IAU COMEX Gold Trust
- Precious Metals
IAU - Profile
- Issuer: iShares
- Structure: Grantor Trust
- Expense Ratio: 0.25%
- ETF Home Page: IAU
- Inception: Jan 21, 2005
- Tax Form: 1099
- IAU Tracks This Index: Gold Bullion
- 52 Week Lo: $11.05
- 52 Week Hi: $13.01
- AUM: $6,258.6 M
- Shares: 550.5 M
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This ETF is designed to track the spot price of gold bullion. The spot price for gold bullion is determined by market forces in the 24-hour global over-the-counter (OTC) market for gold. The OTC market accounts for most global gold trading, and prices quoted reflect the information available to the market at any given time.
IAU - Realtime Rating
Realtime Rating Summary
IAU is a passive Grantor Trust that seeks to replicate Gold Bullion. This ETF is designed to track the spot price of gold bullion. The spot price for gold bullion is determined by market forces in the 24-hour global over-the-counter (OTC) market for gold. The OTC market accounts for most global gold trading, and prices quoted reflect the information available to the market at any given time.
The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for IAU on several different metrics, including liquidity, expenses, performance, volatility, dividend, concentration of holdings in addition to an overall rating. The "A+ Metric Rated ETF" field, available to ETFdb Pro members, shows the ETF in the Precious Metals with the highest Metric Realtime Rating for each individual field. To view all of this data, sign up for a free 14-day trial for ETFdb Pro. To view information on how the ETFdb Realtime Ratings work, click here.
IAU In-Depth Analysis
The following tables and charts contain in-depth metrics for IAU and compare it to similar peer ETFs within its ETFdb Category.
IAU - HoldingsFilings Data as of: May 04, 2015
Top Ten Holdings
This section compares how balanced and deep IAU is relative to the peer group ETFdb Category.
IAU - Expenses & Fees
This section compares the cost efficiency of IAU to peers in the same ETFdb Category.
Expenses Ratio Analysis
Commission Free Trading in IAU
IAU is not currently available for commission free trading on any platforms.
Category Commission Free Trading
There are 6 other ETFs in the Precious Metals ETFdb Category that are also eligible for commission free trading:
IAU - Performance
This section shows how IAU has performed relative to its peer group ETFdb Category.
IAU - Charts
The following charts can be customized to display historical performance in a number of different formats, including line charts, bar charts, and candlesticks. Time periods can be adjusted to increase or decrease the period shown, ranging from five minutes to several months.
The following chart also includes the option to compare the performance of IAU relative to other ETFs and benchmarks or to include indicators such as Bollinger Bands, relative strength, and moving averages.
IAU - Technicals
IAU Volatility Analysis
This section shows how the volatility of IAU compares to the peer group ETFdb Category.
- 20 Day MA: $11.57
- 60 Day MA: $11.56
- MACD 15 Period: -0.03
- MACD 100 Period: -0.18
- Williams % Range 10 Day: 50.00
- Williams % Range 20 Day: 50.00
- RSI 10 Day: 49
- RSI 20 Day: 49
- RSI 30 Day: 49
- Ultimate Oscillator: 52
IAU Bollinger Bands
- Lower Bollinger (10 Day): $11.33
- Upper Bollinger (10 Day): $11.73
- Lower Bollinger (20 Day): $11.40
- Upper Bollinger (20 Day): $11.74
- Lower Bollinger (30 Day): $11.40
- Upper Bollinger (30 Day): $11.76
IAU Support & Resistance
- Support Level 1: $11.50
- Support Level 2: $11.48
- Resistance Level 1: $11.58
- Resistance Level 2: $11.64
- Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day): 31.80
- Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day): 44.52
- Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day): 46.84
- Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day): 45.95
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