iShares COMEX Gold Trust (IAU)

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Best Fit Gold Oriented Funds ETFs

U.S. News evaluated 30 Gold Oriented Funds ETFs and 5 make our Best Fit list. Our list highlights the best passively managed funds for long-term investors. Rankings are assigned based on comparisons with Best Fit funds in this category.

How we identify Best Fit Funds

Best Fit Scorecard
Costs Excellent
Tracking Error Good
Bid/Ask Ratio Good
Holdings Diversity Typical

Fund Description

The investment seeks to replicate, net of expenses, the day-to-day movement of the price of gold bullion. The trust is not an investment company registered under the Investment Company Act of 1940 or a commodity pool for purposes of the Commodity Exchange Act. It receives gold deposited with it in exchange for the creation of baskets of iShares, sells gold as necessary to cover the trust's liabilities, and delivers gold in exchange for baskets of iShares surrendered to it for redemption.

Fund Snapshot Updated 04.16.2014

Previous Close $12.62 Expense Ratio 0.25%
YTD Return 8.13% Avg. 30-Day Volume 5,439,605
1-Year Return 5.3% Market Cap Loading...
Bid $12.63 Shares Outstanding 545,200,000
Ask $12.64 Dividends $0.00

Best Fit Gold Oriented Funds

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