Robinhood shares (HOOD) have taken a beating in 2022. As of shut yesterday, HOOD shares have been buying and selling at almost an all-time low. HOOD shares took their most up-to-date main dip in late April when the corporate introduced disappointing Q1 outcomes.
But now HOOD shares are on the upswing once more. At the time of this writing, HOOD shares are up over 22% in pre-market buying and selling to $10.50. The cause? Crypto change FTX’s CEO Sam Bankman-Fried has taken a 7.6% stake within the firm, experiences CNBC.
A Securities and Exchange Commission submitting detailing the stake mentioned Bankman-Fried acquired the shares within the perception that “the Shares represent an attractive investment.” The submitting additionally reveals that Bankman-Fried doesn’t have any present curiosity in “influencing the control” of Robinhood. However, the submitting additionally states Bankman-Fried “may from time to time engage in discussions as a stockholder with representatives” from Robinhood.
If so, Robinhood might achieve considerably from his perception. Crypto buying and selling is more and more an essential a part of the providers it affords makes use of. In early April, Robinhood made a crypto pockets accessible to almost all of its customers.