Baron Funds, an asset management firm, published its “Baron Opportunity Fund” first quarter 2022 investor letter – a copy of which can be downloaded here. Baron Opportunity Fund (the “Fund”) fell sharply and significantly lagged the broader market during the first quarter. For the period, the Fund dropped 16.02% (Institutional Shares), trailing the Russell 3000 Growth Index, which fell 9.25%, and the S&P 500 Index, which declined 4.60%. Try to spend some time looking at the fund’s top 5 holdings to be informed about their best picks for 2022.
In its Q1 2022 investor letter, Baron Opportunity Fund mentioned MongoDB, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDB) and explained its insights for the company. Founded in 2007, MongoDB, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDB) is a New York, New York-based software company with a $16.2 billion market capitalization. MongoDB, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDB) delivered a -54.85% return since the beginning of the year, while its 12-month returns are down by -31.06%. The stock closed at $239.00 per share on June 13, 2022.
Here is what Baron Opportunity Fund has to say about MongoDB, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDB) in its Q1 2022 investor letter:
"MongoDB, Inc. is the market leader in modern operational databases, with its differentiated document database model. Shares increased on strong fourth quarter results, with an acceleration across total revenue (up 56%), subscription revenue (up 58%), and Atlas cloud revenue, its database as a service or DBaaS offering, (up 85%), and improved profitability. Customer additions grew more than 30%. More importantly, customer spending was also strong, especially for customers spending above $1 million annually, demonstrating that the expansion aspect of MongoDB’s business strategy is resonating as more companies are standardizing on MongoDB’s application data platform."
Our calculations show that MongoDB, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDB) fell short and didn’t make it on our list of the 30 Most Popular Stocks Among Hedge Funds. MongoDB, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDB) was in 61 hedge fund portfolios at the end of the first quarter of 2022, compared to 56 funds in the previous quarter. MongoDB, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDB) delivered a -17.63% return in the past 3 months.
In May 2022, we published an article that includes MongoDB, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDB) in the 5 Stocks to Sell According to Chase Coleman’s Tiger Global. You can find other investor letters from hedge funds and prominent investors on our hedge fund investor letters 2022 Q1 page.
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