Is Denison Mines Corp (USA) (NYSEAMEX:DNN) a good stock to buy right now? We at Insider Monkey like to examine what billionaires and hedge funds think of a company before doing days of research on it. Given their 2 and 20 payment structure, hedge funds have more resources than the average investor. The funds have access to expert networks and get tips from industry insiders. They also have numerous Ivy League graduates and MBAs. Like everyone else, hedge funds perform miserably at times, but their consensus picks have historically outperformed the market after risk adjustments.
Denison Mines Corp (USA) (NYSEAMEX:DNN) shares haven’t seen a lot of action during the third quarter. Overall, hedge fund sentiment was unchanged. The stock was in 4 hedge funds’ portfolios at the end of September. The level and the change in hedge fund popularity aren’t the only variables you need to analyze to decipher hedge funds’ perspectives. A stock may witness a boost in popularity but it may still be less popular than similarly priced stocks. That’s why at the end of this article we will examine companies such as Control4 Corp (NASDAQ:CTRL), Mattersight Corporation (NASDAQ:MATR), and Alliance One International, Inc. (NYSE:AOI) to gather more data points.
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Keeping this in mind, we’re going to go over the fresh action surrounding Denison Mines Corp (USA) (NYSEAMEX:DNN).
What have hedge funds been doing with Denison Mines Corp (USA) (NYSEAMEX:DNN)?
At Q3’s end, a total of 4 of the hedge funds tracked by Insider Monkey were long this stock, a change of 0% from the previous quarter. With hedgies’ positions undergoing their usual ebb and flow, there exist a few key hedge fund managers who were boosting their holdings considerably (or already accumulated large positions).
According to publicly available hedge fund and institutional investor holdings data compiled by Insider Monkey, Weiss Asset Management, managed by Andrew Weiss, holds the biggest position in Denison Mines Corp (USA) (NYSEAMEX:DNN). Weiss Asset Management has a $0.7 million position in the stock, comprising 0.5% of its 13F portfolio. Sitting at the No. 2 spot is Eric Sprott of Sprott Asset Management, with a $0.6 million position; less than 0.1%% of its 13F portfolio is allocated to the company. Other professional money managers with similar optimism comprise Ken Griffin’s Citadel Investment Group, D. E. Shaw’s D E Shaw and .