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Baron Growth Fund recently published its fourth-quarter commentary – a copy of which can be downloaded here. During the fourth quarter of 2020, the Baron Growth Fund returned 21.1% (institutional shares). In comparison, the benchmark S&P 500 Index was up 12.15%, while the Russell 2000 Growth Index was up 29.61%. You should check out Baron Growth Fund’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 Wix.Com Ltd. (NASDAQ:WIX) is one of them. Wix.Com Ltd. (NASDAQ:WIX) is an Israeli software company. In the last three months, Wix.Com Ltd. (NASDAQ:WIX) stock gained 16.3% and on March 15th it had a closing price of $301.20. Here is what the fund said:
"Wix.com Ltd. provides software to help small companies build and maintain websites and operate their businesses. Wix has over 180 million registered users and five million premium users. Shares declined slightly during the quarter after doubling in the first nine months of the year as Wix benefited from accelerating digitization due to COVID-19. Wix’s rapid innovation is driving continued growth in its core do-it-yourself market, while its expansion to serve website designers has meaningfully expanded the total addressable market."
In Q3 2020, the number of bullish hedge fund positions on Wix.Com Ltd. (NASDAQ:WIX) stock increased by about 33% from the previous quarter (see the chart here), so a number of other hedge fund managers believe in WIX's growth potential. Our calculations showed that Wix.Com Ltd. (NASDAQ:WIX) isn't ranked 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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