Junto Investments: “General Motors (GM) is Worth a Whole Lot More”

Junto Investments, a recently founded investment management firm, published its fourth-quarter 2020 Investor Letter – a copy of which can be seen here. A return of 38.26% was recorded by the fund for the year end 2020, outperforming both its S&P 500 benchmark that returned 18.79% and MSCI World Index with a 17.42% return. You can view the fund’s top 5 holdings to have a peek at their top bets for 2021.

Junto Investments, in their Q4 2020 Investor Letter said that they acquired a position in General Motors Company (NYSE: GM), and so far its paying off bigtime. General Motors Company is a vehicle manufacturing company that currently has a $73 billion market cap. For the past 3 months, GM delivered a decent 46.29% return and settled at $51.04 per share at the closing of January 28th.

Here is what Junto Investments has to say about General Motors Company in their investor letter:

“General Motors was the biggest gainer. We managed to buy it at a screamingly cheap price in the middle of March. A lot of interesting news has emerged about GM recently, including the new electric product delivery system BrightDrop and GM Cruise’s team-up with Microsoft Azure to commercialize self-driving cars in 2021. GM’s intrinsic value is crystallizing and the company is worth a whole lot more than is still reflected in the market.”

General Motors Company (NYSE:GM), showroom, car, Cadillac

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Last December 2020, we published an article telling that General Motors Company (NYSE: GM) was in 60 hedge fund portfolios. Its all time high statistics is 88. GM delivered a 53.14% return in the past 12 months.

Our calculations show that General Motors Company (NYSE: GM) does not belong in our list of the 30 most popular stocks among hedge funds.

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