The latest 13F reporting period has come and gone, and Insider Monkey is again at the forefront when it comes to making use of this gold mine of data. We have processed the filings of the more than 700 world-class investment firms that we track and now have access to the collective wisdom contained in these filings, which are based on their September 30 holdings, data that is available nowhere else. Should you consider Atlassian Corporation PLC(NASDAQ:TEAM) for your portfolio? We’ll look to this invaluable collective wisdom for the answer.
Is Atlassian Corporation PLC(NASDAQ:TEAM) a buy here? It looks like hedge funds are getting more bullish. During the third quarter, the number of funds from our database long the stock went up by seven to 18. 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 Gildan Activewear Inc (USA) (NYSE:GIL), American Capital Agency Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC), and FMC Corp (NYSE:FMC) to gather more data points.
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Now, we’re going to take a gander at the recent action regarding Atlassian Corporation PLC(NASDAQ:TEAM).
What does the smart money think about Atlassian Corporation PLC(NASDAQ:TEAM)?
Heading into the fourth quarter of 2016, a total of 18 of the hedge funds tracked by Insider Monkey were long this stock, up by 64% over the quarter. Below, you can check out the change in hedge fund sentiment towards TEAM over the last five quarters. So, let’s review which hedge funds were among the top holders of the stock and which hedge funds were making big moves.
According to publicly available hedge fund and institutional investor holdings data compiled by Insider Monkey, Matthew Iorio’s White Elm Capital holds the largest position in Atlassian Corporation PLC(NASDAQ:TEAM) which has a $23.4 million position in the stock, comprising 3% of its 13F portfolio. The second most bullish fund Renaissance Technologies, one of the biggest hedge funds in the world, holding a $20.5 million position. Remaining peers that are bullish consist of Chase Coleman’s Tiger Global Management LLC and Michael Hintze’s CQS Cayman LP. We should note that none of these hedge funds are 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.