What do Hedge Funds Think of Global Eagle Acquisition Corp (ENT)?

Insider Monkey has processed numerous 13F filings of hedge funds and famous investors to create an extensive database of hedge fund holdings. The 13F filings show the hedge funds and investors’ positions as of the end of the third quarter. You can find write-ups about an individual hedge fund’s trades on numerous financial news websites. However, in this article we will take a look at their collective moves and analyze what the smart money thinks of Global Eagle Acquisition Corp (NASDAQ:ENT) based on that data.

Global Eagle Acquisition Corp (NASDAQ:ENT) investors should pay attention to a decrease in activity from the world’s largest hedge funds lately. At the end of this article we will also compare ENT to other stocks including BroadSoft Inc (NASDAQ:BSFT), Qiwi PLC (NASDAQ:QIWI), and United Fire Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:UFCS) to get a better sense of its popularity.

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Keeping this in mind, we’re going to review the new action encompassing Global Eagle Acquisition Corp (NASDAQ:ENT).

What does the smart money think about Global Eagle Acquisition Corp (NASDAQ:ENT)?

Heading into Q4, a total of 17 of the hedge funds tracked by Insider Monkey held long positions in this stock, a change of -11% from the previous quarter. With hedge funds’ sentiment swirling, there exists an “upper tier” of key hedge fund managers who were boosting their stakes considerably (or already accumulated large positions).

Of the funds tracked by Insider Monkey, PAR Capital Management, managed by Paul Reeder and Edward Shapiro, holds the largest position in Global Eagle Acquisition Corp (NASDAQ:ENT). PAR Capital Management has an $332.7 million position in the stock, comprising 7% of its 13F portfolio. The second largest stake is held by Abrams Capital Management, managed by David Abrams, which holds an $57.4 million position; the fund has 4.1% of its 13F portfolio invested in the stock. Remaining peers that are bullish include John C. Walker’s Stonerise Capital Management, Lee Munder’s Lee Munder Capital Group and J. Carlo Cannell’s Cannell Capital.