Should You Be Tempted To ‘Sell’ Roche Holdings AG (RHHBY) Stock

Brown Capital Management International Equity Fund recently released its Q4 2020 Investor Letter, a copy of which you can download here. In the fourth quarter of 2020, the indexes that represent international equities rose: the MSCI ACWI ex USA Index increased 17.08%; the MSCI World ex USA Index went up 15.91%; and the MSCI EAFE Index returned 16.09%. The Brown Capital Management International Equity Fund lagged these returns. However, you should check out Brown Capital Management’s top 5 stock picks for investors to buy right now, which could be the biggest winners of 2021.

In the Q4 2020 Investor Letter, the fund highlighted a few stocks and Roche Holdings AG (NYSE:RHHBY) is one of them. Roche Holdings AG (NYSE:RHHBY) is a pharmaceutical company. In the last three months, Roche Holdings AG (NYSE:RHHBY) stock gained 0.6% and on February 26th it had a closing price of $41.10. Here is what the fund said:

“We eliminated Roche Holdings, a Switzerland-based company that is the largest biotech in the world. While the company is on the cutting edge of drug discovery, particularly in cancer-related treatments, it is facing an uncertain growth path and pressure from generics in its mature drugs. Roche has been a positive contributor to the portfolio since its introduction more than a decade ago, and we now take the opportunity to recycle the capital into higher-growth companies.”

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Our calculations showed that Roche Holdings AG (NYSE:RHHBY) isn’t ranked among the 30 most popular stocks among hedge funds.

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