About Swiss Helvetia Fund (NYSE:SWZ)
The 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
Industry INVESTMENT FUNDS
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Swiss Helvetia Fund (NYSE:SWZ) Frequently Asked Questions
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 declared a semiannual dividend on Tuesday, December 5th. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 15th will be given a dividend of $0.12 per share on Friday, December 22nd. This represents a dividend yield of 1.9%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 14th. This is a boost from Swiss Helvetia Fund's previous semiannual dividend of $0.01. View Swiss Helvetia Fund's Dividend History.
Who are some of Swiss Helvetia Fund's key competitors?
Some companies that are related to Swiss Helvetia Fund include Fidelity Southern (LION), Bancorp (TBBK), Investors Real Estate Trust (IRET), Oaktree Specialty Lending (OCSL), Armada Hoffler Properties (AHH), Peoples Utah Bancorp (PUB), First Defiance Financial (FDEF), Access National (ANCX), EMC Insurance Group (EMCI), HarborOne Bancorp (HONE), Greenlight Capital Re (GLRE), Equity BancShares (EQBK), Mercantile Bank (MBWM), Preferred Apartment Communities (APTS), Triangle Capital (TCAP), FRP (FRPH), Maiden (MHLD) and Invesco Van Kmpn Calf Vl Mncpl Incm Trst (VCV).
Who are Swiss Helvetia Fund's key executives?
Swiss Helvetia Fund's management team includes the folowing people:
- Mark A. Hemenetz, President, Principal Executive Officer (Age 60)
- David Marshall, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer, Director (Age 45)
- Shanak Patnaik, Chief Compliance Officer (Age 49)
- Carin Muhlbaum, Vice President (Age 54)
- William P. Sauer, Vice President (Age 53)
- Reid B. Adams, Chief Legal Officer Secretary, Director (Age 39)
- Brian A. Berris, Independent Director (Age 73)
- Jay S. Calhoun, Independent Director (Age 61)
- Claus Helbig, Independent Director (Age 75)
- Jean E. Hoysradt, Independent Director (Age 66)
Has Swiss Helvetia Fund been receiving favorable news coverage?
News headlines about SWZ stock have been trending somewhat negative on Saturday, Accern reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Swiss Helvetia Fund earned a daily sentiment score of -0.02 on Accern's scale. They also gave news headlines about the closed-end fund an impact score of 46.65 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days.
Who are Swiss Helvetia Fund's major shareholders?
Swiss Helvetia Fund's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Wells Fargo & Company MN (20.51%), Lazard Asset Management LLC (8.99%),
BULLDOG INVESTORS, LLC
BULLDOG INVESTORS, LLC
(8.42%), Bulldog Investors LLC (7.96%) and City of London Investment Management Co. Ltd. (1.25%). Company insiders that own Swiss Helvetia Fund stock include Andrew Dakos, Fred J Ricciardi and Joseph S Calhoun III. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Swiss Helvetia Fund.
Which institutional investors are selling Swiss Helvetia Fund stock?
Which institutional investors are buying Swiss Helvetia Fund stock?
SWZ stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wells Fargo & Company MN, City of London Investment Management Co. Ltd., Bulldog Investors LLC, Uncommon Cents Investing LLC, Advisor Partners LLC and John G Ullman & Associates Inc.. Company insiders that have bought Swiss Helvetia Fund stock in the last two years include Andrew Dakos, Fred J Ricciardi and Joseph S Calhoun III. View Insider Buying and Selling for Swiss Helvetia Fund.
How do I buy shares of Swiss Helvetia Fund?
Shares of SWZ can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.
What is Swiss Helvetia Fund's stock price today?
One share of SWZ stock can currently be purchased for approximately $12.36.
How big of a company is Swiss Helvetia Fund?
Swiss Helvetia Fund has a market capitalization of $313.12 million.
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Earnings History for Swiss Helvetia Fund (NYSE:SWZ)
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Swiss Helvetia Fund (NYSE:SWZ) Dividend Information
|Most Recent Dividend:||12/22/2017|
|Dividend Growth:||-52.30% (3 Year Average)|
Swiss Helvetia Fund (NYSE:SWZ) Dividend History by Quarter
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Announced||Period||Amount||Yield||Ex-Dividend Date||Record Date||Payable Date|
Swiss Helvetia Fund (NYSE SWZ) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.15%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 49.40%
Swiss Helvetia Fund (NYSE SWZ) Insider Trades by Quarter
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Transaction Date||Insider Name||Title||Buy/Sell||Number of Shares||Average Share Price||Total Transaction||Shares Held After Transaction||Details|
|2/20/2018||Andrew Dakos||Director||Buy||6,200||$12.75||$79,050.00||792|| |
|2/16/2018||Andrew Dakos||Director||Buy||500||$12.84||$6,420.00||792|| |
|2/13/2018||Andrew Dakos||Director||Buy||11,200||$12.35||$138,320.00||292|| |
|2/5/2018||Andrew Dakos||Director||Buy||6,442||$12.88||$82,972.96||292|| |
|2/1/2018||Andrew Dakos||Director||Buy||1,353||$13.40||$18,130.20|| |
|1/30/2018||Andrew Dakos||Director||Buy||5,042||$13.45||$67,814.90||292|| |
|1/19/2018||Andrew Dakos||Director||Buy||16,103||$13.15||$211,754.45||292|| |
|1/9/2018||Andrew Dakos||Director||Buy||9,982||$12.93||$129,067.26||292|| |
|1/4/2018||Andrew Dakos||Director||Buy||9,483||$12.84||$121,761.72|| |
|12/28/2017||Andrew Dakos||Director||Buy||33,636||$12.64||$425,159.04|| |
|12/27/2017||Andrew Dakos||Director||Buy||19,600||$12.63||$247,548.00|| |
|12/20/2017||Andrew Dakos||Director||Buy||6,463||$12.48||$80,658.24|| |
|11/30/2017||Andrew Dakos||Director||Buy||5,156||$12.68||$65,378.08|| |
|11/21/2017||Andrew Dakos||Director||Buy||13,060||$12.60||$164,556.00|| |
|11/15/2017||Andrew Dakos||Director||Buy||1,394||$12.34||$17,201.96|| |
|6/7/2017||Fred J Ricciardi||Director||Buy||4,000||$12.60||$50,400.00||4,000|| |
|12/30/2016||Joseph S Calhoun III||Director||Buy||550||$10.11||$5,560.50||300|| |
|11/18/2015||Brian A Berris||Director||Buy||5,000||$10.88||$54,400.00||10,000|| |
|9/4/2014||Alan M Mandel||Insider||Buy||1,000||$14.21||$14,210.00|| |
|9/12/2012||Brian A Berris||Director||Buy||5,000||$10.81||$54,050.00|| |
Swiss Helvetia Fund (NYSE SWZ) News Headlines
|Lazard Asset Management LLC Cuts Position in Swiss Helvetia Fund Inc. (SWZ)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 5 at 11:10 AM
|Swiss Helvetia Fund Inc. (SWZ) Position Lifted by Wells Fargo & Company MN|
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 25 at 2:08 PM
|Swiss Helvetia Fund Inc. (SWZ) Director Andrew Dakos Acquires 6,200 Shares|
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 21 at 3:22 PM
|Swiss Helvetia Fund Inc. (SWZ) Director Andrew Dakos Buys 11,200 Shares|
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 14 at 6:32 PM
|Insider Buying: Swiss Helvetia Fund Inc. (SWZ) Director Buys 6,442 Shares of Stock|
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 7 at 11:30 PM
|Insider Buying: Swiss Helvetia Fund Inc. (SWZ) Director Buys 1,353 Shares of Stock|
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 5 at 7:16 PM
|Swiss Helvetia Fund Inc. (SWZ) Director Andrew Dakos Purchases 5,042 Shares|
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 1 at 6:28 PM
|Swiss Helvetia Fund Inc. (SWZ) Director Buys $211,754.45 in Stock|
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 23 at 12:28 PM
|Andrew Dakos Buys 9,982 Shares of Swiss Helvetia Fund Inc. (SWZ) Stock|
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 10 at 8:00 PM
|Form 4 SWISS HELVETIA FUND, For: Jan 03 Filed by: Dakos Andrew|
www.streetinsider.com - January 6 at 3:55 PM
|Andrew Dakos Buys 9,483 Shares of Swiss Helvetia Fund Inc. (SWZ) Stock|
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 5 at 3:14 PM
|Insider Buying: Swiss Helvetia Fund Inc. (SWZ) Director Purchases 19,600 Shares of Stock|
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 1 at 4:56 AM
|Swiss Helvetia Fund Inc. (SWZ) Director Andrew Dakos Purchases 33,636 Shares|
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 29 at 3:28 PM
|Swiss Helvetia Fund Inc. (SWZ) Director Andrew Dakos Acquires 6,463 Shares|
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 21 at 5:52 PM
|Swiss Helvetia Fund, Inc. (The) (SWZ) Declares Dividend Increase - $0.12 Per Share|
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 5 at 5:56 PM
|The Swiss Helvetia Fund, Inc. Declares Income Distribution And Announces 2018 Stock Repurchase Program|
finance.yahoo.com - December 5 at 12:47 PM
|Swiss Helvetia Fund, Inc. (The) (SWZ) Director Buys $65,378.08 in Stock|
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 1 at 10:50 PM
|Andrew Dakos Buys 13,060 Shares of Swiss Helvetia Fund, Inc. (The) (SWZ) Stock|
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 24 at 1:28 PM
|Swiss Helvetia Fund, Inc. (The) (SWZ) Director Purchases $17,201.96 in Stock|
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 17 at 9:50 PM
|The Swiss Helvetia Fund, Inc. Announces Preliminary Results Of 2017 Annual Stockholder Meeting|
finance.yahoo.com - July 8 at 2:31 PM
|Swiss Helvetia Fund, Inc. (The) (SWZ) Plans Semiannual Dividend of $0.01|
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 7 at 8:28 PM
|Swiss Helvetia Fund declares $0.01 dividend|
seekingalpha.com - June 29 at 7:11 AM
|BRIEF-Swiss Helvetia Fund reports ISS voting recommendations for 2017 annual stockholder meeting|
www.reuters.com - June 19 at 9:21 AM
|Swiss Helvetia Fund Urges Shareholders to Vote Against Bulldog Investors' Slate|
www.nasdaq.com - June 19 at 9:21 AM
|BRIEF-Swiss Helvetia Fund announces expiration, preliminary results of one-time cash tender offer|
www.reuters.com - April 25 at 7:04 PM
|SWISS HELVETIA FUND, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Changes in Registrant's Certifying Accountant|
biz.yahoo.com - December 23 at 8:14 PM
|BRIEF-Swiss Helvetia Fund Inc - board voted to amend Fund's charter|
www.reuters.com - November 7 at 8:40 PM
|Pros, Cons of Swiss Stocks|
www.wsj.com - November 7 at 11:52 AM
|Options For Alpha In Activist-Driven Yield Plays|
seekingalpha.com - November 1 at 7:55 PM
|A Swiss Fund At A Sweet Discount|
seekingalpha.com - August 25 at 10:55 AM
|SWISS HELVETIA FUND, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Regulation FD Disclosure|
biz.yahoo.com - October 27 at 6:02 AM
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