Wilbanks Smith & Thomas Asset Management LLC decreased its position in iShares Gold Trust(ETF) (NYSEARCA:IAU) by 28.2% during the 4th quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 33,125 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 12,995 shares during the quarter. Wilbanks Smith & Thomas Asset Management LLC’s holdings in iShares Gold Trust(ETF) were worth $414,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of IAU. Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. boosted its stake in shares of iShares Gold Trust(ETF) by 178.6% during the fourth quarter. Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. now owns 47,554,200 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $594,903,000 after acquiring an additional 30,485,900 shares during the last quarter. Charles Schwab Investment Advisory Inc. lifted its position in iShares Gold Trust(ETF) by 15.7% during the third quarter. Charles Schwab Investment Advisory Inc. now owns 67,603,646 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $832,201,000 after buying an additional 9,187,508 shares during the period. Evanston Investments Inc. dba Evanston Advisors purchased a new position in iShares Gold Trust(ETF) during the third quarter worth about $16,901,000. Adventist Health System Sunbelt Healthcare Corp lifted its position in iShares Gold Trust(ETF) by 1,386.9% during the fourth quarter. Adventist Health System Sunbelt Healthcare Corp now owns 1,463,100 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $18,303,000 after buying an additional 1,364,700 shares during the period. Finally, Personal Capital Advisors Corp lifted its position in iShares Gold Trust(ETF) by 12.1% during the fourth quarter. Personal Capital Advisors Corp now owns 9,183,952 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $114,891,000 after buying an additional 994,320 shares during the period.

iShares Gold Trus (NYSEARCA IAU) opened at $12.77 on Wednesday. iShares Gold Trus has a 12-month low of $11.52 and a 12-month high of $13.11. The firm has a market capitalization of $11,230.00 and a PE ratio of -11.81.

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iShares Gold Trust(ETF) Company 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(ETF) (NYSEARCA:IAU)

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