With the third-quarter round of 13F filings behind us it is time to take a look at the stocks in which some of the best money managers in the world preferred to invest or sell heading into the fourth quarter. One of these stocks was Douglas Emmett, Inc. (NYSE:DEI).
Is Douglas Emmett, Inc. (NYSE:DEI) undervalued? Prominent investors are in an optimistic mood. The number of long hedge fund bets improved by 4 recently. Douglas Emmett, Inc. (NYSE:DEI) was in 12 hedge funds’ portfolios at the end of September. There were 8 hedge funds in our database with Douglas Emmett, Inc. (NYSE:DEI) positions at the end of the previous quarter. 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 Shell Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:SHLX), FNFV Group (NYSE:FNFV), and Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) to gather more data points.
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Now, we’re going to take a peek at the key action surrounding Douglas Emmett, Inc. (NYSE:DEI).
What have hedge funds been doing with Douglas Emmett, Inc. (NYSE:DEI)?
Heading into Q4, a total of 12 of the hedge funds tracked by Insider Monkey held long positions in this stock, an increase of 50% from the second quarter. With hedge funds’ capital changing hands, there exists an “upper tier” of key hedge fund managers who were upping their stakes considerably (or already accumulated large positions).
Of the funds tracked by Insider Monkey, Millennium Management, managed by Israel Englander, holds the largest position in Douglas Emmett, Inc. (NYSE:DEI). Millennium Management has an $54.7 million position in the stock, comprising 0.1% of its 13F portfolio. Sitting at the No. 2 spot is Jeffrey Furber of AEW Capital Management, with a $36.6 million position; the fund has 0.9% of its 13F portfolio invested in the stock. Some other peers that hold long positions include Renaissance Technologies, David S. Winter and David J. Millstone’s 40 North Management, and Steve Pei’s Gratia Capital.