Alger Mid Cap Focus Fund recently released its Q4 2020 Investor Letter, a copy of which you can download here. Class Z shares of the Alger Mid Cap Focus Fund outperformed the Russell Midcap Growth Index during the fourth quarter of 2020. You should check out Alger Mid Cap Focus Fund’s top 5 stock picks for investors to buy right now, which could be the biggest winners of 2021.
In the Q4 2020 Investor Letter, Alger Mid Cap Focus Fund highlighted a few stocks and Cloudflare Inc. (NYSE:NET) is one of them. Cloudflare Inc. (NYSE:NET) is an internet company. In the last three months, Cloudflare Inc. (NYSE:NET) stock gained 47.5% and on January 28th it had a closing price of $78.80. Here is what Alger Mid Cap Focus Fund said:
“Cloudflare. Inc. provides a broad range of network services to businesses of all sizes across the world. Cloudflare’s intelligent global network spans more than 200 cities in over 100 countries. It offers network security, performance and reliability to a growing portion of global web traffic. Today. over 15% of global internet requests go through Cloudflare. Cloudflare’s serverless network design allows this global network to be a key component layer as new developments for edge cornputing. 5G and Internet of Things increase the importance of secure. reliable edge networks. Cloudflare stock outperformed in the fourth quarter following the announcement of Cloudflare One, a cloud-bas. network-as-a-service platform designed to replace the traditional enterprise network infrastructure. The Cloudflare One solution merges existing Cloudflare access and security solutions along with new enterprise-specific features into a unified Zero Trust network that can be managed through a single “pane of glass.” or display screen. With the rapid shift to remote work caused by the pandemic, this product increases Cloudflare’s potential for winning business from enterprise customers seeking to adapt to this new business environment.
While Cloudflare One adoption is still early. Cloudflare has already started to demonstrate an improved ability to sell to large customers. When discussing its third quarter results. Cloudflare said that it is continuing to sign up larger enterprise customers. including its first client to generate more than $10 million in annual recurring revenue. Cloudflare has just started to better monetize its more than 100.000 paying customer base. which along with continued product innovation, gives the company strong growth potential.”
In Q3 2020, the number of bullish hedge fund positions on Cloudflare Inc. (NYSE:NET) stock increased by about 22% from the previous quarter (see the chart here), so a number of other hedge fund managers believe in Cloudflare’s growth potential. Our calculations showed that Cloudflare Inc. (NYSE:NET) isn’t ranked among the 30 most popular stocks among hedge funds.
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