Empirical Financial Services LLC d.b.a. Empirical Wealth Management trimmed its position in shares of First Trust Senior Loan ETF (NASDAQ:FTSL) by 4.6% in the second quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The fund owned 83,504 shares of the company’s stock after selling 4,055 shares during the period. Empirical Financial Services LLC d.b.a. Empirical Wealth Management’s holdings in First Trust Senior Loan ETF were worth $3,935,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in FTSL. Pinnacle Advisory Group Inc. raised its position in First Trust Senior Loan ETF by 9.8% in the 2nd quarter. Pinnacle Advisory Group Inc. now owns 5,356 shares of the company’s stock valued at $252,000 after purchasing an additional 479 shares in the last quarter. Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. raised its position in First Trust Senior Loan ETF by 4.2% in the 2nd quarter. Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. now owns 12,414 shares of the company’s stock valued at $585,000 after purchasing an additional 501 shares in the last quarter. First Allied Advisory Services Inc. raised its position in First Trust Senior Loan ETF by 1.0% in the 1st quarter. First Allied Advisory Services Inc. now owns 57,907 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,734,000 after purchasing an additional 547 shares in the last quarter. Centaurus Financial Inc. raised its position in First Trust Senior Loan ETF by 14.1% in the 1st quarter. Centaurus Financial Inc. now owns 5,090 shares of the company’s stock valued at $108,000 after purchasing an additional 630 shares in the last quarter. Finally, W.E. Donoghue & Co. LLC raised its position in First Trust Senior Loan ETF by 2.1% in the 2nd quarter. W.E. Donoghue & Co. LLC now owns 40,145 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,892,000 after purchasing an additional 822 shares in the last quarter.

FTSL stock opened at $47.08 on Friday. The business’s 50-day moving average is $47.25 and its two-hundred day moving average is $47.43. First Trust Senior Loan ETF has a 1 year low of $45.32 and a 1 year high of $48.16.

The business also recently declared a monthly dividend, which was paid on Friday, August 30th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 22nd were given a $0.184 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, August 21st. This represents a $2.21 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.69%. This is a positive change from First Trust Senior Loan ETF’s previous monthly dividend of $0.18.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for First Trust Senior Loan ETF (NASDAQ:FTSL)



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