Macquarie/First Trust Global shares had a trading volume of 56K on Tuesday. Volume was up 116.81% over the stocks average daily volume.
Short traders are more bullish recently if you watch the fall in short interest. The company experienced a fall in short interest from September 29, 2017 to October 13, 2017 of -4.03%. Short shares fell from 59,090 to 56,709 over that period. Days to cover increased from 3.0 to 5.0 and the percentage of shorted shares is 0.01% as of October 13.
The following firms have recently changed their position in MFD. As of quarter end Sandy Spring Bank had disposed of a total of 850 shares trimming its position 50.0%. The value of the total investment in Macquarie/First Trust Global went from $22,000 to $12,000 decreasing 45.5% since the last quarter. As of the end of the quarter Advisor Group, Inc. had sold 306 shares trimming its stake by 19.7%. The value in dollars decreased from $20,000 to $17,000 a change of $3,000 quarter over quarter.
As of quarter end Cambridge Investment Research Advisors, Inc. had acquired 3,697 shares growing its holdings by 18.1%. The value of the investment in Macquarie/First Trust Global increased from $266,000 to $329,000 a change of 23.7% for the reporting period. Raymond James & Associates added to its position by buying 115 shares an increase of 0.6%. Raymond James & Associates currently owns 18,964 shares worth $259,000. The value of the position overall is up by 5.7%.
The company is now down by 0.16% since yesterday’s close of 12.74. The company’s P/E ratio is N/A and market capitalization is 108.59M. In the last earnings report the EPS was $-1.73 with 8.54M shares presently outstanding.
Macquarie/First Trust Global Infrastructure/Utilities Dividend & Income Fund (the Fund) is a non-diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Fund’s primary investment objective is to seek a high level of current return consisting of dividends, interest and other similar income, together with capital preservation. It invests in a non-diversified portfolio of equity, debt, preferred or convertible securities and other instruments (other instruments may include Canadian income trusts and Australian stapled securities) issued by United States and non-United States issuers that have as their primary focus (in terms of income and/or assets) the management, ownership and/or operation of infrastructure and utilities assets in a select group of countries..