HRT Financial LLC lessened its stake in shares of iShares Gold Trust (NYSEARCA:IAU) by 40.4% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 44,703 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 30,254 shares during the quarter. HRT Financial LLC’s holdings in iShares Gold Trust were worth $537,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.
Other institutional investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. BDO Wealth Advisors LLC grew its holdings in iShares Gold Trust by 125.6% in the first quarter. BDO Wealth Advisors LLC now owns 9,025 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $115,000 after purchasing an additional 5,025 shares during the last quarter. Fulton Bank N.A. acquired a new stake in shares of iShares Gold Trust during the second quarter valued at $124,000. Lido Advisors LLC acquired a new stake in shares of iShares Gold Trust during the first quarter valued at $135,000. Ahrens Investment Partners LLC acquired a new stake in shares of iShares Gold Trust during the first quarter valued at $136,000. Finally, Winthrop Advisory Group LLC acquired a new stake in shares of iShares Gold Trust during the second quarter valued at $144,000.
Shares of IAU traded down $0.04 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $11.68. 13,700,840 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 12,825,880. iShares Gold Trust has a fifty-two week low of $11.25 and a fifty-two week high of $13.11.
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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