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Greenlight Capital Has Trimmed Holding in Voya Finl (VOYA) as Market Valuation Declined; As Lockheed Martin (LMT) Stock Price Rose, Holder Jupiter Asset Management LTD Lowered Its Stake by $3.31 Million

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David Einhorn decreased its stake in Voya Finl Inc (VOYA) by 3.69% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Greenlight Capital Inc sold 218,409 shares as the company’s stock declined 2.44% with the market. The hedge fund run by David Einhorn held 5.70 million shares of the finance company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $282.10M, down from 5.92M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Greenlight Capital Inc who had been investing in Voya Finl Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $9.06 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.88% or $0.47 during the last trading session, reaching $53.66. About 1.26M shares traded. Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE:VOYA) has risen 34.91% since May 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 23.36% the S&P500.

Jupiter Asset Management Ltd decreased its stake in Lockheed Martin Corp (LMT) by 30.21% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Jupiter Asset Management Ltd sold 10,300 shares as the company’s stock rose 6.55% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 23,800 shares of the military and government and technical company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $7.64 million, down from 34,100 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Jupiter Asset Management Ltd who had been investing in Lockheed Martin Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $91.18 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.14% or $0.44 during the last trading session, reaching $319.33. About 915,822 shares traded. Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE:LMT) has risen 26.83% since May 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 15.28% the S&P500.

Analysts await Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE:VOYA) to report earnings on August, 7. They expect $1.07 earnings per share, up 59.70% or $0.40 from last year’s $0.67 per share. VOYA’s profit will be $180.64 million for 12.54 P/E if the $1.07 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.77 actual earnings per share reported by Voya Financial, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 38.96% EPS growth.

More notable recent Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE:VOYA) news were published by: Businesswire.com which released: “Voya Financial Celebrates Fifth Anniversary of National Day of Service” on May 15, 2018, also Benzinga.com with their article: “‘Attractive, Capital-Light’ Business Mix Makes Voya Financial A Potential Takeover Target, Says Credit Suisse” published on April 25, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Voya Financial’s (VOYA) CEO Rod Martin on Q1 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” on May 02, 2018. More interesting news about Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE:VOYA) were released by: Streetinsider.com and their article: “Voya Financial (VOYA) to Acquire Pen-Cal Administrators” published on May 11, 2018 as well as Streetinsider.com‘s news article titled: “Einhorn’s Greenlight Capital Enters Office Depot (ODP), Abercrombie & Fitch (ANF) (more…) – 13F” with publication date: May 15, 2018.

Since February 21, 2018, it had 1 buy, and 2 selling transactions for $369,684 activity. $698,439 worth of Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE:VOYA) shares were bought by Nelson Charles P.

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 rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with “Buy” on Friday, November 10. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Monday, January 9 by Wells Fargo. Sandler O’Neill maintained Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE:VOYA) on Wednesday, January 10 with “Buy” rating. BTIG Research maintained Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE:VOYA) on Wednesday, February 14 with “Buy” rating. RBC Capital Markets maintained Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE:VOYA) rating on Tuesday, September 5. RBC Capital Markets has “Buy” rating and $46.0 target. The stock of Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE:VOYA) earned “Neutral” rating by Goldman Sachs on Friday, July 15. The stock of Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE:VOYA) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, July 10 by RBC Capital Markets. The company was maintained on Thursday, April 5 by Morgan Stanley. BTIG Research maintained the shares of VOYA in report on Tuesday, January 2 with “Buy” rating. The stock of Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE:VOYA) earned “Buy” rating by Citigroup on Thursday, January 26.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.98 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.24, from 0.74 in 2017Q3. It increased, 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. Luxor Cap Group LP owns 2.70 million shares for 3.75% of their portfolio. State Street reported 5.41M shares stake. State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue holds 0.01% or 10,900 shares. Dimensional Fund Advsr LP has invested 0.02% in Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE:VOYA). Honeywell Int stated it has 1.02% of its portfolio in Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE:VOYA). Pacific Global Invest invested in 34,481 shares or 0.37% of the stock. 245,916 were reported by State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Systems. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Mngmt holds 407 shares. Price T Rowe Assoc Inc Md holds 0.07% of its portfolio in Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE:VOYA) for 8.66 million shares. Fuller And Thaler Asset Mgmt reported 69,545 shares. River Mercantile Asset Mgmt Llp holds 1.44% or 259,280 shares. Jane Street Group Limited Liability Company holds 6,918 shares. Pekin Singer Strauss Asset Management Il has invested 0.99% in Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE:VOYA). Point72 Asia (Hong Kong) Ltd holds 2,492 shares or 0.09% of its portfolio. London Of Virginia has 539,967 shares for 0.19% of their portfolio.

Greenlight Capital Inc, which manages about $11.41 billion and $5.50 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in General Mtrs Co (NYSE:GM) by 23.86M shares to 25.86 million shares, valued at $1.06 billion in 2017Q4, according to the filing.

Since January 29, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 2 selling transactions for $9.28 million activity. On Thursday, February 1 Ambrose Richard F sold $2.69M worth of Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE:LMT) or 7,517 shares.

Analysts await Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE:LMT) to report earnings on July, 17. They expect $3.85 EPS, up 19.20% or $0.62 from last year’s $3.23 per share. LMT’s profit will be $1.10B for 20.74 P/E if the $3.85 EPS becomes a reality. After $4.02 actual EPS reported by Lockheed Martin Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -4.23% negative EPS growth.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.18 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.06, from 1.24 in 2017Q3. It dived, as 37 investors sold LMT shares while 381 reduced holdings. 103 funds opened positions while 390 raised stakes. 218.89 million shares or 1.12% less from 221.38 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. 116 are held by Hwg Holdg Lp. Aviva Public Ltd Co holds 0.01% or 5,501 shares in its portfolio. First Tru Advsrs LP accumulated 252,568 shares. Conning has 95,731 shares for 1.01% of their portfolio. Sunbelt Securities owns 2,432 shares for 0.76% of their portfolio. Westfield Capital Mngmt Limited Partnership accumulated 13,468 shares or 0.03% of the stock. Adage Capital Ptnrs Grp Incorporated Ltd Liability has 162,581 shares for 0.12% of their portfolio. Washington Tru owns 22,757 shares. Moreover, Willis Investment Counsel has 1.07% invested in Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE:LMT) for 47,500 shares. Mycio Wealth Prtn Ltd Liability Company reported 7,669 shares. Washington Management holds 8,395 shares. Thrivent Fincl For Lutherans holds 0.06% in Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE:LMT) or 55,573 shares. Raymond James Na owns 24,305 shares. Wealthfront Inc invested in 0.05% or 14,285 shares. 22,526 were accumulated by Nomura Inc.

Among 23 analysts covering Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE:LMT), 13 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 57% are positive. Lockheed Martin Corporation had 85 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Robert W. Baird initiated Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE:LMT) on Thursday, October 6 with “Outperform” rating. JP Morgan initiated the stock with “Neutral” rating in Thursday, August 25 report. Robert W. Baird maintained the shares of LMT in report on Tuesday, January 30 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, October 26 by Deutsche Bank. RBC Capital Markets initiated Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE:LMT) rating on Thursday, January 12. RBC Capital Markets has “Sector Perform” rating and $265 target. The rating was downgraded by Goldman Sachs on Monday, January 4 to “Buy”. The stock has “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Wednesday, October 25. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, August 20 by Sterne Agee CRT. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, January 30 by Credit Suisse. The stock of Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE:LMT) has “Sector Perform” rating given on Wednesday, January 25 by RBC Capital Markets.

More notable recent Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE:LMT) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Lockheed Martin: Opportunity On Price Drop” on April 27, 2018, also Bizjournals.com with their article: “DFW units of Lockheed Martin, Raytheon and more awarded millions by US government” published on May 14, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Pentagon: King Stallion is behind schedule” on April 25, 2018. More interesting news about Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE:LMT) were released by: Bizjournals.com and their article: “Lockheed Martin, United Launch Alliance grab $27.6M in local defense work” published on May 16, 2018 as well as Bizjournals.com‘s news article titled: “Here’s what’s next for NASA’s Orion spacecraft in Central Florida” with publication date: May 15, 2018.

Jupiter Asset Management Ltd, which manages about $3.48 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Global Pmts Inc (NYSE:GPN) by 31,060 shares to 196,760 shares, valued at $19.72M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Priceline Grp Inc (Prn) by 1.00M shares in the quarter, for a total of 7.00M shares, and has risen its stake in Citizens Finl Group Inc (NYSE:CFG).

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