Brown Advisory recently released its Q2 2020 Investor Letter, a copy of which you can download here. The Small-Cap Growth Fund posted a return of 34.59% for the quarter, outperforming its benchmark, the Russell 2000 Growth Index which returned 30.59% in the same quarter. You should check out Brown Advisory’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, Brown Advisory highlighted a few stocks and Bruker Corp (NASDAQ:BRKR) is one of them. Bruker Corp (NASDAQ:BRKR) is a manufacturer of scientific instruments for molecular and materials research, as well as for industrial and applied analysis. Year-to-date, Bruker Corp (NASDAQ:BRKR) stock lost 13.8% and on July 30th it had a closing price of $43.94. Here is what Brown Advisory said:
“Bruker Corp. is a supplier of high-end analytical instruments for life science research. Approximately 70% of revenue comes from niche products, where it is the number one or number two player. We believe that several initiatives and end-market developments have the potential to accelerate organic growth over the next few years.”
In Q1 2020, the number of bullish hedge fund positions on Bruker Corp (NASDAQ:BRKR) stock decreased by about 16% from the previous quarter (see the chart here), so a number of other hedge fund managers don’t seem to agree with Bruker’s growth potential. Our calculations showed that Bruker Corp (NASDAQ:BRKR) isn’t ranked among the 30 most popular stocks among hedge funds.
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