NYSEARCA:GLD - SPDR Gold Shares Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$121.02 -1.09 (-0.89 %)
(As of 01/21/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$122.11
Today's Range$121.02 - $121.5150
52-Week Range$111.06 - $129.51
Volume10.90 million shs
Average Volume9.45 million shs
Market CapitalizationN/A
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield0.00%
BetaN/A
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). The Trust issues Shares in Baskets to certain authorized participants (Authorized Participants) on an ongoing basis. The creation and redemption of Baskets is only made in exchange for the delivery to the Trust or the distribution by the Trust of the amount of gold and any cash represented by the Baskets being created or redeemed, the amount of which will be based on the combined net asset value of various Shares included in the Baskets being created or redeemed determined on the day the order to create or redeem Baskets is properly received.

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Basic Details

Issuer SSgA
Fund NameSPDR Gold Shares
Tax ClassificationGrantor Trust
SymbolNYSEARCA:GLD
Inception Date11/18/2004
Fund Manager
Phone+1-212-3173800

Fund Focus

Asset ClassCommodities
BenchmarkLondon Fix Gold PM PR USD
CategoryPrecious Metals
FocusGold
Development LevelBlended Development
RegionGlobal

Fund Statistics

Assets Under Management$35.75 billion
Average Daily Volume$10.32 million
Discount/Premium-0.93%

ETF Expenses

Management Fee0.40%
Other Expenses0.00%
Total Expenses0.40%
Fee Waiver0.00%
Net Expenses0.40%

Administrator, Advisor and Custodian

Administrator
Advisor
CustodianHSBC Bank plc
Distributor
Transfer Agent
TrusteeThe Bank of New York Mellon Corporation
Lead Market MakerVirtu Financial

SPDR Gold Shares (NYSEARCA:GLD) Frequently Asked Questions

What is SPDR Gold Shares' stock symbol?

SPDR Gold Shares trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)ARCA under the ticker symbol "GLD."

Has SPDR Gold Shares been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about GLD stock have been trending very positive recently, according to InfoTrie. The research firm scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. SPDR Gold Shares earned a news sentiment score of 3.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the exchange traded fund a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future.

Are investors shorting SPDR Gold Shares?

SPDR Gold Shares saw a increase in short interest in December. As of December 14th, there was short interest totalling 13,421,648 shares, an increase of 29.8% from the November 30th total of 10,339,340 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 7,289,340 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.8 days. View SPDR Gold Shares' Current Options Chain.

Who are SPDR Gold Shares' key executives?

SPDR Gold Shares' management team includes the folowing people:
  • William J. Shea, Chairman of the Board of the World Gold Trust Services, LLC (Age 69)
  • Joseph R. Cavatoni, Principal Executive Officer of the World Gold Trust Services, LLC (Age 48)
  • Laura S. Melman, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer of the World Gold Trust Services, LLC (Age 51)
  • Aram Shishmanian, Executive Director of the World Gold Trust Services, LLC (Age 66)
  • Rocco Maggiotto, Director of the World Gold Trust Services, LLC (Age 66)
  • Neal Wolkoff, Director of the World Gold Trust Services, LLC (Age 61)

Who are SPDR Gold Shares' major shareholders?

SPDR Gold Shares' stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Billeaud Capital Management Inc. (0.09%), GenWealth Group Inc. (0.07%), Moller Financial Services (0.05%), Steward Partners Investment Advisory LLC (0.05%), Riggs Asset Managment Co. Inc. (0.04%) and Bainco International Investors (0.04%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for SPDR Gold Shares.

Which major investors are selling SPDR Gold Shares stock?

GLD stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including CENTRAL TRUST Co, Pennsylvania Trust Co, Billeaud Capital Management Inc., TRUE Private Wealth Advisors, First Midwest Bank Trust Division, Appleton Partners Inc. MA, Bainco International Investors and RPG Investment Advisory LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for SPDR Gold Shares.

Which major investors are buying SPDR Gold Shares stock?

GLD stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including GenWealth Group Inc., Moller Financial Services, Bogart Wealth LLC, Steward Partners Investment Advisory LLC, Titan Capital Management LLC CA, Riggs Asset Managment Co. Inc., Rockland Trust Co. and Menlo Advisors LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for SPDR Gold Shares.

How do I buy shares of SPDR Gold Shares?

Shares of GLD can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is SPDR Gold Shares' stock price today?

One share of GLD stock can currently be purchased for approximately $121.02.

What is SPDR Gold Shares' official website?

The official website for SPDR Gold Shares is http://www.spdrgoldshares.com/usa/regulatory-filings/.

How can I contact SPDR Gold Shares?

SPDR Gold Shares' mailing address is 685 3rd Ave Ste 2702, NEW YORK, NY 10017-4024, United States. The exchange traded fund can be reached via phone at +1-212-3173800.


MarketBeat Community Rating for SPDR Gold Shares (NYSEARCA GLD)

Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  134 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  128 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  262
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about SPDR Gold Shares and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe GLD will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe GLD will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 1/21/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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