Here’s Why Peloton (PTON) Became Part of Carillon Tower’s Best Securities

Carillon Tower Advisers, an investment management firm, published its fourth quarter 2020 “Carillon Eagle Mid Cap Growth Fund” investor letter – a copy of which can be downloaded here. In the letter, the fund talked about their best and worst securities, together with their outlook for this year from an investment perspective. You can view the fund’s top 5 holdings to have a peek at their top bets for 2021.

Carillon Tower Advisers, in their Q4 2020 investor letter, mentioned Peloton Interactive, Inc. (NASDAQ: PTON) and emphasized their views on the company. Peloton Interactive, Inc. is a New York-based exercise equipment company that currently has a $29.98 billion market capitalization. Since the beginning of the year, PTON delivered a -32.91% return, while its 12-month gains are impressively up by 315.13%. As of March 24, 2021, the stock closed at $101.79 per share.

Here is what Carillon Tower Advisers has to say about Peloton Interactive, Inc. in their Q4 2020 investor letter:

“Peloton Interactive operates a connected fitness platform offering live and on-demand classes allowing users to exercise at home. The firm continues to take advantage of its strong position in the secular trend toward at-home connected fitness, which has led its shares higher throughout the pandemic. More recently, the company announced its intentions to acquire a global fitness equipment provider which should assist Peloton in its ongoing efforts to expand manufacturing capacity to keep pace with the robust demand for its products.”

Our calculations show that Peloton Interactive, Inc. (NASDAQ: PTON) does not belong in our list of the 30 Most Popular Stocks Among Hedge Funds. As of the end of the fourth quarter of 2020, Peloton Interactive, Inc. was in 63 hedge fund portfolios, compared to 58 funds in the third quarter. PTON delivered a -37.46% return in the past 3 months.