Macroview Investment Management LLC lifted its holdings in shares of Sprott Physical Gold Trust (NYSEARCA:PHYS) by 15.5% during the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund owned 322,920 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after purchasing an additional 43,376 shares during the period. Sprott Physical Gold Trust comprises about 8.3% of Macroview Investment Management LLC’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 2nd biggest position. Macroview Investment Management LLC owned 0.16% of Sprott Physical Gold Trust worth $3,817,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other hedge funds have also added to or reduced their stakes in PHYS. Raymond James Trust N.A. boosted its position in Sprott Physical Gold Trust by 4.3% during the 3rd quarter. Raymond James Trust N.A. now owns 24,130 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $285,000 after buying an additional 1,000 shares during the period. Cetera Advisor Networks LLC boosted its position in Sprott Physical Gold Trust by 1.1% during the 2nd quarter. Cetera Advisor Networks LLC now owns 95,371 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $1,081,000 after buying an additional 1,051 shares during the period. Sigma Planning Corp boosted its position in Sprott Physical Gold Trust by 7.6% during the 2nd quarter. Sigma Planning Corp now owns 30,589 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $347,000 after buying an additional 2,150 shares during the period. BB&T Securities LLC boosted its position in Sprott Physical Gold Trust by 24.6% during the 3rd quarter. BB&T Securities LLC now owns 13,709 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $163,000 after buying an additional 2,709 shares during the period. Finally, CWM LLC boosted its position in Sprott Physical Gold Trust by 1,500.0% during the 2nd quarter. CWM LLC now owns 3,200 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $36,000 after buying an additional 3,000 shares during the period.

PHYS traded down $0.06 during trading on Friday, hitting $11.73. 1,122,400 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 663,347. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $12.03 and a 200 day moving average of $11.39. Sprott Physical Gold Trust has a 12-month low of $9.56 and a 12-month high of $12.49.

About Sprott Physical Gold Trust

Sprott Physical Gold Trust is a closed end investment trust, which engages in the investments and holding substantially all of its assets in physical gold bullion. Its objective is to provides a secure, convenient, and exchange-traded investment alternative for investors. The company was founded on August 28, 2009 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.

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

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