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Wasatch Core Growth Fund recently released its Q3 2020 Investor Letter, a copy of which you can download here. The fund posted a return of 6.61% for the quarter, outperforming its benchmark, the Russell 2000 Index which returned 4.93% in the same quarter. You should check out Wasatch'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, Wasatch highlighted a few stocks and Cohen & Steers Inc. (NYSE:CNS) is one of them. Cohen & Steers Inc. (NYSE:CNS) operates as a global investment manager. Year-to-date, Cohen & Steers Inc. (NYSE:CNS) stock gained 17.7% and on December 23rd it had a closing price of $73.85. Here is what Wasatch said:
"Global investment manager Cohen & Steers, Inc. (CNS) was down for the quarter too. The company manages portfolios focused on realestate assets, as well as preferred securities and other financial products. Cohen & Steers recently reported a decrease in revenue largely related to the coronavirus pandemic. The report wasn’t exclusively negative, however, as it also showed a decrease in expenses and an increase in operating margin. Over the long term, we still believe the company has strong growth potential."
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Earlier this month, we published an article revealing that Baron Growth Fund is bullish on Cohen & Steers Inc. (NYSE:CNS) stock. The investment firm believes that the company is likely to benefit from increasing investor demand for listed real estate investments.
In Q2 2020, the number of bullish hedge fund positions on Cohen & Steers Inc. (NYSE:CNS) stock increased by about 5% from the previous quarter (see the chart here), so a number of other hedge fund managers believe in Cohen & Steers' growth potential. Our calculations showed that Cohen & Steers Inc. (NYSE:CNS) isn't ranked among the 30 most popular stocks among hedge funds.
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