Should You Buy Altra Industrial Motion Corp (AIMC)?

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Hedge Funds and other institutional investors have just completed filing their 13Fs with the Securities and Exchange Commission, revealing their equity portfolios as of the end of September. At Insider Monkey, we follow over 700 of the best-performing investors and by analyzing their 13F filings, we can determine the stocks that they are collectively bullish on. One of their picks is Altra Industrial Motion Corp (NASDAQ:AIMC), so let’s take a closer look at the sentiment that surrounds it in the current quarter.

Hedge fund interest in Altra Industrial Motion Corp (NASDAQ:AIMC) shares was flat at the end of last quarter and despite a 15% drop registered by the stock between July and September, looks like investors decided to stick to their holdings. At the end of this article we will also compare AIMC to other stocks, including CTS Corporation (NYSE:CTS) and Bojangles Inc (NASDAQ:BOJA) to get a better sense of its popularity.

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Keeping this in mind, we’re going to take a gander at the new action encompassing Altra Industrial Motion Corp (NASDAQ:AIMC).

What have hedge funds been doing with Altra Industrial Motion Corp (NASDAQ:AIMC)?

At the Q3’s end, a total of 7 of the hedge funds tracked by Insider Monkey held long positions in this stock, unchanged over the quarter. According to publicly available hedge fund and institutional investor holdings data compiled by Insider Monkey, Spitfire Capital, managed by Julian Allen, holds the number one position in Altra Industrial Motion Corp (NASDAQ:AIMC), valued at $9.4 million, comprising 4% of its 13F portfolio. On Spitfire Capital’s heels is Lee Munder Capital Group, managed by Lee Munder, which holds a $9 million position; 0.2% of its 13F portfolio is allocated to the company. The remaining peers that are bullish comprise Paul Hondros’s AlphaOne Capital Partners, Joel Greenblatt’s Gotham Asset Management, and D. E. Shaw’s D E Shaw.

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