Is Neff Corp (NEFF) A Good Stock To Buy?

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Concerns over a shift in Fed’s easy monetary policy have hit several hedge funds hard during the third quarter. A number of sectors are in correction territory. More importantly, Russell 2000 ETF (IWM) underperformed the larger S&P 500 ETF (SPY) by more than 14 percentage points between June 25, 2015 and October 30, 2015. Hedge funds and institutional investors tracked by Insider Monkey usually invest a disproportionate amount of their portfolios in smaller cap stocks. We have been receiving indications that hedge funds were paring back their overall exposure and this is one of the factors behind the recent movements in major indices. In this article, we will take a closer look at hedge fund sentiment towards Neff Corp (NYSE:NEFF).

Neff Corp (NYSE:NEFF) shares haven’t seen a lot of action during the third quarter. Overall, hedge fund sentiment was unchanged. The stock was in 5 hedge funds’ portfolios at the end of September. At the end of this article we will also compare NEFF to other stocks including Luby’s, Inc. (NYSE:LUB), Westfield Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:WFD), and Spartan Motors Inc (NASDAQ:SPAR) to get a better sense of its popularity.

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Keeping this in mind, let’s take a gander at the key action regarding Neff Corp (NYSE:NEFF).

How are hedge funds trading Neff Corp (NYSE:NEFF)?

Of the funds tracked by Insider Monkey, Buckingham Capital Management, managed by David Keidan, holds the biggest position in Neff Corp (NYSE:NEFF). Buckingham Capital Management has a $5.2 million position in the stock, comprising 0.5% of its 13F portfolio. Coming in second is ZWEIG DIMENNA PARTNERS, led by Joe DiMenna, holding a $1.9 million position; 0.1% of its 13F portfolio is allocated to the company. Other professional money managers that hold long positions encompass Glenn Russell Dubin’s Highbridge Capital Management, Jonathan Lennon’s Pleasant Lake Partners and Ken Griffin’s Citadel Investment Group.

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