Market Vectors Semiconductor ETF (NYSE:SMH) saw a significant growth in short interest in July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 18,778,323 shares, a growth of 16.6% from the July 14th total of 16,107,928 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 3,266,397 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 5.7 days.

Market Vectors Semiconductor ETF (SMH) opened at 86.85 on Tuesday. The company has a 50-day moving average of $85.44 and a 200-day moving average of $81.51. Market Vectors Semiconductor ETF has a 52 week low of $63.06 and a 52 week high of $89.72.

Several institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Janney Montgomery Scott LLC boosted its position in shares of Market Vectors Semiconductor ETF by 29.0% in the second quarter. Janney Montgomery Scott LLC now owns 4,052 shares of the company’s stock valued at $332,000 after buying an additional 912 shares in the last quarter. Lyell Wealth Management LP acquired a new position in shares of Market Vectors Semiconductor ETF during the second quarter valued at approximately $203,000. SG Americas Securities LLC boosted its position in shares of Market Vectors Semiconductor ETF by 1,342.9% in the second quarter. SG Americas Securities LLC now owns 560,602 shares of the company’s stock valued at $45,891,000 after buying an additional 521,750 shares in the last quarter. TRUE Private Wealth Advisors boosted its position in shares of Market Vectors Semiconductor ETF by 22.7% in the second quarter. TRUE Private Wealth Advisors now owns 45,948 shares of the company’s stock valued at $3,761,000 after buying an additional 8,505 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Airain ltd acquired a new position in shares of Market Vectors Semiconductor ETF during the second quarter valued at approximately $843,000.

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Market Vectors Semiconductor ETF Company Profile

Market Vectors Semiconductor ETF (the Fund) is a non-diversified investment company. The Fund seeks to replicate as closely as possible, before fees and expenses, the price and yield performance of the Market Vectors United States Listed Semiconductor 25 Index. The Index is a rules based index intended to track the overall performance of 25 of the largest United States listed, publicly traded semiconductor companies.

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