SPDR Gold Trust (NYSEARCA:GLD) was the recipient of some unusual options trading activity on Wednesday. Stock traders bought 68,756 put options on the stock. This is an increase of approximately 147% compared to the average daily volume of 27,855 put options.

Shares of SPDR Gold Trust (NYSEARCA GLD) opened at 123.24 on Friday. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $123.54 and its 200 day moving average is $120.01. SPDR Gold Trust has a 52-week low of $107.00 and a 52-week high of $128.32.

Several large investors have recently made changes to their positions in the company. BlackRock Inc. raised its position in SPDR Gold Trust by 9.4% during the second quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 18,604,275 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $2,195,677,000 after acquiring an additional 1,600,262 shares in the last quarter. First Eagle Investment Management LLC raised its position in SPDR Gold Trust by 4.0% during 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 in the last quarter. FMR LLC raised its position in SPDR Gold Trust by 49.6% during the second quarter. FMR LLC now owns 4,742,502 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $559,710,000 after acquiring an additional 1,572,655 shares in the last quarter. ICONIQ Capital LLC raised its position in SPDR Gold Trust by 0.3% during the second quarter. ICONIQ Capital LLC now owns 749,997 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $88,515,000 after acquiring an additional 1,992 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Orbis Allan Gray Ltd raised its position in SPDR Gold Trust by 0.7% during the second quarter. Orbis Allan Gray Ltd now owns 670,649 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $79,150,000 after acquiring an additional 4,833 shares in the last quarter.

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SPDR Gold Trust Company 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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