HRT Financial LLC lessened its holdings in iShares Gold Trust (NYSEARCA:IAU) by 40.4% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 44,703 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 30,254 shares during the period. HRT Financial LLC’s holdings in iShares Gold Trust were worth $537,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the business. Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. grew its position in iShares Gold Trust by 12.5% in the second quarter. Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. now owns 57,783,473 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $694,557,000 after acquiring an additional 6,410,573 shares during the last quarter. BlackRock Inc. grew its position in iShares Gold Trust by 83.4% in the first quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 54,540,869 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $694,305,000 after acquiring an additional 24,798,700 shares during the last quarter. Morgan Stanley grew its position in iShares Gold Trust by 1.0% in the second quarter. Morgan Stanley now owns 14,828,426 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $178,238,000 after acquiring an additional 148,424 shares during the last quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. grew its position in iShares Gold Trust by 2,968.2% in the first quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 14,538,916 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $185,081,000 after acquiring an additional 14,065,052 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Personal Capital Advisors Corp grew its position in iShares Gold Trust by 10.7% in the second quarter. Personal Capital Advisors Corp now owns 11,445,085 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $137,570,000 after acquiring an additional 1,107,363 shares during the last quarter.

iShares Gold Trust stock opened at $11.46 on Friday. iShares Gold Trust has a 12-month low of $11.25 and a 12-month high of $13.11.

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.

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

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