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Do you want to gain exposure to emerging markets stocks? Emerging markets are often characterized by higher growth rates, as well as higher political risk. However, they also can add diversification to a domestic stock portfolio.

We ran a screen on US-traded stocks of companies based in China for those seeing bearish sentiment from smart money investors: significant net institutional selling over the current quarter, as well as significant increases in shares shorted month-over-month.

Interactive Chart: Press Play to compare changes in analyst ratings over the last two years for the stocks mentioned below. Analyst ratings sourced from Zacks Investment Research.

We also created a price-weighted index of the stocks mentioned below, and monitored the performance of the list relative to the S&P 500 index over the last month. To access a complete analysis of this list's recent performance, click here.

Do you think these stocks deserve this highly bearish sentiment? Use this list as a starting point for your own analysis.

1. China New Borun Corporation (NYSE:BORN): Produces and distributes corn-based edible alcohol in the People's Republic of China. Net institutional sales in the current quarter at -1.4M shares, which represents about 24.43% of the company's float of 5.73M shares. Shares shorted have increased from 669.52K to 817.67K over the last month, an increase which represents about 2.59% of the company's float of 5.73M shares.

2. Daqo New Energy Corp. (NYSE:DQ): Manufactures and sells polysilicon in China. Net institutional sales in the current quarter at -676.6K shares, which represents about 5.91% of the company's float of 11.45M shares. Shares shorted have increased from 482.96K to 758.53K over the last month, an increase which represents about 2.41% of the company's float of 11.45M shares.

3. Trina Solar Ltd. (NYSE:TSL): Designs, develops, manufactures, and sells photovoltaic modules worldwide. Net institutional sales in the current quarter at -3.3M shares, which represents about 5.55% of the company's float of 59.43M shares. Shares shorted have increased from 12.13M to 14.71M over the last month, an increase which represents about 4.34% of the company's float of 59.43M shares.

*Short data sourced from Yahoo! Finance, institutional data sourced from Fidelity, all other data sourced from Finviz.

Source: 3 Chinese Stocks Seeing Bearish Smart Money Sentiment