Charles Schwab Investment Advisory Inc. raised its stake in iShares Gold Trust (NYSEARCA:IAU) by 15.7% during the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 67,603,646 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after buying an additional 9,187,508 shares during the quarter. iShares Gold Trust accounts for about 3.4% of Charles Schwab Investment Advisory Inc.’s holdings, making the stock its 12th biggest position. Charles Schwab Investment Advisory Inc. owned approximately 8.62% of iShares Gold Trust worth $832,201,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

A number of other institutional investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. Financial Counselors Inc. grew its position in iShares Gold Trust by 0.3% in the second quarter. Financial Counselors Inc. now owns 25,420 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $304,000 after acquiring an additional 70 shares in the last quarter. Advisory Services Network LLC grew its position in iShares Gold Trust by 1.4% in the second quarter. Advisory Services Network LLC now owns 9,759 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $117,000 after acquiring an additional 134 shares in the last quarter. Norris Perne & French LLP MI grew its position in iShares Gold Trust by 0.7% in the second quarter. Norris Perne & French LLP MI now owns 36,981 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $442,000 after acquiring an additional 241 shares in the last quarter. Lincoln National Corp grew its position in iShares Gold Trust by 0.7% in the second quarter. Lincoln National Corp now owns 34,275 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $410,000 after acquiring an additional 242 shares in the last quarter. Finally, IFC Holdings Incorporated FL grew its position in iShares Gold Trust by 3.9% in the second quarter. IFC Holdings Incorporated FL now owns 15,241 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $182,000 after acquiring an additional 572 shares in the last quarter.

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iShares Gold Trust (NYSEARCA IAU) traded up $0.02 during mid-day trading on Tuesday, reaching $12.28. 4,897,300 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 8,373,369. iShares Gold Trust has a 12 month low of $10.81 and a 12 month high of $12.98.

iShares Gold Trust 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.

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

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