Cathie Wood’s Ark Invest Scoops Up 2.2M Falling Robinhood Shares



Cathie Wood’s ARK Investment Management picked up a large number of Robinhood (NASDAQ: HOOD) shares on Wednesday, despite the platform’s poor crypto revenues earnings.

  • The move came as Robinhood shares fell roughly 8% on Tuesday after the zero-commission trading platform missed badly on revenue expectations.
  • ARKK, an exchange-traded fund that seeks to invest in “disruptive innovation,” saw 1,728,431 shares added to its portfolio with a fund weighting of roughly 0.28%, according to an ARK Trade Notification on Wednesday.
  • The ARKW fund, which invests primarily in technologies associated with the “next generation internet,” saw a further 320,211 shares added Wednesday.
  • Meanwhile, ARKF, a fund that invests in FinTech innovation, saw a further 192,038 shares added.
  • In total, bitcoin bull Cathie Wood’s funds picked up a total of 2,240,680 shares.
  • Robinhood shares, trading under the ticker symbol HOOD, have fallen around 50% since they first debuted on the Nasdaq exchange.
  • The price of $HOOD stood at $35.44 at the closing bell.

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