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RadiSys Corporation (NASDAQ:RSYS) shares haven’t seen a lot of action during the third quarter. Overall, hedge fund sentiment was unchanged. The stock was in 6 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 Energy XXI (Bermuda) Limited (NASDAQ:EXXI), VAALCO Energy, Inc. (NYSE:EGY), and ReneSola Ltd. (ADR) (NYSE:SOL) to gather more data points.
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Keeping this in mind, we’re going to take a gander at the recent action surrounding RadiSys Corporation (NASDAQ:RSYS).
How have hedgies been trading RadiSys Corporation (NASDAQ:RSYS)?
Heading into Q4, a total of 6 of the hedge funds tracked by Insider Monkey were bullish on this stock, unchanged from the second quarter. With the smart money’s sentiment swirling, there exists an “upper tier” of notable hedge fund managers who were upping their holdings significantly (or already accumulated large positions).
According to Insider Monkey’s hedge fund database, David Nierenberg’s Nierenberg Investment Management has the most valuable position in RadiSys Corporation (NASDAQ:RSYS), worth close to $9.4 million, accounting for 13.6% of its total 13F portfolio. The second largest stake is held by Renaissance Technologies, led by Jim Simons, holding a $4.3 million position; less than 0.1%% of its 13F portfolio is allocated to the stock. Some other members of the smart money that hold long positions include Paul Solit’s Potomac Capital Management, Chuck Royce’s Royce & Associates and Peter Algert and Kevin Coldiron’s Algert Coldiron Investors.