See Which Of The Latest 13F Filers Holds United Rentals

At Holdings Channel, we have reviewed the latest batch of the 20 most recent 13F filings for the 12/31/2023 reporting period, and noticed that United Rentals Inc (Symbol: URI) was held by 9 of these funds. When hedge fund managers appear to be thinking alike, we find it is a good idea to take a closer look.

Before we proceed, it is important to point out that 13F filings do not tell the whole story, because these funds are only required to disclose their long positions with the SEC, but are not required to disclose their short positions. A fund making a bearish bet against a stock by shorting calls, for example, might also be long some amount of stock as they trade around their overall bearish position. This long component could show up in a 13F filing and everyone might assume the fund is bullish, but this tells only part of the story because the bearish/short side of the position is not seen.

Having given that caveat, we believe that looking at groups of 13F filings can be revealing, especially when comparing one holding period to another. Below, let's take a look at the change in URI positions, for this latest batch of 13F filers:

FundNew Position?Change In Share CountChange In Market Value ($ in 1000's)
Wesleyan Assurance Society Existing UNCH+$4,539
Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp Existing -5,261+$6,440
UBS Group AG Existing +15,533+$58,517
PNC Financial Services Group Inc. Existing -1,814+$7,958
BI Asset Management Fondsmaeglerselskab A S Existing +7,363+$4,935
Firetrail Investments PTY Ltd. NEW +10,746+$6,162
Norges Bank NEW +1,704,584+$977,443
Waverton Investment Management Ltd NEW +212,493+$121,884
Aggregate Change: +1,943,644+$1,187,955

In terms of shares owned, we count 2 of the above funds having increased existing URI positions from 09/30/2023 to 12/31/2023, with 2 having decreased their positions and 3 new positions.

Looking beyond these particular funds in this one batch of most recent filers, we tallied up the URI share count in the aggregate among all of the funds which held URI at the 12/31/2023 reporting period (out of the 3,666 we looked at in total). We then compared that number to the sum total of URI shares those same funds held back at the 09/30/2023 period, to see how the aggregate share count held by hedge funds has moved for URI. We found that between these two periods, funds reduced their holdings by 299,478 shares in the aggregate, from 12,085,748 down to 11,786,270 for a share count decline of approximately -2.48%. The overall top three funds holding URI on 12/31/2023 were:

»FundShares of URI Held
1.Dimensional Fund Advisors LP 1,246,092
2.Boston Partners 894,590
3.Impax Asset Management Group plc 820,424
4-10Find out the full Top 10 Hedge Funds Holding URI»

We'll keep following the latest 13F filings by hedge fund managers and bring you interesting stories derived from a look at the aggregate information across groups of managers between filing periods. While looking at individual 13F filings can sometimes be misleading due to the long-only nature of the information, the sum total across groups of funds from one reporting period to another can be a lot more revealing and relevant, providing interesting stock ideas that merit further research, like United Rentals Inc (Symbol: URI).

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The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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