Royce & Associates’ latest 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission indicates purchases of 88 new stocks in the third quarter and increases in 529 other stocks. The firm sold out of a total of 97 stocks and reduced its holdings in another 439 stocks.


The top five holdings in the firm’s portfolio all hold approximately 1 percent. Those stocks include Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:LECO), Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:NUS), Teradyne, Inc. (NYSE:TER), Reliance Steel & Aluminum (NYSE:RS) and The Buckle, Inc. (NYSE:BKE).

Buys And Increases

The firm’s major purchases include Sauer-Danfoss Inc. (NYSE:SHS), Globus Medical Inc (NYSE:GMED), and Amdocs Limited (NYSE:DOX). Royce & Associates also increased its position in Oil States International, Inc. (NYSE:OIS), ADTRAN, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADTN), and Deckers Outdoor Corp (NASDAQ:DECK).

Reductions And Sell-Offs

Royce & Associates reduced its position on several stocks. Its most noticeable reductions came in Knight Capital Group Inc. (NYSE:KCG), Energen Corporation (NYSE:EGN), and Neustar Inc (NYSE:NSR)

The firm sold out of 97 stocks, including Lincare Holdings (NASDAQ: LNCR), Coach, Inc. (NYSE:COH), and LaCrosse Footwear, Inc. (NASDAQ:BOOT).