The market has been volatile as the Federal Reserve winds down its easy money policies. Small cap stocks have been hit hard as a result, as the Russell 2000 ETF (IWM) has underperformed the larger S&P 500 ETF (SPY) by more than 14 percentage points between June 25th and the end of October. SEC filings and hedge fund investor letters indicate that the smart money seems to be paring back their overall long exposure, and the funds’ movements is one of the reasons why the major indexes have retraced. In this article, we analyze what the smart money thinks of Cumberland Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:CPIX) and find out how it is affected by hedge funds’ moves.
Cumberland Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:CPIX) shares haven’t seen a lot of action during the third quarter. Overall, hedge fund sentiment was unchanged. The stock was in 5 hedge funds’ portfolios at the end of the third quarter of 2015. 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 Tremor Video Inc (NYSE:TRMR), Trillium Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:TRIL), and RADCOM Ltd. (NASDAQ:RDCM) to gather more data points.
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Now, let’s take a look at the latest action regarding Cumberland Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:CPIX).
How are hedge funds trading Cumberland Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:CPIX)?
According to Insider Monkey’s hedge fund database, Millennium Management, managed by Israel Englander, holds the most valuable position in Cumberland Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:CPIX). Millennium Management has an $3.6 million position in the stock, comprising less than 0.1% of its 13F portfolio. On Millennium Management’s heels is Renaissance Technologies, managed by Jim Simons, which holds an $1.1 million position; less than 0.1% of its 13F portfolio is allocated to the stock. Remaining peers that hold long positions include Peter Muller’s PDT Partners, and Chuck Royce’s Royce & Associates.