Bretton Fund recently released its Q4 2020 Investor Letter, a copy of which you can download here. The fund posted a return of 11.52% for the quarter, underperforming its benchmark, the S&P 500 Index which returned 12.15% in the same quarter. 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 Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) is one of them. Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) is a technology company. In the last three months, Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) stock gained 13% and on March 3rd it had a closing price of $2,026.71. Here is what the fund said:
“Google (aka Alphabet) was one of our best performing stocks last year, returning 30.9%, while its earnings per share increased 19%. As lockdowns first went into place in the spring, many advertisers hit pause on their campaigns, waiting—like a lot of us—to see what the world would look like. And then—like a lot of us—advertisers adjusted. Travel companies cut back their campaigns, while ads for other goods, like athleisure wear and video games, picked up the slack. Google had a rough second quarter, but was back in the swing of things by the next quarter.”
In Q3 2020, the number of bullish hedge fund positions on Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) stock increased by about 4% from the previous quarter (see the chart here), so a number of other hedge fund managers believe in Alphabet’s growth potential. Our calculations showed that Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) is ranked #4 among the 30 most popular stocks among hedge funds.
The top 10 stocks among hedge funds returned 231.2% between 2015 and 2020, and outperformed the S&P 500 Index ETFs by more than 126 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. Here 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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