Is Ubiquiti Networks Inc (UBNT) a Good Stock To Buy?

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With the third-quarter round of 13F filings behind us it is time to take a look at the stocks in which some of the best money managers in the world preferred to invest or sell heading into the fourth quarter. One of these stocks was Ubiquiti Networks Inc (NASDAQ:UBNT).

Ubiquiti Networks Inc (NASDAQ:UBNT) investors should be aware of a decrease in activity from the world’s largest hedge funds in recent months. At the end of this article we will also compare UBNT to other stocks including Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HRC), Boardwalk Pipeline Partners, LP (NYSE:BWP), and Cedar Fair, L.P. (NYSE:FUN) to get a better sense of its popularity.

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With all of this in mind, let’s take a look at the latest action surrounding Ubiquiti Networks Inc (NASDAQ:UBNT).

What does the smart money think about Ubiquiti Networks Inc (NASDAQ:UBNT)?

Heading into Q4, a total of 10 of the hedge funds tracked by Insider Monkey held long positions in this stock, a change of -17% from one quarter earlier. With the smart money’s sentiment swirling, there exists an “upper tier” of notable hedge fund managers who were boosting their stakes considerably (or already accumulated large positions).

According to publicly available hedge fund and institutional investor holdings data compiled by Insider Monkey, Charles Akre’s Akre Capital Management has the most valuable position in Ubiquiti Networks Inc (NASDAQ:UBNT), worth close to $90.8 million, comprising 2.1% of its total 13F portfolio. The second most bullish fund manager is Makaira Partners, managed by Thomas Bancroft, which holds an $38.4 million position; the fund has 6.3% of its 13F portfolio invested in the stock. Remaining members of the smart money that hold long positions contain John Kim’s Karamaan Group, and Joel Greenblatt’s Gotham Asset Management.

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