The stock comes after news Tuesday that Jim Bell, the trader’s chief financial officer, is resigning. Bell will resign from GameStop on March 26, the company said in a statement. Diana Judge, the current senior vice president of GameStop, will serve as interim CFO while the company seeks a permanent replacement.
Bell did not leave the company willingly, according to Business Insider. He was reportedly pushed off the board due to a lack of faith and an initiative to restructure the company by Ryan Cohen, co-founder of Chewy, who made a major investment in the video game retailer last year.
Cohen tweeted a picture of an ice cream cone on Wednesday. While it doesn’t seem to matter, it happened around the time GameStop shares began to rise.
Theat the end of January thanks to a push from reaching a peak of about $ 480. It has since .