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Hedge fund interest in Qunar Cayman Islands Ltd (NASDAQ:QUNR) shares was flat at the end of last quarter. This is usually a negative indicator. 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 Abengoa Yield PLC (NASDAQ:ABY), Grand Canyon Education Inc (NASDAQ:LOPE), and Rowan Companies PLC (NYSE:RDC) to gather more data points.
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Now, let’s view the new action encompassing Qunar Cayman Islands Ltd (NASDAQ:QUNR).
How are hedge funds trading Qunar Cayman Islands Ltd (NASDAQ:QUNR)?
At Q3’s end, a total of 7 of the hedge funds tracked by Insider Monkey were bullish on this stock, a change of 0% from the previous quarter. Below, you can check out the change in hedge fund sentiment towards QUNR over the last 5 quarters. So, let’s examine which hedge funds were among the top holders of the stock and which hedge funds were making big moves.
Of the funds tracked by Insider Monkey, Matthew Hulsizer’s PEAK6 Capital Management has the biggest position in Qunar Cayman Islands Ltd (NASDAQ:QUNR), worth close to $3 million, corresponding to less than 0.1%% of its total 13F portfolio. The second most bullish fund manager is PEAK6 Capital Management, led by Matthew Hulsizer, which holds a $2.2 million call position; the fund has less than 0.1%% of its 13F portfolio invested in the stock. Remaining professional money managers with similar optimism comprise John Burbank’s Passport Capital, and D. E. Shaw’s D E Shaw, one of the biggest hedge funds in the world. We should note that none of these hedge funds are among our list of the 100 best performing hedge funds which is based on the performance of their 13F long positions in non-microcap stocks.