13D and 13G filings from hedge funds reveal large positions taken by hedge funds (or significant changes in these positions) fairly recently after the fund has made its move, and so can serve as up-to-date recommendations from fund managers. Investors shouldn’t be buying each and every stock that any fund happens to buy, so it’s useful to take a brief look at companies seeing hedge fund buying and more »
Royce & Associates now owns 2.7 million shares of EnerSys (NYSE: ENS), according to a recent 13G filed with the SEC. This is up from 2.5 million shares at the beginning of October (find more stocks Royce owned at the time) and gives the fund 5.5% of the total shares outstanding. Royce & Associates, managed by Chuck Royce, tends to focus on taking relatively large percentage stakes in small-cap more »
You're probably asking yourself: 'as opposed to stocks that need an electrical outlet?' In all seriousness, companies in the battery business have a strong outlook. New types of batteries for alternative energy items, especially cars, are increasing in need. These companies span the globe, and some are diverse while others have a laser-like focus. A wisely constructed combination of battery stocks makes for a smart portfolio addition.
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There is an old saying that “knowledge is power.” If that is true, then knowledge of power companies should help to power up your investment portfolio. Some power is generated and some is stored. Here is a sampling of stocks that store power in the form of batteries that might be worth a closer look if you are a long-term investor, or even a short term trader.