Knowledge Leaders Capital LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Sprott Physical Gold Trust (NYSEARCA:PHYS) in the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund purchased 444,357 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock, valued at approximately $4,639,000. Sprott Physical Gold Trust comprises 2.3% of Knowledge Leaders Capital LLC’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 21st largest position.

A number of other hedge funds also recently added to or reduced their stakes in PHYS. Blair William & Co. IL boosted its stake in Sprott Physical Gold Trust by 44.8% during the 2nd quarter. Blair William & Co. IL now owns 18,755 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $190,000 after purchasing an additional 5,800 shares during the last quarter. BB&T Securities LLC boosted its stake in Sprott Physical Gold Trust by 33.7% during the 2nd quarter. BB&T Securities LLC now owns 20,587 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $208,000 after purchasing an additional 5,184 shares during the last quarter. Valicenti Advisory Services Inc. acquired a new position in Sprott Physical Gold Trust during the 2nd quarter valued at about $223,000. Northeast Investment Management boosted its stake in Sprott Physical Gold Trust by 20.8% during the 2nd quarter. Northeast Investment Management now owns 23,030 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $233,000 after purchasing an additional 3,964 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Stephens Inc. AR boosted its stake in Sprott Physical Gold Trust by 13.6% during the 2nd quarter. Stephens Inc. AR now owns 25,000 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $253,000 after purchasing an additional 3,000 shares during the last quarter.

Sprott Physical Gold Trust (NYSEARCA:PHYS) traded down 0.29% during trading on Thursday, reaching $10.37. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 48,745 shares. The company has a 50-day moving average of $10.57 and a 200 day moving average of $10.37. Sprott Physical Gold Trust has a one year low of $9.19 and a one year high of $11.02.

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Sprott Physical Gold Trust Profile

Sprott Physical Gold Trust (the Trust) is a closed-end trust. The Trust invests in unencumbered and fully allocated London Good Delivery (LGD) gold bars. The Trust was created to invest and hold substantially all of its assets in physical gold bullion. The Trust invests in long-term holdings of unencumbered, fully allocated physical gold bullion and does not speculate with regard to short-term changes in gold prices.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Sprott Physical Gold Trust (NYSEARCA:PHYS)

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