Is ClubCorp Holdings Inc (MYCC) A Good Stock To Buy?

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Insider Monkey has processed numerous 13F filings of hedge funds and famous investors to create an extensive database of hedge fund holdings. The 13F filings show the hedge funds and investors’ positions as of the end of the third quarter. You can find write-ups about an individual hedge fund’s trades on numerous financial news websites. However, in this article we will take a look at their collective moves and analyze what the smart money thinks of ClubCorp Holdings Inc (NYSE:MYCC) based on that data.

ClubCorp Holdings Inc has seen a decrease in support from the world’s most elite money managers of late. MYCC was in 23 hedge funds’ portfolios at the end of September. There were 26 hedge funds in our database with MYCC positions at the end of the previous quarter. At the end of this article we will also compare MYCC to other stocks including Park National Corporation (NYSEMKT:PRK), Builders FirstSource, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLDR), and Kaiser Aluminum Corp. (NASDAQ:KALU) to get a better sense of its popularity.

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Now, we’re going to review the latest action regarding ClubCorp Holdings Inc (NYSE:MYCC).

How have hedgies been trading ClubCorp Holdings Inc (NYSE:MYCC)?

Heading into Q4, a total of 23 of the hedge funds tracked by Insider Monkey held long positions in this stock, a change of -12% from the previous quarter. With the smart money’s capital changing hands, there exists an “upper tier” of noteworthy hedge fund managers who were boosting their holdings substantially (or already accumulated large positions).

When looking at the institutional investors followed by Insider Monkey, Citadel Investment Group, managed by Ken Griffin, holds the most valuable position in ClubCorp Holdings Inc (NYSE:MYCC). Citadel Investment Group has a $67 million position in the stock, comprising 0.1% of its 13F portfolio. The second most bullish fund manager is Canyon Capital Advisors, managed by Joshua Friedman and Mitchell Julis, which holds a $51.8 million position; the fund has 1.4% of its 13F portfolio invested in the stock. Remaining members of the smart money with similar optimism consist of Stephen Loukas, David A. Lorber, Zachary George’s FrontFour Capital Group, James Dondero’s Highland Capital Management and Marc Majzner’s Clearline Capital.

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