Bridgewater Associates LP bought a new stake in SPDR Gold Trust (NYSEARCA:GLD) during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund bought 577,264 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock, valued at approximately $68,129,000. SPDR Gold Trust comprises 0.6% of Bridgewater Associates LP’s portfolio, making the stock its 13th largest position.

A number of other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the business. First Eagle Investment Management LLC grew its position in SPDR Gold Trust by 4.0% in the second quarter. First Eagle Investment Management LLC now owns 5,371,482 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $633,942,000 after acquiring an additional 207,882 shares during the last quarter. SG Americas Securities LLC grew its position in SPDR Gold Trust by 2,834.6% in the second quarter. SG Americas Securities LLC now owns 655,169 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $77,323,000 after acquiring an additional 632,843 shares during the last quarter. Ameriprise Financial Inc. grew its position in SPDR Gold Trust by 54.6% in the second quarter. Ameriprise Financial Inc. now owns 565,166 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $66,685,000 after acquiring an additional 199,624 shares during the last quarter. Adventist Health System Sunbelt Healthcare Corp bought a new position in SPDR Gold Trust in the second quarter valued at about $58,494,000. Finally, Bank of New York Mellon Corp grew its position in SPDR Gold Trust by 0.9% in the second quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 458,185 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $54,075,000 after acquiring an additional 3,866 shares during the last quarter.

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SPDR Gold Trust (NYSEARCA GLD) traded down 0.786% on Wednesday, reaching $125.565. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 3,048,632 shares. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $122.58 and its 200 day moving average price is $119.71. SPDR Gold Trust has a 52-week low of $107.00 and a 52-week high of $128.32.

SPDR Gold Trust Profile

SPDR Gold Trust (the Trust) is an investment trust. The investment objective of the Trust is for the Shares to reflect the performance of the price of gold bullion, less the Trust’s expenses. The Trust’s business activity is the investment of gold. The Trust creates and redeems Shares from time to time, but in one or more Baskets (a Basket equals a block of 100,000 Shares).

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for SPDR Gold Trust (NYSEARCA:GLD)

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