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Swiss Helvetia Fund Company Profile (NYSE:SWZ)

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Analysts' Ratings History for Swiss Helvetia Fund (NYSE:SWZ)
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Earnings History for Swiss Helvetia Fund (NYSE:SWZ)
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Current Dividend Information for Swiss Helvetia Fund (NYSE:SWZ)
Annual Dividend:$0.07
Dividend Yield:0.71%
Payout Ratio:Infinity
Dividend Growth:23.50% (3 Year Average)

Dividend History for Swiss Helvetia Fund (NYSE:SWZ)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable DateShare
6/27/2016special$0.197/6/20167/8/20168/12/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
12/9/2015special$0.410.61%12/18/201512/22/20151/26/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
6/26/2015special$0.210.02%7/1/20157/6/20157/31/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
12/4/2014special$2.200.57%12/15/201412/17/20141/23/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
Insider Trading History for Swiss Helvetia Fund (NYSE:SWZ)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionActions
11/18/2015Brian A BerrisDirectorBuy5,000$10.88$54,400.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
9/4/2014Alan M MandelInsiderBuy1,000$14.21$14,210.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
9/12/2012Brian A BerrisDirectorBuy5,000$10.81$54,050.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
Latest Headlines for Swiss Helvetia Fund (NYSE:SWZ)
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06/23/16 05:29 PMThe Swiss Helvetia Fund, Inc. Declares Capital Gain Distributions and Announces Appointment of New Director - [PR Newswire] - The Board of Directors also approved the appointment of Ms. Margaret M. Cannella as a non-interested Class I Director of the Fund for a three-year term. Ms. Cannella currently is an adjunct professor at Columbia Business School. She is on the Board of Advance Pierre Foods, Watford Reinsurance and the Schroder family of mutual funds advised by Schroder Investment Management North America Inc., the Fund's investment adviser. Ms. Cannella retired in 2009 from JP Morgan after more than 30 years in financial services, where she served, among other positions, as a Managing Director and Head of Global Credit Research and Head of North American Equity and Credit Research. The Fund (www.swzfund.com) is a non-diversified, closed-end investment company seeking long-term capital appreciation through investment in equity and equity-linked securities of Swiss companies.
03/03/16 01:01 PMVollgeld: What It Means for Fractional Reserve Banking in Switzerland -
02/03/16 01:40 PMThe Swiss Helvetia Fund Inc. (SWZ) - Sign Up for a Free Trial to EDGAR Online Premium! Get the critical business and financial information you need for more than 15,000 U.S. public companies.
11/06/15 02:34 PM• Swiss Market Commentary (Oct. 27, 2015) - [at noodls] - SWZ teaser.indd THE SWISS HELVETIA FUND, INC. ... This is an abstract of the original noodl. To continue reading this document, click here for the original version.
10/27/15 05:02 AMSWISS HELVETIA FUND, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Regulation FD Disclosure -
06/25/15 04:01 PMThe Swiss Helvetia Fund, Inc. Declares Income And Capital Gains Distributions - [PR Newswire] - NEW YORK, June 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of The Swiss Helvetia Fund, Inc., a closed-end investment company, announced today the declaration of a net investment income distribution in the amount of $0.001 per share, a short-term capital gain distribution in the amount of $0.066 per share, and a long-term capital gain distribution in the amount of $0.205 per share. The distributions will be paid on July 31, 2015, in the form of stock, with an option to take cash, to stockholders of record on July 6, 2015. The Fund's shares will trade "ex-dividend" on July 1, 2015. The Fund (www.swzfund.com) is a non-diversified, closed-end investment company seeking long-term capital appreciation through investment in equity and equity-linked securities of Swiss companies. Its shares are listed on the NYSE under the symbol "SWZ." The Fund seeks to achieve its investment objective by investing generally in Swiss equity and equity-linked securities that are traded on a Swiss stock exchange, traded at the pre-bourse level of one or more Swiss stock exchanges, traded through a market maker or traded over the counter in Switzerland. The Fund also may invest in Swiss equity and equity-linked securities of Swiss companies that are traded on other major European stock exchanges.
03/17/15 04:12 PMThe Swiss Helvetia Fund, Inc. Announces Stock Repurchase Program - [PR Newswire] - NEW YORK, March 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of The Swiss Helvetia Fund, Inc. (SWZ), a closed-end investment company, announced the resumption of a stock repurchase program for the Fund, pursuant to which the Fund may purchase up to 500,000 shares of its common stock in open market transactions during 2015. The principal purpose of the stock repurchase program is to enhance stockholder value by increasing the Fund's net asset value per share without creating a meaningful adverse effect on the Fund's expense ratio. Any repurchase by the Fund of its common stock is subject to various factors, including the limitations imposed by the federal securities laws governing the repurchase of an issuer's stock by the issuer, the ability of the Fund's investment adviser to raise cash to repurchase shares of the Fund's common stock in a tax-efficient manner and general market conditions. There can be no assurance that the program will enhance stockholder value or increase the market value of the Fund's shares. The Fund's Board of Directors may amend this program, solely in its discretion, at any time during the duration of the program.
01/22/15 05:26 PMThe Swiss Helvetia Fund, Inc. Announces Conference Call To Discuss Recent Market Events - [PR Newswire] - The Fund (www.swzfund.com) is a non-diversified, closed-end investment company seeking long-term capital appreciation through investment in equity and equity-linked securities of Swiss companies. Its shares are listed on the NYSE under the symbol "SWZ." The Fund seeks to achieve its investment objective by investing generally in Swiss equity and equity-linked securities that are traded on a Swiss stock exchange, traded at the pre-bourse level of one or more Swiss stock exchanges, traded through a market maker or traded over the counter in Switzerland. The Fund also may invest in Swiss equity and equity-linked securities of Swiss companies that are traded on other major European stock exchanges. The Fund is managed by Schroder Investment Management North America Inc. and Schroder Investment Management North America Limited.
About Swiss Helvetia Fund

Swiss Helvetia Fund, Inc. (the Fund) is a non-diversified, closed-end investment company. The Fund's investment objective is to seek long-term growth of capital through investment in equity and equity-linked securities of Swiss companies. The Fund may also acquire and hold equity and equity-linked securities of non-Swiss companies in limited instances. The Fund invests in various industries, such as pharmaceuticals, food and beverage, industrial goods and services, banks, personal and household goods, construction and materials, biotechnology, medical equipment, chemicals, technology, financial services, insurance, telecommunications, travel and leisure, and retail. The Fund operates from approximately 40 offices in 30 countries across Europe, the United States, Asia and the Middle East. Schroder Investment Management North America Inc. acts as an investment advisor for the Fund.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Financial Services
  • Industry: Closed-End Fund - Foreign
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: SWZ
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Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $9.91
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $10.32
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $10.16
  • P/E Ratio: N/A
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
  • Market Cap: $N/A
  • Current Quarter EPS Consensus Estimate: $N/A EPS
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