PowerShares DB Com Indx Trckng Fund (BMV:DBC) was the recipient of a large growth in short interest in the month of December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totalling 2,510,531 shares, a growth of 103.7% from the December 14th total of 1,232,583 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 3,130,241 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 0.8 days.

A number of institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Morgan Stanley boosted its stake in PowerShares DB Com Indx Trckng Fund by 10.6% in the 3rd quarter. Morgan Stanley now owns 3,539,347 shares of the company’s stock worth $63,602,000 after purchasing an additional 340,585 shares in the last quarter. Proficio Capital Partners LLC boosted its stake in PowerShares DB Com Indx Trckng Fund by 130.0% in the 3rd quarter. Proficio Capital Partners LLC now owns 1,247,562 shares of the company’s stock worth $22,419,000 after purchasing an additional 705,250 shares in the last quarter. Man Group plc boosted its stake in PowerShares DB Com Indx Trckng Fund by 59.0% in the 3rd quarter. Man Group plc now owns 849,390 shares of the company’s stock worth $15,264,000 after purchasing an additional 315,251 shares in the last quarter. NextCapital Advisers Inc. boosted its stake in PowerShares DB Com Indx Trckng Fund by 50.0% in the 4th quarter. NextCapital Advisers Inc. now owns 782,865 shares of the company’s stock worth $11,312,000 after purchasing an additional 260,917 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Beacon Capital Management Inc. boosted its stake in PowerShares DB Com Indx Trckng Fund by 5.6% in the 3rd quarter. Beacon Capital Management Inc. now owns 638,890 shares of the company’s stock worth $11,481,000 after purchasing an additional 33,970 shares in the last quarter.

Shares of PowerShares DB Com Indx Trckng Fund stock opened at $15.39 on Thursday. PowerShares DB Com Indx Trckng Fund has a 1 year low of $246.70 and a 1 year high of $330.00.

The company also recently declared an annual dividend, which was paid on Monday, December 31st. Investors of record on Wednesday, December 26th were paid a $0.1885 dividend. This represents a yield of 1.31%. The ex-dividend date was Monday, December 24th.

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