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Constant Contact Inc (NASDAQ:CTCT) shareholders have witnessed an increase in activity from the world’s largest hedge funds lately. At the end of this article we will also compare CTCT to other stocks, including Innophos Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:IPHS), Saia Inc (NASDAQ:SAIA), and Atento SA (NYSE:ATTO) to get a better sense of its popularity.
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Now, we’re going to review the key action encompassing Constant Contact Inc (NASDAQ:CTCT).
How are hedge funds trading Constant Contact Inc (NASDAQ:CTCT)?
Heading into Q4, a total of 17 of the hedge funds tracked by Insider Monkey were long this stock, a change of 6% from the previous quarter. With the smart money’s capital changing hands, there exists an “upper tier” of key hedge fund managers who were increasing their stakes significantly (or already accumulated large positions).
Of the funds tracked by Insider Monkey, Daruma Asset Management, managed by Mariko Gordon, holds the number one position in Constant Contact Inc (NASDAQ:CTCT). Daruma Asset Management has a $55.8 million position in the stock, comprising 3.4% of its 13F portfolio. The second largest stake is held by RGM Capital, led by Robert G. Moses, holding a $45.9 million position; 6.1% of its 13F portfolio is allocated to the stock. Remaining professional money managers with similar optimism contain Jim Simons’ Renaissance Technologies, Jeffrey Jacobowitz’s Simcoe Capital Management and Paul Marshall and Ian Wace’s Marshall Wace LLP.