Is DexCom (DXCM) A Good Stock To Buy?

Brown Capital Management Mid Company Fund recently released its Q4 2020 Investor Letter, a copy of which you can download here. The fund posted a return of 16.55% (inst. class) for the quarter, underperforming its benchmark, the Russell Midcap Growth Index which returned 19.02% in the same quarter. You should check out Brown Capital Management’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, the fund highlighted a few stocks and Dexcom Inc (NASDAQ:DXCM) is one of them. Dexcom Inc (NASDAQ:DXCM) is a company that develops, manufactures, and distributes continuous glucose monitoring systems for diabetes management. In the last three months, Dexcom Inc (NASDAQ:DXCM) stock gained 13.6% and on March 2nd it had a closing price of $391.91. Here is what the fund said:

“Dexcom has developed and commercialized a leading continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) system for people with diabetes, with the company’s share of the nearly $4 billion worldwide CGM market currently standing at more than 35%. Dexcom’s shares have lagged partly from market rotation to COVID-19-related underperformers, especially more cyclical names, as well as company-specific issues. Dexcom’s CGM’s pricing uncertainty, in combination with a new product timeline for G7—a much thinner, less expensive, fully disposable CGM—and competition from Libre (made by Abbott) all could reduce Dexcom’s market share. Dexcom has made a concerted effort to provide users broader access to the pharmacy versus durable medical equipment channels across a number of payers. Also, Dexcom established pharmacy pricing terms with some payers that were close to Libre prices in an effort to drive out-of-pocket costs for G6 users to levels not too dissimilar from Libre price points. We believe the price/mix pressure should lessen over time, while Dexcom still has attractive opportunities in the Type-2 diabetes market for years to come.”

Last month, we published an article revealing that Baron Health Care Fund  is bullish on Dexcom Inc (NASDAQ:DXCM) stock.

In Q3 2020, the number of bullish hedge fund positions on Dexcom Inc (NASDAQ:DXCM) stock increased by about 5% from the previous quarter (see the chart here), so a number of other hedge fund managers believe in Dexcom’s growth potential. Our calculations showed that Dexcom Inc (NASDAQ:DXCM) isn’t ranked among the 30 most popular stocks among hedge funds.

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