Is Amazon (AMZN) Stock a Buy For 2021?
L1 Capital International Fund released its Q3 2020 Investor Letter, a copy of which you can download here. The Fund posted a return of 5.1% for the quarter, outperforming the benchmark Index which returned 3.7% in the same quarter. You should check out L1 Capital International Fund's top 5 stock picks for investors to buy right now, which could be the biggest winners of 2021.
In the Q3 2020 Investor Letter, L1 Capital International Fund highlighted a few stocks and Amazon.com Inc (NASDAQ:AMZN) is one of them. Amazon.com Inc (NASDAQ:AMZN) is an e-commerce company. In the last one year, Amazon.com Inc (NASDAQ:AMZN) stock gained 67.9% and on January 7th it had a closing price of $3,162.16. Here is what L1 Capital International Fund said:
"Several investments in the technology sector were trimmed on valuation grounds with the proceeds used to increase our investment in Amazon. Amazon’s successful flywheel business model and Amazon Web Services are well known. However, we believe the current share price under‑appreciates:
The consistency and longevity of Amazon’s growth potential in its key businesses;
The importance of additional revenue streams such as advertising which are high margin and growing rapidly; and
The strengthening barriers to competition and competitive advantages arising from Amazon’s stepped‑up investment in logistics and other infrastructure."
In Q3 2020, the number of bullish hedge fund positions on Amazon.com Inc (NASDAQ:AMZN) stock increased by about 18% from the previous quarter (see the chart here), so a number of other hedge fund managers don't believe in Amazon's growth potential. Our calculations showed that Amazon.com Inc (NASDAQ:AMZN) is ranked #13 among the 30 most popular stocks among hedge funds.
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