rise in short interest from September 29, 2017 to October 13, 2017 of 14.73%. Short interest grew from 482 to 553 over that timeframe.
A few notable investment firms have updated their holdings. Citadel Advisors LLC expanded its ownership by buying 4,729 shares an increase of 21.4% as of 03/31/2016. Citadel Advisors LLC claims 26,851 shares with a value of $664,000. The total value of its holdings increased 23.2%. As of quarter end Susquehanna International Group, Llp had bought a total of 25,177 shares growing its holdings by 212.8%. The value in dollars went from $329,000 to $1,076,000 a change of $747,000 quarter to quarter.
Bank Of America Corp /de/ bolstered its holdings by buying 37 shares an increase of 10.1% from 03/31/2017 to 06/30/2017. Bank Of America Corp /de/ now holds 405 shares worth $12,000. The value of the position overall is up by 9.1%. As of the end of the quarter Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc. had acquired 1 shares growing its position 0.1%. The value of the investment in First Trust Total US Market Alp increased from $30,000 to $31,000 increasing 3.3% quarter over quarter.
The company is up since yesterday’s close of $31.83. The stock last traded at $31.83 a bit higher than $31.13, the stock’s 50 day moving average and barely above the 200 day moving average of $30.04. The 50 day moving average was up by +2.25% whereas the 200 day average was up by +5.97%.