BSW Wealth Partners increased its stake in iShares Gold Trust (NYSEARCA:IAU) by 51.6% during the third quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The firm owned 301,328 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after acquiring an additional 102,548 shares during the period. iShares Gold Trust accounts for approximately 1.3% of BSW Wealth Partners’ holdings, making the stock its 15th biggest position. BSW Wealth Partners’ holdings in iShares Gold Trust were worth $3,444,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of the stock. Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. increased its stake in iShares Gold Trust by 12.3% in the 3rd quarter. Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. now owns 64,911,618 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $741,940,000 after purchasing an additional 7,128,145 shares in the last quarter. Morgan Stanley increased its stake in iShares Gold Trust by 1.0% in the 2nd quarter. Morgan Stanley now owns 14,828,426 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $178,238,000 after purchasing an additional 148,424 shares in the last quarter. Personal Capital Advisors Corp increased its stake in iShares Gold Trust by 13.0% in the 3rd quarter. Personal Capital Advisors Corp now owns 12,938,205 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $147,884,000 after purchasing an additional 1,493,120 shares in the last quarter. Athena Capital Advisors LLC increased its stake in iShares Gold Trust by 0.7% in the 3rd quarter. Athena Capital Advisors LLC now owns 3,411,009 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $38,988,000 after purchasing an additional 24,810 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Sei Investments Co. increased its stake in iShares Gold Trust by 20.5% in the 2nd quarter. Sei Investments Co. now owns 3,348,793 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $40,253,000 after purchasing an additional 569,098 shares in the last quarter.

Shares of IAU opened at $11.75 on Thursday. iShares Gold Trust has a 1-year low of $11.25 and a 1-year high of $13.11.

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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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