NYSEARCA:IAU - iShares Gold Trust Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$12.23 +0.01 (+0.08 %)
(As of 04/25/2019 11:58 AM ET)
Previous Close$12.22
Today's Range$12.22 - $12.27
52-Week Range$11.25 - $12.90
Volume78,615 shs
Average Volume14.40 million shs
Market Capitalization$12.23 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield0.00%
BetaN/A
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. The sponsor of the Trust is iShares Delaware Trust Sponsor LLC (the Sponsor), which is an indirect subsidiary of BlackRock, Inc. The trustee of the Trust is The Bank of New York Mellon (the Trustee) and the custodian of the Trust is JPMorgan Chase Bank N.A., London branch (the Custodian). The activities of the Trust are limited to issuing Baskets of Shares in exchange for the gold deposited with the Custodian as consideration; selling gold as necessary to cover the Sponsor's fee, Trust expenses not assumed by the Sponsor and other liabilities, and delivering gold in exchange for Baskets of Shares surrendered for redemption. The Trust is not actively managed.

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Basic Details

Issuer BlackRock
Fund NameiShares Gold Trust
Tax ClassificationGrantor Trust
SymbolNYSEARCA:IAU
Inception Date1/21/2005
Fund Manager
Phone+1-415-6704879

Fund Focus

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

Fund Statistics

Assets Under Management$11.81 billion
Average Daily Volume$14.23 million
Discount/Premium-0.92%

ETF Expenses

Management Fee0.25%
Other Expenses0.00%
Total Expenses0.25%
Fee Waiver0.00%
Net Expenses0.25%

Administrator, Advisor and Custodian

Administrator
Advisor
CustodianJPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., London Branch
Distributor
Transfer Agent
TrusteeThe Bank of New York Mellon Corporation
Lead Market MakerVirtu Financial

iShares Gold Trust (NYSEARCA:IAU) Frequently Asked Questions

What is iShares Gold Trust's stock symbol?

iShares Gold Trust trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)ARCA under the ticker symbol "IAU."

Has iShares Gold Trust been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about IAU stock have trended somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news 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. iShares Gold Trust earned a media sentiment score of 1.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the exchange traded fund a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days.

Are investors shorting iShares Gold Trust?

iShares Gold Trust saw a increase in short interest in March. As of March 15th, there was short interest totalling 10,244,413 shares, an increase of 98.7% from the February 28th total of 5,154,946 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 14,617,355 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 0.7 days. View iShares Gold Trust's Current Options Chain.

What other stocks do shareholders of iShares Gold Trust own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other iShares Gold Trust investors own include General Electric (GE), Twitter (TWTR), Alibaba Group (BABA), General Motors (GM), Mattel (MAT), Ultra Clean (UCTT), AbbVie (ABBV), SPDR Gold Shares (GLD), Cisco Systems (CSCO) and Walt Disney (DIS).

Who are iShares Gold Trust's key executives?

iShares Gold Trust's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Patrick J. Dunne, President, Chief Executive Officer of the Sponsor
  • Jack Gee, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Director of the Manager
  • Charles C. S. Park, Chief Financial Officer, Director of the Sponsor
  • Philip J. Jensen, Director of the Sponsor
  • Peter F. Landini, Director of the Sponsor
  • Kimun Lee, Director of the Sponsor
  • Paul C. Lohrey, Director of the Sponsor

Who are iShares Gold Trust's major shareholders?

iShares Gold Trust's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Bailard Inc. (0.24%), Nadler Financial Group Inc. (0.18%), Gradient Investments LLC (0.14%), First Command Bank (0.13%), Vigilant Capital Management LLC (0.11%) and TIAA FSB (0.11%).

Which major investors are selling iShares Gold Trust stock?

IAU stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Sageworth Trust Co, Gradient Investments LLC, Financial Services Advisory Inc, Gibson Capital LLC, GenWealth Group Inc., Pennsylvania Trust Co, Huntington National Bank and Hayden Royal LLC.

Which major investors are buying iShares Gold Trust stock?

IAU stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nadler Financial Group Inc., CWM LLC, Q3 Asset Management, TIAA FSB, Eqis Capital Management Inc., Virtu Financial LLC, Pennsylvania Trust Co and Sage Rhino Capital LLC.

How do I buy shares of iShares Gold Trust?

Shares of IAU 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 iShares Gold Trust's stock price today?

One share of IAU stock can currently be purchased for approximately $12.23.

How big of a company is iShares Gold Trust?

iShares Gold Trust has a market capitalization of $12.23 billion.

What is iShares Gold Trust's official website?

The official website for iShares Gold Trust is http://www.ishares.com.

How can I contact iShares Gold Trust?

iShares Gold Trust's mailing address is 400 Howard St, SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94105, United States. The exchange traded fund can be reached via phone at +1-415-6704879.


MarketBeat Community Rating for iShares Gold Trust (NYSEARCA IAU)

Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  70 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  90 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  160
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about iShares Gold Trust and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe IAU will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe IAU will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 4/25/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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