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iShares Gold Trust (IAU)

During the Trading Day
11.94 -0.09 / -0.75%
As of 3:59pm ET
Day’s Change
During After-Hours   Switch to standard view »
11.97 +0.03 / +0.25%
Volume: 27.2K

Investment Objective

The investment seeks to reflect generally the performance of the price of gold. The Trust seeks to reflect such performance before payment of the Trust's expenses and liabilities. The Trust is not actively managed. It does not engage in any activities designed to obtain a profit from, or to ameliorate losses caused by, changes in the price of gold. The Trust receives gold deposited with it in exchange for the creation of Baskets of Shares, sells gold as necessary to cover the Trust expenses and other liabilities and delivers gold in exchange for Baskets of Shares surrendered to it for redemption.


1 month+12.81% 3 years-9.31%
3 months+14.20% 5 years-2.11%
1 year+1.18% Since inception+9.78%
Data through 02/12/2016

Quote Details

Previous close$12.03
Open day’s range11.90 – 11.98
Net asset value (NAV)11.98 (02/11/2016)
Daily volume10,798,500
Average volume (3 months)7,841,398
Data as of 3:59pm ET, 02/12/2016

Peer Comparisonvs. Commodities precious metals ETFs

Performance 5-yr return-2.11%-10.98%
Expense Gross exp ratio0.25%0.57%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio-0.10-0.28
Net assets$5.9B$1.6B
Average market cap--$1.8B
Average P/E----
Dividend / Share--0.15%


SIVR ETFS Physical Silver Shares
SGOL ETFS Physical Swiss Gold Shares


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