Avantax Advisory Services Inc. Purchases 6,068 Shares of First Trust Senior Loan ETF (NASDAQ:FTSL)

Avantax Advisory Services Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of First Trust Senior Loan ETF (NASDAQ:FTSLFree Report) by 14.2% during the third quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 48,801 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 6,068 shares during the period. Avantax Advisory Services Inc. owned about 0.10% of First Trust Senior Loan ETF worth $2,232,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of FTSL. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. boosted its stake in shares of First Trust Senior Loan ETF by 74.3% in the 1st quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. now owns 802 shares of the company’s stock valued at $38,000 after purchasing an additional 342 shares in the last quarter. Tsfg LLC boosted its stake in shares of First Trust Senior Loan ETF by 6,046.4% in the 3rd quarter. Tsfg LLC now owns 1,721 shares of the company’s stock valued at $79,000 after purchasing an additional 1,693 shares in the last quarter. CENTRAL TRUST Co boosted its stake in shares of First Trust Senior Loan ETF by 104.0% in the 3rd quarter. CENTRAL TRUST Co now owns 2,046 shares of the company’s stock valued at $90,000 after purchasing an additional 1,043 shares in the last quarter. Sunbelt Securities Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of First Trust Senior Loan ETF in the 1st quarter valued at $122,000. Finally, NBC Securities Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of First Trust Senior Loan ETF in the 3rd quarter valued at $162,000.

First Trust Senior Loan ETF Stock Performance

Shares of NASDAQ:FTSL opened at $45.84 on Tuesday. First Trust Senior Loan ETF has a 52 week low of $44.53 and a 52 week high of $46.30. The company’s fifty day moving average is $46.00 and its 200-day moving average is $45.79.

First Trust Senior Loan ETF Dividend Announcement

The company also recently announced a monthly dividend, which was paid on Friday, December 29th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, December 26th were paid a $0.3025 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Friday, December 22nd. This represents a $3.63 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 7.92%.

About First Trust Senior Loan ETF

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The First Trust Senior Loan Fund (FTSL) is an exchange-traded fund that is based on the S&P\u002FLSTA U.S. Leveraged Loan 100 index. The fund holds senior floating rate bank loans from firms around the globe. The actively managed fund can hold up to 20% of assets in non-senior loans, including high-yield bonds and equities.

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

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