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Want to Buy Silk Road Medical (SILK) Stock? Here’s What You Need to Know

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Wasatch Micro Cap Fund recently released its Q3 2020 Investor Letter, a copy of which you can download here. The fund posted a return of 12.2% for the quarter, outperforming its benchmark, the Russell Microcap Index which returned 3.69% 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 Silk Road Medical Inc (NASDAQ:SILK) is one of them. Silk Road Medical Inc (NASDAQ:SILK) produces and distributes surgical equipment. Year-to-date, Silk Road Medical Inc (NASDAQ:SILK) stock gained 60.3% and on December 24th it had a closing price of $64.71. Here is what Wasatch said:

"Silk Road Medical, Inc. (SILK) was also a top contributor. The company offers implantable devices for the treatment of carotid-artery disease. Investors reacted positively to increases in the number of surgeries using Silk Road’s products—from approximately 385 in April to 685 in May and 900 in June. Known as transcarotid artery revascularization, Silk Road’s innovative, minimally invasive procedure is likely, in our view, to continue gaining market share at the expense of open surgery and transfemoral stenting, and to eventually become the new standard of care."

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Earlier this month, we published an article revealing that Baron Discovery Fund is bullish on Silk Road Medical Inc (NASDAQ:SILK) stock. The investment firm believes that the company can witness strong growth going forward.

In Q3 2020, the number of bullish hedge fund positions on Silk Road Medical Inc (NASDAQ:SILK) stock remained unchanged from the previous quarter (see the chart here). Our calculations showed that Silk Road Medical Inc (NASDAQ:SILK) isn't ranked among the 30 most popular stocks among hedge funds.

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