Market Vectors Semiconductor ETF (NYSE:SMH) was the recipient of some unusual options trading activity on Wednesday. Stock investors acquired 32,409 put options on the stock. This represents an increase of 414% compared to the typical daily volume of 6,311 put options.

Shares of Market Vectors Semiconductor ETF (NYSE SMH) opened at 91.57 on Friday. Market Vectors Semiconductor ETF has a 12 month low of $66.06 and a 12 month high of $92.90. The company has a 50-day moving average of $87.46 and a 200 day moving average of $83.65.

Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the company. WFG Advisors LP grew its holdings in shares of Market Vectors Semiconductor ETF by 23.1% in the 2nd quarter. WFG Advisors LP now owns 1,600 shares of the company’s stock worth $131,000 after purchasing an additional 300 shares during the last quarter. Advisor Group Inc. grew its holdings in shares of Market Vectors Semiconductor ETF by 63.6% in the 2nd quarter. Advisor Group Inc. now owns 1,988 shares of the company’s stock worth $163,000 after purchasing an additional 773 shares during the last quarter. Lyell Wealth Management LP bought a new stake in shares of Market Vectors Semiconductor ETF in the 2nd quarter worth about $203,000. Moors & Cabot Inc. grew its holdings in shares of Market Vectors Semiconductor ETF by 13.3% in the 2nd quarter. Moors & Cabot Inc. now owns 3,203 shares of the company’s stock worth $263,000 after purchasing an additional 375 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Virtu KCG Holdings LLC bought a new stake in shares of Market Vectors Semiconductor ETF in the 2nd quarter worth about $311,000.

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About Market Vectors Semiconductor ETF

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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