Alerus Financial NA Cuts Stock Holdings in iShares Semiconductor ETF (NASDAQ:SOXX)

Alerus Financial NA trimmed its position in shares of iShares Semiconductor ETF (NASDAQ:SOXX) by 33.5% during the second quarter, Holdings Channel.com reports. The fund owned 5,861 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 2,947 shares during the quarter. Alerus Financial NA’s holdings in iShares Semiconductor ETF were worth $2,662,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Rice Partnership LLC bought a new stake in shares of iShares Semiconductor ETF during the 1st quarter worth $30,000. Paragon Wealth Strategies LLC bought a new stake in iShares Semiconductor ETF in the 2nd quarter valued at about $30,000. Ameritas Investment Company LLC bought a new stake in iShares Semiconductor ETF in the 1st quarter valued at about $31,000. Optimum Investment Advisors raised its stake in iShares Semiconductor ETF by 192.5% in the 2nd quarter. Optimum Investment Advisors now owns 117 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $53,000 after acquiring an additional 77 shares during the period. Finally, Capital Analysts LLC raised its stake in iShares Semiconductor ETF by 75.0% in the 1st quarter. Capital Analysts LLC now owns 147 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $62,000 after acquiring an additional 63 shares during the period.

iShares Semiconductor ETF stock traded up $5.28 during midday trading on Wednesday, reaching $464.02. The stock had a trading volume of 2,509 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,057,592. iShares Semiconductor ETF has a 12 month low of $286.21 and a 12 month high of $478.19. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $457.01 and its 200 day moving average price is $437.54.

About iShares Semiconductor ETF

iShares PHLX Semiconductor ETF, formerly iShares PHLX SOX Semiconductor Sector Index Fund (the Fund), is an exchange-traded fund. The Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of the United States-listed semiconductor stocks as represented by the PHLX Semiconductor Sector Index (the Index).

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for iShares Semiconductor ETF (NASDAQ:SOXX)

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