Is Eldorado Gold Corp (USA) (NYSE:EGO) a buy, sell, or hold? Money managers are becoming less confident. The number of long hedge fund positions stayed the same which is a slightly negative development in our experience
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Consequently, let’s take a gander at the key action surrounding Eldorado Gold Corp (USA) (NYSE:EGO).
What does the smart money think about Eldorado Gold Corp (USA) (NYSE:EGO)?
At year’s end, a total of 17 of the hedge funds we track held long positions in this stock, a change of 0% from the previous quarter. With hedge funds’ sentiment swirling, there exists a few noteworthy hedge fund managers who were increasing their stakes considerably.
Of the funds we track, First Eagle Investment Management, managed by Jean-Marie Eveillard, holds the largest position in Eldorado Gold Corp (USA) (NYSE:EGO). First Eagle Investment Management has a $46 million position in the stock, comprising 0.2% of its 13F portfolio. The second largest stake is held by Chuck Royce of Royce & Associates, with a $18 million position; the fund has 0.1% of its 13F portfolio invested in the stock. Some other hedgies that hold long positions include Trey Reik’s Bristol Investment Partners, Michael Hintze’s CQS Cayman LP and Michael Katz’s Glenrock Global Partners.
Due to the fact that Eldorado Gold Corp (USA) (NYSE:EGO) has witnessed a declination in interest from the smart money, we can see that there were a few hedgies that slashed their entire stakes last quarter. Intriguingly, SAC Subsidiary’s CR Intrinsic Investors cut the biggest investment of the 450+ funds we watch, valued at an estimated $2 million in stock., and Paul Tudor Jones of Tudor Investment Corp was right behind this move, as the fund said goodbye to about $1 million worth. These bearish behaviors are interesting, as aggregate hedge fund interest stayed the same (this is a bearish signal in our experience).
How are insiders trading Eldorado Gold Corp (USA) (NYSE:EGO)?
Insider purchases made by high-level executives is at its handiest when the company in focus has experienced transactions within the past 180 days. Over the last 180-day time period, Eldorado Gold Corp (USA) (NYSE:EGO) has experienced zero unique insiders purchasing, and zero insider sales (see the details of insider trades here).
With the returns shown by our studies, everyday investors must always keep an eye on hedge fund and insider trading activity, and Eldorado Gold Corp (USA) (NYSE:EGO) applies perfectly to this mantra.
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