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ARK Fintech Innovation ETF (ARKF)

ETF · Currency in USD · Last updated Mar 18, 2023

ARKF is an actively managed ETF by ARK Investment Management. ARKF launched on Feb 4, 2019 and has a 0.75% expense ratio.

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The chart shows the growth of $10,000 invested in ARK Fintech Innovation ETF in Oct 2022 and compares it to the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. It would be worth nearly $9,052 for a total return of roughly -9.48%. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends.

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ARK Fintech Innovation ETF had a return of 27.33% year-to-date (YTD) and -32.40% in the last 12 months. Over the past 10 years, ARK Fintech Innovation ETF had an annualized return of -2.39%, while the S&P 500 had an annualized return of 9.22%, indicating that ARK Fintech Innovation ETF did not perform as well as the benchmark.

1 month-1.73%-5.31%
6 months-0.16%0.39%
1 year-32.40%-10.12%
5 years (annualized)-2.39%9.22%
10 years (annualized)-2.39%9.22%

Monthly Returns Heatmap


Sharpe Ratio Chart

The Sharpe ratio shows whether the portfolio's excess returns are due to smart investment decisions or a result of taking a higher risk. The higher a portfolio's Sharpe ratio, the better its risk-adjusted performance.

The current ARK Fintech Innovation ETF Sharpe ratio is -0.52. A negative Sharpe ratio means that the risk-free rate is higher than the portfolio's return. This value does not convey any meaningful information.

The chart below displays rolling 12-month Sharpe Ratio.

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Dividend History

ARK Fintech Innovation ETF granted a 0.00% dividend yield in the last twelve months. The annual payout for that period amounted to $0.00 per share.


Dividend yield


Monthly Dividends

The table displays the monthly dividend distributions for ARK Fintech Innovation ETF. The dividends shown in the table have been adjusted to account for any splits that may have occurred.


Drawdowns Chart

The Drawdowns chart displays portfolio losses from any high point along the way.

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Worst Drawdowns

The table below shows the maximum drawdowns of the ARK Fintech Innovation ETF. A maximum drawdown is an indicator of risk. It shows a reduction in portfolio value from its maximum due to a series of losing trades.

The maximum drawdown since January 2010 for the ARK Fintech Innovation ETF is 78.63%, recorded on Dec 28, 2022. The portfolio has not recovered from it yet.



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-78.63%Feb 17, 2021471Dec 28, 2022
-35.23%Feb 21, 202019Mar 18, 202044May 20, 202063
-11.13%Sep 2, 20204Sep 8, 202021Oct 7, 202025
-10.93%Jul 25, 201915Aug 14, 201971Nov 22, 201986
-9.42%May 6, 201920Jun 3, 201920Jul 1, 201940
-8.16%Nov 9, 20202Nov 10, 202011Nov 25, 202013
-6.52%Jan 26, 20212Jan 27, 20214Feb 2, 20216
-6.24%Oct 14, 202013Oct 30, 20203Nov 4, 202016
-5.28%Aug 7, 20203Aug 11, 20207Aug 20, 202010
-5.16%Jun 11, 20201Jun 11, 20203Jun 16, 20204

Volatility Chart

Current ARK Fintech Innovation ETF volatility is 42.52%. The chart below shows the rolling 10-day volatility. Volatility is a statistical measure showing how big price swings are in either direction. The higher asset volatility, the riskier it is, because the price movements are less predictable.

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SymbolInceptionExpense RatioYTD Ret.10Y Ann. Ret.Div. YieldMax. DrawdownSharpe Ratio
FINXSep 12, 20160.68%3.4%5.6%0.3%-63.1%-0.8