Swiss Helvetia Fund:SWZ

    Overview

    As of 7/2/2015

     Share
    Price
    NAVPremium/
    Discount
    Current$11.61$13.44-13.62%
    52 Wk Avg$12.65$14.48-12.74%
    52 Wk High$14.63$16.56-9.47%
    52 Wk Low$10.93$12.45-14.84%
    Regular Distribution TypeIncome Only
    Distribution Rate2.34%
    Distribution Amount$0.2720
    Distribution FrequencySemi-Annual
    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

    Basic Information

    Investment Objective

    The Fund seeks long term capital appreciation through investment in equity securities of Swiss companies

    Capital Structure

    As of 7/2/2015

    Total Net Assets:$358.150M
    Total Common Assets:$358.150M
    Common Shares Outstanding:26,648,016
    Leverage

    As of

    Preferred Share Assets:
    Type of Preferred:
    Total Debt (USD):
    Structural Leverage (USD):
    Structural Leverage (%):
    Effective Leverage (USD):
    Effective Leverage (%):
    Preferred Share Rates
    Date Symbol Series Rate Shares
    Annual Expense Ratios

    As of 12/31/2014

      Per Common Share
    Management Fees0.71%
    Other Expenses:0.67%
    Baseline Expense: 1.38%
    Interest Expense:0.00%
    Total: 1.38%

    Fund Management

    Fund Sponsor
    Schroder Investment Management North America Inc.

    Basics
    Category:Non-US/Other-Other Non-US Equity
    Ticker:SWZ
    NAV Ticker:XSWZX
    Average Daily Volume (shares):
    Average Daily Volume (USD): 
    Inception Date:8/27/1987
    Inception Share Price:$8.00
    Inception NAV: 
    Tender Offer:No
    Term:No
    Fiscal Year End:December 31
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    Distributions

    As of 7/2/2015

    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.
    Distribution History

    Enter declared start and end dates to display distribution history below. Income, Long Gain, Short Gain and ROC breakdowns will only be shown for the past year.

    Declared Date Payable Date Ex Date Distrib Amount Income Long Gain Short Gain ROC

    *Indicates a Special Distribution: A distribution disbursed in addition to the normal distributions paid out by the company.

    Key Information Regarding Distributions
    Avg. Earnings Per Share:
    As of 12/31/2014
    -$0.0152
    Annualized Distribution Rate on NAV:
    As of 7/2/2015
    2.03%
    Total Return on NAV (12 months):
    As of 7/2/2015
    -2.76%
    Avg. UNII Per Share:
    As of 12/31/2014
    -$0.0183
    Total % Portfolio Effectively Leveraged:
    As of 7/2/2015

    Pricing Information

    Premium/Discount Information
    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.
    Premium/Discount Information

    As of 7/2/2015

    PeriodAvg Discount
    6 Month-13.32%
    1 Year-12.74%
    3 Year-12.35%
    5 Year-11.94%
    Pricing History
    Date NAV Premium / Discount

    Performance

    Calendar Year Total Returns

    As of 7/2/2015
    Category: Other Non-US Equity

    Past 20 Years

    Return YearPriceNAVCategory - PriceCategory - NAV
    YTD6.68%6.97%7.27%7.13%
    2014-3.51%-1.39%-5.33%-2.82%
    201333.74%27.31%27.95%25.81%
    201214.18%13.17%22.68%20.28%
    2011-12.83%-12.97%-14.59%-15.08%
    201020.85%18.88%16.02%15.00%
    2009-1.12%-2.77%34.24%26.87%
    2008-22.89%-23.79%-44.42%-39.65%
    2007-1.04%9.33%11.76%14.44%
    200638.06%29.63%40.44%34.61%
    200514.16%13.92%13.88%11.87%
    200422.95%16.02%28.94%19.82%
    200342.20%36.07%56.43%49.03%
    2002-6.82%-5.36%  
    2001-22.11%-25.05%  
    200015.88%10.62%  
    1999-6.76%-2.19%  
    199824.31%21.92%  
    199742.91%40.16%  
    1996-3.24%1.32%  
    19959.09%48.72%  
    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.
    Annualized Total Returns

    Returns for periods less than one year are cumulative rather than annualized

    As of 7/2/2015
    Category: Other Non-US Equity

    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

    Portfolio Characteristics

    Portfolio Characteristics
    Number of Holdings:
    As of 3/31/2015
    47
    Annual Portfolio Turnover:
    As of 12/31/2014
    41.00%
    Asset Allocation

    As of 3/31/2015 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Top Sectors

    As of 3/31/2015 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Sector%Portfolio
    General Equity 96.42%
    Unlisted Equities 2.46%
    Debt - Pref Shrs 0.87%
    Net Current Assets 0.25%
    Top Holdings

    As of 3/31/2015 reported by Fund Sponsor

    HoldingValue% Portfolio
    Novartis AG$52.47M14.77%
    Nestle SA$42.18M11.87%
    Roche Holding AG$41.82M11.77%
    Chocoladefabriken Lindt & Spruengli AG$17.29M4.87%
    Valora Hldg Ag, Bern$15.41M4.34%
    Syngenta AG$11.58M3.26%
    Burckhardt Compression Holding AG$10.82M3.05%
    UBS AG$10.19M2.87%
    Swatch Group AG$9.19M2.59%
    Compagnie Financiere Richemont$9.11M2.56%
    Tecan Group AG$8.93M2.51%
    Country Allocation

    As of 3/31/2015 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Country% Portfolio
    Switzerland 100.00%

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