Hedge Funds Are Dumping Pattern Energy Group Inc (PEGI)

The 700+ hedge funds and money managers tracked by Insider Monkey have already compiled and submitted their 13F filings for the third quarter, which unveil their equity positions as of September 30. We went through these filings, fixed typos and other more significant errors and identified the changes in hedge fund positions. Our extensive review of these public filings is finally over, so this article is set to reveal the smart money sentiment towards Pattern Energy Group Inc (NASDAQ:PEGI).

Pattern Energy Group Inc (NASDAQ:PEGI) investors should be aware of a decrease in support from the world’s most elite money managers of late. At the end of this article we will also compare PEGI to other stocks including Ladder Capital Corp (NYSE:LADR), Houlihan Lokey Inc (NYSE:HLI), and Jumei International Holding Ltd (ADR) (NYSE:JMEI) to get a better sense of its popularity.

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Keeping this in mind, let’s view the latest action surrounding Pattern Energy Group Inc (NASDAQ:PEGI).

What does the smart money think about Pattern Energy Group Inc (NASDAQ:PEGI)?

At Q3’s end, a total of 13 of the hedge funds tracked by Insider Monkey held long positions in this stock, a change of -19% from one quarter earlier. With the smart money’s positions undergoing their usual ebb and flow, there exists a select group of noteworthy hedge fund managers who were upping their holdings substantially (or already accumulated large positions).

Of the funds tracked by Insider Monkey, Ecofin Ltd, managed by Bernard Lambilliotte, holds the largest position in Pattern Energy Group Inc (NASDAQ:PEGI). Ecofin Ltd has a $48.6 million position in the stock, comprising 9.3% of its 13F portfolio. The second most bullish fund manager is Adage Capital Management, managed by Phill Gross and Robert Atchinson, which holds a $43 million position; 0.1% of its 13F portfolio is allocated to the stock. Some other professional money managers with similar optimism comprise Daniel Lewis’s Orange Capital, Michael R. Weisberg’s Crestwood Capital Management and Israel Englander’s Millennium Management.