First Trust Long/Short Equity ETF (NYSEARCA:FTLS) Shares Bought by Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc.

Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. grew its position in shares of First Trust Long/Short Equity ETF (NYSEARCA:FTLS) by 19.4% in the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 6,766 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 1,098 shares during the quarter. Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. owned about 0.13% of First Trust Long/Short Equity ETF worth $251,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently made changes to their positions in FTLS. SRS Capital Advisors Inc. raised its position in First Trust Long/Short Equity ETF by 16.4% in the fourth quarter. SRS Capital Advisors Inc. now owns 4,982 shares of the company’s stock worth $185,000 after acquiring an additional 701 shares in the last quarter. LPL Financial LLC raised its position in First Trust Long/Short Equity ETF by 0.6% in the fourth quarter. LPL Financial LLC now owns 276,616 shares of the company’s stock worth $10,260,000 after acquiring an additional 1,716 shares in the last quarter. Janney Montgomery Scott LLC raised its holdings in First Trust Long/Short Equity ETF by 37.4% during the 4th quarter. Janney Montgomery Scott LLC now owns 13,494 shares of the company’s stock worth $500,000 after buying an additional 3,671 shares during the period. Commonwealth Equity Services LLC raised its holdings in First Trust Long/Short Equity ETF by 34.2% during the 4th quarter. Commonwealth Equity Services LLC now owns 19,892 shares of the company’s stock worth $737,000 after buying an additional 5,067 shares during the period. Finally, Lincoln National Corp acquired a new stake in First Trust Long/Short Equity ETF during the 4th quarter worth about $219,000.

NYSEARCA FTLS traded up $0.23 on Friday, hitting $39.85. 704 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 30,628. First Trust Long/Short Equity ETF has a twelve month low of $35.84 and a twelve month high of $40.83.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, March 29th. Shareholders of record on Friday, March 22nd were paid a dividend of $0.0727 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, March 21st. This represents a $0.29 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.73%.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for First Trust Long/Short Equity ETF (NYSEARCA:FTLS)

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