Chase Investment Counsel Has Upped Its Voya Finl (VOYA) Holding by $3.70 Million; Robecosam Ag Holds Holding in American Wtr Wks Co New (AWK)

May 23, 2018 - By Stephen Andrade

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Robecosam Ag increased its stake in American Wtr Wks Co Inc New (AWK) by 13.82% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Robecosam Ag bought 14,515 shares as the company’s stock declined 10.85% with the market. The institutional investor held 119,536 shares of the water supply company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $10.95M, up from 105,021 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Robecosam Ag who had been investing in American Wtr Wks Co Inc New for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $14.39B market cap company. The stock increased 0.39% or $0.31 during the last trading session, reaching $80.82. About 90,279 shares traded. American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK) has risen 5.01% since May 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 6.54% the S&P500.




Chase Investment Counsel Corp increased its stake in Voya Finl Inc (VOYA) by 815.54% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Chase Investment Counsel Corp bought 75,560 shares as the company’s stock declined 2.44% with the market. The institutional investor held 84,825 shares of the finance company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $4.20M, up from 9,265 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Chase Investment Counsel Corp who had been investing in Voya Finl Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $8.99B market cap company. The stock decreased 1.37% or $0.74 during the last trading session, reaching $53.24. About 172,900 shares traded. Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE:VOYA) has risen 34.91% since May 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 23.36% the S&P500.

Since February 21, 2018, it had 1 buying transaction, and 2 insider sales for $369,684 activity. The insider Nelson Charles P bought 13,900 shares worth $698,439.

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. Alliancebernstein Limited Partnership stated it has 0% in Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE:VOYA). Ahl Prns Ltd Liability Partnership stated it has 200,456 shares or 0.15% of all its holdings. Point72 Asset LP holds 0.25% in Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE:VOYA) or 1.18 million shares. Vanguard Grp Inc accumulated 0.03% or 15.03 million shares. Balyasny Asset Mngmt Ltd Co owns 0.27% invested in Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE:VOYA) for 1.77M shares. First Commonwealth Fincl Corp Pa invested in 11,265 shares or 0.59% of the stock. First Quadrant Limited Partnership Ca invested in 491 shares or 0% of the stock. Commonwealth National Bank & Trust Of holds 0.03% or 62,307 shares. Wells Fargo And Mn stated it has 0% in Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE:VOYA). Utah Retirement invested in 33,400 shares or 0.03% of the stock. 28,615 are owned by Lpl Llc. Bp Public Limited Co owns 21,000 shares or 0.04% of their US portfolio. Spark Investment Management Llc has invested 0.1% in Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE:VOYA). Pitcairn owns 20,214 shares. Teacher Retirement Of Texas holds 0.05% of its portfolio in Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE:VOYA) for 152,887 shares.

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 of Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE:VOYA) has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, September 8 by Zacks. As per Thursday, July 14, the company rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, September 5 report. The stock of Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE:VOYA) earned “Buy” rating by Wells Fargo on Tuesday, August 1. Wood maintained Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE:VOYA) on Tuesday, April 11 with “Buy” rating. BTIG Research maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, January 2 report. Morgan Stanley maintained it with “Overweight” rating and $60 target in Wednesday, May 2 report. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE:VOYA) rating on Tuesday, July 25. Keefe Bruyette & Woods has “Buy” rating and $5000 target. The rating was maintained by BTIG Research with “Buy” on Wednesday, February 14. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, December 21 by RBC Capital Markets.

Chase Investment Counsel Corp, which manages about $422.50 million and $189.77M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Unitedhealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) by 1,425 shares to 34,744 shares, valued at $7.66M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Coresite Rlty Corp (NYSE:COR) by 4,715 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 4,778 shares, and cut its stake in Microchip Technology Inc (NASDAQ:MCHP).

More notable recent Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE:VOYA) news were published by: Benzinga.com which released: “‘Attractive, Capital-Light’ Business Mix Makes Voya Financial A Potential Takeover Target, Says Credit Suisse” on April 25, 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, Investorplace.com published: “5 Top Stock Trades for Friday Morning” on May 17, 2018. More interesting news about Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE:VOYA) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Voya Financial: Bet On This Asset Gatherer” published on May 20, 2018 as well as Tucson.com‘s news article titled: “Voya Equity Closed End Funds Declare Distributions” with publication date: May 15, 2018.

Since May 16, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 insider sale for $1.29 million activity.

More notable recent American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK) news were published by: Businesswire.com which released: “Illinois American Water Investing Approximately $430000 in Ransom Drinking Water System” on May 22, 2018, also Businesswire.com with their article: “American Water Named Best for Vets Employer 2018” published on May 17, 2018, Investorplace.com published: “3 Stocks to Buy to Find Gains in Today’s Market” on May 22, 2018. More interesting news about American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK) were released by: Businesswire.com and their article: “Water Quality Reports Show Illinois American Water Continues to Deliver Water That Meets, or is Better Than, Drinking …” published on May 21, 2018 as well as Fool.com‘s news article titled: “American Water Works’ Q1 Earnings Jump 13.5%, Leaving Wall Street All Wet” with publication date: May 10, 2018.

Among 13 analysts covering American Water Works (NYSE:AWK), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 46% are positive. American Water Works had 34 analyst reports since October 15, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Argus Research initiated American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK) on Friday, June 24 with “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Neutral” on Thursday, February 22. The rating was maintained by Wells Fargo on Thursday, October 19 with “Hold”. The company was maintained on Thursday, August 3 by Boenning & Scattergood. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, January 18 by Macquarie Research. The rating was upgraded by Wells Fargo on Monday, February 26 to “Buy”. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Thursday, May 25 by Northcoast. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Janney Capital given on Friday, November 3. Ladenburg Thalmann downgraded the stock to “Neutral” rating in Thursday, October 15 report. On Friday, May 6 the stock rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Overweight”.

Robecosam Ag, which manages about $1.51B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Power Integrations Inc (NASDAQ:POWI) by 5,000 shares to 190,000 shares, valued at $14.08M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Waters Corp (NYSE:WAT) by 3,774 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 284,015 shares, and cut its stake in L Brands Inc (LTD).

Investors sentiment increased to 1.09 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.04, from 1.05 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 23 investors sold AWK shares while 203 reduced holdings. 78 funds opened positions while 169 raised stakes. 144.77 million shares or 3.51% more from 139.87 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Renaissance Limited Liability Corporation has 0.05% invested in American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK) for 522,800 shares. Credit Suisse Ag has invested 0.06% of its portfolio in American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK). Cwm Ltd Limited Liability Company, a Nebraska-based fund reported 5,798 shares. Reaves W H Com owns 1.30 million shares. Lederer And Associate Invest Counsel Ca holds 1.21% in American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK) or 14,755 shares. Moreover, Liberty Mutual Grp Asset Management has 0.02% invested in American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK). Price T Rowe Associates Md reported 8.20M shares. Ohio-based Stratos Wealth Prtn Ltd has invested 0.01% in American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK). Westwood Hldgs Group invested 0.01% of its portfolio in American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK). Credit Agricole S A invested in 1,579 shares. Cibc Mkts accumulated 0.01% or 22,523 shares. 1832 Asset Mngmt LP holds 0.13% or 426,600 shares in its portfolio. Moreover, Campbell And Comm Investment Adviser Llc has 0.22% invested in American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK) for 3,200 shares. Umb National Bank & Trust N A Mo has invested 0.01% in American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK). Ameriprise Incorporated has 0.05% invested in American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK) for 1.17 million shares.

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