Cathie Wood Loads Up In This Crypto Stock As It Crashes 25% On Tuesday — These Are Other Key Trades

Cathie Wood Loads Up In This Crypto Stock As It Crashes 25% On Tuesday — These Are Other Key Trades

Cathie Wood’s Ark Investment Management on Tuesday raised its exposure in Silvergate Capital Corp SI on the day shares of the cryptocurrency bank plummeted after reporting lower-than-expected quarterly results on higher expenses.

The St. Petersburg, Florida-based Ark Invest on Tuesday bought 79,870 shares — estimated to be worth $8.3 million — in Silvergate Capital. 

Shares of the La Jolla, California-based company that runs the cryptocurrency trading subsidiary Silvergate Bank closed 25.2% lower at $103.3 a share on Tuesday. The stock is down 30.6% so far this year.

The popular investment firm owns shares in Silvergate Capital via the Ark Fintech Innovation ETF ARKF. No other Ark Invest ETF owns shares in the company.

ARKF held 376,985 shares — estimated to be worth $52 million — in Silvergate Capital, prior to Tuesday’s trade.

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Silvergate Capital on Tuesday reported fourth quarter earnings of 66 cents a share, below analyst estimates of 72 cents a share. The company reported revenue of $49.26 million, below estimates of $53.47 million.

Silvergate Capital’s growth is linked to the cryptocurrency market, which itself is battling intense volatility and is down in the recent months. 

Bitcoin BTC/USD, the world's first and most-popular cryptocurrency, reached a new all-time high of over $68,000 on Nov. 10. The prices are down about 38% since. 

Despite the recent headwinds, Wood is bullish on cryptocurrency and has been piling up shares in cryptocurrency-related stocks such as Coinbase Global Inc COIN, Block Inc SQ and Robinhood Market Inc HOOD.

Here are a few other key Ark Invest trades on Tuesday:

  • Sold 9,100 shares — estimated to be worth $4.64 million — in Netflix Inc. Shares of the video streaming platform closed 2.8% lower at $510.8 a share on Tuesday.
  • Bought 92,283 shares — estimated to be worth $1.38 million — in Palantir Technologies Inc PLTR on the dip. Shares of the company closed 6.5% lower at $14.97 a share on Tuesday.

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