Toth Financial Advisory Has Increased Its Voya Finl (VOYA) Stake by $343,000; Cf Industries Holdings (CF) Share Price Declined While Nikko Asset Management Americas Trimmed Holding

May 18, 2018 - By Dolores Ford

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Toth Financial Advisory Corp increased its stake in Voya Finl Inc (VOYA) by 48.08% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Toth Financial Advisory Corp bought 7,000 shares as the company’s stock declined 2.44% with the market. The institutional investor held 21,560 shares of the finance company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $1.07 million, up from 14,560 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Toth Financial Advisory Corp who had been investing in Voya Finl Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $9.31 billion market cap company. The stock increased 2.78% or $1.49 during the last trading session, reaching $55.15. About 3.29 million shares traded or 68.62% up from the average. Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE:VOYA) has risen 34.91% since May 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 23.36% the S&P500.

Nikko Asset Management Americas Inc decreased its stake in Cf Industries Holdings Inc (CF) by 26.86% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Nikko Asset Management Americas Inc sold 62,600 shares as the company’s stock declined 10.09% with the market. The institutional investor held 170,430 shares of the basic industries company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $7.25M, down from 233,030 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Nikko Asset Management Americas Inc who had been investing in Cf Industries Holdings Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $9.59 billion market cap company. The stock increased 1.36% or $0.55 during the last trading session, reaching $41.1. About 2.32 million shares traded. CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CF) has risen 28.25% since May 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.98 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.24, from 0.74 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 24 investors sold VOYA shares while 124 reduced holdings. 58 funds opened positions while 87 raised stakes. 179.07 million shares or 6.24% more from 168.54 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Tocqueville Asset LP has invested 0.07% in Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE:VOYA). Glenmede Trust Na reported 0% stake. Barclays Public Limited Liability holds 0% in Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE:VOYA) or 61,489 shares. Dnb Asset Mgmt As invested in 0.01% or 15,500 shares. Cwm Ltd Co owns 0% invested in Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE:VOYA) for 390 shares. D E Shaw And Co holds 0.14% in Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE:VOYA) or 2.05M shares. M&T Bancorporation Corporation holds 0% of its portfolio in Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE:VOYA) for 5,975 shares. Prelude Cap Management Limited Liability has invested 0.06% in Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE:VOYA). Pub Employees Retirement System Of Ohio accumulated 77,857 shares. Marshall Wace Limited Liability Partnership invested in 0.02% or 7,591 shares. Chase Invest Counsel has 2.21% invested in Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE:VOYA). Axa invested in 0.03% or 131,600 shares. Prudential Public Limited invested in 252,572 shares. Tower Research Cap Lc (Trc) stated it has 0.01% in Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE:VOYA). Brinker Capital accumulated 37,457 shares.

More notable recent Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE:VOYA) news were published by: Streetinsider.com which released: “Einhorn’s Greenlight Capital Enters Office Depot (ODP), Abercrombie & Fitch (ANF) (more…) – 13F” on May 15, 2018, also Globenewswire.com with their article: “Detailed Research: Economic Perspectives on Voya Financial, Dominion Energy, Incyte, MeetMe, Ventas, and Select …” published on May 10, 2018, Streetinsider.com published: “Voya Financial (VOYA) to Acquire Pen-Cal Administrators” on May 11, 2018. More interesting news about Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE:VOYA) were released by: Businesswire.com and their article: “Voya Financial Announces First-Quarter 2018 Results” published on May 01, 2018 as well as Businesswire.com‘s news article titled: “Voya Financial Celebrates Fifth Anniversary of National Day of Service” with publication date: May 15, 2018.

Since February 21, 2018, it had 1 buy, and 2 sales for $369,684 activity. On Tuesday, May 1 the insider Nelson Charles P bought $698,439.

Among 18 analysts covering Voya Financial (NYSE:VOYA), 14 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 78% are positive. Voya Financial had 49 analyst reports since August 26, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Wednesday, November 1. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, November 10 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. As per Wednesday, May 2, the company rating was maintained by BTIG Research. The stock of Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE:VOYA) earned “Underweight” rating by JP Morgan on Tuesday, January 3. Zacks upgraded Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE:VOYA) on Tuesday, September 8 to “Hold” rating. The firm earned “Top Pick” rating on Thursday, February 11 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Credit Suisse given on Friday, October 7. The rating was maintained by Sandler O’Neill with “Buy” on Wednesday, January 10. Deutsche Bank maintained Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE:VOYA) on Thursday, July 14 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, April 11 by Wood.

Toth Financial Advisory Corp, which manages about $319.42M and $422.09M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Cvs Health Corp (Call) (NYSE:CVS) by 90,786 shares to 200 shares, valued at $15,000 in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in General Electric Co (NYSE:GE) by 100,364 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 173,988 shares, and cut its stake in Fiserv Inc (NASDAQ:FISV).

Analysts await CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CF) to report earnings on August, 1. They expect $0.33 EPS, up 230.00% or $0.23 from last year’s $0.1 per share. CF’s profit will be $77.01 million for 31.14 P/E if the $0.33 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.27 actual EPS reported by CF Industries Holdings, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 22.22% EPS growth.

More news for CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CF) were recently published by: Seekingalpha.com, which released: “CF Industries Holdings: Buy The Structural Advantage” on May 16, 2018. Seekingalpha.com‘s article titled: “Fertilizer producer estimates upped at Stifel, with Nutrien rated a Buy” and published on May 15, 2018 is yet another important article.

Nikko Asset Management Americas Inc, which manages about $3.82 billion and $3.84B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Monsanto Co (NYSE:MON) by 326,600 shares to 743,700 shares, valued at $88.12 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Agrium Inc (NYSE:AGU) by 27,521 shares in the quarter, for a total of 217,359 shares, and has risen its stake in Mercadolibre Inc (NASDAQ:MELI).

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.84 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.04, from 0.88 in 2017Q3. It is negative, as 40 investors sold CF shares while 158 reduced holdings. 66 funds opened positions while 101 raised stakes. 229.56 million shares or 8.37% less from 250.53 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Moreover, North Star Invest Mgmt has 0% invested in CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CF). Apg Asset Nv reported 0.02% in CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CF). Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa has invested 0.01% in CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CF). Renaissance Technology Lc invested in 78,900 shares. Parametric Port Associate Ltd Liability Co invested in 0.04% or 897,967 shares. Moreover, Td Asset Mngmt has 0.01% invested in CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CF). New York-based Tocqueville Asset Mngmt Ltd Partnership has invested 0% in CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CF). Capital Innovations Limited Liability reported 1.6% of its portfolio in CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CF). Hanseatic Mgmt Services Inc reported 1,393 shares or 0.06% of all its holdings. State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue, a Alaska-based fund reported 30,500 shares. 10,452 are held by Cap Fund Mgmt. Bluestein R H & Co invested in 0.02% or 10,510 shares. 1,274 were accumulated by Whittier Company. 36,810 were accumulated by Wexford Capital L P. Royal Commercial Bank Of Canada invested in 0% or 222,416 shares.

Among 21 analysts covering CF Industries Holdings (NYSE:CF), 7 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. CF Industries Holdings had 101 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Underperform” rating given on Thursday, April 14 by Cowen & Co. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, February 15 by Scotia Capital. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, August 23 by UBS. The stock of CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CF) earned “Buy” rating by Citigroup on Monday, May 8. The firm has “Underweight” rating by Atlantic Securities given on Tuesday, November 14. As per Monday, October 5, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital. Cowen & Co maintained the shares of CF in report on Wednesday, November 8 with “Hold” rating. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Goldman Sachs on Friday, June 3. The firm has “Underperform” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Tuesday, November 22. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, June 9 with “Sell”.

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