Anika Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANIK) was in 7 hedge funds’ portfolio at the end of the first quarter of 2013. ANIK investors should pay attention to an increase in activity from the world’s largest hedge funds recently. There were 6 hedge funds in our database with ANIK positions at the end of the previous quarter.
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Consequently, it’s important to take a gander at the key action regarding Anika Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANIK).
Hedge fund activity in Anika Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANIK)
Heading into Q2, a total of 7 of the hedge funds we track were bullish in this stock, a change of 17% from one quarter earlier. With hedge funds’ capital changing hands, there exists a few key hedge fund managers who were upping their holdings substantially.
According to our comprehensive database, Renaissance Technologies, managed by Jim Simons, holds the most valuable position in Anika Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANIK). Renaissance Technologies has a $5.3 million position in the stock, comprising less than 0.1%% of its 13F portfolio. The second largest stake is held by Algert Coldiron Investors, managed by Peter Algert and Kevin Coldiron, which held a $1 million position; 0.3% of its 13F portfolio is allocated to the stock. Other hedgies that are bullish include John Overdeck and David Siegel’s Two Sigma Advisors, Mark N. Diker’s Diker Management and Israel Englander’s Millennium Management.
With a general bullishness amongst the heavyweights, key hedge funds were breaking ground themselves. Algert Coldiron Investors, managed by Peter Algert and Kevin Coldiron, established the most valuable position in Anika Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANIK). Algert Coldiron Investors had 1 million invested in the company at the end of the quarter. Mark N. Diker’s Diker Management also initiated a $0.4 million position during the quarter.
How have insiders been trading Anika Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANIK)?
Insider buying is at its handiest when the company in focus has seen transactions within the past six months. Over the latest half-year time frame, Anika Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANIK) has seen zero unique insiders purchasing, and 2 insider sales (see the details of insider trades here).
With the returns shown by Insider Monkey’s research, everyday investors must always monitor hedge fund and insider trading sentiment, and Anika Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANIK) is an important part of this process.