Posts Tagged ‘Hedge Funds’


What Hedge Funds Think About the Five Highest Total Cash Returns Stocks

The father of value investing, Benjamin Graham, in his famous book “The Intelligent Investor” recommended holding a 25/75 portfolio split......(read more)
Apple, is AAPL

Hedge Funds Shunt Apple Inc. (AAPL) For Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA): Charles Payne

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) remained the most sought after stock by hedge funds in the third quarter with Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) turning out......(read more)
Hedge Fund Managers

Apple Inc. (AAPL), Google Inc (GOOGL), and Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA) Among Top 10 Most Popular Stocks in Hedge Funds’ 13Fs

As the latest round of 13F filings has witnessed an increase in bullish sentiments among hedge funds. This especially affected the most popular companies......(read more)
David Winters

David Winters´ Wintergreen Advisers: More Focused on Consumer Goods and Financial Companies; Cuts Exposure to Tobacco

Last Friday, David Winters’ Wintergreen Advisers filed its 13F form at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, disclosing its long equity positions......(read more)

Joel Greenblatt’s Top Five New Positions From Q4

Hedge funds continue to disclose their long equity positions as of the end of the fourth quarter of 2013. We have found that the most popular small cap......(read more)

Several Insiders Seem to Feel Confident about ADT Corp (ADT)

Since the beginning of February, seven insiders at ADT Corp (NYSE:ADT) declared – at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission – having......(read more)

Two Insiders Are Betting On Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM)

On Feb. 5th, two insiders at Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE:ADM) acquired stock from the company. Ray Young, Chief Financial Officer, acquired 3......(read more)
Greenlight Capital

David Einhorn and Insiders Are Bullish About These Stocks

Quarterly filings from major hedge funds are highly anticipated in the financial community — many investors and market watchers are at least somewhat......(read more)
Chuck Royce

Insiders and Hedge Funds Betting Strong on American Eagle Outfitters (AEO)

Last week, two insiders at American Eagle Outfitters (NYSE:AEO) acquired stock of the company. On Jan. 24th, Jay Schottenstein, Executive Chairman Of......(read more)
David Simon

Both Insiders and Hedge Funds Seem to Love American Realty Capital Properties (ARCP)

Last week, two insiders at American Realty Capital Properties Inc (NASDAQ:ARCP) acquired stock from the company. On Jan. 14th, Brian Block, Executive......(read more)

Insider Activity at TechTarget Inc (TTGT) Might be Tricky. Take a Look at the Latest Moves

TechTarget Inc (NASDAQ:TTGT) registered considerable insider activity over the past week; at least seven Form 4’s were filed at the U.S. Securities......(read more)

Top 20 Hedge Funds with Highest Returns

HSBC Hedge Weekly, in its issue Nr. 48, has published a list of the best hedge fund returns. Out of the issue, we have selected the list with top 20......(read more)
FAIRHOLME (FAIRX) Bruce Berkowitz

American International Group Inc (AIG), Citigroup Inc (C) Among 5 Financial Stocks That Hedge Funds Love

Once per quarter hedge funds disclose their long stock positions in major U.S. publicly traded companies. Historically, the most popular small-cap stocks......(read more)

Google Inc (GOOG), Apple Inc. (AAPL): Top 10 Tech Stocks Among Hedge Funds

In a previous article, we presented the five most popular stocks among hedge funds by the end of 2013’s third quarter. In this article, we will dig......(read more)
Warren Buffett

10 Most Popular Stocks Among Hedge Funds – Q3

After each quarter, hedge funds and other major investors disclose many of their long equity positions with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission......(read more)

Hedge Fund Bond Strategies: The Trend in 2013 May Surprise You

Hedge fund bond strategies: Out of the $1.2 trillion U.S. junk-bond market, hedge funds hold the largest share since the credit crisis, which begs the......(read more)

Hedge Fund Filings: After-Market 13D Watch

Hedge fund filings: After the markets’ close today, we saw a rush of 13D filings come into the SEC. Here’s a brief recap of each. 1) Crestview......(read more)
Herbalife Triangle, Icahn, Soros, Ackman

Hedge Fund Industry Returns Were Positive Last Month

Hedge fund industry returns: The hedge fund industry had a relatively positive September, according to several indices designed to replicate the performance......(read more)
David Einhorn

David Einhorn’s Top Stocks Dominate the Market Even Though Greenlight Capital Doesn’t

Over at Institutional Investor’s Alpha, Stephen Taub wrote an article with the following headline: “David Einhorn’s Greenlight Capital......(read more)
02 Jamie Zimmerman

The Top 50 Women in Hedge Funds

Top women in hedge funds: To call the hedge fund space an “old boy’s club” may have been accurate 50 years ago, but in 2013, it’......(read more)
Mario Gabelli

Mario Gabelli On Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA) & Elon Musk: ‘I Am Not So Sure He Should Be Selling Direct’

Mario Gabelli is one of the 40 or so billionaires tracked by Insider Monkey, and while he may not have the same name recognition as someone like Warren......(read more)
Man Investments

The 10 Largest Hedge Funds in Europe

What are largest hedge funds in Europe? Usually when it comes to discussing money managers, the mind goes straight to U.S-based firms. They seem to be......(read more)
Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:AKAM)

Hedge Funds Aren’t Crazy About Akamai Technologies, Inc. (AKAM) Anymore

Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:AKAM): In today’s marketplace, there are many metrics investors can use to track Mr. Market. Two of the most under......(read more)
Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY)

Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NLY) Is Making a You-Know-What Out Of These Investors

Down more than 20% year-to-date, Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY) hasn’t exactly been friendly to any REIT-concious investor’s......(read more)
Lululemon Athletica inc. (NASDAQ:LULU)

Is Lululemon Athletica inc. (LULU) Going to Burn These Hedge Funds?

Lululemon Athletica inc. (NASDAQ:LULU) investors should know that the world’s most prominent hedge funds have turned a bit bullish on Lulu of late......(read more)
hedge funds vs. mutual funds

Apple Inc. (AAPL), Google Inc (GOOG): The Media is Dead Wrong About Hedge Funds

It’s time to set the record straight. Many members of the media have reacted negatively to the development that hedge funds will be allowed to advertise......(read more)

6 Hedge Fund Strategies to Put in Your Back Pocket

Wondering which hedge fund strategies you should pay attention to? Hedge funds play a major role in the investment world, as they have billions of dollars......(read more)
Third Point 2014 Q3 Investor Letter

What Is a Hedge Fund?

What is a hedge fund? While many of us stumble on news about hedge funds every day, not everyone knows what a hedge fund is, how it works, and how is......(read more)

What Is a Hedge Fund Manager? Here’s How to Be One

Ever ask yourself, “what is a hedge fund manager?” If you follow the news, you might stumble upon news surrounding the latest hedge fund investments......(read more)
Ricky Sandler

Asbury Automotive Group, Inc. (ABG), Velti Plc (VELT), SeaWorld Entertainment Inc (SEAS): Hedge Funds’ Latest Acquisitions

Among many filings made with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), there are several that are particularly crucial; these are 13Gs or 13Ds. These......(read more)

Hedge Fund Strategies & Structure: 4 Stunning Graphics

Leading U.S. law firm, Seward & Kissel, released its 2012 edition of the “New Hedge Fund Study” last month. The study reflects data on......(read more)

Hedge Fund-Blacklist Urging Pension Funds to Stay Away: Icahn, Cohen, Tepper and Loeb All On It

This past week, the American Federation of Teachers, one of the U.S.’s largest teacher unions, issued a list detailing specific hedge funds it was......(read more)
Office Depot Inc (NYSE:ODP)

Office Depot Inc (ODP), Compuware Corporation (CPWR) & More: Activist Hedge Fund Bullish On These Stocks..Should You Buy?

Related tickers: Office Depot Inc (NYSE:ODP), Compuware Corporation (NASDAQ:CPWR) If you belong to the school of thought that believes analyzing the fundamentals......(read more)

Hedge Funds Are Buying Aegerion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (AEGR)

Aegerion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:AEGR) was in 14 hedge funds’ portfolio at the end of the fourth quarter of 2012. AEGR has seen an increase......(read more)
Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)

Microsoft Stock History: Microsoft – One Portfolio Manager Thinks You’d Be Smart to Make This Move

Microsoft Stock History: For many years, people have been wondering when Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) stock would break out. They have been wondering......(read more)
Google Inc (GOOG)

Google Inc (GOOG), Broadcom Corporation (BRCM): To Call This Fund a ‘Tech Bull’ Would Be Saying it Lightly

Related tickers: Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG), Broadcom Corporation (NASDAQ:BRCM) Empire Capital Management, run by Scott Fine and Peter Richards, invests......(read more)
Most Valuable Brands in 2013

Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO), Microsoft Corporation (MSFT): One Prominent Investor Is Backing

Related tickers: Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO), Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) Hedge fund manager Jean-Marie Eveillard has been in finance for......(read more)

Hedge Funds Were Dumping Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. (ADR) (NYSE:FMS)

Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. (ADR) (NYSE:FMS) investors should be aware of a decrease in hedge fund interest in recent months. According to most......(read more)
The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR)

Whole Foods Market, Inc. (WFM), Safeway Inc. (SWY): Is The Kroger Co. (KR) Going to Burn These Hedge Funds?

The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR) was in 19 hedge funds’ portfolio at the end of the fourth quarter of 2012. KR investors should pay attention to a decrease......(read more)
BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY)

Is Research In Motion Ltd (BBRY) Going to Burn These Hedge Funds?

Research In Motion Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) investors should be aware of a decrease in support from the world’s most elite money managers of late. In the......(read more)

Hedge Funds Bullish on SCANA Corporation (SCG)

SCANA Corporation (NYSE:SCG) has seen an increase in hedge fund interest lately. There are many indicators investors can use to analyze the equity markets......(read more)
Boardwalk Pipeline Partners, LP (NYSE:BWP)

The Smart Money is Optimistic on Boardwalk Pipeline Partners, LP (BWP)

Boardwalk Pipeline Partners, LP (NYSE:BWP) has seen an increase in hedge fund interest lately. There are many indicators investors can use to analyze......(read more)
Pinnacle West Capital Corporation (NYSE:PNW)

Insiders, Hedge Funds Selling Pinnacle West Capital Corporation (PNW)

Pinnacle West Capital Corporation (NYSE:PNW) has seen a decrease in hedge fund interest lately. There are many indicators investors can use to analyze......(read more)
Alan Howard

5 High-Dividend Financials With Booming Hedge Fund Sentiment: CME Group Inc (CME), HCP, Inc. (HCP)

U.S. lawmakers are faced with the difficult task of sustaining an economic recovery while creating a viable deficit reduction strategy to position the......(read more)
Peabody Energy Corporation (NYSE:BTU)

Hedge Funds’ Favorite Coal Stocks: Peabody Energy Corporation (BTU), Walter Energy, Inc. (WLT) & More

Insider Monkey has processed hundreds of 13F filings from hedge funds and other notable investors for the fourth quarter of 2012; these filings disclose......(read more)
Largest Financial Services Companies

The Smart Money is Pouring into These Financial Stocks: Citigroup Inc. (C), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Bank of America Corp (BAC)

Though estimates vary, it is widely accepted that no more than 400 to 500 managers control about four-fifths of the hedge fund world’s total asset base......(read more)
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)

Hedgies and Insiders Are Crazy About This Tech ‘Fab Five’ – Apple Inc. (AAPL), Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE)

Over the past half-decade, technology stocks have provided the biggest bang for Mr. Market’s buck, and it’s the only sector to appreciate more than......(read more)
Should this Concern Apple Inc. (AAPL) and Google Inc (GOOG)?

These Hedge Funds Have Been Killed By Apple Inc. (AAPL)’s Selloff

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is the most popular stock in the hedge fund industry; that’s no question. Of the 400+ money managers we track here at Insider......(read more)
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Why Stephen Taub is Dead Wrong About Following Hedge Funds’ 13F Filings

Here at Insider Monkey, we’re big believers of imitating the smart money. Over at Institutional Investor’s Alpha, Stephen Taub penned an article......(read more)

MSFT, BP, INTC, CVX Among Our 10 Cheap Dividend Stocks Loved by the Hedge Fund Industry

We have found ten cheap dividends stocks that hedge funds were in love with during the third quarter. Dividends play a big role in total stock market......(read more)

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