Marathon Digital MARA stockholders have seen yet another steep decline in their investments.
The price of MARA shares dropped by almost 10% from its high to a low point yesterday due to an update from the company’s Bitcoin BTC mining operations in Montana.
Share prices have fallen an additional 10% as investors continue to analyze the information.
This article’s subject was the storm that slammed the Hardin region of Montana earlier this month. Marathon has mostly suspended mining operations due to the absence of energy.
The operation will most likely be on hold for some time, too. Notably, the firm employs over 30,000 miners in the state, which amounts to 75% of its “active fleet.”
Investors interested in the prospective cash flow provided by Marathon may count this as a huge victory. What should investors in MARA shares do in light of the recent developments?
After reading this update, investors can’t be too excited about the company’s prospects.
For Marathon’s entire business to succeed, the corporation must be able to operate around the clock.
As a consequence, investors’ faith in the company has been seriously damaged due to the shutdown.
That being said, Marathon Digital expects to be back up by the end of the next week.
This has led to a proposal by the corporation to progressively “sources of power that are more ecologically friendly.”
This storm may thus only serve to accelerate that process.
Bitcoin is now trading at about $20k, suggesting that mining has already achieved a lower level of profitability than before.
The average global hash rate is one of several elements affecting the company’s breakeven threshold.
Profitability has already become the key concern of investors, given current prices.
Storms may be the only obstacle that MARA stock investors worry about if BTC prices stay low for a long time.
Investors in cryptocurrency miners may find it difficult to make a profit on the whole.
We can’t determine whether these drops are temporary or long-term because of this.
The bitcoin market seems to be in the middle of a bear market, even though anything is conceivable.