iShares Gold Trust (NYSEARCA:IAU) Stock Holdings Boosted by Benjamin F. Edwards & Company Inc.

Benjamin F. Edwards & Company Inc. boosted its position in iShares Gold Trust (NYSEARCA:IAU) by 194.1% during the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 1,797,783 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after purchasing an additional 1,186,491 shares during the period. iShares Gold Trust comprises approximately 1.8% of Benjamin F. Edwards & Company Inc.’s portfolio, making the stock its 7th biggest holding. Benjamin F. Edwards & Company Inc. owned 0.14% of iShares Gold Trust worth $26,068,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. CENTRAL TRUST Co raised its holdings in iShares Gold Trust by 5.8% during the 4th quarter. CENTRAL TRUST Co now owns 5,349,002 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $77,561,000 after acquiring an additional 295,288 shares during the period. Arnhold LLC raised its holdings in iShares Gold Trust by 25.0% during the 4th quarter. Arnhold LLC now owns 3,614,509 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $52,410,000 after acquiring an additional 722,109 shares during the period. Commonwealth Equity Services LLC raised its holdings in iShares Gold Trust by 16.7% during the 3rd quarter. Commonwealth Equity Services LLC now owns 3,583,828 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $50,531,000 after acquiring an additional 513,076 shares during the period. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. raised its holdings in iShares Gold Trust by 104.1% during the 3rd quarter. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. now owns 3,548,814 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $50,038,000 after acquiring an additional 1,810,312 shares during the period. Finally, Stephens Inc. AR raised its holdings in iShares Gold Trust by 73.3% during the 3rd quarter. Stephens Inc. AR now owns 3,533,859 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $49,827,000 after acquiring an additional 1,494,919 shares during the period.

Shares of IAU stock opened at $15.13 on Friday. The company’s fifty day simple moving average is $14.89 and its two-hundred day simple moving average is $14.40. iShares Gold Trust has a 1 year low of $12.12 and a 1 year high of $15.19.

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.

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

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