On Tuesday, shares of sports gambling platform DraftKings jumped, following news of ARK Next Generation Internet ETF’s purchase of 620,300 shares.
Run by fund manager Cathie Wood, ARK Next Generation owned 620,300 shares - nearly $34 million - of DraftKings as of Feb. 1.
On Sunday, analyst Mike Hickey raised his price target for DraftKings shares to $66 from $60. Hickey has a Buy rating on the stock. The analyst expects a strong performance during its fiscal fourth quarter from the company.
“The online sports betting and online casino markets have demonstrated remarkable growth,” Hickey wrote. Hickey predicts a revenue of $222 million for the fiscal fourth quarter, compared to consensus estimates of around $232 million. Looking ahead, he expects revenue of $843 million in the 2021 fiscal year.