5 Micro-cap Stocks Billionaires Love The Most

Healthways, Inc. (NASDAQ:HWAY) 

The number of billionaires interested in Healthways, Inc. (NASDAQ:HWAY) jumped to 4 as of the end of the third quarter from just 1 from the last quarter. The stock is up over 79% year-to-date. The Tennessee-based health and fitness company reported third quarter EPS of $0.30 on $125 million revenue, compared to the consensus estimate of $0.52 EPS and of $124.71 million revenue. Earlier this month, investment firm UBS upgraded the company to ‘Buy’ from ‘Sell’ and set a price target of $24. A total of 19 hedge funds out of 742 funds in our database were bullish on Healthways, Inc. (NASDAQ:HWAY) at the end of the third quarter.

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Conyers Park Acquisition Corp. (NASDAQ:CPAA)

No billionaire was interested in Conyers Park Acquisition Corp. (NASDAQ:CPAA) in the second quarter, but in the third quarter, things took a turn as 4 billionaires in our list reported ownership of $82.59 million worth of shares of the company.  Park Acquisition  is a type of Special Purpose Acquisition Company that are established to acquire a business within a set period of time or else the funds are returned back to shareholders. In recent 13F filings, investment fund Baupost Group disclosed ownership of stakes in Park Acquisition Corp. (NASDAQ:CPAA). At the end of the third quarter, 19 funds tracked by Insider Monkey had own positions in Conyers Park Acquisition Corp. (NASDAQ:CPAA), while no fund had any position in the company at the end of the second quarter.

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Nimble Storage Inc (NYSE:NMBL)

At the end of the third quarter, 4 billionaires in our database were bullish on Nimble Storage Inc (NYSE:NMBL), compared to just 1 billionaire a quarter earlier. The California-based flash storage technology company reported  a third quarter loss of $0.18 per share, in-line with the consensus estimate. Revenue in the period totaled to $102 million, versus the consensus estimate of $101.99 million. In the fourth quarter, the company expects per share loss of $0.13-$0.15, versus the consensus of $0.12 per share loss. Jim Simons’ Renaissance Technologies owns 4.58 million shares of Nimble Storage Inc (NYSE:NMBL), as of the end of the third quarter.

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