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If You Own Altice USA (ATUS) Stock, Should You Sell It Now?

Alex Smith

Greenlight Capital Fund recently released its Q2 2020 Investor Letter, a copy of which you can download here. The fund posted a return of 1.0% for the quarter, underperforming its benchmark, the S&P 500 Index which returned 20.5% in the same quarter. You should check out Greenlight Capital’s top 5 stock picks for investors to buy right now, which could be the biggest winners of the stock market crash.

In the said letter, Greenlight Capital highlighted a few stocks and Altice Usa Inc. (NYSE:ATUS) is one of them. Altice Usa Inc. (NYSE:ATUS) is a cable television provider based in New York. Year-to-date, Altice Usa Inc. (NYSE:ATUS) stock gained 3.7% and on August 4th it had a closing price of $27.98. Here is what Greenlight Capital said:

"We also exited Altice USA with a 36% gain over two years. The company executed on cost-cutting and growth strategies and repurchased a significant amount of shares at attractive prices. We sold over concern about the 2020 advertising environment and potential broadband regulations."

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In Q1 2020, the number of bullish hedge fund positions on Altice Usa Inc. (NYSE:ATUS)  stock decreased by about 13% from the previous quarter (see the chart here), so a number of other hedge fund managers seem to agree with Altice's downside potential. Our calculations showed that Altice Usa Inc. (NYSE:ATUS)  isn't ranked among the 30 most popular stocks among hedge funds.

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