Cathie Wood Loads Up $57M In Palantir As Stock Stages Reversal On Q1 Earnings Beat


Cathie Wood-led Ark Investment Management on Tuesday snapped up 2.8 million shares, worth about $56.7 million, in Palantir Technologies Inc PLTR after the data analytics company reported strong earnings on Tuesday.

Shares of Palantir, which reported earnings before the market opened, were down to about $16.50 in premarket trading on Tuesday before staging a reversal that saw the stock close up 9.42% at $20.21. The shares were further up 2.3% in extended hours.

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The trades were made through Ark Innovation ETF ARKK and the ARK Next Generation Internet ETF ARKW, which together held PLTR shares, worth about $414 million, ahead of Tuesday’s trade.

No other Ark ETF has a position in Palantir. 

The New York-based investment firm had on Monday also snapped up 1.36 million shares in Palantir.

See Also: Palantir Stages Reversal Following 'Phenomenal' Earnings Report, Says Roger Monteforte

Palantir reported first-quarter earnings of 4 cents per share on Tuesday, which was in line with the consensus estimate. Revenue grew 49% year-over-year to $341 million, which beat the estimate of $332.23 million. Palantir also reaffirmed its guidance for annual revenue growth of 30% or greater through 2025. 

On the conference call, the company said it would begin accepting Bitcoin as payment from customers. Further, Palantir said it's considering investing in Bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies.

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Other Ark Buys On Tuesday:

  • Coinbase Global Inc COIN
  • Veracyte Inc VCYT
  • 908 Devices Inc MASS
  • Repare Therapeutics Inc RPTX
  • Ionis Pharmaceuticals Inc IONS
  • Adaptive Biotechnologies Corp ADPT
  • CM Life Sciences II Inc CMII
  • CareDx Inc CDNA
  • Codexis Inc CDXS
  • Uipath Inc PATH
  • Roku Inc ROKU
  • Shopify Inc SHOP
  • Spotify Technologies SPOT
  • TuSimple Holdings TSP
  • Unity Software Inc U
  • Zoom Video Communications Inc ZM
  • Pacific Biosciences of California Inc PACB
  • Beam Therapeutics BEAM
  • Berkeley Lights Inc BLI
  • Fate Therapeutics Inc FATE
  • DraftKings Inc DKNG
  • Crispr Therapeutics AG CRSP
  • One AONE
  • Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc KTOS
  • Iridium Communications Inc IRDM
  • The 3D Printing ETF PRNT
  • Teradyne Inc TER
  • Inc JD

Other Ark Sells On Tuesday:

  • Yeahka Ltd YHEKF
  • Silvergate Capital Corp SI
  • Phreesia Inc PHR
  • Syros Pharmaceuticals Inc SYRS
  • Nanostring Technologies Inc NSTG
  • Sarepta Therapeutics Inc SRPT
  • Roche Holding Ag RHHBY
  • Pluristem Therapeutics Inc PSTI
  • KE Holdings BEKE
  • Baidu Inc BIDU
  • Lendingtree Inc TREE
  • Synopsys Inc SNPS
  • Novartis Ag NVS
  • Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc REGN
  • Nintendo Co Ltd NTDOY
  • Huya Inc HUYA
  • Organovo Holdings Inc ONVO
  • Komatsu Ltd KMTUY
  • Workhorse Group Inc WKHS
  • Alphabet Inc GOOGL
  • Intercontinental Exchange Inc ICE
  • Agora Inc API
  • Adyen Nv ADYEY
  • LendingTree Inc TREE
  • Virgin Galactic Holdings Inc SPCE
  • Deere & Co DE
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