Hedge Funds Aren’t Crazy About Higher One Holdings, Inc (ONE) Anymore

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Insider Monkey finished processing more than 700 13F filings made by hedge funds and prominent investors. These filings show these funds’ portfolio positions as of September 30. What do these smart investors think about Higher One Holdings, Inc (NYSE:ONE)?

Higher One Holdings, Inc (NYSE:ONE) investors should be aware of a decrease in support from the world’s most elite money managers recently. 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 Carbylan Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:CBYL), BIND Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:BIND), and Intermolecular Inc (NASDAQ:IMI) to gather more data points.

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With all of this in mind, let’s take a glance at the new action encompassing Higher One Holdings, Inc (NYSE:ONE).

What does the smart money think about Higher One Holdings, Inc (NYSE:ONE)?

Heading into Q4, a total of 14 of the hedge funds tracked by Insider Monkey were bullish on this stock, a change of -13% from the previous quarter. With hedge funds’ sentiment swirling, there exists an “upper tier” of key hedge fund managers who were upping their stakes meaningfully (or already accumulated large positions).

When looking at the institutional investors followed by Insider Monkey, Deccan Value Advisors, managed by Vinit Bodas, holds the biggest position in Higher One Holdings, Inc (NYSE:ONE). Deccan Value Advisors has a $8.8 million position in the stock, comprising 1.5% of its 13F portfolio. Coming in second is Ancient Art (Teton Capital), led by Quincy Lee, holding a $3.3 million position; the fund has 0.6% of its 13F portfolio invested in the stock. Some other peers that are bullish encompass D. E. Shaw’s D E Shaw, Peter Algert and Kevin Coldiron’s Algert Coldiron Investors and Israel Englander’s Millennium Management.

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