Polen Capital Management recently released its Q2 2020 Investor Letter, a copy of which you can download here. During the second quarter of 2020, the Polen Global Growth Model Portfolio returned 20.58% gross of fees, while the MSCI All Country World Index was up 19.22%. You should check out Polen Capital’s top 5 stock picks for investors to buy right now, which could be the biggest winners of the stock market crash.
In the said letter, Polen Capital highlighted a few stocks and Autodesk Inc. (NASDAQ:ADSK) is one of them. Autodesk Inc. (NASDAQ:ADSK) is a software company. Year-to-date, Autodesk Inc. (NASDAQ:ADSK) stock gained 33.4% and on July 17th it had a closing price of $237.70. Here is what Polen Capital said:
“We added to our position in Autodesk on continued confidence in our investment case, which we detailed in last quarter’s commentary. We believe Autodesk will reap long-term benefits from its shift to a subscription-based model, the ongoing penetration of its products in key end markets, and the increasingly critical nature of its software to its clients.”
In Q1 2020, the number of bullish hedge fund positions on Autodesk Inc. (NASDAQ:ADSK) stock increased by about 2% from the previous quarter (see the chart here), so a number of other hedge fund managers seem to agree with Autodesk’s growth potential. Our calculations showed that Autodesk Inc. (NASDAQ:ADSK) isn’t ranked among the 30 most popular stocks among hedge funds.
The top 10 stocks among hedge funds returned 185% since the end of 2014 and outperformed the S&P 500 Index ETFs by more than 109 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. Below you can watch our video about the top 5 hedge fund stocks right now. All of these stocks had positive returns in 2020.
Video: Top 5 Stocks Among Hedge Funds
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