Is Microsoft Corp (MSFT) Stock a Buy For 2021?

Wedgewood Partners recently released its Q4 2020 Investor Letter, a copy of which you can download here. The Fund returned 12.2% for the fourth quarter of 2020. Meanwhile, the benchmark S&P 500 Index and the Russell 1000 Growth Index gained 12.2% and 11.4%, respectively. You should check out Wedgewood Partners’ top 5 stock picks for investors to buy right now, which could be the biggest winners of 2021.

In the Q4 2020 Investor Letter, Wedgewood Partners highlighted a few stocks and Microsoft Corp (NASDAQ:MSFT) is one of them. Microsoft Corp (NASDAQ:MSFT) is a technology company. In the last three months, Microsoft Corp (NASDAQ:MSFT) stock lost 3% and on January 14th it had a closing price of $213.02. Here is what Wedgewood Partners said:

“Microsoft continued to generate solid double-digit top-line, and operating earnings growth. The Company’s all-encompassing portfolio of “hybrid” cloud solutions is compelling for customers as IT organizations vacillate between on-premises and off-premises (and then likely on-premises again). For example, Microsoft 365 has added an array of features to make remote work easier, yet, as customer applications grow in compute intensity, those customers’ on-premises and edge computing topologies retain or grow in importance. Microsoft’s strategic pivot to be more customer-friendly and collaborative will sustain its growth and returns for several more years so we are happy with our position.”

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In December 2020, we published an article revealing that Microsoft Corp (NASDAQ:MSFT) was one of the 5 best Dow stocks to buy now.

In Q3 2020, the number of bullish hedge fund positions on Microsoft Corp (NASDAQ:MSFT) stock increased by about 5% from the previous quarter (see the chart here), so a number of other hedge fund managers believe in Microsoft’s growth potential. Our calculations showed that Microsoft Corp (NASDAQ:MSFT) is ranked #2 among the 30 most popular stocks among hedge funds.

The top 10 stocks among hedge funds returned 216% since the end of 2014 and outperformed the S&P 500 Index ETFs by more than 121 percentage points. We know it sounds unbelievable. You have been dismissing our articles about top hedge fund stocks mostly because you were fed biased information by other media outlets about hedge funds’ poor performance. You could have doubled the size of your nest egg by investing in the top hedge fund stocks instead of dumb S&P 500 ETFs. Below you can watch our video about the top 5 hedge fund stocks right now. All of these stocks had positive returns in 2020.

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