Do you follow the buying and selling trends of smart money investors? For a closer look at stocks currently in favor with smart money institutional investors, we ran a screen.
We screened the wireless communications industry for stocks with bullish sentiment from institutional investors, with significant net institutional purchases 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 outperform into the future.
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Do you think these stocks will outperform like hedge funds expect? Use this list as a starting point for your own analysis.
List sorted by net institutional purchases over the last quarter as a percent of share float.
1. Clearwire Corporation (CLWR): Provides wireless broadband services. Market cap at $1.13B, most recent closing price at $1.15. Net institutional purchases in the current quarter at 68.0M shares, which represents about 33.22% of the company's float of 204.67M shares.
2. NII Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:NIHD): Provides wireless communication services to businesses and individuals primarily in Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, Peru, and Chile. Market cap at $1.92B, most recent closing price at $11.15. Net institutional purchases in the current quarter at 10.1M shares, which represents about 6.38% of the company's float of 158.28M shares.
3. TELUS Corporation (NYSE:TU): Provides telecommunications products and services primarily in Canada. Market cap at $18.39B, most recent closing price at $56.48. Net institutional purchases in the current quarter at 16.5M shares, which represents about 5.86% of the company's float of 281.68M shares.
*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.