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Cardica, Inc. (CRDC): Broadfin Capital Asks Other Shareholders to Support Its Crusade

Kevin Kotler
Kevin Kotler’s Broadfin Capital doesn’t want to hear any more excuses from the Board of Cardica, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRDC) for under-performance, it want......(read more)

ITT Educational Services, Inc. (ESI): Blum Capital Partners Reducing Exposure as the Stock Keeps Falling

ITT Educational Services, Inc. (NYSE:ESI)
Richard Blum’s Blum Capital Partners is reducing its activist stake in its second largest holding, ITT Educational Services, Inc. (NYSE:ESI). Blum Capital......(read more)

Approach Resources Inc. (AREX), Forestar Group Inc. (FOR), & White Mountains Insurance Group Ltd (WTM): Top 3 Holdings of Cove Street Capital for the Third Quarter

Approach Resources Inc. (NASDAQ:AREX)
During the third quarter, Jeffrey Bronchick’s Cove Street Capital has reshuffled its portfolio, though Approach Resources Inc. (NASDAQ:AREX) continues......(read more)

The Men’s Wearhouse Inc. (MW): SAB Capital Management Buys with a Bang

The Men's Wearhouse, Inc. (NYSE:MW)
Brian Jackelow’s SAB Capital Management has initiated a huge stake in The Men’s Wearhouse, Inc. (NYSE:MW). SAB Capital Management’s filing with......(read more)

Town Sports International Holdings, Inc. (CLUB): HG Vora Capital Management Betting Big on Fitness

Town Sports International Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:CLUB)
Parag Vora’s HG Vora Capital Management has gone activist on Town Sports International Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:CLUB) and also increased its stake in......(read more)

The Medicines Company (MDCO), TG Therapeutics Inc (TGTX): Bridger Management & Ra Capital Management Taking Plunge

Roberto-Mignone1
In the last few days, we have seen a lot of capital from funds that we track getting shifted to pharmaceutical stocks and no it’s not just sector specific......(read more)

Alimera Sciences Inc (ALIM) & Bio Blast Pharma Ltd (ORPN): 2 Pharmaceutical Stocks Hedge Funds are Increasing Their Stakes In

Alimera Sciences Inc (NASDAQ:ALIM)
Pharmaceuticals and life sciences as a sector is where most of the money from hedge funds seems to be flowing in. However, it’s the sector-specific......(read more)

Noble Corp plc (NE): Fir Tree Partners Starts Reducing Exposure

Jeffrey Tannenbaum
Fir Tree Partners, founded by Jeffrey Tannenbaum, is reducing its exposure to Noble Corp plc (NYSE:NE). Fir Tree’s latest filing with the Securities......(read more)

KeyCorp (KEY) & Century Bancorp, Inc. (CNBKA): 2 Banking Stocks Insiders are Bullish On

KeyCorp
It seems like tough time for banking sector is finally over as insiders have again started dipping into them. When insiders start buying a stock, the......(read more)

Universal American Corporation (UAM): Camber Capital Management Resumes Buying Shares

Universal American Corporation
Stephen Dubois’ Camber Capital Management is again increasing its stakes in Universal American Corporation (NYSE:UAM). Camber Capital Management’s......(read more)

C&J Energy Services Inc (CJES): Point72 Asset Management Does a U-Turn

SAC CAPITAL ADVISORS
Steven Cohen’s Point72 Asset Management, has changed its course and is now reducing its exposure to C&J Energy Services Inc (NYSE:CJES). Point72......(read more)

NuStar GP Holdings, LLC (NSH): Balyasny Asset Management Goes Big

Dmitry Balyasny
Dmitry Balyasny’s Balyasny Asset Management has raised its position in NuStar GP Holdings, LLC (NYSE:NSH). Balyasny Asset Management’s recent filing......(read more)

QEP Resources Inc (QEP): JANA Partners Sells Its Entire Stake

Barry Rosenstein JANA PARTNERS
Barry Rosenstein’s JANA Partners has divested its entire stake as an activist investor in QEP Resources Inc (NYSE:QEP). According to the latest filing......(read more)

Darden Restaurants, Inc. (DRI): Starboard Value Walks the Talk, Goes On to Acquire Additional Shares of the Company

Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE:DRI)
Not only has Jeffrey Smith’s Starboard Value LP managed to replace the entire board of Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE:DRI), it has also strengthened......(read more)

Bellatrix Exploration Ltd (BXE): Orange Capital’s Holding Amasses Over 10% of Stock

Bellatrix Exploration BXE
Activist investors play the market differently than regular investors. Once they are convinced that a company is more valuable than what the market values......(read more)

Altisource Asset Management Corp (AAMC): Luxor Capital Group’s Holding Crosses 15%

Christian Leone
It seems Christian Leone’s Luxor Capital Group is in a hurry to acquire as many shares of Altisource Asset Management Corp (NYSEMKT:AAMC) as possible......(read more)

Interface, Inc. (TILE) & Hudson Global Inc (HSON): Will Insider Purchases Take Them Higher?

Interface, Inc. (NASDAQ:TILE)
Investing without an edge is like throwing darts on a board. Retail investors often complain that they can’t have an edge or can’t beat the markets......(read more)

Aegerion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (AEGR): Steve Cohen’s Point72 Asset Management Goes Big

SAC CAPITAL ADVISORS
Life science is turning out to be an industry sector that most hedgies are convinced will outperform in the near future. In the last few days we have......(read more)

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Kimberly Clark Corp (KMB) & Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Are Largest Holdings of West Coast Asset Management

Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ)
Lance Helfert and Paul Orfalea’s West Coast Asset Management has left its equity portfolio relatively unchanged since last quarter, except for one big......(read more)

Steelcase Inc. (SCS) and MVC Capital, Inc. (MVC): Insiders Getting Active

Steelcase Inc. (NYSE:SCS)
Will you invest your money in a stock if you are convinced it will go down? To most people the answer to that question would be an instantaneous ‘no......(read more)

Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST): What Does Insider Sales Mean?

Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST)
Several insiders of a company selling its shares within few days of each other can never be good news for the company, regardless of whether it’s big......(read more)

Allison Transmission Holdings Inc (ALSN) & Web.com Group Inc (WWWW): ValueAct Partners and Okumus Fund Management Continue to Buy These Stocks

VALUEACT CAPITAL
Allison Transmission Holdings Inc (NYSE:ALSN) & Web.com Group Inc (NASDAQ:WWWW) are witnessing heavy buying from two different hedge funds that are......(read more)

Aviat Networks Inc (AVNW), Entegris Inc (ENTG), & Altisource Asset Management Corp (AAMC): Hedge Funds Increasing Their Holdings

Christian Leone
Aviat Networks Inc (NASDAQ:AVNW), Entegris Inc (NASDAQ:ENTG), & Altisource Asset Management Corp (NYSEMKT:AAMC) are three hot stocks on hedge funds......(read more)

Endologix, Inc. (ELGX): Deerfield Management Upping its Game

Endologix, Inc. (NASDAQ:ELGX)
It seems the recent decline in Endologix, Inc. (NASDAQ:ELGX)’s stock by around 20% has made it more lucrative for hedge funds. As a recent filing with......(read more)

XenoPort, Inc. (XNPT) & CareDx Inc (CDNA): Two Life Sciences Stocks That Can Outperform

XenoPort, Inc. (NASDAQ:XNPT)
Julian Baker and Felix Baker’s Baker Bros. Advisors is tightening its grip over XenoPort, Inc. (NASDAQ:XNPT) and so is James E. Flynn’s Deerfield......(read more)
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