Why Steve Romick Owns Wellpoint

My stock of the week is up at MarketFolly. Why Steve Romick owns Wellpoint:
Hedge funds as a group have struggled performance-wise in recent years. However, there is one sector which has treated them very well: the HMO's. In 2010, at the height of uncertainty surrounding Obamacare, many hedge funds took positions in HMOs such as UnitedHealth (UNH), Cigna (CI) and WellPoint (WLP).

Since then, most of the stocks in the group are up by 50%, with some nearly doubling. Even after this large rise, many stocks in the the group are still cheap. Currently, Farallon Capital Management and Steve Romick of FPA Crescent hold positions in WellPoint. Continue Reading...


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