While the market driven by short-term sentiment influenced by uncertainty regarding the future of the interest rate environment in the US, the low commodity prices and the economic turmoil in China, many smart money investors are keeping their optimism regarding the current bull run, while still hedging many of their long positions. However, as we know, big investors usually buy stocks with strong fundamentals, which is why we believe we can profit from imitating them. In this article, we are going to take a look at the smart money sentiment surrounding ChinaCache Internatnl Hldgs Ltd (ADR) (NASDAQ:CCIH).
ChinaCache Internatnl Hldgs Ltd (ADR) (NASDAQ:CCIH) has experienced a decrease in activity from the world’s largest hedge funds recently. CCIH was in 4 hedge funds’ portfolios at the end of the third quarter of 2015. There were 11 hedge funds in our database with CCIH holdings at the end of the previous quarter. The level and the change in hedge fund popularity aren’t the only variables you need to analyze to decipher hedge funds’ perspectives. A stock may witness a boost in popularity but it may still be less popular than similarly priced stocks. That’s why at the end of this article we will examine companies such as TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSYS), Tilly’s Inc (NYSE:TLYS), and Capitala Finance Corp (NASDAQ:CPTA) to gather more data points.
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Now, let’s analyze the recent action regarding ChinaCache Internatnl Hldgs Ltd (ADR) (NASDAQ:CCIH).
What have hedge funds been doing with ChinaCache Internatnl Hldgs Ltd (ADR) (NASDAQ:CCIH)?
At the end of the third quarter, a total of 4 of the hedge funds tracked by Insider Monkey were bullish on this stock, a change of -64% from the second quarter. With hedge funds’ positions undergoing their usual ebb and flow, there exists a few notable hedge fund managers who were boosting their stakes meaningfully (or already accumulated large positions).
According to publicly available hedge fund and institutional investor holdings data compiled by Insider Monkey, Keywise Capital Management, managed by Fang Zheng, holds the biggest position in ChinaCache Internatnl Hldgs Ltd (ADR) (NASDAQ:CCIH). Keywise Capital Management has a $3 million position in the stock, comprising 5.3% of its 13F portfolio. Coming in second is D E Shaw, led by D. E. Shaw, holding a $0.9 million position; the fund has less than 0.1% of its 13F portfolio invested in the stock. Remaining hedge funds and institutional investors that are bullish consist of Brian Taylor’s Pine River Capital Management, and Ken Griffin’s Citadel Investment Group.