PennyMac Mortgage Investment Trust (NYSE:PMT) was in 21 hedge funds’ portfolio at the end of December. PMT investors should pay attention to an increase in hedge fund sentiment in recent months. There were 16 hedge funds in our database with PMT positions at the end of the previous quarter.
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Consequently, we’re going to take a glance at the latest action encompassing PennyMac Mortgage Investment Trust (NYSE:PMT).
What does the smart money think about PennyMac Mortgage Investment Trust (NYSE:PMT)?
At the end of the fourth quarter, a total of 21 of the hedge funds we track were long in this stock, a change of 31% from the previous quarter. With the smart money’s sentiment swirling, there exists a select group of noteworthy hedge fund managers who were increasing their holdings significantly.
Of the funds we track, Highbridge Capital Management, managed by Glenn Russell Dubin, holds the biggest position in PennyMac Mortgage Investment Trust (NYSE:PMT). Highbridge Capital Management has a $90 million position in the stock, comprising 1.4% of its 13F portfolio. Sitting at the No. 2 spot is John Burbank of Passport Capital, with a $39 million position; the fund has 1.5% of its 13F portfolio invested in the stock. Some other hedgies with similar optimism include Anand Parekh’s Alyeska Investment Group, Israel Englander’s Millennium Management and Chuck Royce’s Royce & Associates.
With a general bullishness amongst the heavyweights, key hedge funds have jumped into PennyMac Mortgage Investment Trust (NYSE:PMT) headfirst. Highbridge Capital Management, managed by Glenn Russell Dubin, initiated the largest position in PennyMac Mortgage Investment Trust (NYSE:PMT). Highbridge Capital Management had 90 million invested in the company at the end of the quarter. John Burbank’s Passport Capital also made a $39 million investment in the stock during the quarter. The following funds were also among the new PMT investors: Dmitry Balyasny’s Balyasny Asset Management, Louis Bacon’s Moore Global Investments, and Paul Ruddockáand Steve Heinz’s Lansdowne Partners.
How have insiders been trading PennyMac Mortgage Investment Trust (NYSE:PMT)?
Insider trading activity, especially when it’s bullish, is best served when the company we’re looking at has experienced transactions within the past six months. Over the latest 180-day time period, PennyMac Mortgage Investment Trust (NYSE:PMT) has seen zero unique insiders buying, and 2 insider sales (see the details of insider trades here).
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