What Do Hedge Funds Think of Skyworks Solutions Inc (SWKS)?

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A whopping number of 13F filings filed with U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has been processed by Insider Monkey so that individual investors can look at the overall hedge fund sentiment towards the stocks included in their watchlists. These freshly-submitted public filings disclose money managers’ equity positions as of the end of the three-month period that ended September 30, so let’s proceed with the discussion of the hedge fund sentiment on Skyworks Solutions Inc (NASDAQ:SWKS).

Skyworks Solutions Inc (NASDAQ:SWKS) shares haven’t seen a lot of action during the third quarter. Overall, hedge fund sentiment was unchanged. The stock was in 36 hedge funds’ portfolios at the end of September. At the end of this article we will also compare SWKS to other stocks including EnergySolutions, Inc. (NYSE:ES), Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE:OMC), and SK Telecom Co., Ltd. (ADR) (NYSE:SKM) to get a better sense of its popularity.

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With all of this in mind, we’re going to take a glance at the fresh action surrounding Skyworks Solutions Inc (NASDAQ:SWKS).

What have hedge funds been doing with Skyworks Solutions Inc (NASDAQ:SWKS)?

Of the funds tracked by Insider Monkey, AQR Capital Management, managed by Cliff Asness, holds the biggest position in Skyworks Solutions Inc (NASDAQ:SWKS). AQR Capital Management has a $120 million position in the stock, comprising 0.2% of its 13F portfolio. Sitting at the No. 2 spot is Arrowstreet Capital, managed by Peter Rathjens, Bruce Clarke and John Campbell, which holds a $79.3 million position; 0.4% of its 13F portfolio is allocated to the stock. Remaining hedge funds and institutional investors that are bullish include Dmitry Balyasny’s Balyasny Asset Management, and David Harding’s Winton Capital Management.

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