iShares Diversified Alternatives Trust (NYSEARCA:ALT)’s stock price fell 8.5% on Thursday . The stock traded as low as $1.52 and last traded at $1.61, 573,700 shares traded hands during trading. A decline of 10% from the average session volume of 638,968 shares. The stock had previously closed at $1.76.

Several equities analysts recently commented on the company. Zacks Investment Research downgraded iShares Diversified Alternatives Trust from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 15th. Roth Capital assumed coverage on iShares Diversified Alternatives Trust in a research report on Friday, July 19th. They set a “buy” rating and a $8.30 target price for the company.

The company has a 50-day moving average of $1.94 and a 200 day moving average of $2.26.

iShares Diversified Alternatives Trust (NYSEARCA:ALT) last posted its earnings results on Tuesday, August 13th. The company reported ($0.26) EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.25) by ($0.01). The company had revenue of $1.63 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.41 million.

In related news, CEO Vipin K. Garg bought 20,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, September 5th. The stock was acquired at an average price of $2.10 per share, for a total transaction of $42,000.00. Following the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 342,907 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $720,104.70. The purchase was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink.

About iShares Diversified Alternatives Trust (NYSEARCA:ALT)

iShares Diversified Alternatives Trust (the Trust) is a commodity pool. The investment objective of the Trust is to maximize absolute returns from its investments in certain futures and/or forward contracts. The Trust holds long and/or short positions in foreign currency forward contracts and exchange-traded futures contracts involving assets, such as commodities, currencies, interest rates or certain eligible stock and/or bond indices.

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