NYSEARCA:IAU - iShares Gold Trust Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $12.66 +0.08 (+0.64 %) (As of 02/17/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$12.66Today's Range$12.59 - $12.6752-Week Range$11.25 - $13.11Volume8.15 million shsAverage Volume15.27 million shsMarket Capitalization$12.70 billionP/E RatioN/ADividend Yield0.00%BetaN/A ProfileDiscussionChartInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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. Receive IAU News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for IAU and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Basic Details Issuer BlackRock Fund NameiShares Gold Trust Tax ClassificationGrantor Trust SymbolNYSEARCA:IAU Inception Date1/21/2005 Fund Manager Webwww.ishares.com 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$12.23 billion Average Daily Volume$14.92 million Discount/Premium2.65% 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 coverage about IAU stock has trended somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. iShares Gold Trust earned a media sentiment score of 1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the exchange traded fund a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days. Are investors shorting iShares Gold Trust? iShares Gold Trust saw a decline in short interest during the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totalling 7,142,195 shares, a decline of 39.5% from the January 15th total of 11,807,002 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 15,454,160 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 0.5 days. View iShares Gold Trust's Current Options Chain. 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 SponsorJack Gee, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Director of the ManagerCharles C. S. Park, Chief Financial Officer, Director of the SponsorPhilip J. Jensen, Director of the SponsorPeter F. Landini, Director of the SponsorKimun Lee, Director of the SponsorPaul C. Lohrey, Director of the Sponsor Who are iShares Gold Trust's major shareholders? iShares Gold Trust's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (5.06%), Bank of America Corp DE (2.82%), Personal Capital Advisors Corp (1.44%), CENTRAL TRUST Co (0.43%), Cohen & Steers Inc. (0.38%) and Moon Capital Management LP (0.35%). Which major investors are selling iShares Gold Trust stock? IAU stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Bank of America Corp DE, Adventist Health System Sunbelt Healthcare Corp, First Command Bank, First Command Financial Services Inc., Guardian Life Insurance Co. of America, American Investment Services Inc. and Fiduciary Trust Co.. Which major investors are buying iShares Gold Trust stock? IAU stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Elephas Investment Management Ltd, Bailard Inc., Tocqueville Asset Management L.P., Mader & Shannon Wealth Management Inc., JNBA Financial Advisors, Cadinha & Co. LLC, MACRO Consulting Group and Personal Capital Advisors Corp. 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 $12.66. How big of a company is iShares Gold Trust? iShares Gold Trust has a market capitalization of $12.70 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 67 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 88 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 155MarketBeat'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 2/17/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Why do companies issue convertible shares?