The Insider Monkey team has completed processing the quarterly 13F filings for the September quarter submitted by the hedge funds and other money managers included in our extensive database. Most hedge fund investors endured a torrid quarter, which certainly propelled them to adjust their equity holdings so as to maintain the desired risk profile. As a result, the relevancy of these public filings and their content is indisputable, as they may reveal numerous high-potential stocks. The following article will discuss the smart money sentiment towards Wix.Com Ltd (NASDAQ:WIX).
Hedge fund interest in Wix.Com Ltd (NASDAQ:WIX) shares was flat at the end of last quarter. This is usually a negative indicator. At the end of this article we will also compare WIX to other stocks, including New Media Investment Group Inc (NYSE:NEWM), Customers Bancorp Inc (NASDAQ:CUBI), and HealthStream, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSTM) to get a better sense of its popularity.
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Keeping this in mind, we’re going to take a glance at the fresh action encompassing Wix.Com Ltd (NASDAQ:WIX).
How are hedge funds trading Wix.Com Ltd (NASDAQ:WIX)?
At the end of the third quarter, a total of 15 of the hedge funds tracked by Insider Monkey were bullish on this stock, unchanged from the second quarter. With hedge funds’ capital changing hands, there exists a few notable hedge fund managers who were upping their holdings significantly (or already accumulated large positions).
When looking at the institutional investors followed by Insider Monkey, Robert Pitts’s Steadfast Capital Management has the number one position in Wix.Com Ltd (NASDAQ:WIX), worth close to $42.4 million, corresponding to 0.8% of its total 13F portfolio. The second most bullish fund manager is George Soros’ Soros Fund Management, holding an estimated $14.5 million stake; the fund has 0.2% of its 13F portfolio invested in the stock. Remaining peers that hold long positions comprise Jim Simons’s Renaissance Technologies, George McCabe’s Portolan Capital Management and Steve Cohen’s Point72 Asset Management.