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Clean Harbors Inc (NYSE:CLH) has seen an increase in support from the world’s most elite money managers lately. CLH was in 22 hedge funds’ portfolios at the end of September. There were 19 hedge funds in our database with CLH holdings at the end of the previous quarter. At the end of this article we will also compare CLH to other stocks including World Fuel Services Corporation (NYSE:INT), Myriad Genetics, Inc. (NASDAQ:MYGN), and TCF Financial Corporation (NYSE:TCB) to get a better sense of its popularity.
With all of this in mind, we’re going to check out the recent action encompassing Clean Harbors Inc (NYSE:CLH).
What have hedge funds been doing with Clean Harbors Inc (NYSE:CLH)?
At the end of the third quarter, a total of 22 of the hedge funds tracked by Insider Monkey were long this stock, a change of 16% from the second quarter. With hedgies’ positions undergoing their usual ebb and flow, there exists a few key hedge fund managers who were boosting their holdings meaningfully (or already accumulated large positions).
According to Insider Monkey’s hedge fund database, Paul Reeder and Edward Shapiro’s PAR Capital Management has the largest position in Clean Harbors Inc (NYSE:CLH), worth close to $86.5 million, amounting to 1.8% of its total 13F portfolio. The second most bullish fund manager is Blue Harbour Group, managed by Clifton S. Robbins, which holds a $42.6 million position; 1.3% of its 13F portfolio is allocated to the company. Remaining professional money managers that hold long positions comprise Ross Margolies’ Stelliam Investment Management, Lee Munder’s Lee Munder Capital Group and James A. Noonan’s Pivot Point Capital.