During December, a significantly lower amount of money was borrowed to speculate against the performance of the iShares Exponential Technologies ETF (NASDAQ: XT). There were 153,700 shares available for a short sale as of December 15, which decreased 19.0% from the 189,800 shares that were available for a short sale on November 30. The current short-interest ratio is 0.8 days, based on an average daily volume of 193,000 shares. This number was arrived at using the data.
On Friday, the NASDAQ: XT stock was first offered for trading for $47.66. At the moment, the price of the stock is fluctuating between $48.63 and $48.79, which, respectively, correspond to its 50-day and 200-day simple moving averages. During the past 52 weeks, the price of the iShares Exponential Technologies ETF has fluctuated between a low of $42.63 and a high of $66.93, with a low of $42.63.
Recently, several different hedge funds have changed the percentages of ownership in the company they are currently holding. Raymond James & Associates increased the proportion of the iShares Exponential Technologies ETF that is owned by 3.7% over the first three months of 2014. Raymond James & Associates now owns a total of 160,410 of those shares, valued at $9,471,000, after purchasing 5,772 of the company’s shares during the most recent quarter. Visionary Wealth Advisors successfully added 10.8% more shares of the iShares Exponential Technologies ETF to its portfolio over the first three months of 2018. Visionary Wealth Advisors increased its holdings in the company by 1,153 shares during the fourth quarter of 2018, bringing the total number of shares it owns in the business to 2,067. Visionary Wealth Advisors is the owner of 11,843 shares of a company’s stock, and the total value of those shares as of right now is $699,000. In the first three months of 2018, Claraphi Advisory Network LLC saw a 7.3% increase in the proportion of its holdings allocated to the iShares Exponential Technologies ETF. Claraphi Advisory Network LLC is now the owner of 4,107 shares in the company and has increased its stake by 280 during the most recent quarter through the purchase of additional stock. The value of these shares taken as a whole is 242,000 dollars, and the price per share is also 244,000 dollars. Cahill Financial Advisors Inc. increased the percentage of its holdings in the iShares Exponential Technologies ETF by 193.3% over the first three months of 2018. After purchasing 48,990 additional shares during the most recent fiscal quarter, Cahill Financial Advisors Inc. now owns 74,338 shares of the company’s stock, with a combined value of $4,389,000. This brings the total number of shares directly owned by the company to 74,338. And finally, during the first three months of the year, Abbot Financial Management Inc. raised the proportion of its assets invested in the iShares Exponential Technologies ETF by six percentage points. Abbot Financial Management Inc. now has 10,564 shares, which are worth a total of $624,000. These shares were acquired during the most recent fiscal quarter by purchasing 597 shares.
On Monday, December 19, the company also paid a dividend that it had previously announced and declared payable every six months. This dividend was by the company’s previous announcement and declaration. On December 14, shareholders of record received a dividend payment that was issued in the amount of $0.151. This payment was made. The dividend was disbursed to shareholders on Tuesday, December 13, the month of December.