A whopping number of 13F filings filed with U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has been processed by Insider Monkey so that individual investors can look at the overall hedge fund sentiment towards the stocks included in their watchlists. These freshly-submitted public filings disclose money managers’ equity positions as of the end of the three-month period that ended September 30, so let’s proceed with the discussion of the hedge fund sentiment on ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES INC. – American Depositary Shares (NASDAQ:IMOS).
Is ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES INC. – American Depositary Shares (NASDAQ:IMOS) a splendid investment today? It looks like money managers are turning less bullish. The number of long hedge fund positions that are disclosed in regulatory 13F filings inched down by one. At the end of this article we will also compare IMOS to other stocks including Resources Connection, Inc. (NASDAQ:RECN), Hemisphere Media Group Inc (NASDAQ:HMTV), and Bryn Mawr Bank Corp. (NASDAQ:BMTC) to get a better sense of its popularity.
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With all of this in mind, we’re going to check out the key action surrounding ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES INC. – American Depositary Shares (NASDAQ:IMOS).
Hedge fund activity in ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES INC. – American Depositary Shares (NASDAQ:IMOS)
At the end of the third quarter, 17 funds tracked by Insider Monkey were bullish on this stock, down by 6% over the quarter. On the other hand, there were a total of 18 hedge funds with a bullish position in IMOS at the beginning of this year. So, let’s examine which hedge funds were among the top holders of the stock and which hedge funds were making big moves.
According to Insider Monkey’s hedge fund database, Seth Klarman’s Baupost Group has the largest position in ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES INC. – American Depositary Shares (NASDAQ:IMOS), worth close to $74.3 million, accounting for 1.1% of its total 13F portfolio. Coming in second is Renaissance Technologies, one of the largest hedge funds in the world, with a $32.5 million position. Some other peers that hold long positions contain George Soros’ Soros Fund Management, Bernard Lambilliotte’s Ecofin Ltd and Brett Hendrickson’s Nokomis Capital. We should note that Soros Fund Management is among our list of the 100 best performing hedge funds which is based on the performance of their 13F long positions in non-microcap stocks.