Accuride Corporation (ACW): Are Hedge Funds Right About This Stock?

The latest 13F reporting period has come and gone, and Insider Monkey is again at the forefront when it comes to making use of this gold mine of data. We have processed the filings of the more than 700 world-class investment firms that we track and now have access to the collective wisdom contained in these filings, which are based on their September 30 holdings, data that is available nowhere else. Should you consider Accuride Corporation (NYSE:ACW) for your portfolio? We’ll look to this invaluable collective wisdom for the answer.

Accuride Corporation (NYSE:ACW) has seen a decrease in hedge fund sentiment recently. At the end of this article we will also compare ACW to other stocks, including Lantheus Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:LNTH), Abeona Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:ABEO), and Fenix Parts Inc (NASDAQ:FENX) to get a better sense of its popularity.

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Keeping this in mind, let’s take a gander at the latest action encompassing Accuride Corporation (NYSE:ACW).

What have hedge funds been doing with Accuride Corporation (NYSE:ACW)?

At Q3’s end, a total of 13 of the hedge funds tracked by Insider Monkey were long this stock, a drop of 7% from one quarter earlier. With hedgies’ sentiment swirling, there exists a select group of notable hedge fund managers who were upping their holdings substantially (or already accumulated large positions).

According to publicly available hedge fund and institutional investor holdings data compiled by Insider Monkey, Coliseum Capital, managed by Christopher Shackelton and Adam Gray, holds the most valuable position in Accuride Corporation (NYSE:ACW). The fund has reported a $20.6 million position in the stock, comprising 8.3% of its 13F portfolio. The second most bullish fund manager is Rutabaga Capital Management, led by Peter Schliemann, holding a $6.6 million position; the fund has 0.8% of its 13F portfolio invested in the stock. Some other hedge funds and institutional investors with similar optimism encompass Peter Algert and Kevin Coldiron’s Algert Coldiron Investors, D. E. Shaw’s D E Shaw and Jim Simons’s Renaissance Technologies.