ETF’s are becoming more and more popular. Exchange-Traded Funds are an easy way for people to diversify their funds in many companies without too much hustle of picking their own stocks. Many ETFs are passive and are tracking some indexes, however, there is one active ETF manager who is showing Incredible results, and that investment Giant is ARK INVEST. Actively managed means that professionals are working day and night to pick stocks that have the potential to show the best gains to investors. ARK has 5 actively managed ETF’s and all investors should be watching them, as they have the potential to show investors amazing results. In this article let’s review Ark Invest ETFs.
ARK Invest focuses solely on disruptive innovation and offers investment solutions to investors seeking long-term growth in public markets. ARK is managed by Catherine Wood. With over 40 years of experience identifying and investing in innovation, Cathie founded ARK to focus solely on disruptive innovation while adding new dimensions to research. Through an open approach that cuts across sectors, market capitalizations, and geographies, Cathie believes that ARK can identify large-scale investment opportunities in the public markets resulting from technological innovations centered around DNA sequencing, robotics, artificial intelligence, energy storage, and blockchain technology. As Chief Investment Officer (“CIO”) and Portfolio Manager, Cathie led the development of ARK’s philosophy and investment approach and has ultimate responsibility for investment decisions. Catherine was one of the First who Predicted Tesla’s rise and Bitcoins huge gains.
Let’s review all 5 actively managed ETF’s and what are they investing in:
- ARK Innovation ETF / Ticker: ARKK
ARKK was recognized as Active ETF of the Year by Fund Intelligence in 2019. “Disruptive innovation is often not priced correctly by traditional investment strategies because people may not understand how big the ultimate opportunities are going to be. They aren’t sizing the opportunity and they aren’t analyzing the disruption.” – This is Catherin’s philosophy that ARKK follows. Companies within ARKK include those that rely on or benefit from the development of new products or services, technological improvements and advancements in scientific research relating to the areas of DNA technologies (‘‘Genomic Revolution”), industrial innovation in energy, automation and manufacturing (‘‘Industrial Innovation’’), the increased use of shared technology, infrastructure and services (‘‘Next Generation Internet’), and technologies that make financial services more efficient (‘‘Fintech Innovation’’). TOP 10 holdings of these fund are: TESLA, ROKU, CRISPR THERAPEUTICS, SQUARE, TELADOC HEALTH, INVITAE, ZILLOW GROUP, PURE STORAGE, PROTO LABS and SPOTIFY. ARKK has brought investors profit of up to 150% in the just last year. IF you believe in innovation and Technology this is the ETF for you to go.
- ARK Autonomous Technology & Robotics ETF / Ticker: ARKQ
Companies within ARK Autonomous Technology & Robotics ETF are focused on and are expected to substantially benefit from the development of new products or services such as autonomous vehicles, energy storage, robotics and automation, 3D printing, and space exploration. The top 10 holdings of this ETF are: TESLA, MATERIALISE, TRIMBLE, DEERE, ALPHABET, FLIR SYSTEMS, JD.COM, KRATOS DEFENSE & SECURITY, BAIDU INC – SPON, IRIDIUM COMMUNICATIONS. ARKQ has risen 177% since mid-march and considering that automation, robotics, and AI will be transformational in the next years to come, this ETF offers investors huge potential gains.
- ARK Next Generation Internet ETF / Ticker: ARKW
Companies within the ARK Next Generation Internet ETF are focused on and expected to benefit from technologies such as Cloud Computing & Cyber Security, E-Commerce, Big Data & Artificial, Intelligence (AI), Mobile Technology and Internet of Things, Social Platforms, Blockchain & P2P. ARKW has more than $4 billion under management. The Internet has already been disrupting every field, however, The pandemic has pushed digitalization even further, and this ETF is going to definitely capitalize from that increasing digitalization trend. The top 10 holdings of ARKW are TESLA, ROKU, GRAYSCALE, SQUARE, SPOTIFY, TELADOC, PURE STORAGE, TENCENT HOLDINGS, FACEBOOK, SNAP. ARKW has already gained around 147% during last year.
- ARK Genomic Revolution ETF / Ticker: ARKG
Companies within ARKG are focused on and are expected to substantially benefit from extending and enhancing the quality of human and other life by incorporating technological and scientific developments and advancements in genomics into their business. This ETF gives investors exposure to innovation in technologies such as CRISPR, Targeted Therapeutics, Bioinformatics, Molecular, Diagnostics, Stem Cells, Agricultural Biology. ARKG Has $2.3 Billion worth of assets under management. ARKG has been the most successful ETF in 2020, gaining more than 180% during 2020, However, a lot of smart investors Believe that Genomics will be one of the next drivers of huge profits in the years to come, so investors can still take advantage of huge potential profits in the next years to come.
- ARK FINTECH INNOVATION ETF / Ticker: ARKF
ARKF invest in “Fintech innovation”, which ARK defines as the introduction of technologically enabled new products or services that potentially can change the way the financial sector works, which ARK believes includes but is not limited to the following business platforms: Transaction Innovations, Blockchain Technology, Risk Transformation, Frictionless Funding Platforms, Customer Facing Platforms, New Intermediaries. ARKF is one of the newest ETFs that is available on the market, however considering that the international financial system is evolving it can offer clients huge upside potential. Some of the interesting companies that are in the ETF are: SQUARE, TENCENT, PAYPAL, ALIBABA .. etc. ETF has gained around 100% during last year, but it has a long way to go.