If you are looking for the best ideas for your portfolio you may want to consider some of Tao Value’s top stock picks. Tao Value, an investment management firm, is bearish on Discovery Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA) stock. In its Q3 2019 investor letter – you can download a copy here – the firm discussed its investment thesis on Discovery Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA) stock. Discovery Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA) is a mass media company.
On October 30, 2019, Tao Value had released its Q3 2019 investor letter. The investment firm said that Discovery Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA) was one of the biggest detractors to its performance in Q3 2019. The stock has posted a return of -18.5% in the trailing one year period, underperforming the S&P 500 Index which returned 15.8% in the same period. This suggests that the investment firm was right in its decision.
Tao Value fund posted a return of 1.26% in the third quarter of 2019, underperforming the S&P 500 Index which returned 1.87% in the same quarter. Let’s take a look at comments made by Tao Value about Discovery Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA) in the Q3 2019 investor letter.
“DISCA – Discovery Inc. contributed -50 bps to our portfolio this quarter. I decided to exit it after holding it since Q1 2018. This is a typical holding period for our “Distressed” category positions. We think the market gradually realized the limited impact of secular “cord-cutting” on content creators, reverting from the overly pessimistic view when I built our position.”
In Q2 2020, the number of bullish hedge fund positions on Discovery Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA) stock decreased by about 9% from the previous quarter (see the chart here), so a number of other hedge fund managers don’t believe in Discovery’s growth potential. Our calculations showed that Discovery Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA) isn’t ranked among the 30 most popular stocks among hedge funds.
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