Oil and gas supermajor Chevron ( CVX) may seem like a surprising name to see on institutional investors list of most-loved stocks. After all, the energy sector has been struggling to keep pace with the S&P 500 this year, and in the aggregate, funds had a net decrease in their energy holdings. But Chevron wasn't a decrease -- funds picked up around 4 million shares this year, hardly conviction buying but buying nonetheless.
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