We at Insider Monkey have gone over 700 13F filings that hedge funds and prominent investors are required to file by the SEC. The 13F filings show the funds’ and investors’ portfolio positions as of September 30th. In this article, we look at what those investors think of Liberty Global Plc (NASDAQ:LBTYK).
Liberty Global Plc (NASDAQ:LBTYK) was in 41 hedge funds’ portfolios at the end of the third quarter of 2018. LBTYK shareholders have witnessed an increase in hedge fund sentiment lately. There were 40 hedge funds in our database with LBTYK holdings at the end of the previous quarter. Our calculations also showed that LBTYK isn’t among the 30 most popular stocks among hedge funds.
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We’re going to take a glance at the recent hedge fund action surrounding Liberty Global Plc (NASDAQ:LBTYK).
How have hedgies been trading Liberty Global Plc (NASDAQ:LBTYK)?
At Q3’s end, a total of 41 of the hedge funds tracked by Insider Monkey were bullish on this stock, a change of 3% from the second quarter of 2018.