Sprott Inc. Raises Holdings in iShares Gold Trust (NYSEARCA:IAU)

Sprott Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of iShares Gold Trust (NYSEARCA:IAU) by 16.9% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 27,820 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after buying an additional 4,013 shares during the quarter. Sprott Inc.’s holdings in iShares Gold Trust were worth $376,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Other large investors also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Lido Advisors LLC lifted its position in iShares Gold Trust by 27.2% during the second quarter. Lido Advisors LLC now owns 13,794 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $186,000 after purchasing an additional 2,953 shares during the period. Asset Management One Co. Ltd. lifted its position in iShares Gold Trust by 24.5% during the second quarter. Asset Management One Co. Ltd. now owns 177,900 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $2,401,000 after purchasing an additional 35,000 shares during the period. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC lifted its position in iShares Gold Trust by 489.8% during the second quarter. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC now owns 34,208 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $462,000 after purchasing an additional 28,408 shares during the period. HighTower Advisors LLC lifted its position in iShares Gold Trust by 31.8% during the second quarter. HighTower Advisors LLC now owns 695,824 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $9,386,000 after purchasing an additional 168,048 shares during the period. Finally, United Capital Financial Advisers LLC lifted its position in iShares Gold Trust by 25.2% during the second quarter. United Capital Financial Advisers LLC now owns 91,942 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $1,241,000 after purchasing an additional 18,530 shares during the period.

NYSEARCA IAU traded up $0.14 on Monday, reaching $14.36. 254,700 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 17,881,080. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $14.28 and a 200-day moving average price of $13.08. iShares Gold Trust has a fifty-two week low of $11.33 and a fifty-two week high of $14.90.

iShares Gold Trust Profile

iShares Gold Trust (the Trust) is to own gold transferred to the Trust in exchange for shares issued by the Trust (Shares). Each Share represents a fractional undivided beneficial interest in the net assets of the Trust. The assets of the Trust consist of gold held by the Trust’s custodian on behalf of the Trust.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for iShares Gold Trust (NYSEARCA:IAU)

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