Cathie Wood Trims Nvidia, Shopify Stakes To Pump Whopping $40M Into Pinterest Despite Q4 Revenue Miss – Pinterest (NYSE:PINS)


On Thursday, Cathie Wood-led Ark Invest purchased over $40 million worth of shares in Pinterest Inc PINS, despite the social media platform’s recent fourth-quarter earnings miss. The Pinterest TradeThe firm purchased 989,792 shares of Pinterest, worth $40.3 million, on Thursday through ARK Innovation ETF ARKK, ARK Next Generation Internet ETF ARKW, and Ark Fintech Innovation ETF ARKF. On the day, Pinterest shares closed 0.27% lower at $40.72. In the after-hours trading, the stock declined another 9.23%.Ark Invest’s acquisition of Pinterest shares comes at a time when the company reported a fourth-quarter revenue miss, yet showed an 11% increase in monthly active users. This move by Ark Invest may signal a strong belief in Pinterest’s long-term potential, especially considering the recent partnership with Amazon, which analysts believe could significantly boost its revenue streams.The Shopify TradeArk Invest sold 108,457 Shopify shares via ARKK, ARKW, and ARKF. The transaction was valued at $9.5 million. On Thursday, Shopify shares closed at $87.87.Ark Invest’s decision to sell shares of Shopify Inc SHOP comes after a period of volatility for the company, as detailed in a recent Benzinga report. The shares experienced a sell-off in December and January due to broader tech sector losses linked to rising Treasury yields, despite a previous 50% increase since October. Yet, in early January, Shopify shares surged, surpassing December highs and reaching a new 52-week peak. During this period, analysts adjusted Shopify’s price targets, spanning $65 to $100.The Nvidia TradeOn Thursday, Ark sold another 2009 shares of Nvidia worth $1.4 million. The transactions were made through ARK Autonomous Technology & Robotics ETF ARKQ, ARK Genomic Revolution ETF ARKG, and Ark Fintech Innovation ETF ARKF. Nvidia shares closed 0.65% lower at $696.41.Similarly, the sale of Nvidia Corp NVDA shares by Ark Invest amidst the AI boom, as reported by Benzinga. Ark Invest sold 4053 Nvidia shares across multiple ETFs on Wednesday, valued at $2.84 million, signaling a notable shift in their investment strategy despite Nvidia’s recent surge of 41.55% since the beginning of 2024 and a 215.69% increase over 12 months. Analysts, like those at Morgan Stanley, foresee Nvidia’s substantial potential in AI, yet concerns over its high valuation persist, with Ark Invest’s move possibly reflecting a cautious approach towards Nvidia’s market position.See Also: Cathie Wood’s Ark Invest Lost More Than $14B In Wealth Over Past Decade, ReportOther Key Trades:
Twilio Inc TWLO saw a reduction in Ark’s holdings, aligning with strategic portfolio adjustments.

Pacific Biosciences of Calif PACB received a significant investment, highlighting Ark’s focus on genomic technologies.

Twist Bioscience Corp TWST was another key investment, underscoring the fund’s commitment to biotech innovation.

Beam Therapeutics Inc BEAM saw increased shares, reflecting Ark’s interest in gene editing technologies.
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