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

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$11.29 +0.03 (+0.27 %)
(As of 08/17/2018 01:20 PM ET)
Previous Close$11.31
Today's Range$11.29 - $11.31
52-Week Range$11.25 - $13.11
Volume624,708 shs
Average Volume12.73 million shs
Market Capitalization$11.29 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$10.88 billion
Average Daily Volume$10.27 million
Discount/Premium-8.70%

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."

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

Has iShares Gold Trust been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about IAU stock have been trending somewhat positive on Friday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. iShares Gold Trust earned a news impact score of 0.21 on Accern's scale. They also gave media stories about the exchange traded fund an impact score of 46.69 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days. View Recent Headlines for iShares Gold Trust.

Who are iShares Gold Trust's major shareholders?

iShares Gold Trust's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Charles Schwab Investment Advisory Inc. (6.78%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (6.57%), BlackRock Inc. (6.23%), Bank of America Corp DE (3.70%), Morgan Stanley (1.69%) and Personal Capital Advisors Corp (1.30%).

Which major investors are selling iShares Gold Trust stock?

IAU stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Charles Schwab Investment Advisory Inc., Jordan Park Group LLC, Bank of America Corp DE, Mader & Shannon Wealth Management Inc., Wells Fargo & Company MN, Huntington National Bank, 3EDGE Asset Management LP and Lake Street Advisors Group 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 Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc., Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS, Bank of Montreal Can, Richard Bernstein Advisors LLC, First Command Financial Services Inc., First Command Bank, Personal Capital Advisors Corp and FDx Advisors Inc..

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 $11.29.

How big of a company is iShares Gold Trust?

iShares Gold Trust has a market capitalization of $11.29 billion.

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:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  51 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  71 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  122
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 8/17/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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