Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. boosted its stake in iShares Gold Trust (NYSEARCA:IAU) by 35.4% in the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 1,224,432 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after acquiring an additional 320,069 shares during the quarter. Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc.’s holdings in iShares Gold Trust were worth $15,073,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. MUFG Americas Holdings Corp boosted its holdings in iShares Gold Trust by 7.6% in the 2nd quarter. MUFG Americas Holdings Corp now owns 420,081 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $5,016,000 after acquiring an additional 29,713 shares during the period. Boyer & Corporon Wealth Management LLC boosted its holdings in iShares Gold Trust by 3.5% in the 2nd quarter. Boyer & Corporon Wealth Management LLC now owns 637,727 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $7,614,000 after acquiring an additional 21,378 shares during the period. CIBC World Markets Inc. boosted its holdings in iShares Gold Trust by 16.9% in the 2nd quarter. CIBC World Markets Inc. now owns 283,405 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $3,384,000 after acquiring an additional 40,887 shares during the period. Omnia Family Wealth LLC boosted its stake in shares of iShares Gold Trust by 8.1% during the 2nd quarter. Omnia Family Wealth LLC now owns 207,932 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $2,483,000 after buying an additional 15,603 shares during the last quarter. Finally, MML Investors Services LLC boosted its stake in shares of iShares Gold Trust by 4.6% during the 2nd quarter. MML Investors Services LLC now owns 444,320 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $5,305,000 after buying an additional 19,594 shares during the last quarter.

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iShares Gold Trust (IAU) opened at $12.43 on Friday. iShares Gold Trust has a one year low of $10.81 and a one year high of $12.98.

iShares Gold Trust 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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