Voya Finl INC (VOYA) Shares Rose While Zweig-Dimenna Associates LLC Increased Its Stake by $23.04 Million

June 27, 2018 - By Alex Paulin

Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE:VOYA) Corporate LogoDuring 2018 Q1 the big money sentiment decreased to 0.86. That’s change of 0.12, from 2017Q4’s 0.98. 35 investors sold all, 132 reduced holdings as VOYA ratio is negative. 84 rose holdings while 59 funds acquired holdings. Funds hold 174.45 million shares thus 2.58% less from 2017Q4’s 179.07 million shares. Bridgeway Cap Incorporated owns 1.23 million shs or 0.67% of their US capital. Walleye Trading Ltd Liability Com invested in 0.03% or 97,132 shs. New York-based Lomas Capital Management Ltd Liability has invested 4% in Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE:VOYA). Johnson Grp Inc holds 0% or 52 shs. 500 were accumulated by Webster Bank & Trust N A. Cibc Asset Mngmt reported 8,898 shs. Jane Street Grp Limited Com invested in 0% or 8,480 shs. Levin Capital Strategies Limited Partnership has invested 0.73% in Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE:VOYA). Moreover, Highbridge Cap Mgmt Limited Com has 0.33% invested in Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE:VOYA). Moreover, Clearbridge Investments Ltd Co has 0.06% invested in Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE:VOYA) for 1.25M shs. Jpmorgan Chase & has 8.57 million shs. Wellington Mngmt Gru Limited Liability Partnership holds 0.02% or 1.53M shs. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Mngmt has invested 0% in Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE:VOYA). Cna Financial accumulated 52,487 shs. Cornerstone Advsr invested 0.03% of its capital in Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE:VOYA).

VOYA registered $369,684 net activity with 1 buy and 2 sales since February 21, 2018. On Tuesday, May 1 the insider Nelson Charles P bought $698,439.

In 2018Q1 SEC form is reported Joe Dimenna’s holdings in Voya Finl Inc (VOYA) which was rose by 614.41%. By buying 460,806 shares Zweig-Dimenna Associates Llc made the stock popped up with 2.21%. The finance company at the end of 2018Q1 was valued at $27.06M. It’s up from 75,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Now it had 535,806 shares held by the hedge fund run by Joe Dimenna. Voya Finl Inc has $8.29B MC. VOYA is hitting $49.1 during the last trading session, after decreased 0.07%.Voya Financial, Inc. is uptrending after having risen 53.04% since June 27, 2017. VOYA has 2.70 million volume or 37.41% up from normal. VOYA outperformed by 40.47% the S&P500.

Zweig-Dimenna Associates Llc operates about $1.59B and $1.13B US Long portfolio. It decreased its stake in Huntsman Corp (NYSE:HUN) by 244,853 shares to 8,100 shares, valued at $237,000 in 2018Q1, according to the filing. Zweig-Dimenna Associates Llc has cut its stake in Progressive Corp Ohio (NYSE:PGR) and also reduced its holding in Abbvie Inc (NYSE:ABBV) by 100,474 shares in the quarter, for a total of 2,300 shares.

More recent Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE:VOYA) news were brought out by Tucson.com, Seekingalpha.com and Businesswire.com. The first one has “Voya Equity Closed End Funds Declare Distributions” as a title and was brought out on June 16, 2018. The next is “Voya Is Moving In The Right Direction” on June 15, 2018. And last was brought out on June 01, 2018, called “Voya Financial Completes Annuities Transaction”.

Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE:VOYA) Ratings Coverage

Total analysts of 12 have positions in Voya Financial (NYSE:VOYA) as follows: 9 rated it a “Buy”, 0 with “Sell” and 3 with “Hold”. The positive are 75%. The firm has $66 highest while $5500 is the lowest price target. The average target $59.18 is 20.53% above the last ($49.1) price. Since January 2, 2018 according to StockzIntelligence Inc Voya Financial has 15 analyst reports. On Wednesday, February 14 the firm earned “Buy” rating by BTIG Research. On Wednesday, June 20 the company was maintained by Goldman Sachs. On Wednesday, May 2 BTIG Research maintained Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE:VOYA) with “Buy” rating. On Wednesday, February 14 RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of VOYA in report with “Buy” rating. On Thursday, April 5 Morgan Stanley maintained Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE:VOYA) with “Overweight” rating. On Wednesday, May 2 the firm has “Overweight” rating given by Morgan Stanley. The company rating was maintained by BTIG Research on Tuesday, January 2. On Wednesday, January 10 the company was maintained by Sandler O’Neill. On Thursday, March 1 Wells Fargo maintained the shares of VOYA in report with “Buy” rating. On Tuesday, April 17 the rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with “Buy”.

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