Cathie Wood's Ark bought more Block stock, worth more than $4 million

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  • Ark added 58,922 Block shares across two funds on Friday.
  • The purchases were worth about $4.3 million.

Cathie Wood’s Ark Investment Management bought more Block (SQ) shares on Friday.

Ark’s flagship exchange traded fund, Ark Innovation ETF (ARKK), purchased 50,858 shares in Block, according to an update from the fund manager’s trading desk on Friday.

Its Ark Next Generation Internet ETF (ARKW) bought 8,064 shares. Together, the purchases were worth around $4.3 million, based on the stock’s closing price of about $74 on Friday.


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Friday’s purchases marked the fourth day in the past week. The asset manager added Block stock worth about $29 million in the previous three purchases of the week.

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