About iShares Gold Trust (NYSEARCA:IAU)
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.
Industry, Sector and Symbol
Industry Investment Trusts
Trailing P/E RatioN/A
Forward P/E RatioN/A
Sales & Book Value
Price / SalesN/A
Price / CashN/A
Price / BookN/A
Return on Equity-21.10%
Return on Assets-21.09%
Frequently Asked Questions for iShares Gold Trust (NYSEARCA:IAU)
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."
Are investors shorting iShares Gold Trust?
iShares Gold Trust saw a increase in short interest in October. As of October 31st, there was short interest totalling 7,020,058 shares, an increase of 79.8% from the October 13th total of 3,904,538 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 10,614,986 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 0.7 days.
Who are some of iShares Gold Trust's key competitors?
Some companies that are related to iShares Gold Trust include iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology Index Fund (IBB), PowerShares Fin. Preferred Port. (PGF), iShares S&P NA Tec. Semi. Idx. Fd.(ETF) (SOXX), Greencoat UK Wind PLC (UKW), Compass Diversified Holdings (CODI), SPDR S&P Retail ETF (XRT), Oakley Capital Investments Limited (OCI), Capital Southwest Corporation (CSWC), Draper Esprit PLC (GROW), Standard Life Equity Income Trust Plc (SLET), International Biotechnology Trust plc (IBT), Tiziana Life Sciences PLC (TILS), Saratoga Investment Corp (SAR), CM Finance (CMFN), Gresham House plc (GHE), PowerShares Dynamic Sm. Cap Growth (PXSG), Cluff Natural Resources Plc (CLNR) and Mineral & Financial Investments Limited (MAFL).
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 (Age 47)
- Jack Gee, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Director of the Manager (Age 57)
- Charles C. S. Park, Chief Financial Officer, Director of the Sponsor (Age 50)
- Philip J. Jensen, Director of the Sponsor (Age 56)
- Peter F. Landini, Director of the Sponsor (Age 63)
- Kimun Lee, Director of the Sponsor (Age 69)
- Paul C. Lohrey, Director of the Sponsor (Age 52)
Who owns iShares Gold Trust stock?
iShares Gold Trust's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Charles Schwab Investment Advisory Inc. (8.62%), Windhaven Investment Management Inc. (2.58%), International Value Advisers LLC (2.50%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (2.18%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (1.14%) and Personal Capital Advisors Corp (0.00%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for iShares Gold Trust.
Who sold iShares Gold Trust stock? Who is selling iShares Gold Trust stock?
iShares Gold Trust's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including JPMorgan Chase & Co., Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp, Pinnacle Advisory Group Inc., Windhaven Investment Management Inc., SignalPoint Asset Management LLC, International Value Advisers LLC, JNBA Financial Advisors and Fusion Family Wealth LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for iShares Gold Trust.
Who bought iShares Gold Trust stock? Who is buying iShares Gold Trust stock?
iShares Gold Trust's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Charles Schwab Investment Advisory Inc., Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc., Evanston Investments Inc. dba Evanston Advisors, 3EDGE Asset Management LP, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Personal Capital Advisors Corp, Ameriprise Financial Inc. and Huntington National Bank. View Insider Buying and Selling for iShares Gold Trust.
How do I buy iShares Gold Trust stock?
Shares of iShares Gold Trust 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 iShares Gold Trust stock can currently be purchased for approximately $12.42.
How big of a company is iShares Gold Trust?
iShares Gold Trust has a market capitalization of $9.86 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.
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