Is Green Brick Partners (GRBK) Stock a Buy For 2021?

Greenlight Capital Fund recently released its Q3 2020 Investor Letter, a copy of which you can download here. The fund posted a return of 5.9% for the quarter, underperforming its benchmark, the S&P 500 Index which returned 8.9% in the same quarter. You should check out Greenlight Capital’s top 5 stock picks for investors to buy right now, which could be the biggest winners of 2021.

In the Q3 2020 Investor Letter, Greenlight Capital highlighted a few stocks and Green Brick Partners Inc. (NASDAQ:GRBK) is one of them. Green Brick Partners Inc. (NASDAQ:GRBK) operates as a homebuilding and land development company. In the last one year, Green Brick Partners Inc. (NASDAQ:GRBK) stock gained 92.7% and on January 11th it had a closing price of $22.02. Here is what Greenlight Capital said:

“Green Brick Partners (GRBK) was the primary driver of this quarter’s results. The shares advanced from $11.85 to $16.10. Housing appears to be a major beneficiary from the pandemic, as low interest rates combined with an expanded preference for single-family detached housing has spurred demand. GRBK is well-positioned in secularly growing markets including Dallas, Atlanta, Colorado Springs and Vero Beach. In the second quarter, the company earned $0.66 per share, shattering consensus estimates of $0.42. The company’s record backlog and strong order rate bode well for future earnings. Current consensus of $1.88 per share this year suggests EPS growth of over 60% year-over-year. We believe the shares remain deeply undervalued at 9x estimates, as business momentum continues to accelerate.”

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Greenlight Capital has been a long time Green Brick Partners Inc. (NASDAQ:GRBK) bull. In 2019, we shared Greenlight Capital’s bullish Green Brick Partners thesis in this article.

In Q3 2020, the number of bullish hedge fund positions on Green Brick Partners Inc. (NASDAQ:GRBK) stock decreased by about 38% from the previous quarter (see the chart here), so a number of other hedge fund managers don’t believe in GRBK’s growth potential. Our calculations showed that Green Brick Partners Inc. (NASDAQ:GRBK) isn’t ranked among the 30 most popular stocks among hedge funds.

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