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Hedge Fund Crowding

Identifying Crowded Names — Q2 2021 Earnings Season

April 18, 2021

This week we revisit a popular Factor Spotlight topic as we head into the thick of Q2 2021 earnings season. With a market bracing for a procession of earnings announcements, we will explore the various forms of crowding measures to better understand what names are most vulnerable to systematic pressures stemming from concentrated holdings across the investment management landscape. Before we...

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Kevin Wahlberg
Kevin Wahlberg

Are You Prepared for the Next Short Squeeze?

January 31, 2021

This week’s tumultuous markets showed us the power of the crowd, even when the crowd is an untraditional one. Retail investor sentiment has caused pain in the short seller’s market before, but the past week saw market movement at unprecedented levels in recent times, as evidenced by the massive trading volumes on the NYSE and NASDAQ. Could the pain caused in institutional investor...

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Alyx Flournoy, CFA
Alyx Flournoy, CFA

Identifying Crowded Names — Q1 2021 Earnings Season

January 24, 2021

Before we jump into this week’s topic on Hedge Fund Crowding, we have some exciting news exclusive to our loyal readers of Factor Spotlight. If you would like to better understand the forces impacting your own portfolio through the lens of Hedge Fund Crowding or the many other Omega Point screening tools you read about here each week, now is your ideal opportunity. For a limited time, we...

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Alyx Flournoy, CFA
Alyx Flournoy, CFA

Most Crowded Names Ahead of Q2 2020 Earnings

May 03, 2020
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Omer Cedar
Omer Cedar

Hedge Fund Crowding - Q1 2020 Update

January 19, 2020
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Omer Cedar
Omer Cedar

The Riskiness of Crowds

October 13, 2019

As we head full force into earnings season next week, I have been thinking about the most popular topics of discussion with our clients over recent months. Last Friday’s rocky market action set the backdrop for what is sure to be an interesting week ahead, as geopolitical developments and economic news mean there will be so much to parse.

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Julia Casals
Julia Casals