Wood cited disappointing job growth in August and weakening shopper worth index figures as indicators that the U.S. financial system will develop at a tempo slower than many on Wall Street anticipated at first of the yr. Her flagship $21.1 billion ARK Innovation fund was the top-performing actively managed U.S. fairness fund tracked by Morningstar final yr.
“We think we are moving into the other side of the cycle” after the reopening from the coronavirus pandemic led to widespread commodity shortages earlier this yr and bolstered cyclical worth stocks, she stated on a webinar.
“We do believe that the market will start rotating back toward growth and innovation,” she added.
Wood’s portfolio, which is heavy in growth stocks akin to Tesla Inc, Teladoc Health Inc and Unity Software Inc, is down 5.5% for the yr to date, properly behind the practically 19% acquire for the benchmark S&P 500. The efficiency ranks within the lowest percentile among the many 593 U.S. mid-cap growth funds, in accordance to Morningstar.
The fund fell 0.4% in afternoon buying and selling Tuesday.
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