PowerShares DB US Dollar Index Bullish (NYSE:UUP) saw some unusual options trading on Friday. Stock investors bought 49,723 call options on the stock. This represents an increase of 1,107% compared to the typical volume of 4,119 call options.

Shares of PowerShares DB US Dollar Index Bullish (UUP) opened at 23.99 on Monday. PowerShares DB US Dollar Index Bullish has a 52 week low of $23.97 and a 52 week high of $26.83. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $24.33 and a 200 day moving average price of $25.29.

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of UUP. Cetera Investment Advisers purchased a new position in PowerShares DB US Dollar Index Bullish during the second quarter valued at approximately $203,000. Advisor Group Inc. raised its position in PowerShares DB US Dollar Index Bullish by 95.4% in the second quarter. Advisor Group Inc. now owns 8,643 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $214,000 after buying an additional 4,220 shares during the period. Sei Investments Co. raised its position in PowerShares DB US Dollar Index Bullish by 43.4% in the second quarter. Sei Investments Co. now owns 9,502 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $235,000 after buying an additional 2,878 shares during the period. MML Investors Services LLC raised its position in PowerShares DB US Dollar Index Bullish by 1.5% in the second quarter. MML Investors Services LLC now owns 10,711 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $265,000 after buying an additional 160 shares during the period. Finally, Colony Group LLC purchased a new position in PowerShares DB US Dollar Index Bullish during the second quarter valued at approximately $289,000.

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PowerShares DB US Dollar Index Bullish Company Profile

PowerShares DB US Dollar Index Bullish Fund (the Fund) is a separate series of PowerShares DB US Dollar Index Trust (the Trust). The Fund establishes long positions in certain futures contracts (the DX Contracts) with a view to tracking the changcBank Long US Dollar Index (USDX) Futures Index Excess Return (the Index), over time.

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