Motley Fool – Hedge funds — private investment partnerships for wealthy individuals and institutions — are thought to be managed by well-informed, talented investors. Where are they placing their stock bets in this highly volatile market? And does the investing community agree? Let’s see what CAPS has to say on the matter. The Fool’s community of more than 130,000 uses the wisdom of crowds to determine which companies might be worth investing in.
Running a screen on companies with a market value greater than $2 billion, I found that the following five are near the top in terms of the increase in the percentage of shares owned by hedge funds: