Testing the Performance of the Tiger Cubs’ Favorite Stocks

We run the numbers on the hedge funds’ favorite 17 stocks. The verdict: mixed.

Following the Tiger Cubs into their most popular stocks during the third quarter might have seemed like a risky strategy, given the market’s overall volatility and the group’s skew toward riskier tech, Internet and media stocks.

The Standard & Poor’s 500 index finished up by less than 1 percent in the September three-month period while the Russell 2000, which comprises smaller companies, many of them technology issues, lost more than 7 percent.

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