Should be investors bullish on Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYSE:DCI)?
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Now that that’s out of the way, it’s important to study the newest info for Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYSE:DCI).
Hedge fund activity in Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYSE:DCI)
In preparation for the third quarter, a total of 15 of the hedge funds we track were long in this stock, a change of 7% from the first quarter. With the smart money’s sentiment swirling, there exists a few key hedge fund managers who were increasing their stakes meaningfully.
According to our 13F database, GAMCO Investors, managed by Mario Gabelli, holds the largest position in Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYSE:DCI). GAMCO Investors has a $76.7 million position in the stock, comprising 0.5% of its 13F portfolio. Coming in second is Royce & Associates, managed by Chuck Royce, which held a $39.8 million position; 0.1% of its 13F portfolio is allocated to the stock. Other hedgies with similar optimism include Ian Simm’s Impax Asset Management, Israel Englander’s Millennium Management and D. E. Shaw’s D E Shaw.
As industrywide interest increased, particular hedge funds have been driving this bullishness. GAMCO Investors, managed by Mario Gabelli, initiated the biggest position in Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYSE:DCI). GAMCO Investors had 76.7 million invested in the company at the end of the quarter. Chuck Royce’s Royce & Associates also initiated a $39.8 million position during the quarter. The other funds with new positions in the stock are Ian Simm’s Impax Asset Management, Israel Englander’s Millennium Management, and D. E. Shaw’s D E Shaw.
How have insiders been trading Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYSE:DCI)?
Legal insider trading, particularly when it’s bullish, is at its handiest when the company we’re looking at has seen transactions within the past six months. Over the last half-year time frame, Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYSE:DCI) has seen zero unique insiders purchasing, and zero insider sales (see the details of insider trades here).
We’ll also take a look at the relationship between both of these indicators in other stocks similar to Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYSE:DCI). These stocks are ADA-ES, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADES), Heritage-Crystal Clean, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCCI), Tennant Company (NYSE:TNC), Calgon Carbon Corporation (NYSE:CCC), and CLARCOR Inc. (NYSE:CLC). This group of stocks belong to the pollution & treatment controls industry and their market caps are closest to DCI’s market cap.