‘Nomad Foods (NOMD) Benefited From the Pandemic’ According to FAM Funds

FAM Funds, an investment management firm, published its ‘FAM Small Cap Fund’ fourth-quarter 2020 Investor Letter – a copy of which can be downloaded here. A return of 10.10% was recorded by the fund for the year end 2020, underperforming its Russell 2000 benchmark that returned 19.9%. You can view the fund’s top 5 holdings to have a peek at their top bets for 2021.

FAM Funds, in their Q4 2020 Investor Letter said that they acquired a position in Nomad Foods Limited (NYSE: NOMD), and they continue to have high hopes for the company. Nomad Foods Limited is a frozen foods company that currently has a $4.4 billion market cap. For the past 3 months, NOMD delivered a 3.63% return and settled at $25.46 per share at the closing of January 28th.

Here is what FAM Funds has to say about Nomad Foods Limited in their investor letter:

“The proceeds(from a sold equity) were primarily invested into a new idea — Nomad Foods (NOMD), a producer of branded frozen food products in Europe. Product categories include fish, vegetables, and meat substitutes. Management’s plan is to continually improve the brands they control while seeking opportunities to buy and upgrade similar companies. In the past, key members of senior management pursued this strategy at other businesses and created significant returns for shareholders. As COVID-19 rolled across Europe, Nomad became one of the few beneficiaries of the pandemic as consumers stopped visiting restaurants and increasingly ate at home.”



Last December 2020, we published an article telling that Nomad Foods Limited (NYSE: NOMD) was in 31 hedge fund portfolios. Its all time high statistics is 42. NOMD delivered a 24.53% return in the past 12 months.

Our calculations show that Nomad Foods Limited (NYSE: NOMD) does not belong in our list of the 30 most popular stocks among hedge funds.

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