Is Phoenix New Media Ltd ADR (NYSE:FENG) going to take off soon? Investors who are in the know are taking an optimistic view. The number of bullish hedge fund positions advanced by 1 recently.
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Keeping this in mind, we’re going to take a look at the key action surrounding Phoenix New Media Ltd ADR (NYSE:FENG).
How are hedge funds trading Phoenix New Media Ltd ADR (NYSE:FENG)?
Heading into Q2, a total of 6 of the hedge funds we track were long in this stock, a change of 20% from the first quarter. With hedgies’ sentiment swirling, there exists a select group of notable hedge fund managers who were increasing their holdings meaningfully.
When looking at the hedgies we track, D E Shaw, managed by D. E. Shaw, holds the largest position in Phoenix New Media Ltd ADR (NYSE:FENG). D E Shaw has a $0.6 million position in the stock, comprising less than 0.1%% of its 13F portfolio. Sitting at the No. 2 spot is Jim Simons of Renaissance Technologies, with a $0.6 million position; less than 0.1%% of its 13F portfolio is allocated to the stock. Some other peers that are bullish include Steven Cohen’s SAC Capital Advisors, Lei Zhang’s Hillhouse Capital Management and Jacob Gottlieb’s Visium Asset Management.
With a general bullishness amongst the heavyweights, key money managers were breaking ground themselves. Two Sigma Advisors, managed by John Overdeck and David Siegel, assembled the most valuable position in Phoenix New Media Ltd ADR (NYSE:FENG). Two Sigma Advisors had 0.1 million invested in the company at the end of the quarter.
How are insiders trading Phoenix New Media Ltd ADR (NYSE:FENG)?
Insider buying is best served when the company in question has experienced transactions within the past 180 days. Over the last six-month time period, Phoenix New Media Ltd ADR (NYSE:FENG) has seen zero unique insiders purchasing, and zero insider sales (see the details of insider trades here).
Let’s go over hedge fund and insider activity in other stocks similar to Phoenix New Media Ltd ADR (NYSE:FENG). These stocks are Tucows Inc. (USA) (NYSEAMEX:TCX), TheStreet, Inc. (NASDAQ:TST), China Finance Online Co. (ADR) (NASDAQ:JRJC), Local Corporation (NASDAQ:LOCM), and Autobytel Inc. (NASDAQ:ABTL). This group of stocks are the members of the internet information providers industry and their market caps are similar to FENG’s market cap.