The Insider Monkey team has completed processing the quarterly 13F filings for the September quarter submitted by the hedge funds and other money managers included in our extensive database. Most hedge fund investors endured a turbulent quarter, which certainly propelled them to adjust their equity holdings so as to maintain their desired risk profile. As a result, the relevancy of these public filings and their content is indisputable, as they may reveal numerous high-potential stocks coming out of the rough quarter. The following article will discuss the smart money sentiment towards Bellatrix Exploration Ltd Ordinary Shares (Canada) (NYSEAMEX:BXE).
Bellatrix Exploration Ltd Ordinary Shares (Canada) (NYSEAMEX:BXE) was in 10 hedge funds’ portfolios at the end of September. Bellatrix Exploration investors should be aware of a decrease in enthusiasm from smart money of late. There were 12 hedge funds in our database with Bellatrix Exploration holdings at the end of the previous quarter. At the end of this article we will also compare Bellatrix Exploration to other stocks including Loxo Oncology Inc (NASDAQ:LOXO), BioDelivery Sciences International, Inc. (NASDAQ:BDSI), and Seabridge Gold, Inc. (USA) (NYSE:SA) to get a better sense of its popularity.
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Keeping this in mind, let’s take a gander at the new action surrounding Bellatrix Exploration Ltd Ordinary Shares (Canada) (NYSEAMEX:BXE).
What have hedge funds been doing with Bellatrix Exploration Ltd Ordinary Shares (Canada) (NYSEAMEX:BXE)?
Heading into Q4, a total of 10 of the hedge funds tracked by Insider Monkey were bullish on this stock, a drop of 17% from one quarter earlier. With the smart money’s positions undergoing their usual ebb and flow, there exists an “upper tier” of key hedge fund managers who were upping their stakes meaningfully (or had already accumulated large positions).
When looking at the institutional investors followed by Insider Monkey, Daniel Lewis’ Orange Capital has the most valuable position in Bellatrix Exploration Ltd Ordinary Shares (Canada) (NYSEAMEX:BXE), worth close to $50 million, accounting for 3.9% of its total 13F portfolio. On Orange Capital’s heels is Baupost Group, led by Seth Klarman, holding a $36.5 million position; 0.6% of its 13F portfolio is allocated to the stock. Remaining hedge funds and institutional investors that hold long positions contain Youlia Miteva’s Proxima Capital Management, David Dreman’s Dreman Value Management, and Brett Hendrickson’s Nokomis Capital.