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

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$12.57 +0.03 (+0.24 %)
(As of 03/25/2019 07:42 AM ET)
Previous Close$12.54
Today's Range$12.5401 - $12.59
52-Week Range$11.25 - $13.11
Volume12.98 million shs
Average Volume14.53 million shs
Market Capitalization$12.67 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$12.15 billion
Average Daily Volume$13.16 million
Discount/Premium1.92%

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?

News stories about IAU stock have trended somewhat negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded 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 -1.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave press coverage about the exchange traded fund a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future.

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), Walt Disney (DIS), Cisco Systems (CSCO), SPDR Gold Shares (GLD) and AbbVie (ABBV).

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 many different 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 purchased 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 $12.57.

How big of a company is iShares Gold Trust?

iShares Gold Trust has a market capitalization of $12.67 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:  68 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  89 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  157
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 3/25/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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