Insider Buying: Swiss Helvetia Fund Inc. (SWZ) Director Buys 6,442 Shares of Stock

Swiss Helvetia Fund Inc. (NYSE:SWZ) Director Andrew Dakos purchased 6,442 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Monday, February 5th. The stock was bought at an average cost of $12.88 per share, with a total value of $82,972.96. Following the completion of the purchase, the director now owns 292 shares in the company, valued at $3,760.96. The purchase was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink.

Andrew Dakos also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Thursday, February 1st, Andrew Dakos purchased 1,353 shares of Swiss Helvetia Fund stock. The stock was bought at an average cost of $13.40 per share, with a total value of $18,130.20.
  • On Tuesday, January 30th, Andrew Dakos purchased 5,042 shares of Swiss Helvetia Fund stock. The stock was bought at an average cost of $13.45 per share, with a total value of $67,814.90.
  • On Friday, January 19th, Andrew Dakos purchased 16,103 shares of Swiss Helvetia Fund stock. The stock was bought at an average cost of $13.15 per share, with a total value of $211,754.45.
  • On Tuesday, January 9th, Andrew Dakos purchased 9,982 shares of Swiss Helvetia Fund stock. The stock was bought at an average cost of $12.93 per share, with a total value of $129,067.26.
  • On Thursday, January 4th, Andrew Dakos purchased 9,483 shares of Swiss Helvetia Fund stock. The stock was bought at an average cost of $12.84 per share, with a total value of $121,761.72.
  • On Thursday, December 27th, Andrew Dakos purchased 19,600 shares of Swiss Helvetia Fund stock. The stock was bought at an average cost of $12.63 per share, with a total value of $247,548.00.
  • On Thursday, December 28th, Andrew Dakos purchased 33,636 shares of Swiss Helvetia Fund stock. The stock was bought at an average cost of $12.64 per share, with a total value of $425,159.04.
  • On Wednesday, December 20th, Andrew Dakos purchased 6,463 shares of Swiss Helvetia Fund stock. The stock was bought at an average cost of $12.48 per share, with a total value of $80,658.24.
  • On Thursday, November 30th, Andrew Dakos purchased 5,156 shares of Swiss Helvetia Fund stock. The stock was bought at an average cost of $12.68 per share, with a total value of $65,378.08.
  • On Tuesday, November 21st, Andrew Dakos purchased 13,060 shares of Swiss Helvetia Fund stock. The stock was bought at an average cost of $12.60 per share, with a total value of $164,556.00.

Shares of Swiss Helvetia Fund Inc. (SWZ) traded down $0.18 during mid-day trading on Wednesday, hitting $12.63. The stock had a trading volume of 21,868 shares, compared to its average volume of 24,675. Swiss Helvetia Fund Inc. has a one year low of $10.78 and a one year high of $13.74.

Hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Wells Fargo & Company MN increased its stake in shares of Swiss Helvetia Fund by 48.4% in the 3rd quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 4,908,917 shares of the closed-end fund’s stock valued at $62,680,000 after acquiring an additional 1,600,509 shares during the last quarter. Shaker Financial Services LLC bought a new stake in shares of Swiss Helvetia Fund in the 3rd quarter valued at about $335,000. City of London Investment Management Co. Ltd. increased its stake in shares of Swiss Helvetia Fund by 488.6% in the 3rd quarter. City of London Investment Management Co. Ltd. now owns 198,755 shares of the closed-end fund’s stock valued at $2,538,000 after acquiring an additional 164,987 shares during the last quarter. John G Ullman & Associates Inc. increased its stake in shares of Swiss Helvetia Fund by 3.4% in the 4th quarter. John G Ullman & Associates Inc. now owns 252,345 shares of the closed-end fund’s stock valued at $3,220,000 after acquiring an additional 8,185 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Advisor Partners LLC bought a new stake in Swiss Helvetia Fund during the 4th quarter worth approximately $159,000. 48.06% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

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Swiss Helvetia Fund Company Profile

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.

Insider Buying and Selling by Quarter for Swiss Helvetia Fund (NYSE:SWZ)

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