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These are the 10 most crowded trades on Wall Street right now

  • UBS sent a list of most crowded trades to clients Wednesday,
  • These are the ten stocks active managers are piling into in the market right now.
  • Alibaba and Alphabet are among the most crowed trades.
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There are 10 stocks that hedge funds and mutual funds are crowding into on the hopes of beating the S&P 500, according to UBS.

The investment bank alerted clients to the "top 10 crowded trades" Wednesday.

To be sure, it's not necessarily a good thing making this list of crowded trades because they can often reverse badly on the slightest negative news as investors stampede for the exits.

Here's the list:

On the flip side, UBS also gave clients the least crowded trades. These are the stocks that institutional active managers are most underweight relative to their weights in benchmarks.

  1. Apple
  2. ExxonMobil
  3. Johnson and Johnson
  4. AT&T
  5. Berkshire Hathaway Class B
  6. Procter and Gamble
  7. General Electric
  8. Toyota
  9. HSBC
  10. Commonwealth Bank of Australia