The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company Acquires 19,859 Shares of iShares Gold Trust (IAU)

The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company lifted its holdings in iShares Gold Trust (NYSEARCA:IAU) by 491.4% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 23,900 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after purchasing an additional 19,859 shares during the period. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company ‘s holdings in iShares Gold Trust were worth $285,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Other large investors have also modified their holdings of the company. Moors & Cabot Inc. increased its holdings in iShares Gold Trust by 13.0% in the 2nd quarter. Moors & Cabot Inc. now owns 15,605 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $188,000 after acquiring an additional 1,800 shares in the last quarter. Lenox Wealth Management Inc. increased its holdings in iShares Gold Trust by 283.9% in the 2nd quarter. Lenox Wealth Management Inc. now owns 137,205 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $1,638,000 after acquiring an additional 101,465 shares in the last quarter. Colonial Trust Advisors purchased a new stake in iShares Gold Trust in the 2nd quarter worth approximately $129,000. Clear Perspective Advisors LLC increased its holdings in iShares Gold Trust by 15.3% in the 2nd quarter. Clear Perspective Advisors LLC now owns 40,387 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $482,000 after acquiring an additional 5,363 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Glovista Investments LLC increased its holdings in iShares Gold Trust by 0.9% in the 2nd quarter. Glovista Investments LLC now owns 70,690 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $844,000 after acquiring an additional 615 shares in the last quarter.

iShares Gold Trust (IAU) traded down $0.11 during trading on Tuesday, reaching $12.16. 6,066,500 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 8,371,567. iShares Gold Trust has a one year low of $10.81 and a one year high of $12.98.

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iShares Gold Trust Profile

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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