Cathie Wood’s ARK Invest Buys Over 940,000 Shares of This Augmented Reality Firm

A couple of ARK Invest exchange-traded funds run by ETF star Cathie Wood bought over 940,000 shares of Vuzix Corp. (NASDAQ: VUZI) on Tuesday, as the share price of these funds were relatively flat in the day’s session. Their share prices have greatly improved over the past year, though.

Specifically, ARK Autonomous Technology & Robotics ETF (NYSEARCA: ARKQ) bought 262,826 shares of Vuzix and ARK Next Generation Internet ETF (NYSEARCA: ARKW) bought 683,346 shares. At Tuesday’s closing prices, this would have valued these purchases at roughly $12 million. This is only a small fraction of the total holdings. Both funds are up 55% or so over the past 52 weeks.

Here is a quick look at all the purchases made by ARK ETFs:

FundTickerCompanyShares
ARKFDKNGDRAFTKINGS INC35,900
ARKFETSYETSY INC8,800
ARKGADPTADAPTIVE BIOTECHNOLOGIES CORP268,463
ARKGBEAMBEAM THERAPEUTICS INC48,616
ARKGSMFRSEMA4 HOLDINGS CORP201,832
ARKGSGFYSIGNIFY HEALTH INC308,074
ARKGPATHUIPATH INC176,152
ARKKSRNGSOARING EAGLE ACQUISITION CORP1,953,160
ARKKTSPTUSIMPLE HOLDINGS INC690,523
ARKKFATEFATE THERAPEUTICS INC21,200
ARKKZZILLOW GROUP INC340,891
ARKQVUZIVUZIX CORP262,826
ARKQTSPTUSIMPLE HOLDINGS INC220,111
ARKQSPFRJAWS SPITFIRE ACQUISITION CORP24,119
ARKQPATHUIPATH INC56,835
ARKQMKFGMARKFORGED HOLDING CORP64,168
ARKWZZILLOW GROUP INC102,648
ARKWVUZIVUZIX CORP683,346
ARKWLPSNLIVEPERSON INC140,919
ARKXBLDEBLADE AIR MOBILITY156,637
ARKXKTOSKRATOS DEFENSE & SECURITY SOLUTIONS INC61,817
ARKXMKFGMARKFORGED HOLDING CORP255,800

Catherine Wood, the CEO and CIO of ARK Investment Management, is a minority and nonvoting shareholder of 24/7 Wall St.

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