Swiss Helvetia Fund, Inc. (The) Company Profile (NYSE:SWZ)

About Swiss Helvetia Fund, Inc. (The) (NYSE:SWZ)

Swiss Helvetia Fund, Inc. (The) logoThe 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 primarily invests in securities of Swiss issuers. The Fund also 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 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: Finance
  • Industry: Closed End Funds
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NYSE:SWZ
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: N/A
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $12.70
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $12.26
  • 52 Week Range: $9.75 - $12.90
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Dividend:
  • Annual Dividend: $0.13
  • Dividend Yield: 1.0%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 46,494 shs.
  • Beta: 0.68
 

Frequently Asked Questions for Swiss Helvetia Fund, Inc. (The) (NYSE:SWZ)

What is Swiss Helvetia Fund, Inc. (The)'s stock symbol?

Swiss Helvetia Fund, Inc. (The) trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "SWZ."

How often does Swiss Helvetia Fund, Inc. (The) pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Swiss Helvetia Fund, Inc. (The)?

Swiss Helvetia Fund, Inc. (The) announced a semiannual dividend on Tuesday, June 27th. Stockholders of record on Friday, July 14th will be given a dividend of $0.01 per share on Friday, July 21st. This represents a dividend yield of 0.16%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, July 12th. View Swiss Helvetia Fund, Inc. (The)'s Dividend History.

Who are some of Swiss Helvetia Fund, Inc. (The)'s key competitors?

Who are Swiss Helvetia Fund, Inc. (The)'s key executives?

Swiss Helvetia Fund, Inc. (The)'s management team includes the folowing people:

  • Mark A. Hemenetz, President, Principal Executive Officer
  • David Marshall, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer, Director
  • Shanak Patnaik, Chief Compliance Officer
  • Carin Muhlbaum, Vice President
  • William P. Sauer, Vice President
  • Reid B. Adams, Chief Legal Officer Secretary, Director
  • Brian A. Berris, Independent Director
  • Jay S. Calhoun, Independent Director
  • Claus Helbig, Independent Director
  • Jean E. Hoysradt, Independent Director

Who owns Swiss Helvetia Fund, Inc. (The) stock?

Swiss Helvetia Fund, Inc. (The)'s stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Wells Fargo & Company MN (0.00%), Lazard Asset Management LLC (0.00%), Icon Advisers Inc. Co. (0.00%), John G Ullman & Associates Inc. (0.00%), PNC Financial Services Group Inc. (0.00%) and Sii Investments Inc. WI (0.00%). Company insiders that own Swiss Helvetia Fund, Inc. (The) stock include Brian A Berris, Fred J Ricciardi and Joseph S Calhoun III. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Swiss Helvetia Fund, Inc. (The).

Who sold Swiss Helvetia Fund, Inc. (The) stock? Who is selling Swiss Helvetia Fund, Inc. (The) stock?

Swiss Helvetia Fund, Inc. (The)'s stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Lazard Asset Management LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Icon Advisers Inc. Co., Royal Bank of Canada, GAM Holding AG, Mariner Investment Group LLC, Meridian Investment Counsel Inc. and John G Ullman & Associates Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Swiss Helvetia Fund, Inc. (The).

Who bought Swiss Helvetia Fund, Inc. (The) stock? Who is buying Swiss Helvetia Fund, Inc. (The) stock?

Swiss Helvetia Fund, Inc. (The)'s stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including City of London Investment Management Co. Ltd., Doliver Capital Advisors LP, Alpine Global Management LLC and Peak Asset Management LLC. Company insiders that have bought Swiss Helvetia Fund, Inc. (The) stock in the last two years include Brian A Berris, Fred J Ricciardi and Joseph S Calhoun III. View Insider Buying and Selling for Swiss Helvetia Fund, Inc. (The).

How do I buy Swiss Helvetia Fund, Inc. (The) stock?

Shares of Swiss Helvetia Fund, Inc. (The) can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Swiss Helvetia Fund, Inc. (The)'s stock price today?

One share of Swiss Helvetia Fund, Inc. (The) stock can currently be purchased for approximately $12.74.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Swiss Helvetia Fund, Inc. (The) (NYSE SWZ)
Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  13 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  16 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  29
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Swiss Helvetia Fund, Inc. (The) (NYSE:SWZ) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: No ratings tracked in the last 12 months.
Consensus Rating:N/A (Score: NaN)
Consensus Price Target: N/A

Analysts' Ratings History for Swiss Helvetia Fund, Inc. (The) (NYSE:SWZ)
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Earnings

Earnings History for Swiss Helvetia Fund, Inc. (The) (NYSE:SWZ)
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Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Swiss Helvetia Fund, Inc. (The) (NYSE:SWZ)

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Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Swiss Helvetia Fund, Inc. (The) (NYSE:SWZ)
Most Recent Dividend:7/21/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.13
Dividend Yield:1.02%
Dividend Growth:135.10% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Swiss Helvetia Fund, Inc. (The) (NYSE:SWZ)

Dividend History by Quarter for Swiss Helvetia Fund, Inc. (The) (NYSE SWZ)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
6/27/2017semiannual$0.010.16%7/12/20177/14/20177/21/2017
12/6/2016semiannual$0.122.42%12/19/201612/21/201612/29/2016
6/27/2016special$0.197/6/20167/8/20168/12/2016
12/9/2015special$0.410.61%12/18/201512/22/20151/26/2016
6/26/2015special$0.210.02%7/1/20157/6/20157/31/2015
12/4/2014special$2.200.57%12/15/201412/17/20141/23/2015
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Swiss Helvetia Fund, Inc. (The) (NYSE:SWZ)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.15%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 46.17%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Swiss Helvetia Fund, Inc. (The) (NYSE:SWZ)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Swiss Helvetia Fund, Inc. (The) (NYSE:SWZ)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Swiss Helvetia Fund, Inc. (The) (NYSE:SWZ)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
6/7/2017Fred J RicciardiDirectorBuy4,000$12.60$50,400.00View SEC Filing  
12/30/2016Joseph S Calhoun IIIDirectorBuy550$10.11$5,560.50View SEC Filing  
11/18/2015Brian A BerrisDirectorBuy5,000$10.88$54,400.00View SEC Filing  
9/4/2014Alan M MandelInsiderBuy1,000$14.21$14,210.00View SEC Filing  
9/12/2012Brian A BerrisDirectorBuy5,000$10.81$54,050.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Headline Trends for Swiss Helvetia Fund, Inc. (The) (NYSE:SWZ)
Latest Headlines for Swiss Helvetia Fund, Inc. (The) (NYSE:SWZ)
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finance.yahoo.com logoThe Swiss Helvetia Fund, Inc. Announces Preliminary Results Of 2017 Annual Stockholder Meeting
finance.yahoo.com - July 8 at 2:31 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSwiss Helvetia Fund, Inc. (The) (SWZ) Plans Semiannual Dividend of $0.01
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 7 at 8:28 PM
seekingalpha.com logoSwiss Helvetia Fund declares $0.01 dividend
seekingalpha.com - June 29 at 7:11 AM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-Swiss Helvetia Fund reports ISS voting recommendations for 2017 annual stockholder meeting
www.reuters.com - June 19 at 9:21 AM
nasdaq.com logoSwiss Helvetia Fund Urges Shareholders to Vote Against Bulldog Investors' Slate
www.nasdaq.com - June 19 at 9:21 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoThe Swiss Helvetia Fund, Inc. Announces ISS Voting Recommendations For 2017 Annual Stockholder Meeting
finance.yahoo.com - June 19 at 9:21 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoInsider Buying: Swiss Helvetia Fund Inc. (SWZ) Director Acquires 4,000 Shares of Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 9 at 8:21 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoThe Swiss Helvetia Fund, Inc. Announces Final Results Of One-time Cash Tender Offer
finance.yahoo.com - April 26 at 8:57 AM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-Swiss Helvetia Fund announces expiration, preliminary results of one-time cash tender offer
www.reuters.com - April 25 at 7:04 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSwiss Helvetia Fund (SWZ) Receives Coverage Optimism Score of -0.29
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 19 at 11:09 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoSWISS HELVETIA FUND, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Changes in Registrant's Certifying Accountant
biz.yahoo.com - December 23 at 8:14 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSWISS HELVETIA FUND, INC. Financials
finance.yahoo.com - December 2 at 7:43 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoThe Swiss Helvetia Fund, Inc. Announces Decision Not To Call Requested Special Stockholder Meeting
finance.yahoo.com - November 11 at 7:28 PM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-Swiss Helvetia Fund Inc - board voted to amend Fund's charter
www.reuters.com - November 7 at 8:40 PM
wsj.com logoPros, Cons of Swiss Stocks
www.wsj.com - November 7 at 11:52 AM
seekingalpha.com logoOptions For Alpha In Activist-Driven Yield Plays
seekingalpha.com - November 1 at 7:55 PM
seekingalpha.com logoA Swiss Fund At A Sweet Discount
seekingalpha.com - August 25 at 10:55 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoThe Swiss Helvetia Fund, Inc. Declares Capital Gain Distributions and Announces Appointment of New Director
finance.yahoo.com - June 23 at 6:29 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoVollgeld: What It Means for Fractional Reserve Banking in Switzerland
finance.yahoo.com - March 3 at 2:01 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoThe Swiss Helvetia Fund Inc. (SWZ)
finance.yahoo.com - February 3 at 2:40 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoSWISS HELVETIA FUND, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Regulation FD Disclosure
biz.yahoo.com - October 27 at 6:02 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoThe Swiss Helvetia Fund, Inc. Declares Income And Capital Gains Distributions
finance.yahoo.com - June 25 at 5:01 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoThe Swiss Helvetia Fund, Inc. Announces Stock Repurchase Program
finance.yahoo.com - March 17 at 5:12 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoThe Swiss Helvetia Fund, Inc. Announces Conference Call To Discuss Recent Market Events
finance.yahoo.com - January 22 at 6:26 PM

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