Global X MLP ETF (NYSEARCA:MLPA) was the recipient of a significant growth in short interest in August. As of August 15th, there was short interest totalling 1,096,542 shares, a growth of 58.1% from the July 31st total of 693,448 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 836,460 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.3 days.

Several large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. Mission Wealth Management LP acquired a new stake in Global X MLP ETF during the second quarter worth about $104,000. Newfound Research LLC acquired a new stake in Global X MLP ETF during the first quarter worth about $106,000. Winfield Associates Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of Global X MLP ETF by 236.0% in the first quarter. Winfield Associates Inc. now owns 16,800 shares of the company’s stock worth $143,000 after acquiring an additional 11,800 shares during the last quarter. Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of Global X MLP ETF by 42.6% in the second quarter. Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. now owns 18,041 shares of the company’s stock worth $165,000 after acquiring an additional 5,388 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Rational Advisors LLC lifted its holdings in shares of Global X MLP ETF by 600.4% in the second quarter. Rational Advisors LLC now owns 18,238 shares of the company’s stock worth $167,000 after acquiring an additional 15,634 shares during the last quarter.

NYSEARCA MLPA opened at $9.79 on Friday. Global X MLP ETF has a 1 year low of $8.14 and a 1 year high of $10.88.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, August 17th. Shareholders of record on Friday, August 10th were issued a $0.1895 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, August 9th. This represents a $0.76 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 7.75%.

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