Welch & Forbes LLC decreased its stake in iShares Gold Trust(ETF) (NYSEARCA:IAU) by 7.8% during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The fund owned 195,716 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 16,450 shares during the period. Welch & Forbes LLC’s holdings in iShares Gold Trust(ETF) were worth $2,337,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of the company. Stratos Wealth Partners LTD. boosted its position in iShares Gold Trust(ETF) by 7.1% in the second quarter. Stratos Wealth Partners LTD. now owns 62,365 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $745,000 after buying an additional 4,139 shares during the period. Sei Investments Co. boosted its position in iShares Gold Trust(ETF) by 16.3% in the second quarter. Sei Investments Co. now owns 3,035,467 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $36,243,000 after buying an additional 424,571 shares during the period. Foster & Motley Inc. boosted its position in iShares Gold Trust(ETF) by 2.6% in the second quarter. Foster & Motley Inc. now owns 1,004,373 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $11,992,000 after buying an additional 25,498 shares during the period. Bessemer Group Inc. boosted its position in iShares Gold Trust(ETF) by 8.1% in the second quarter. Bessemer Group Inc. now owns 66,995 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $800,000 after buying an additional 5,000 shares during the period. Finally, 3EDGE Asset Management LP boosted its position in iShares Gold Trust(ETF) by 31.0% in the second quarter. 3EDGE Asset Management LP now owns 3,176,800 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $37,932,000 after buying an additional 751,900 shares during the period.

iShares Gold Trus (IAU) opened at 12.11 on Friday. iShares Gold Trus has a 12-month low of $10.81 and a 12-month high of $13.16. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $11.96 and a 200 day moving average price of $11.96.

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iShares Gold Trust(ETF) Company 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(ETF) (NYSEARCA:IAU)

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