D.B. Root & Company LLC Raises Stock Position in iShares Gold Trust (NYSEARCA:IAU)

D.B. Root & Company LLC lifted its stake in shares of iShares Gold Trust (NYSEARCA:IAU) by 10.7% during the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 27,756 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after acquiring an additional 2,685 shares during the quarter. D.B. Root & Company LLC’s holdings in iShares Gold Trust were worth $402,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other large investors also recently modified their holdings of IAU. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. increased its holdings in iShares Gold Trust by 104.1% during the third quarter. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. now owns 3,548,814 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $50,038,000 after buying an additional 1,810,312 shares during the period. Tiedemann Advisors LLC grew its holdings in iShares Gold Trust by 15,407.9% in the third quarter. Tiedemann Advisors LLC now owns 1,550,788 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $21,867,000 after purchasing an additional 1,540,788 shares during the last quarter. FMR LLC lifted its stake in shares of iShares Gold Trust by 610.0% during the first quarter. FMR LLC now owns 1,752,477 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $21,695,000 after buying an additional 1,505,643 shares during the period. Stephens Inc. AR lifted its stake in shares of iShares Gold Trust by 73.3% during the third quarter. Stephens Inc. AR now owns 3,533,859 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $49,827,000 after buying an additional 1,494,919 shares during the period. Finally, UBS Group AG lifted its stake in shares of iShares Gold Trust by 11.5% during the second quarter. UBS Group AG now owns 13,366,055 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $180,442,000 after buying an additional 1,375,524 shares during the period.

NYSEARCA:IAU opened at $14.78 on Wednesday. iShares Gold Trust has a 12 month low of $12.12 and a 12 month high of $15.09. The firm has a fifty day simple moving average of $14.33 and a 200-day simple moving average of $14.17.

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

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