Reaves Utility Income Fund (UTG) Short Interest Up 43.1% in April

Reaves Utility Income Fund (NYSEAMERICAN:UTG) saw a large increase in short interest in April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totalling 81,070 shares, an increase of 43.1% from the April 15th total of 56,635 shares. Currently, 0.2% of the company’s stock are short sold. Based on an average trading volume of 109,131 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 0.7 days.

Large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. Capital Investment Advisory Services LLC bought a new stake in Reaves Utility Income Fund during the 1st quarter valued at about $45,000. Bruderman Asset Management LLC bought a new stake in Reaves Utility Income Fund during the 4th quarter valued at about $46,000. Liberty Wealth Management LLC bought a new stake in Reaves Utility Income Fund during the 4th quarter valued at about $51,000. Parallel Advisors LLC increased its stake in Reaves Utility Income Fund by 196.6% during the 4th quarter. Parallel Advisors LLC now owns 1,928 shares of the closed-end fund’s stock valued at $56,000 after purchasing an additional 1,278 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Icon Wealth Partners LLC bought a new stake in Reaves Utility Income Fund during the 1st quarter valued at about $58,000.

NYSEAMERICAN:UTG opened at $34.79 on Thursday. Reaves Utility Income Fund has a fifty-two week low of $26.96 and a fifty-two week high of $34.98.

The company also recently disclosed a monthly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, April 30th. Shareholders of record on Monday, April 22nd were paid a dividend of $0.17 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, April 18th. This represents a $2.04 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 5.86%.

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