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

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$124.23 -0.69 (-0.55 %)
(As of 03/26/2019 12:07 PM ET)
Previous Close$124.92
Today's Range$124.02 - $124.57
52-Week Range$111.06 - $129.47
Volume235,612 shs
Average Volume8.34 million shs
Market Capitalization$33.02 billion
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$36.90 billion
Average Daily Volume$7.81 million
Discount/Premium0.99%

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?

Media coverage about GLD stock has trended somewhat negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. SPDR Gold Shares earned a media sentiment score of -1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the exchange traded fund a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

Are investors shorting SPDR Gold Shares?

SPDR Gold Shares saw a increase in short interest in the month of February. As of February 15th, there was short interest totalling 17,317,896 shares, an increase of 29.6% from the January 31st total of 13,360,465 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 7,056,613 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.5 days. View SPDR Gold Shares' Current Options Chain.

What other stocks do shareholders of SPDR Gold Shares own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other SPDR Gold Shares investors own include Netflix (NFLX), Alphabet (GOOG), Bank of America (BAC), Alibaba Group (BABA), iShares Silver Trust (SLV), NVIDIA (NVDA), Tesla (TSLA), General Electric (GE), Boeing (BA) and Intel (INTC).

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 a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Toronto Dominion Bank (49.16%), Elephas Investment Management Ltd (1.26%), CI Investments Inc. (0.98%), BlackRock Inc. (0.75%), LPL Financial LLC (0.30%) and Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group Inc. (0.30%). 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 Bailard Inc., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, WMS Partners LLC, CI Investments Inc., Loeb Partners Corp, AE Wealth Management LLC, Fiduciary Trust Co. and Guardian Life Insurance Co. of America. View Insider Buying and Selling for SPDR Gold Shares.

Which major investors are buying SPDR Gold Shares stock?

GLD stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Toronto Dominion Bank, Elephas Investment Management Ltd, BlackRock Inc., Jefferies Financial Group Inc., American Asset Management Inc., Squarepoint Ops LLC, Moody Lynn & Lieberson LLC and New England Investment & Retirement Group Inc.. 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 $124.20.

How big of a company is SPDR Gold Shares?

SPDR Gold Shares has a market capitalization of $33.01 billion.

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:  146 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  135 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  281
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 3/26/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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