Curreen Capital recently released its Q1 2021 Investor Letter, a copy of which you can download here. The fund posted a return of 36.7% for the quarter, outperforming their benchmark, the S&P 500 Index which returned 6.17% in the same quarter. You should check out Curreen Capital’s top 5 stock picks for investors to buy right now, which could be the biggest winners of this year.
In the Q1 2021 Investor Letter, the fund highlighted a few stocks and American Outdoor Brands Inc. (NASDAQ:AOUT) is one of them. American Outdoor Brands Inc. (NASDAQ:AOUT) produces and distributes firearms. In the last three months, American Outdoor Brands Inc. (NASDAQ:AOUT) stock gained 7%. Curreen Capital cared to mention American Outdoor Brands Inc. (NASDAQ:AOUT) in its investor letter, though they didn’t say why they really like the stock. All they said is this:
“American Outdoor builds brands in the firearms, hunting, and camping accessories markets. American Outdoor spun out of Smith & Wesson in August 2020. The business outpaces the competition, taking share in a large, fragmented and attractive market. Management reinvests free cash flow into growing the business.”
At the end of the third quarter of 2020, a total of 10 of the hedge funds tracked by Insider Monkey were long this stock, a change of 10 from the second quarter of 2020 (see the chart here). As a result, a number of other hedge fund managers believe in AOUT’s growth potential. Our calculations showed that American Outdoor Brands Inc. (NASDAQ:AOUT) isn’t ranked among the 30 most popular stocks among hedge funds.
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