PIMCO ETF Trust (HYS) Short Interest Down 58.7% in January

PIMCO ETF Trust (NYSEARCA:HYS) was the recipient of a large decline in short interest in the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totalling 252,411 shares, a decline of 58.7% from the January 12th total of 611,214 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 430,522 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 0.6 days.

Shares of PIMCO ETF Trust (NYSEARCA:HYS) opened at $99.53 on Thursday. PIMCO ETF Trust has a twelve month low of $97.52 and a twelve month high of $101.95.

The firm also recently disclosed a monthly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, February 6th. Shareholders of record on Friday, February 2nd were issued a $0.395 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, February 1st. This represents a $4.74 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.76%. This is an increase from PIMCO ETF Trust’s previous monthly dividend of $0.39.

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of HYS. Coastline Trust Co boosted its holdings in PIMCO ETF Trust by 8.3% in the 4th quarter. Coastline Trust Co now owns 52,935 shares of the company’s stock valued at $5,318,000 after purchasing an additional 4,060 shares during the period. Valicenti Advisory Services Inc. boosted its holdings in PIMCO ETF Trust by 6.3% in the 4th quarter. Valicenti Advisory Services Inc. now owns 21,382 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,148,000 after purchasing an additional 1,269 shares during the period. Hollencrest Capital Management boosted its holdings in PIMCO ETF Trust by 2.8% in the 4th quarter. Hollencrest Capital Management now owns 77,154 shares of the company’s stock valued at $7,752,000 after purchasing an additional 2,137 shares during the period. Fisher Asset Management LLC boosted its holdings in PIMCO ETF Trust by 11.3% in the 4th quarter. Fisher Asset Management LLC now owns 7,981 shares of the company’s stock valued at $802,000 after purchasing an additional 808 shares during the period. Finally, Pinnacle Advisory Group Inc. boosted its holdings in PIMCO ETF Trust by 13.3% in the 4th quarter. Pinnacle Advisory Group Inc. now owns 8,655 shares of the company’s stock valued at $870,000 after purchasing an additional 1,015 shares during the period.

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