BUZZ-Chewy climbs after stock influencer 'Roaring Kitty' discloses 6.6% stake

Reuters · 07/01 10:29
BUZZ-Chewy climbs after stock influencer 'Roaring Kitty' discloses 6.6% stake

** Shares of pet products retailer Chewy CHWY.N rise 22.2% to $33.30 premarket

** Keith Gill, the stock influencer known as "Roaring Kitty", discloses a 6.6% stake in Chewy

** The stake disclosure, in a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, comes just days after Gill posted a cryptic picture of a dog on his social media profile

** The post on Thursday sent Chewy's shares soaring to a one-year high in intraday trading

** Pet product retailer Petco Health and Wellness WOOF.O also rises ~5.8% premarket on Monday, after the disclosure

** Up to last close, CHWY up 15.3% YTD




(Reporting by Christy Santhosh)

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