iShares Semiconductor ETF (NASDAQ:SOXX) Sets New 52-Week High at $696.36

iShares Semiconductor ETF (NASDAQ:SOXXGet Free Report) reached a new 52-week high during trading on Wednesday . The stock traded as high as $696.36 and last traded at $693.89, with a volume of 1035943 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $673.06.

iShares Semiconductor ETF Price Performance

The company’s 50 day moving average price is $202.18 and its 200 day moving average price is $178.71. The firm has a market cap of $4.52 billion, a PE ratio of 17.05 and a beta of 1.34.

iShares Semiconductor ETF Cuts Dividend

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, December 27th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, December 21st were paid a $0.3743 dividend. This represents a $1.50 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.63%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, December 20th.

Institutional Inflows and Outflows

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in SOXX. David J Yvars Group lifted its stake in iShares Semiconductor ETF by 558.9% in the third quarter. David J Yvars Group now owns 8,711 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $4,126,000 after acquiring an additional 7,389 shares during the last quarter. Kingswood Wealth Advisors LLC purchased a new stake in shares of iShares Semiconductor ETF during the 2nd quarter worth approximately $1,020,000. Capstone Triton Financial Group LLC lifted its position in shares of iShares Semiconductor ETF by 21.0% during the 3rd quarter. Capstone Triton Financial Group LLC now owns 824 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $390,000 after buying an additional 143 shares during the last quarter. Thrivent Financial for Lutherans lifted its position in shares of iShares Semiconductor ETF by 5.6% during the 2nd quarter. Thrivent Financial for Lutherans now owns 18,308 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $9,276,000 after buying an additional 974 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Equitable Trust Co. lifted its position in shares of iShares Semiconductor ETF by 10.1% during the 2nd quarter. Equitable Trust Co. now owns 1,120 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $568,000 after buying an additional 103 shares during the last quarter.

About iShares Semiconductor ETF

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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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