Swiss Helvetia Fund Company Profile (NYSE:SWZ)

About Swiss Helvetia Fund (NYSE:SWZ)

Swiss Helvetia Fund 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 Fund - Foreign
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NYSE:SWZ
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: N/A
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $11.90
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $10.94
  • 52 Week Range: $9.75 - $12.51
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 61,806 shs.
  • Beta: 0.77
 

Frequently Asked Questions for Swiss Helvetia Fund (NYSE:SWZ)

What is Swiss Helvetia Fund's stock symbol?

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

How often does Swiss Helvetia Fund pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Swiss Helvetia Fund?

Swiss Helvetia Fund announced a semiannual dividend on Tuesday, December 6th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, December 21st will be paid a dividend of $0.12 per share on Thursday, December 29th. This represents a dividend yield of 2.42%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, December 19th. View Swiss Helvetia Fund's Dividend History.

Who are some of Swiss Helvetia Fund's key competitors?

Who owns Swiss Helvetia Fund stock?

Swiss Helvetia Fund's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BULLDOG INVESTORS, LLC (7.48%) and BULLDOG INVESTORS, LLC (7.20%). Company insiders that own Swiss Helvetia Fund stock include Brian A Berris and Joseph S Calhoun III. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Swiss Helvetia Fund.

How do I buy Swiss Helvetia Fund stock?

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

How much does a share of Swiss Helvetia Fund stock cost?

One share of Swiss Helvetia Fund stock can currently be purchased for approximately $12.50.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Swiss Helvetia Fund (NYSE:SWZ) (?)
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 (NYSE:SWZ)
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Earnings

Earnings History for Swiss Helvetia Fund (NYSE:SWZ)
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Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Swiss Helvetia Fund (NYSE:SWZ)

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Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Swiss Helvetia Fund (NYSE:SWZ)
Most Recent Dividend:12/29/2016
Annual Dividend:$0.12
Dividend Yield:0.96%
Dividend Growth:135.10% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Swiss Helvetia Fund (NYSE:SWZ)

Dividend History by Quarter for Swiss Helvetia Fund (NYSE:SWZ)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
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 (NYSE:SWZ)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.15%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 48.27%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Swiss Helvetia Fund (NYSE:SWZ)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Swiss Helvetia Fund (NYSE:SWZ)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Swiss Helvetia Fund (NYSE:SWZ)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
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 (NYSE:SWZ)
Latest Headlines for Swiss Helvetia Fund (NYSE:SWZ)
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DateHeadline
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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This page was last updated on 5/24/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff