iShares Gold Trust (NYSEARCA:IAU) shares crossed above its two hundred day moving average during trading on Thursday . The stock has a two hundred day moving average of $0.00 and traded as high as $13.56. iShares Gold Trust shares last traded at $13.49, with a volume of 280,861 shares.

The firm has a 50 day simple moving average of $12.98.

Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Smith Moore & CO. increased its stake in shares of iShares Gold Trust by 0.7% during the 4th quarter. Smith Moore & CO. now owns 123,449 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $1,517,000 after purchasing an additional 817 shares during the last quarter. Evanson Asset Management LLC grew its stake in iShares Gold Trust by 0.4% in the 1st quarter. Evanson Asset Management LLC now owns 240,527 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $2,978,000 after buying an additional 900 shares during the last quarter. Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC grew its stake in iShares Gold Trust by 2.3% in the 1st quarter. Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC now owns 42,448 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $526,000 after buying an additional 962 shares during the last quarter. Liberty Wealth Management LLC grew its stake in iShares Gold Trust by 2.3% in the 1st quarter. Liberty Wealth Management LLC now owns 44,598 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $552,000 after buying an additional 1,000 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Wilbanks Smith & Thomas Asset Management LLC grew its stake in iShares Gold Trust by 4.3% in the 1st quarter. Wilbanks Smith & Thomas Asset Management LLC now owns 24,683 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $306,000 after buying an additional 1,028 shares during the last quarter.

iShares Gold Trust Company Profile (NYSEARCA:IAU)

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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