Filament LLC grew its holdings in shares of Sprott Physical Gold Trust (NYSEARCA:PHYS) by 8.6% in the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The firm owned 180,259 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after acquiring an additional 14,327 shares during the quarter. Sprott Physical Gold Trust comprises approximately 0.7% of Filament LLC’s holdings, making the stock its 16th largest position. Filament LLC’s holdings in Sprott Physical Gold Trust were worth $1,826,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other hedge funds have also made changes to their positions in PHYS. Blair William & Co. IL lifted its holdings in shares of Sprott Physical Gold Trust by 44.8% in the second quarter. Blair William & Co. IL now owns 18,755 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $190,000 after buying an additional 5,800 shares during the period. BB&T Securities LLC lifted its holdings in shares of Sprott Physical Gold Trust by 33.7% in the second quarter. BB&T Securities LLC now owns 20,587 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $208,000 after buying an additional 5,184 shares during the period. Valicenti Advisory Services Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of Sprott Physical Gold Trust in the second quarter valued at $223,000. Northeast Investment Management lifted its holdings in shares of Sprott Physical Gold Trust by 20.8% in the second quarter. Northeast Investment Management now owns 23,030 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $233,000 after buying an additional 3,964 shares during the period. Finally, Aveo Capital Partners LLC lifted its holdings in shares of Sprott Physical Gold Trust by 1.4% in the second quarter. Aveo Capital Partners LLC now owns 58,872 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $599,000 after buying an additional 795 shares during the period.

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Shares of Sprott Physical Gold Trust (NYSEARCA:PHYS) traded down 0.09% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $10.99. The stock had a trading volume of 329,917 shares. Sprott Physical Gold Trust has a 12-month low of $9.19 and a 12-month high of $11.15. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $10.50 and its 200 day moving average price is $10.28.

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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