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Here’s Why Chewy Inc. (CHWY) Is A Good Investment Today

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Jose Karlo Mari Tottoc
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Nelson Roberts Investment Advisors, an employee-owned investment advisory firm that provides asset and wealth management published its third-quarter 2020 Investor Letter – a copy of which can be downloaded here. The Firm’s focal point and target is to maintain a long term value and growth of assets over time. You can view the fund’s top 10 holdings to have a peek at their top bets for 2021.

Nelson Roberts Investment Advisors’ in their Q3 2020 Investor Letter said that they were able to distinguish a value in Chewy, Inc. (NYSE: CHWY) and initiated a position in the company. Chewy, Inc. is a retailer of pet products that currently has a $44.611 billion market cap. For the past 3 months, CHWY delivered a 60.78% return and settled at $108.11 per share at the closing of January 15th.

Here is what Nelson Roberts Investment Advisors has to say about Chewy, Inc. in their Investor Letter:

"In the consumer discretionary sector, we bought a position in Chewy (NYSE: CHWY). Chewy is the largest pet “e-tailer” in the world, offering the speed and convenience of e-commerce with the personalized service of a neighborhood pet store. The growing humanization of pets and focus on pets as family members has led to increased spending on pet care products and services. Chewy is benefiting from the pandemic, with record numbers of pets being adopted and people gravitating toward online shopping."

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Last December 2020, we published an article telling that Chewy, Inc. (NYSE: CHWY) was in 46 hedge funds’ portfolio, its all time high statistics. Chewy, Inc. delivered a 268.10% return for the past 12 months.

As of September 2020, Nelson Roberts Investment Advisors had a 63.6K share position in CHWY that amounted to $3.4 million. However, our calculations showed that Chewy, Inc. (NYSE: CHWY) isn’t ranked among the 30 most popular stocks among hedge funds.

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