For what seems like years, International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) has seemingly been unable to get its act together, plagued by quarter after quarter of declining revenue. The steep stock market sell-off that started in October 2018 resulted in equity falling to its lowest level since 2010 as institutional investors dumped the stock. The stock […]
While the S&P 500 was tanking in the fourth quarter, some of the smartest hedge funds appeared to be buying. At this point, that bet appears to have paid off. According to the WhaleWisdom Heat Map, the top 150 hedge funds that WhaleWisdom tracks were buying shares of the S&P 500 tracking ETF, the SPDR […]
Lowe’s Companies Inc.’s (LOW) stock has had a bumpy road since September, falling 17% from its all-time high. That is in-line with home improvement peer Home Depot Inc. (HD), but worse than the S&P 500’s decline of 12%. The shares of Lowe’s fell with the broader stock market on fears of an economic slowdown and an overly aggressive Federal Reserve. Couple that with rising mortgage rates and slower home sales, it spelled out trouble for Lowe’s.
Amgen, Inc.’s (AMGN) stock has been hot since the end of the third quarter, rising about 1%. It does not sound impressive, but then again the broader S&P 500 has fallen 5% over the same time, while the iShares NASDAQ Biotechnology ETF (IBB) has fallen 11%. The recent rise in the stock should not be […]
What is surprising is that smart money hedge funds where holding IBM during the second quarter of 2018. IBM remained on the WhaleWisdom Heatmap but fell to number 99 from 58. Since the second quarter ended the shares of IBM have risen by over 8% even beating the S&P 500’s gain of 7%.