Stephens Inc. AR Increases Stock Holdings in iShares Semiconductor ETF (NASDAQ:SOXX)

Stephens Inc. AR increased its stake in shares of iShares Semiconductor ETF (NASDAQ:SOXXFree Report) by 9.0% in the 4th quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 2,819 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after buying an additional 232 shares during the quarter. Stephens Inc. AR’s holdings in iShares Semiconductor ETF were worth $1,624,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also bought and sold shares of the stock. International Assets Investment Management LLC purchased a new position in shares of iShares Semiconductor ETF in the 4th quarter worth approximately $419,921,000. Morgan Stanley boosted its position in iShares Semiconductor ETF by 1.9% in the third quarter. Morgan Stanley now owns 571,506 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $270,695,000 after purchasing an additional 10,601 shares during the last quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. grew its stake in iShares Semiconductor ETF by 7.8% in the 3rd quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 542,796 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $257,095,000 after purchasing an additional 39,053 shares during the period. BNP Paribas Financial Markets grew its stake in iShares Semiconductor ETF by 46.9% in the 4th quarter. BNP Paribas Financial Markets now owns 313,094 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $180,373,000 after purchasing an additional 99,970 shares during the period. Finally, Wells Fargo & Company MN increased its position in shares of iShares Semiconductor ETF by 0.9% during the 4th quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 238,970 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $137,670,000 after purchasing an additional 2,104 shares during the last quarter.

iShares Semiconductor ETF Stock Performance

Shares of NASDAQ:SOXX opened at $240.02 on Monday. The company has a market capitalization of $13.89 billion, a P/E ratio of 10.60 and a beta of 1.34. The company’s 50-day moving average is $223.45 and its 200 day moving average is $208.11. iShares Semiconductor ETF has a fifty-two week low of $144.40 and a fifty-two week high of $243.63.

iShares Semiconductor ETF Announces Dividend

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, March 27th. Shareholders of record on Friday, March 22nd were paid a $0.2249 dividend. This represents a $0.90 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.37%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, March 21st.

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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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for iShares Semiconductor ETF (NASDAQ:SOXX)

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