Is it smart to be bullish on Sony Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:SNE)?
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Keeping this in mind, we’re going to discuss the newest info surrounding Sony Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:SNE).
How are hedge funds trading Sony Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:SNE)?
At the end of the second quarter, a total of 24 of the hedge funds we track held long positions in this stock, a change of 71% from the previous quarter. With hedge funds’ capital changing hands, there exists a select group of noteworthy hedge fund managers who were upping their stakes significantly.
According to our 13F database, James Dinan’s York Capital Management had the largest position in Sony Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:SNE), worth close to $110.1 million, comprising 2.3% of its total 13F portfolio. Coming in second is Adage Capital Management, managed by Phill Gross and Robert Atchinson, which held a $30.9 million position; the fund has 0.1% of its 13F portfolio invested in the stock. Remaining hedgies that hold long positions include Curtis Macnguyen’s Ivory Capital (Investment Mgmt), Joe DiMenna’s ZWEIG DIMENNA PARTNERS and James Dondero’s Highland Capital Management.
As industrywide interest increased, specific money managers were leading the bulls’ herd. York Capital Management, managed by James Dinan, created the largest position in Sony Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:SNE). York Capital Management had 110.1 million invested in the company at the end of the quarter. Phill Gross and Robert Atchinson’s Adage Capital Management also initiated a $30.9 million position during the quarter. The other funds with new positions in the stock are Curtis Macnguyen’s Ivory Capital (Investment Mgmt), Joe DiMenna’s ZWEIG DIMENNA PARTNERS, and James Dondero’s Highland Capital Management.
How are insiders trading Sony Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:SNE)?
Insider buying made by high-level executives is best served when the primary stock in question has experienced transactions within the past half-year. Over the latest six-month time period, Sony Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:SNE) has experienced zero unique insiders purchasing, and zero insider sales (see the details of insider trades here).
We’ll also take a look at the relationship between both of these indicators in other stocks similar to Sony Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:SNE). These stocks are Universal Electronics Inc (NASDAQ:UEIC), Fabrinet (NYSE:FN), Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SPB), Harman International Industries Inc./DE/ (NYSE:HAR), and Panasonic Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:PC). This group of stocks are the members of the electronic equipment industry and their market caps resemble SNE’s market cap.