VanEck Semiconductor ETF (NASDAQ:SMH – Get Free Report) was the target of unusually large options trading activity on Thursday. Stock investors bought 66,368 put options on the company. This is an increase of approximately 28% compared to the typical daily volume of 51,796 put options.
VanEck Semiconductor ETF Price Performance
Shares of NASDAQ SMH opened at $187.18 on Friday. The stock has a market capitalization of $12.77 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 17.19 and a beta of 1.35. VanEck Semiconductor ETF has a 12 month low of $110.39 and a 12 month high of $187.31. The firm’s 50 day simple moving average is $168.13 and its 200-day simple moving average is $156.18.
VanEck Semiconductor ETF Announces Dividend
The company also recently disclosed an annual dividend, which was paid on Friday, December 22nd. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, December 19th were paid a dividend of $1.0427 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Monday, December 18th.
Institutional Investors Weigh In On VanEck Semiconductor ETF
VanEck Semiconductor ETF Company Profile
The VanEck Semiconductor ETF (SMH) is an exchange-traded fund that is based on the MVIS US Listed Semiconductor 25 index, a market-cap-weighted index of 25 of the largest US-listed semiconductors companies. SMH was launched on May 5, 2000 and is managed by VanEck.
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