Grupo Televisa SAB (ADR) (TV): Are Hedge Funds Right About This Stock?

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Is Grupo Televisa SAB (ADR) (NYSE:TV) a good investment right now? We check hedge fund and billionaire investor sentiment before delving into hours of research. Hedge funds spend millions of dollars on Ivy League graduates, expert networks, and get tips from industry insiders. They fail miserably sometimes but historically their consensus stock picks outperformed the market after adjusting for known risk factors.

Hedge fund interest in Grupo Televisa SAB (ADR) (NYSE:TV) shares was flat at the end of last quarter. This is usually a negative indicator. At the end of this article we will also compare TV to other stocks including American Water Works Co., Inc. (NYSE:AWK), Energy Transfer Equity, L.P. (NYSE:ETE), and Incyte Corporation (NASDAQ:INCY) to get a better sense of its popularity.

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Keeping this in mind, we’re going to analyze the latest action regarding Grupo Televisa SAB (ADR) (NYSE:TV).

How are hedge funds trading Grupo Televisa SAB (ADR) (NYSE:TV)?

At the end of the third quarter, a total of 22 of the hedge funds tracked by Insider Monkey were bullish on this stock, unchanged from the previous quarter. With hedge funds’ positions undergoing their usual ebb and flow, there exists a few key hedge fund managers who were increasing their holdings significantly (or already accumulated large positions).
According to publicly available hedge fund and institutional investor holdings data compiled by Insider Monkey, Lone Pine Capital, managed by Stephen Mandel, holds the most valuable position in Grupo Televisa SAB (ADR) (NYSE:TV). According to regulatory filings, the fund has a $464.4 million position in the stock, comprising 2.1% of its 13F portfolio. The second most bullish fund manager is Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Trust, led by Michael Larson, holding a $433.6 million position; the fund has 2.3% of its 13F portfolio invested in the stock. Other peers with similar optimism include Robert Joseph Caruso’s Select Equity Group, Ken Fisher’s Fisher Asset Management and Bob Peck and Andy Raab’s FPR Partners.

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