SPCE Stock: Over 8% Decrease Pre-Market Explanation

By Amit Chowdhry ● April 20, 2021
  • The stock price of Virgin Galactic Holdings Inc (NYSE: SPCE) fell by over 8% pre-market. This is why it happened.

The stock price of Virgin Galactic Holdings Inc (NYSE: SPCE) fell by over 8% pre-market. This appears to be a continuation in a decline, triggered by company founder Sir Richard Branson selling off a large tranche of shares last week.

More recently, ARK Invest — the investment firm led by Cathie Wood — sold off large portions of SPCE as well. According to 24/7 Wall St, ARK Invest sold more than 590,000 shares of Virgin Galactic yesterday.

Out of the 590,000+ shares sold, the ARK Autonomous Technology & Robotics ETF (BATS: ARKQ) sold 315,600 shares and Ark Space Exploration & Innovation ETF (NYSEARCA: ARKX) sold 275,204 shares.

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