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Hedge fund interest in Dover Downs Gaming & Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:DDE) shares was flat at the end of last quarter. This is usually a negative indicator. The level and the change in hedge fund popularity aren’t the only variables you need to analyze to decipher hedge funds’ perspectives. A stock may witness a boost in popularity, but it may still be less popular than similarly priced stocks. That’s why at the end of this article, we will examine companies such as On Track Innovations Ltd. (USA) (NASDAQ:OTIV), Cogentix Medical Inc (NASDAQ:CGNT), and Summer Infant, Inc. (NASDAQ:SUMR) to gather more data points.
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With all of this in mind, let’s take a peek at the fresh action regarding Dover Downs Gaming & Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:DDE).
What does the smart money think about Dover Downs Gaming & Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:DDE)?
At the end of September, a total of 4 of the hedge funds tracked by Insider Monkey were long this stock, flat over the second quarter. With hedgies’ sentiment swirling, there exists an “upper tier” of notable hedge fund managers who were increasing their stakes meaningfully (or already accumulated large positions).
Of the funds tracked by Insider Monkey, Renaissance Technologies has the number one position in Dover Downs Gaming & Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:DDE), worth close to $0.3 million, comprising less than 0.1% of its total 13F portfolio. Coming in second is Gregory Fraser, Rudolph Kluiber, and Timothy Krochuk of GRT Capital Partners, with a $0.2 million position; 0.1% of its 13F portfolio is allocated to the stock. Some other hedge funds and institutional investors with similar optimism contain Wilmot B. Harkey and Daniel Mack’s Nantahala Capital Management, and Mario Gabelli’s GAMCO Investors.