Stephens Inc. AR grew its position in shares of Sprott Physical Gold Trust (NYSEARCA:PHYS) by 13.6% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 25,000 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after buying an additional 3,000 shares during the quarter. Stephens Inc. AR’s holdings in Sprott Physical Gold Trust were worth $253,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in PHYS. Blair William & Co. IL increased its stake in shares of Sprott Physical Gold Trust by 44.8% in the 2nd quarter. Blair William & Co. IL now owns 18,755 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $190,000 after purchasing an additional 5,800 shares in the last quarter. BB&T Securities LLC increased its stake in shares of Sprott Physical Gold Trust by 33.7% in the 2nd quarter. BB&T Securities LLC now owns 20,587 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $208,000 after purchasing an additional 5,184 shares in the last quarter. Valicenti Advisory Services Inc. purchased a new stake in shares of Sprott Physical Gold Trust in the 2nd quarter worth $223,000. Northeast Investment Management increased its stake in shares of Sprott Physical Gold Trust by 20.8% in the 2nd quarter. Northeast Investment Management now owns 23,030 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $233,000 after purchasing an additional 3,964 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Aveo Capital Partners LLC increased its stake in shares of Sprott Physical Gold Trust by 1.4% in the 2nd quarter. Aveo Capital Partners LLC now owns 58,872 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $599,000 after purchasing an additional 795 shares in the last quarter.

Shares of Sprott Physical Gold Trust (NYSEARCA:PHYS) opened at 10.56 on Friday. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $10.59 and a 200 day moving average price of $10.31. Sprott Physical Gold Trust has a 1-year low of $9.19 and a 1-year high of $11.15.

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About Sprott Physical Gold Trust

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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