iShares PHLX Semiconductor ETF (NASDAQ:SOXX) shares hit a new 52-week low on Monday . The company traded as low as $151.58 and last traded at $154.49, with a volume of 122748 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at $156.13.
The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, October 2nd. Investors of record on Thursday, September 27th were given a dividend of $0.8165 per share. This represents a $3.27 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.11%. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday, September 26th. This is a boost from iShares PHLX Semiconductor ETF’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.62.
A number of institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. GWM Advisors LLC purchased a new stake in iShares PHLX Semiconductor ETF during the 3rd quarter worth about $205,000. FNY Investment Advisers LLC purchased a new stake in iShares PHLX Semiconductor ETF during the 3rd quarter worth about $3,162,000. Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. increased its position in iShares PHLX Semiconductor ETF by 8.7% during the 3rd quarter. Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. now owns 48,708 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $9,014,000 after purchasing an additional 3,891 shares in the last quarter. Barings LLC purchased a new stake in iShares PHLX Semiconductor ETF during the 3rd quarter worth about $3,079,000. Finally, SPC Financial Inc. increased its position in iShares PHLX Semiconductor ETF by 4.1% during the 3rd quarter. SPC Financial Inc. now owns 81,929 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $15,161,000 after purchasing an additional 3,260 shares in the last quarter.
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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