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The Rubicon Project Inc (NYSE:RUBI) shareholders have witnessed an increase in hedge fund sentiment recently. RUBI was in 19 hedge funds’ portfolios at the end of September. There were 17 hedge funds in our database with RUBI holdings at the end of the previous quarter. At the end of this article we will also compare RUBI to other stocks including Constellium NV (NYSE:CSTM), Wstrn Ast Clymr Infltn Lkd Opts & Inc Fd (NYSE:WIW), and Orthofix International NV (NASDAQ:OFIX) to get a better sense of its popularity.
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With all of this in mind, we’re going to go over the new action surrounding The Rubicon Project Inc (NYSE:RUBI).
How have hedgies been trading The Rubicon Project Inc (NYSE:RUBI)?
Heading into Q4, a total of 19 of the hedge funds tracked by Insider Monkey were bullish on this stock, a change of 12% from the second quarter. With hedgies’ capital changing hands, there exists an “upper tier” of notable hedge fund managers who were upping their stakes substantially (or already accumulated large positions).
According to publicly available hedge fund and institutional investor holdings data compiled by Insider Monkey, 40 North Management, managed by David S. Winter and David J. Millstone, holds the biggest position in The Rubicon Project Inc (NYSE:RUBI). 40 North Management has a $16.3 million position in the stock, comprising 1.2% of its 13F portfolio. Coming in second is ShearLink Capital, managed by Vivek Mehta and Aaron Husock, which holds a $15.6 million position; the fund has 6.9% of its 13F portfolio invested in the stock. Remaining professional money managers that are bullish, encompass Chuck Royce’s Royce & Associates and Jim Simons’ Renaissance Technologies.