Should You Buy Goldcorp Inc. (USA) (GG)?

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Insider Monkey finished processing more than 700 13F filings made by hedge funds and prominent investors. These filings show these funds’ portfolio positions as of September 30. In this article we are going to take a look at smart money sentiment towards Goldcorp Inc. (USA) (NYSE:GG).

Goldcorp Inc. (USA) (NYSE:GG) shareholders have witnessed an increase in hedge fund interest in recent months. At the end of this article we will also compare GG to other stocks, including Grifols SA, Barcelona (NASDAQ:GRFS), Lam Research Corporation (NASDAQ:LRCX), and Jarden Corp (NYSE:JAH) to get a better sense of its popularity.

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Keeping this in mind, we’re going to check out the latest action surrounding Goldcorp Inc. (USA) (NYSE:GG).

What have hedge funds been doing with Goldcorp Inc. (USA) (NYSE:GG)?

At the Q3’s end, a total of 29 of the hedge funds tracked by Insider Monkey were bullish on this stock, a change of 21% from the second quarter. With hedgies’ positions undergoing their usual ebb and flow, there exists a select group of key hedge fund managers who were boosting their holdings substantially (or already accumulated large positions).

Of the funds tracked by Insider Monkey, Israel Englander’s Millennium Management has the largest position in Goldcorp Inc. (USA) (NYSE:GG), worth close to $123.4 million, amounting to 0.2% of its total 13F portfolio. The second largest stake is held by Highfields Capital Management, managed by Jonathon Jacobson, which holds an $31.3 million position; the fund has 0.3% of its 13F portfolio invested in the stock. Other peers that are bullish contain Cliff Asness’s AQR Capital Management and David Iben’s Kopernik Global Investors.

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