Are The Street’s Top Institutional Investors Doubling Down Ahead of Earnings?

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In 2012, The Street ‘s (NASDAQ:TST) shares are down 13.69 percent. On June 1, the company’s board of directors declared a quarterly cash dividend on its common stock. The $0.025 per share dividend was payable on June 29, 2012 to shareholders of record on June 15, 2012’s close of business.The company’s annual dividend now stands at 6.8%.

Back in March, TheStreet hired Elizabeth DeMarse as their new CEO, an executive with a very successful track record. She is now 4 months on job and has brought on a new Editor-in-Chief and continues to lean up the company’s operations.

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With the recent strength of the cash dividend and a turnaround plan in action, will The Street’s largest shareholders increase their holdings ahead of the upcoming earnings report on August 3rd? 38 institutional firms indicated owning shares of The Street (NASDAQ:TST) in Q1 2012. These firms reported owning a total of 11.575 million shares on 03/31/2012. The shares closed at $2.17 on 03/31/2012.

Here are the ten largest positions in The Street at the end of March 31st, 2012.

Harvey Partners LLC held 2,555,000 shares on 03/31/2012 worth $5,646,550. This brought the portfolio total to 1.93%.

Blackrock Institutional Trust Company N.A. held 1,396,960 shares on 03/31/2012 worth $3,087,282. This brought the portfolio total to 0.0%.

Hightower Advisors LLC held 1,076,724 shares on 03/31/2012 worth $2,379,560. This brought the portfolio total to 0.11%.

S squared Technology LLC held 1,061,968 shares on 03/31/2012 worth $2,346,949. This brought the portfolio total to 0.58%.

Clark Estates Inc/NY held 801,712 shares on 03/31/2012 worth $1,771,784. This brought the portfolio total to 0.36%.

Harvest Capital Strategies LLC held 758,493 shares on 03/31/2012 worth $1,676,270. This brought the portfolio total to 0.3%.

Cannell J Carlo held 750,491 shares on 03/31/2012 worth $1,658,585. This brought the portfolio total to 1.48%.

Renaissance Technologies LLC held 666,589 shares on 03/31/2012 worth $1,473,162. This brought the portfolio total to 0.01%.

Vanguard Group Inc held 627,016 shares on 03/31/2012 worth $1,385,705. This brought the portfolio total to 0.0%.

Munder Capital Management held 584,109 shares on 03/31/2012 worth $1,290,881. This brought the portfolio total to 0.01%.

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