ProShares UltraPro Russell2000 (NYSEARCA:URTY) shares shot up 1.4% on Tuesday . The company traded as high as $88.06 and last traded at $86.69, 222,882 shares were traded during mid-day trading. An increase of 48% from the average session volume of 151,075 shares. The stock had previously closed at $85.49.
The stock’s fifty day moving average is $83.09 and its two-hundred day moving average is $72.61.
The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, January 2nd. Investors of record on Thursday, December 26th were issued a $0.1182 dividend. This represents a $0.47 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.52%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, December 24th. This is a positive change from ProShares UltraPro Russell2000’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.04.
Large investors have recently bought and sold shares of the business. Morgan Stanley increased its stake in ProShares UltraPro Russell2000 by 6,144.4% in the 2nd quarter. Morgan Stanley now owns 1,124 shares of the company’s stock valued at $83,000 after buying an additional 1,106 shares during the last quarter. Creative Planning purchased a new stake in ProShares UltraPro Russell2000 in the 3rd quarter valued at about $743,000. Finally, Jane Street Group LLC increased its stake in ProShares UltraPro Russell2000 by 495.1% in the 2nd quarter. Jane Street Group LLC now owns 10,111 shares of the company’s stock valued at $745,000 after buying an additional 8,412 shares during the last quarter.
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