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Dover Motorsports, Inc. (NYSE:DVD) was in 5 hedge funds’ portfolios at the end of September. Dover Motorsports, Inc. (NYSE:DVD) investors should be aware of a decrease in support from the world’s most elite money managers of late. There were 6 hedge funds in our database with Dover Motorsports, Inc. (NYSE:DVD) positions at the end of the previous quarter. At the end of this article, we will also compare Dover Motorsports, Inc. (NYSE:DVD) to other stocks, including Universal Technical Institute, Inc. (NYSE:UTI), The L.S. Starrett Company (NYSE:SCX), and Covisint Corp (NASDAQ:COVS) to get a better sense of its popularity.
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With all of this in mind, we’re going to check out the new action encompassing Dover Motorsports, Inc. (NYSE:DVD).
Hedge fund activity in Dover Motorsports, Inc. (NYSE:DVD)
Heading into Q4, a total of 5 of the hedge funds tracked by Insider Monkey were long this stock, a decline of 17% from one quarter earlier. With hedge funds’ capital changing hands, there exists a few key hedge fund managers who were upping their stakes meaningfully (or already accumulated large positions).
When looking at the institutional investors followed by Insider Monkey, Wilmot B. Harkey and Daniel Mack’s Nantahala Capital Management has the largest position in Dover Motorsports, Inc. (NYSE:DVD), worth close to $3 million, accounting for 0.4% of its total 13F portfolio. Coming in second is Mario Gabelli of GAMCO Investors, with a $2.3 million position; less than 0.1% of its 13F portfolio is allocated to the company. Some other peers that are bullish comprise Paul Reeder and Edward Shapiro’s PAR Capital Management, and Renaissance Technologies.