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iShares Gold Trust

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Performance

Performance

  • Returns

  1y 3y 5y 10y Incept.
-3.22 1.53 -6.53 5.31 8.72
Market Price (%) Market price return represents changes to the midpoint price and accounts for distributions from the fund. The midpoint is the average of the bid-ask prices at 4:00 PM ET (when NAV is normally determined for most funds). -3.07 1.68 -6.55 5.28 8.70
Benchmark (%) On March 20, 2015, the iShares Gold Trust began referencing a new performance benchmark, the LBMA Gold Price. From December 9, 2010 to March 19, 2015 benchmark performance reflects the London Gold Fix benchmark. Prior to December 9, 2010, benchmark performance was based on the Gold Futures Spot Month Settlement Price as reported by the COMEX division of the CME Group and disseminated through Bloomberg (“spot price”). -2.98 1.79 -6.29 5.62 9.06
  YTD 1m 3m 6m 1y 3y 5y 10y Incept.
10.48 -2.22 3.18 2.92 -3.22 4.67 -28.65 67.78 188.96
Market Price (%) Market price return represents changes to the midpoint price and accounts for distributions from the fund. The midpoint is the average of the bid-ask prices at 4:00 PM ET (when NAV is normally determined for most funds). 11.20 -3.30 3.19 2.58 -3.07 5.12 -28.72 67.26 188.29
Benchmark (%) On March 20, 2015, the iShares Gold Trust began referencing a new performance benchmark, the LBMA Gold Price. From December 9, 2010 to March 19, 2015 benchmark performance reflects the London Gold Fix benchmark. Prior to December 9, 2010, benchmark performance was based on the Gold Futures Spot Month Settlement Price as reported by the COMEX division of the CME Group and disseminated through Bloomberg (“spot price”). 10.70 -2.18 3.29 3.07 -2.98 5.47 -27.75 72.74 200.70

The performance quoted represents past performance and does not guarantee future results. Investment return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate so that an investor’s shares, when sold or redeemed, may be worth more or less than the original cost. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance quoted.

Growth of Hypothetical $10,000 The growth of hypothetical $10,000 chart reflects a hypothetical $10,000 investment and assumes reinvestment of dividends and capital gains. Fund expenses, including management fees and other expenses were deducted.

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Key Facts

Key Facts

Net Assets as of Oct 18, 2017 $9,419,085,602
Ounces in Trust as of Oct 18, 2017 7,358,419.43
Inception Date Jan 21, 2005
Exchange NYSE Arca
Asset Class Commodity
Bloomberg Index Ticker GOLDLNPM
Indicative Basket Amount as of Oct 18, 2017 480.47
Basket Amount as of Oct 18, 2017 480.48
Shares Outstanding as of Oct 18, 2017 765,650,000
CUSIP 464285105
Options Available Yes

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