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  • 55% Of The Equity Buy Side Reads Seeking Alpha  3 comments
    Jul 31, 2012 7:15 AM

    According to the most recent Erdos & Morgan study, Seeking Alpha is widely read by buy side equity investors:

    • 55% visited in the last year
    • 47% in the last month
    • 22% in the last week
    • 14% in the last day

    By job type, the percentage who read Seeking Alpha is:

    • 38% of Chief Investment Officers
    • 19% of Heads of Trading
    • 46% of Portfolio Managers
    • 46% of Directors of Research
    • 58% of Analysts

    By type of firm, the percentage who read Seeking Alpha is:

    • 45% of investment management firms
    • 50% of mutual fund firms
    • 44% of hedge funds

    By firm, by assets under management, our readership is:

    • 53% of firms managing under $100 million
    • 48% of firms managing $100-499 million
    • 46% of firms managing $500-999 million
    • 50% of firms managing $1 billion or over

    By firm type, our readership is:

    • 44% of corporate pension funds
    • 44% of other corporate funds
    • 47% of government municipal pension funds
    • 50% of other government public funds
    • 48% of endowments and foundations
    • 45% of hedge funds
    • 49% of insurance funds
    • 42% of trust funds
    • 49% of mutual funds
    • 58% of venture capital funds
    • 47% of private equity funds
    • 46% of personal asset funds
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  • KJP712
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    Excellent David,Keep up the great work!
    1 Aug 2012, 11:31 AM Reply Like
  • Glaucus Research
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    Those are great figures. Congrats!
    1 Aug 2012, 12:57 PM Reply Like
  • David Jackson
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    Comments (1283) | Send Message
    Author’s reply » KJP712 and GR, thank you for the kind comments.
    - David
    1 Aug 2012, 03:15 PM Reply Like
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