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Palm Valley Capital recently released its Q3 2020 Investor Letter, a copy of which you can download here. The fund posted a return of 0.89% for the quarter, underperforming its benchmark, the S&P Small Cap 600 Index which returned 3.17% in the same quarter. You should check out Palm Valley 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, Palm Valley Capital highlighted a few stocks and A-Mark Precious Metals Inc. (NASDAQ:AMRK) is one of them. A-Mark Precious Metals Inc. (NASDAQ:AMRK) is a precious metals trading company. Year-to-date, A-Mark Precious Metals Inc. (NASDAQ:AMRK) stock gained 332.3% and on October 7th it had a closing price of $35.75. Here is what Palm Valley Capital said:
"A-Mark Precious Metals (ticker: AMRK) was the only name we exited during the third quarter. While it was a successful position, we unfortunately sold too early! The premiums on physical metals continue to be well above-average and A-Mark is earning gangbusters profits. Nevertheless, we value businesses based on normalized conditions, and we expect AMark’s profitability to eventually return to more typical levels."
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In Q1 2020, the number of bullish hedge fund positions on A-Mark Precious Metals Inc. (NASDAQ:AMRK) stock increased by about 33% from the previous quarter (see the chart here), so a number of other hedge fund managers don't seem to agree with A-Mark's downside potential. Our calculations showed that A-Mark Precious Metals Inc. (NASDAQ:AMRK) isn't ranked among the 30 most popular stocks among hedge funds.
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