Swiss Helvetia Fund, Inc. (The) (NYSE:SWZ) Getting Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Report Shows
Media coverage about Swiss Helvetia Fund, Inc. (The) (NYSE:SWZ) has been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Swiss Helvetia Fund, Inc. (The) earned a news sentiment score of 0.20 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the closed-end fund an impact score of 45.8919424064025 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the immediate future.
Swiss Helvetia Fund, Inc. (NYSE:SWZ) opened at 12.62 on Tuesday. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $12.68 and a 200 day moving average price of $11.93. Swiss Helvetia Fund, Inc. has a 52 week low of $9.75 and a 52 week high of $12.85.
The business also recently declared a semiannual dividend, which was paid on Friday, July 21st. Shareholders of record on Friday, July 14th were given a dividend of $0.01 per share. This represents a yield of 0.16%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, July 12th.
In other Swiss Helvetia Fund, Inc. (The) news, Director Fred J. Ricciardi acquired 4,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, June 7th. The stock was acquired at an average price of $12.60 per share, with a total value of $50,400.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 4,000 shares in the company, valued at $50,400. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. 0.15% of the stock is owned by insiders.
About Swiss Helvetia Fund, Inc. (The)
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.
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