Published on 21 Sep 2021 on Insider Monkey via Yahoo Finance
The latest 13F reporting period has come and gone, and Insider Monkey is again at the forefront when it comes to making use of this gold mine of data. We have processed the filings of the more than 873 world-class investment firms that we track and now have access to the collective wisdom contained in these filings, which are based on their June 30th holdings, data that is available nowhere else. Should you consider Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) for your portfolio? We'll look to this invaluable collective wisdom for the answer.
Is Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) a good stock to buy? Prominent investors were turning bullish. The number of bullish hedge fund bets advanced by 11 lately. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) was in 138 hedge funds' portfolios at the end of the second quarter of 2021. The all time high for this statistic is 152. Our calculations also showed that AAPL ranked 9th among the 30 most popular stocks among hedge funds (click for Q2 rankings).
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