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Is Ritchie Bros Auctioneers (RBA) Stock a Buy For 2021?

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Upslope Capital recently released its Q4 2020 Investor Letter, a copy of which you can download here. The Fund returned 7.9% net of fees for the fourth quarter, as compared to the 24.4% return of the S&P Midcap 400 ETF and 7.8% return of the HFRX Equity Hedge Index. You should check out Upslope Capital’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, Upslope Capital highlighted a few stocks and Ritchie Bros Auctioneers Inc (NYSE:RBA) is one of them. Ritchie Bros Auctioneers Inc (NYSE:RBA) operates the world’s leading marketplace for heavy equipment. In the last three months, Ritchie Bros Auctioneers Inc (NYSE:RBA) stock gained 4.7% and on January 22nd it had a closing price of $63.04. Here is what Upslope Capital said:

"World’s leading auctioneer/operator of marketplaces for the sale of used heavy equipment (construction, ag, energy, etc.). Dominant leader in fragmented markets that should benefit from straight-forward network effects, acceleration towards more auctions held online, and indirect cyclical upside."

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Upslope Capital has been a long time Ritchie Bros Auctioneers Inc (NYSE:RBA) bull. In July 2020, we shared Upslope Capital’s bullish RBA's thesis in this article.

Our calculations showed that Ritchie Bros Auctioneers Inc (NYSE:RBA) isn't ranked among the 30 most popular stocks among hedge funds.

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