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Tupperware Brands Corporation (NYSE:TUP) was in 25 hedge funds’ portfolios at the end of September. TUP investors should pay attention to an increase in hedge fund sentiment of late. There were 14 hedge funds in our database with TUP holdings at the end of the previous quarter. At the end of this article we will also compare TUP to other stocks including LifePoint Hospitals, Inc. (NASDAQ:LPNT), Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:SBGI), and Nabors Industries Ltd. (NYSE:NBR) to get a better sense of its popularity.
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Now, let’s review the new action surrounding Tupperware Brands Corporation (NYSE:TUP).
What have hedge funds been doing with Tupperware Brands Corporation (NYSE:TUP)?
At the end of the third quarter, a total of 25 of the hedge funds tracked by Insider Monkey were bullish on this stock, a massive jump of 79% from the second quarter of 2016. With hedge funds’ capital changing hands, there exists a select group of notable hedge fund managers who were boosting their holdings considerably (or already accumulated large positions).
According to publicly available hedge fund and institutional investor holdings data compiled by Insider Monkey, Joe Huber’s Huber Capital Management has the most valuable position in Tupperware Brands Corporation (NYSE:TUP), worth close to $84.1 million and comprising 3.3% of its total 13F portfolio. The second largest stake is held by Jeffrey Bronchick of Cove Street Capital, with a $18.3 million position; 2% of its 13F portfolio is allocated to the stock. Other members of the smart money that are bullish contain Cliff Asness’s AQR Capital Management, and Anthony Scaramucciá’s Skybridge Capital.