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

The move came as Robinhood shares dropped roughly 8% on Tuesday after the platform said its crypto revenues fell below expectations.

Oct 28, 2021 at 4:51 a.m. UTC
Updated Oct 28, 2021 at 3:08 p.m. UTC

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

  • 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,” added 1,728,431 shares to its portfolio with a fund weighting of roughly 0.28%, according to a trade notification on Wednesday.
  • The ARKW fund, which invests primarily in technologies associated with the “next generation internet,” added 320,211 shares Wednesday.
  • Meanwhile, ARKF, a fund that invests in fintech innovation, added 192,038 shares.
  • In total, bitcoin bull Cathie Wood’s funds picked up 2,240,680 shares.
  • Since debuting on the Nasdaq exchange in July, Robinhood shares, trading under the ticker symbol HOOD, have fallen from a peak of $85.
  • HOOD traded at $35.44 as of Wednesday’s market close.


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Sebastian Sinclair is a CoinDesk news reporter based in Australia.