Is It Too Late to Buy Acutus Medical (AFIB) Stock?

Baron Discovery Fund recently published its first-quarter commentary – a copy of which can be downloaded here. During the first quarter of 2021, the Baron Discovery Fund returned 7.5% (institutional shares). This was 2.59% higher than the Russell 2000 Growth Index, the Fund’s primary benchmark index. You should check out Baron Discovery Fund’s top 5 stock picks for investors to buy right now, which could be the biggest winners of 2021.

In the Q1 2021 Investor Letter, the fund highlighted a few stocks and Acutus Medical Inc. (NASDAQ:AFIB) is one of them. Acutus Medical Inc. (NASDAQ:AFIB) develops and produces medical products. In the last three months, Acutus Medical Inc. (NASDAQ:AFIB) stock lost 50.0% and on May 10th it had a closing price of $11.65. Here is what the fund said:

“Acutus Medical, Inc. offers a 3D imaging platform that maps the internal electrical pulses of the heart. Acutus’ proprietary non-contact technology can create these maps far faster than any of its competitors, enabling more accurate catheter-based ablation to treat arrhythmia. Shares pulled back in the quarter after Acutus missed consensus growth expectations. The company is in the very early stages of commercialization and the launch is progressing slower than analysts’ forecasts. Nevertheless, we believe the company has a differentiated mapping solution that has significant potential to disrupt the ablation market over the long term. We are maintaining our investment and expect significant and accelerating growth over the next few years.”

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Baron Discovery Fund has been a long time Acutus Medical Inc. (NASDAQ:AFIB) bull. In December 2020, we shared Baron Discovery Fund’s bullish AFIB’s thesis in this article.

Our calculations showed that Acutus Medical Inc. (NASDAQ:AFIB) isn’t ranked among the 30 most popular stocks among hedge funds.

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