Versant Capital Management Inc cut its stake in iShares Gold Trust (NYSEARCA:IAU) by 2.4% during the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 598,324 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 15,004 shares during the period. iShares Gold Trust comprises about 3.2% of Versant Capital Management Inc’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 9th largest position. Versant Capital Management Inc’s holdings in iShares Gold Trust were worth $7,407,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Morgan Stanley grew its holdings in iShares Gold Trust by 19.2% during the 3rd quarter. Morgan Stanley now owns 17,674,165 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $202,016,000 after acquiring an additional 2,845,739 shares in the last quarter. Personal Capital Advisors Corp grew its holdings in iShares Gold Trust by 6.9% during the 4th quarter. Personal Capital Advisors Corp now owns 13,832,813 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $170,005,000 after acquiring an additional 894,608 shares in the last quarter. Cohen & Steers Inc. grew its holdings in iShares Gold Trust by 3.0% during the 3rd quarter. Cohen & Steers Inc. now owns 3,925,145 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $44,864,000 after acquiring an additional 114,400 shares in the last quarter. LPL Financial LLC grew its holdings in iShares Gold Trust by 2.0% during the 4th quarter. LPL Financial LLC now owns 3,016,662 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $37,075,000 after acquiring an additional 57,829 shares in the last quarter. Finally, 3EDGE Asset Management LP grew its holdings in iShares Gold Trust by 0.9% during the 4th quarter. 3EDGE Asset Management LP now owns 2,998,000 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $36,845,000 after acquiring an additional 27,900 shares in the last quarter.

iShares Gold Trust stock traded down $0.03 during midday trading on Tuesday, hitting $12.18. 7,872,743 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 14,386,355. iShares Gold Trust has a 12 month low of $11.25 and a 12 month high of $12.90.

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About iShares Gold Trust

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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