We at Insider Monkey have gone over 700 13F filings that hedge funds and prominent investors are required to file by the government. The 13F filings show the funds’ and investors’ portfolio positions as of September 30. In this article we look at what those investors think of Coherus Biosciences Inc (NASDAQ:CHRS).
Coherus Biosciences Inc (NASDAQ:CHRS) investors should pay attention to a decrease in activity from the world’s largest hedge funds of late. 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 Rexford Industrial Realty Inc (NYSE:REXR), Zoe’s Kitchen Inc (NYSE:ZOES), and Cosan Limited (USA) (NYSE:CZZ) to gather more data points.
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Now, let’s review the key action encompassing Coherus Biosciences Inc (NASDAQ:CHRS).
Hedge fund activity in Coherus Biosciences Inc (NASDAQ:CHRS)
At the end of the third quarter, a total of 17 of the hedge funds tracked by Insider Monkey were bullish on this stock, a change of -11% from the previous quarter. With hedgies’ capital changing hands, there exists a select group of key hedge fund managers who were upping their holdings significantly (or already accumulated large positions).
Of the funds tracked by Insider Monkey, Peter Kolchinsky’s RA Capital Management has the largest position in Coherus Biosciences Inc (NASDAQ:CHRS), worth close to $26.2 million, amounting to 3.8% of its total 13F portfolio. Sitting at the No. 2 spot is VHCP Management, managed by Anders Hove and Bong Koh, which holds a $17.4 million position; the fund has 4.5% of its 13F portfolio invested in the stock. Other peers that hold long positions contain Jason Karp’s Tourbillon Capital Partners, Bihua Chen’s Cormorant Asset Management and Christopher James’s Partner Fund Management.