Synovus Financial Corp raised its stake in shares of iShares PHLX Semiconductor ETF (NASDAQ:SOXX) by 28.1% in the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 744 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after buying an additional 163 shares during the quarter. Synovus Financial Corp’s holdings in iShares PHLX Semiconductor ETF were worth $140,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other large investors also recently made changes to their positions in SOXX. Cetera Advisors LLC purchased a new position in shares of iShares PHLX Semiconductor ETF in the first quarter valued at about $32,000. Benjamin F. Edwards & Company Inc. grew its stake in iShares PHLX Semiconductor ETF by 825.9% in the fourth quarter. Benjamin F. Edwards & Company Inc. now owns 250 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $39,000 after purchasing an additional 223 shares in the last quarter. Financial Gravity Wealth Inc. bought a new position in iShares PHLX Semiconductor ETF in the first quarter worth approximately $43,000. Bessemer Group Inc. grew its stake in iShares PHLX Semiconductor ETF by 797.1% in the fourth quarter. Bessemer Group Inc. now owns 305 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $48,000 after purchasing an additional 271 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Flagship Harbor Advisors LLC grew its stake in iShares PHLX Semiconductor ETF by 125.4% in the fourth quarter. Flagship Harbor Advisors LLC now owns 417 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $65,000 after purchasing an additional 232 shares in the last quarter.

NASDAQ:SOXX traded up $3.11 during midday trading on Monday, hitting $179.63. The stock had a trading volume of 34,034 shares, compared to its average volume of 796,282. iShares PHLX Semiconductor ETF has a one year low of $144.79 and a one year high of $218.00.

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About iShares PHLX 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 PHLX Semiconductor ETF (NASDAQ:SOXX)

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