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Hedge fund interest in Ciner Resources LP (NYSE:CINR) shares was flat at the end of last quarter. This is usually a negative indicator. It is important to consider that the shares of Ciner Resources LP (NYSE:CINR) lost 19.96% share value during the quarter, reflecting a potential reason for the drop in hedge fund interest. However, we would try to understand the hedge fund sentiment further by covering the hedge funds that held stakes in Ciner Resources LP (NYSE:CINR), at the end of September.
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Now, we’re going to go over the new action regarding Ciner Resources LP (NYSE:CINR).
How are hedge funds trading Ciner Resources LP (NYSE:CINR)?
Heading into Q4, a total of 4 of the hedge funds tracked by Insider Monkey were long this stock, unchanged from one quarter earlier. With the smart money’s capital changing hands, there exists a select group of key hedge fund managers who were boosting their stakes significantly (or already accumulated large positions).
Of the funds tracked by Insider Monkey, John Zaro’s Bourgeon Capital has the most valuable position in Ciner Resources LP (NYSE:CINR), worth close to $0.7 million, amounting to 0.5% of its total 13F portfolio. Coming in second is GRT Capital Partners, led by Gregory Fraser, Rudolph Kluiber, and Timothy Krochuk, holding a $0.5 million position; 0.1% of its 13F portfolio is allocated to the company. Other professional money managers that hold long positions contain Renaissance Technologies, and Gavin Saitowitz and Cisco J. del Valle’s Springbok Capital.