A whopping number of 13F filings filed with U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has been processed by Insider Monkey so that individual investors can look at the overall hedge fund sentiment towards the stocks included in their watchlists. These freshly-submitted public filings disclose money managers’ equity positions as of the end of the three-month period that ended September 30, so let’s proceed with the discussion of the hedge fund sentiment on ADMA Biologics Inc (NASDAQ:ADMA).
ADMA Biologics Inc (NASDAQ:ADMA) investors should pay attention to a decrease in enthusiasm from smart money recently. There were 8 hedge funds in our database with ADMA positions at the end of the second quarter, which shrank by 2 during the third quarter. 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 Harvard Bioscience, Inc. (NASDAQ:HBIO), Xcel Brands Inc (NASDAQ:XELB), and FBR & Co (NASDAQ:FBRC) to gather more data points.
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How have hedgies been trading ADMA Biologics Inc (NASDAQ:ADMA)?
At Q3’s end, a total of 6 of the hedge funds tracked by Insider Monkey were long this stock, a 25% drop from one quarter earlier. Below, you can check out the change in hedge fund sentiment towards ADMA over the last 5 quarters, which has been somewhat volatile in 2016. So, let’s review which hedge funds were among the top holders of the stock and which hedge funds were making big moves.
When looking at the institutional investors followed by Insider Monkey, Dennis Purcell’s Aisling Capital has the biggest position in ADMA Biologics Inc (NASDAQ:ADMA), worth close to $26.2 million, amounting to 5.4% of its total 13F portfolio. Sitting at the No. 2 spot is Mitchell Blutt’s Consonance Capital Management, which holds a $9.2 million position. Remaining peers that hold long positions include Kevin Kotler’s Broadfin Capital, Joseph Edelman’s Perceptive Advisors, and Stuart Weisbrod’s Iguana Healthcare Management. 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-micro-cap stocks.