Sigma Planning Corp raised its position in iShares Gold Trust (NYSEARCA:IAU) by 22.9% during the third quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 136,555 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after acquiring an additional 25,484 shares during the quarter. Sigma Planning Corp’s holdings in iShares Gold Trust were worth $1,681,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Several other hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. JPMorgan Chase & Co. increased its position in shares of iShares Gold Trust by 6,297.7% during the second quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 11,208,354 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $133,828,000 after buying an additional 11,033,161 shares during the period. Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. increased its position in shares of iShares Gold Trust by 10,490.7% during the second quarter. Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. now owns 10,601,300 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $126,580,000 after buying an additional 10,501,200 shares during the period. Charles Schwab Investment Advisory Inc. increased its position in shares of iShares Gold Trust by 21.9% during the second quarter. Charles Schwab Investment Advisory Inc. now owns 58,416,138 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $697,489,000 after buying an additional 10,482,975 shares during the period. BlackRock Inc. increased its position in shares of iShares Gold Trust by 22.5% during the second quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 45,171,550 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $539,348,000 after buying an additional 8,299,924 shares during the period. Finally, Bridgewater Associates LP purchased a new position in shares of iShares Gold Trust during the second quarter valued at about $36,813,000.

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Shares of iShares Gold Trust (NYSEARCA IAU) traded up $0.02 during midday trading on Tuesday, hitting $12.28. 4,897,300 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 8,373,369. iShares Gold Trust has a one year low of $10.81 and a one year high of $12.98.

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.

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

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