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NYSEARCA:IAUiShares Gold Trust Stock Price, Forecast & News

$16.52
-0.12 (-0.72 %)
(As of 06/2/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$16.44
Now: $16.52
$16.67
50-Day Range
$16.08
MA: $16.40
$16.73
52-Week Range
$12.56
Now: $16.52
$16.75
Volume21.96 million shs
Average Volume26.54 million shs
Market Capitalization$24.57 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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 0.0Community Rank: 2.4Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 0.0 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

0.48 out of 5 stars


Basic Details

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

Fund Focus

Asset ClassCommodities
BenchmarkLBMA Gold Price
CategoryPrecious Metals
FocusGold
Development LevelBlended Development
RegionGlobal

Fund Statistics

Assets Under Management$24.57 billion
Average Daily Volume$22.90 million
Discount/Premium0.12%

ETF Expenses

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

Administrator, Advisor and Custodian

AdministratorState Street Bank and Trust Company
AdvisorBlackRock Fund Advisors
CustodianJPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., London Branch
DistributorBlackRock Investments, LLC
Transfer AgentThe Bank of New York Mellon Corporation
TrusteeThe Bank of New York Mellon Corporation
Lead Market MakerVirtu Financial

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iShares Gold Trust (NYSEARCA:IAU) Frequently Asked Questions

How has iShares Gold Trust's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

iShares Gold Trust's stock was trading at $15.62 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, IAU shares have increased by 5.8% and is now trading at $16.52. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Has iShares Gold Trust been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about IAU stock have been trending somewhat negative on Wednesday, according to InfoTrie. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. iShares Gold Trust earned a coverage optimism score of -1.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the exchange traded fund a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term. View the latest news aboutiShares Gold Trust.

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 Walmart (WMT), Alibaba Group (BABA), Walt Disney (DIS), AbbVie (ABBV), Cisco Systems (CSCO), AT&T (T), General Electric (GE), Intel (INTC), NVIDIA (NVDA) and SPDR Gold Shares (GLD).

Who are iShares Gold Trust's key executives?

iShares Gold Trust's management team includes the following 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

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 major shareholders?

iShares Gold Trust's stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (5.49%), Morgan Stanley (2.90%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (1.72%), Personal Capital Advisors Corp (1.23%), UBS Group AG (1.24%) and Wells Fargo & Company MN (1.16%).

Which major investors are selling iShares Gold Trust stock?

IAU stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc., International Value Advisers LLC, FormulaFolio Investments LLC, SG Americas Securities LLC, Evoke Wealth LLC, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS, JPMorgan Chase & Co., and Lenox Wealth Management Inc..

Which major investors are buying iShares Gold Trust stock?

IAU stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Morgan Stanley, Wells Fargo & Company MN, UBS Group AG, Advisor Group Holdings Inc., Proficio Capital Partners LLC, Baystate Wealth Management LLC, Invesco Ltd., and Tiedemann Advisors 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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is iShares Gold Trust's stock price today?

One share of IAU stock can currently be purchased for approximately $16.52.

How big of a company is iShares Gold Trust?

iShares Gold Trust has a market capitalization of $24.57 billion.

What is iShares Gold Trust's official website?

The official website for iShares Gold Trust is 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.

This page was last updated on 6/3/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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