Cohen & Steers Inc. cut its holdings in shares of iShares Gold Trust (NYSEARCA:IAU) by 0.5% during the third quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 3,658,145 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 19,000 shares during the period. Cohen & Steers Inc. owned approximately 0.48% of iShares Gold Trust worth $45,032,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other large investors have also bought and sold shares of IAU. Charles Schwab Investment Advisory Inc. lifted its stake in iShares Gold Trust by 15.7% in the 3rd quarter. Charles Schwab Investment Advisory Inc. now owns 67,603,646 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $832,201,000 after buying an additional 9,187,508 shares in the last quarter. BlackRock Inc. lifted its stake in iShares Gold Trust by 22.5% in the 2nd quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 45,171,550 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $539,348,000 after buying an additional 8,299,924 shares in the last quarter. Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. lifted its stake in iShares Gold Trust by 61.0% in the 3rd quarter. Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. now owns 17,068,300 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $210,111,000 after buying an additional 6,467,000 shares in the last quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. lifted its stake in iShares Gold Trust by 6,297.7% in the 2nd quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 11,208,354 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $133,828,000 after buying an additional 11,033,161 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Wells Fargo & Company MN lifted its stake in iShares Gold Trust by 10.0% in the 3rd quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 8,968,233 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $110,398,000 after buying an additional 813,291 shares in the last quarter.

iShares Gold Trust (IAU) remained flat at $$11.99 on Friday. The company had a trading volume of 8,832,053 shares, compared to its average volume of 8,372,499. iShares Gold Trust has a 1-year low of $10.81 and a 1-year high of $12.98.

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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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