Polen Capital Management recently released its Q3 2020 Investor Letter, a copy of which you can download here. During the third quarter of 2020, the Polen U.S. SMID Company Growth Composite Portfolio returned 7.11% gross of fees, while the Russell 2500 Growth Index was up 9.37%. You should check out Polen Capital’s top 5 stock picks for investors to buy right now, which could be the biggest winners of this year.
In the said letter, Polen Capital highlighted a few stocks and Alarm.Com Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:ALRM) is one of them. Alarm.Com Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:ALRM) is a home automation company. Year-to-date, Alarm.Com Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:ALRM) stock gained 66.4% and on November 11th it had a closing price of $71.50. Here is what Polen Capital said:
“Alarm.com Holdings, a cloud-based home security and automation service provider, was also a top detractor in the period. Interestingly, in some ways, Alarm.com is a beneficiary of the pandemic as more people move to the suburbs and look to secure their assets. On the other hand, the company continues to see some weaknesses in its commercial and international businesses. Despite this, the company has continued to grow throughout the pandemic, which we view as a testament to its durable business model and innovative services. Management has continued to invest in the business from both a product innovation and a sales and marketing standpoint. They expect demand to rebound meaningfully as the economic environment normalizes. We remain enthusiastic about Alarm.com and expect that the value proposition it provides will continue to drive strong results going forward.”
In Q2 2020, the number of bullish hedge fund positions on Alarm.Com Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:ALRM) stock increased by about 4% from the previous quarter (see the chart here), so a number of other hedge fund managers believe in Alarm.Com’s growth potential. Our calculations showed that Alarm.Com Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:ALRM) isn’t ranked among the 30 most popular stocks among hedge funds.
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