Hedge Funds and other institutional investors have just completed filing their 13Fs with the Securities and Exchange Commission, revealing their equity portfolios as of the end of September. At Insider Monkey, we follow over 700 of the best-performing investors and by analyzing their 13F filings, we can determine the stocks that they are collectively bullish on. One of their picks is Cutera, Inc. (NASDAQ:CUTR), so let’s take a closer look at the sentiment that surrounds it in the current quarter.
Cutera, Inc. (NASDAQ:CUTR) has seen a decrease in activity from the world’s largest hedge funds in recent months. At the end of this article, we will also compare Cutera, Inc. (NASDAQ:CUTR) to other stocks, including Garnero Group Acquisition Co (NASDAQ:GGAC), Clearfield, Inc. (NASDAQ:CLFD), and Old Second Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ:OSBC) to get a better sense of its popularity.
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Now, let’s take a peek at the key action surrounding Cutera, Inc. (NASDAQ:CUTR).
What does the smart money think about Cutera, Inc. (NASDAQ:CUTR)?
At the end of the third quarter, a total of 13 of the hedge funds tracked by Insider Monkey were bullish on this stock, a drop of 19% from the previous quarter. With hedgies’ capital changing hands, there exists a select group of noteworthy hedge fund managers who were boosting their holdings meaningfully (or already accumulated large positions).
According to publicly available hedge fund and institutional investor holdings data compiled by Insider Monkey, Craig A. Drill’s Craig Drill Capital has the most valuable position in Cutera, Inc. (NASDAQ:CUTR), worth close to $14.2 million, comprising 20.2% of its total 13F portfolio. The second largest stake is held by Renaissance Technologies, with a $12 million position; the fund has less than 0.1% of its 13F portfolio invested in the stock. Remaining professional money managers with similar optimism include Mario Gabelli’s GAMCO Investors, Brian C. Freckmann’s Lyon Street Capital, and Tom Henwood’s OMT Capital Management.