4 Chinese Stocks Currently Being Sold Off By Institutional Investors

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 |  Includes: BONA, DANG, EDU, SVN
by: Kapitall

Do you like to follow the buying and selling trends of institutional investors? We ran a screen with this idea in mind.

We began by screening for U.S.-traded stocks of Chinese companies.

We then screened for those with bearish sentiment from institutional investors, with significant net institutional sales over the last quarter representing at least 5% of share float. This indicates that institutional investors such as hedge fund managers and mutual fund managers expect these names to underperform in the future.

For an ‪interactive version of this chart, click on the image below. Analyst ratings sourced from Zacks Investment Research.

Do you think these stocks are in hot water? Use this list as a starting point for your own analysis.

1. Bona Film Group Limited (NASDAQ:BONA): Distributes films in the People's Republic of China. Market cap at $590.67M, most recent closing price at $4.99. Net institutional sales in the current quarter at -1.1M shares, which represents about 38.06% of the company's float of 2.89M shares. The 2 top sellers of the stock are Tremblant Capital, and Schroeder Investment Management.

2. E-Commerce China Dangdang Inc. (NYSE:DANG): Operates as a business-to-consumer e-commerce company in the People's Republic of China. Market cap at $347.61M, most recent closing price at $4.35. Net institutional sales in the current quarter at -3.3M shares, which represents about 6.24% of the company's float of 52.90M shares. The 2 top sellers of the stock are Manulife Asset Management, and Alkeon Capital Management LLC.

3. New Oriental Education & Technology Group (NYSE:EDU): Provides private educational services primarily in the People's Republic of China. Market cap at $690.82M, most recent closing price at $17.99. Net institutional sales in the current quarter at -27.4M shares, which represents about 21.82% of the company's float of 125.59M shares. The 2 top sellers of the stock are T.Rowe Price, and JP Morgan Chase.

4. 7 Days Group Holdings Limited (NYSE:SVN): Operates limited service economy hotels under the brand name of "7 Days Inn" in the People's Republic of China. Market cap at $615.25M, most recent closing price at $12.31. Net institutional sales in the current quarter at -3.2M shares, which represents about 14.93% of the company's float of 21.43M shares. The 2 top sellers of the stock are TCW Group, and Alkeon Capital Management.

* Institutional data sourced from Fidelity, all other data sourced from Finviz

Disclosure: I have no positions in any stocks mentioned, and no plans to initiate any positions within the next 72 hours.

Business relationship disclosure: Business relationship disclosure: Kapitall is a team of analysts. This article was written by Sabina Bhatia, one of our writers. We did not receive compensation for this article (other than from Seeking Alpha), and we have no business relationship with any company whose stock is mentioned in this article.