New York State Common Retirement Fund Has $9.65 Million Position in iShares Gold Trust (NYSEARCA:IAU)

New York State Common Retirement Fund boosted its holdings in shares of iShares Gold Trust (NYSEARCA:IAUFree Report) by 96.8% in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 275,900 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after purchasing an additional 135,700 shares during the quarter. New York State Common Retirement Fund’s holdings in iShares Gold Trust were worth $9,654,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Ieq Capital LLC lifted its stake in shares of iShares Gold Trust by 0.7% in the third quarter. Ieq Capital LLC now owns 41,123 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $1,439,000 after buying an additional 266 shares during the period. Norris Perne & French LLP MI lifted its position in shares of iShares Gold Trust by 1.2% in the 3rd quarter. Norris Perne & French LLP MI now owns 24,882 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $871,000 after acquiring an additional 305 shares during the period. Simmons Bank increased its position in shares of iShares Gold Trust by 0.9% during the second quarter. Simmons Bank now owns 33,486 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $1,219,000 after purchasing an additional 310 shares during the period. Private Trust Co. NA increased its position in shares of iShares Gold Trust by 1.4% during the second quarter. Private Trust Co. NA now owns 24,082 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $876,000 after purchasing an additional 325 shares during the period. Finally, Blossom Wealth Management raised its stake in shares of iShares Gold Trust by 1.6% in the third quarter. Blossom Wealth Management now owns 20,565 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $720,000 after purchasing an additional 330 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 58.45% of the company’s stock.

iShares Gold Trust Trading Down 0.1 %

IAU opened at $38.46 on Friday. The firm’s fifty day moving average price is $38.49 and its two-hundred day moving average price is $37.29. iShares Gold Trust has a fifty-two week low of $34.31 and a fifty-two week high of $39.45.

About iShares Gold Trust

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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.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for iShares Gold Trust (NYSEARCA:IAU)

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