In the past 12 months, Ocado (LSE:OCDO) is the worst performing constituent in the FTSE 100 index, with the share price crashing by just over 40% at the time of writing. Here’s why I’m considering this as a buying opportunity.
This is not any grocer…
Ocado Retail is the fastest-growing grocer in the UK market. Sales grew by a whopping 35% in 2020. In September, M&S not only partnered with Ocado Retail but now holds a 50% stake. The growth of the online supermarket is not just on the shoulders of Ocado but is also now key to M&S’s growth plans, and the two companies will work together to promote and grow the business.
Can Ocado maintain its sales and customer acquisition growth? Lockdown restrictions have eased, causing demand for online grocery shopping to slow, while there are various supply chain concerns including a July fire at Ocado’s Erith warehouse, … Read more