Dot Hill Systems Corp. (NASDAQ:HILL) was in 4 hedge funds' portfolio at the end of March. HILL has seen a decrease in hedge fund interest of late. There were 4 hedge funds in our database with HILL holdings at the end of the previous quarter.
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Now, let's take a look at the latest action regarding Dot Hill Systems Corp. (NASDAQ:HILL).
In preparation for this quarter, a total of 4 of the hedge funds we track were bullish in this stock, a change of 0% from the first quarter.
Due to the fact that Dot Hill Systems Corp. (NASDAQ:HILL) has faced a declination in interest from the aggregate hedge fund industry, we can see that there is a sect of money managers who sold off their positions entirely at the end of the first quarter. At the top of the heap, Cliff Asness's AQR Capital Management dumped the biggest stake of the 450+ funds we key on, comprising an estimated $0 million in stock. These moves are interesting, as aggregate hedge fund interest stayed the same (this is a bearish signal in our experience).
Insider trading activity, especially when it's bullish, is best served when the company in focus has seen transactions within the past six months. Over the latest six-month time period, Dot Hill Systems Corp. (NASDAQ:HILL) has experienced zero unique insiders buying, and zero insider sales (see the details of insider trades here).
Let's also take a look at hedge fund and insider activity in other stocks similar to Dot Hill Systems Corp. (NASDAQ:HILL). These stocks are STEC, Inc. (NASDAQ:STEC), Imation Corp. (NYSE:IMN), OCZ Technology Group Inc. (NASDAQ:OCZ), Overland Storage, Inc. (NASDAQ:OVRL), and Hutchinson Technology Incorporated (NASDAQ:HTCH). This group of stocks are the members of the data storage devices industry and their market caps are similar to HILL's market cap.