Is SEI Investments Company (NASDAQ:SEIC) a good investment?
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Now that that’s out of the way, let’s study the recent info about SEI Investments Company (NASDAQ:SEIC).
What have hedge funds been doing with SEI Investments Company (NASDAQ:SEIC)?
In preparation for the third quarter, a total of 24 of the hedge funds we track were long in this stock, a change of 9% from one quarter earlier. With the smart money’s capital changing hands, there exists a few noteworthy hedge fund managers who were increasing their stakes substantially.
Out of the hedge funds we follow, Chuck Royce’s Royce & Associates had the largest position in SEI Investments Company (NASDAQ:SEIC), worth close to $119.3 million, accounting for 0.4% of its total 13F portfolio. Coming in second is Highbridge Capital Management, managed by Glenn Russell Dubin, which held a $62.5 million position; 0.6% of its 13F portfolio is allocated to the stock. Other hedge funds that hold long positions include Richard Blum’s Blum Capital Partners, Ken Griffin’s Citadel Investment Group and Robert Joseph Caruso’s Select Equity Group.
As one would understandably expect, certain bigger names have jumped into SEI Investments Company (NASDAQ:SEIC) headfirst. Royce & Associates, managed by Chuck Royce, initiated the biggest position in SEI Investments Company (NASDAQ:SEIC). Royce & Associates had 119.3 million invested in the company at the end of the quarter. Glenn Russell Dubin’s Highbridge Capital Management also initiated a $62.5 million position during the quarter. The other funds with brand new SEIC positions are Richard Blum’s Blum Capital Partners, Ken Griffin’s Citadel Investment Group, and Robert Joseph Caruso’s Select Equity Group.
What do corporate executives and insiders think about SEI Investments Company (NASDAQ:SEIC)?
Legal insider trading, particularly when it’s bullish, is best served when the company in question has experienced transactions within the past six months. Over the last 180-day time period, SEI Investments Company (NASDAQ:SEIC) has seen zero unique insiders purchasing, and zero insider sales (see the details of insider trades here).
We’ll also review the relationship between both of these indicators in other stocks similar to SEI Investments Company (NASDAQ:SEIC). These stocks are Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC (NYSE:OZM), Legg Mason, Inc. (NYSE:LM), Lazard Ltd (NYSE:LAZ), American Capital Ltd. (NASDAQ:ACAS), and Eaton Vance Corp (NYSE:EV). This group of stocks belong to the asset management industry and their market caps are closest to SEIC’s market cap.
|Company Name||# of Hedge Funds||# of Insiders Buying||# of Insiders Selling|
|Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC (NYSE:OZM)||12||0||0|
|Legg Mason, Inc. (NYSE:LM)||25||0||0|
|Lazard Ltd (NYSE:LAZ)||12||0||0|
|American Capital Ltd. (NASDAQ:ACAS)||25||0||0|
|Eaton Vance Corp (NYSE:EV)||16||0||0|
Using the returns shown by our research, regular investors must always track hedge fund and insider trading sentiment, and SEI Investments Company (NASDAQ:SEIC) is an important part of this process.