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Is Twin Disc, Incorporated (TWIN) A Good Stock To Buy?

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Twin Disc, Incorporated (NASDAQ:TWIN) has experienced a decrease in hedge fund sentiment lately. There were 8 hedge funds in our database with TWIN holdings at the end of the previous quarter. 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 Talend SA ADR (NASDAQ:TLND), YuMe Inc (NYSE:YUME), and Pure Cycle Corporation (NASDAQ:PCYO) to gather more data points.

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Now, we’re going to analyze the latest action encompassing Twin Disc, Incorporated (NASDAQ:TWIN).

How have hedgies been trading Twin Disc, Incorporated (NASDAQ:TWIN)?

At the end of the third quarter, a total of 7 of the hedge funds tracked by Insider Monkey held long positions in this stock, down 13% from the previous quarter. Below, you can check out the change in hedge fund sentiment towards TWIN over the last 5 quarters. With hedgies’ capital changing hands, there exists an “upper tier” of notable hedge fund managers who were upping their stakes meaningfully (or already accumulated large positions).

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According to Insider Monkey’s hedge fund database, GAMCO Investors, led by Mario Gabelli, holds the largest position in Twin Disc, Incorporated (NASDAQ:TWIN). According to regulatory filings, the fund has a $13.6 million position in the stock, comprising 0.1% of its 13F portfolio. Coming in second is Lafitte Capital Management, led by Bryant Regan, which holds a $1.2 million position; 0.7% of its 13F portfolio is allocated to the stock. Some other hedge funds and institutional investors with similar optimism comprise Jim Simons’s Renaissance Technologies, one of the biggest hedge funds in the world, Israel Englander’s Millennium Management and Peter Schliemann’s Rutabaga Capital Management. We should note that none of these hedge funds are among our list of the 100 best performing hedge funds which is based on the performance of their 13F long positions in non-microcap stocks.

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