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Royce & Associates’ Latest Moves Also Involve R.G. Barry Corp. (DFZ), Atrion Corporation (ATRI) & Arden Group, Inc. (ARDNA)

Chuck Royce’s fund Royce & Associates has reported, in several filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission moves into R.G. Barry Corp. (NASDAQ:DFZ), Atrion Corporation (NASDAQ:ATRI) and several others. In the first filing, Royce reported ownership of 1.47 million shares of R.G. Barry Corp, the stake amassing 12.9% of the common stock. In its latest 13F, the fund disclosed holding 1.46 million shares of the company.

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R.G. Barry Corp. (NASDAQ:DFZ), develops and markets accessory lifestyle brands and products, catering to three different segments – footwear, handbags and foot care. In October, Thomas E. Lynch‘s Mill Road Capital, disclosed its intent to acquire R.G. Barry Corp. for $20 per share. In December, Steve Leonard and his fund, Pacifica Capital Investments, upped their stake in the company to 1.2 million shares.

In Atrion Corporation, the fund disclosed trimming its stake to a total of 243,432 shares, from 258,035 shares held earlier. The position amasses 12.15% of the company’s common stock.

Atrion Corporation (NASDAQ:ATRI), supplies medical devices and components to niche markets, in the health care and medical industry, ranging from cardiovascular and ophthalmology products to fluid delivery devices. Gotham Asset Management, led by Joel Greenblatt, holds 2,763 shares, worth $715,000. D. E. Shaw‘s D E Shaw, trimmed its stake by 37% in the third quarter of 2013 and currently holds 1,028 shares.

Royce has also sliced its holding in Arden Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ARDNA) to 271,489 shares, which represent 8.84% of the company’s stock. Earlier, the fund revealed ownership of 279,900 shares of the company.

Arden Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ARDNA), is a parent company of Gelson’s Markets, and runs 17 full-service specialty grocery stores in Southern California. Another fund, invested in the company is Renaissance Technologies, managed by Jim Simons, with 7,100 shares worth $923,000.

Chuck Royce’s Royce & Associates, invests in small cap companies, employing a value-based approach. The fund trimmed its position in CRA International, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRAI) to 1.05 million shares from 1.43 million. Chuck Royce also cut down its stake in Nanometrics Incorporated (NASDAQ:NANO) to around 2.33 million shares, from 2.35 million shares. The fund, upped its stake in Haynes International, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAYN), to 1.23 million shares from 1.21 million shares. It also raised its stake in Stein Mart, Inc. (NASDAQ:SMRT), to some 4.51 million from 4.28 million shares.

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