Even though the market recovered from the third-quarter slump during the last three months of 2015, with the S&P 500 gaining around 8% between October and December, the decline in oil prices and fears of a slowdown in global economic growth still creates some uncertainty for investors. Among the funds we track, we also noticed some interesting trends and in this article, we are going to take a closer look at the smart money sentiment towards McKesson Corporation (NYSE:MCK), according to the latest round of 13F filings.
McKesson Corporation (NYSE:MCK) shareholders have witnessed a decrease in hedge fund interest lately. At the end of this article we will also compare MCK to other stocks, including The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (NYSE:BK), Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT), and Statoil ASA (ADR) (NYSE:STO) to get a better sense of its popularity.
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One of the funds betting on McKesson is Herbert Abramson and Randall Abramson’s Trapeze Asset Management, which discussed the company in its third-quarter letter to investors. Read on to see the fund’s comments.