News headlines about Swiss Helvetia Fund (NYSE:SWZ) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Swiss Helvetia Fund earned a news sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the closed-end fund an impact score of 45.926677099751 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.
NYSE:SWZ traded up $0.11 during mid-day trading on Thursday, reaching $12.24. The stock had a trading volume of 13,090 shares, compared to its average volume of 23,524. Swiss Helvetia Fund has a one year low of $11.48 and a one year high of $13.74.
In other news, Director Andrew Dakos bought 6,200 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, February 20th. The stock was bought at an average price of $12.75 per share, for a total transaction of $79,050.00. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 792 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $10,098. The acquisition was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Insiders purchased a total of 56,822 shares of company stock valued at $733,530 in the last 90 days. 0.15% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.
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.
Receive News & Ratings for Swiss Helvetia Fund Daily - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for Swiss Helvetia Fund and related companies with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.