Blair William & Co. IL lifted its position in shares of Sprott Physical Gold Trust (NYSEARCA:PHYS) by 44.8% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 18,755 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after purchasing an additional 5,800 shares during the quarter. Blair William & Co. IL’s holdings in Sprott Physical Gold Trust were worth $190,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in PHYS. A. D. Beadell Investment Counsel Inc. lifted its position in Sprott Physical Gold Trust by 1.0% in the 2nd quarter. A. D. Beadell Investment Counsel Inc. now owns 144,998 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $1,468,000 after acquiring an additional 1,398 shares in the last quarter. Valicenti Advisory Services Inc. bought a new stake in Sprott Physical Gold Trust in the 2nd quarter valued at $223,000. Smith Affiliated Capital Corp. lifted its position in Sprott Physical Gold Trust by 1.8% in the 2nd quarter. Smith Affiliated Capital Corp. now owns 355,310 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $3,599,000 after acquiring an additional 6,446 shares in the last quarter. Legacy Capital Partners Inc. lifted its position in Sprott Physical Gold Trust by 5.6% in the 2nd quarter. Legacy Capital Partners Inc. now owns 360,160 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $3,648,000 after acquiring an additional 19,237 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Aveo Capital Partners LLC lifted its position in Sprott Physical Gold Trust by 1.4% in the 2nd quarter. Aveo Capital Partners LLC now owns 58,872 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $599,000 after acquiring an additional 795 shares in the last quarter.

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Shares of Sprott Physical Gold Trust (NYSEARCA PHYS) opened at 10.99 on Friday. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $10.50 and its 200 day moving average is $10.28. Sprott Physical Gold Trust has a 12 month low of $9.19 and a 12 month high of $11.15.

Sprott Physical Gold Trust Company Profile

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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