Genworth Finl (GNW) Shares Rose While Voya Investment Management Raised Its Stake; Alethea Capital Management Increases Stake in Nextera Energy (NEE)

June 14, 2018 - By Vivian Park

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Voya Investment Management Llc increased its stake in Genworth Finl Inc (GNW) by 56.29% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Voya Investment Management Llc bought 390,677 shares as the company’s stock rose 21.75% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 1.08M shares of the life insurance company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $3.07M, up from 694,080 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Voya Investment Management Llc who had been investing in Genworth Finl Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $2.33B market cap company. The stock decreased 1.17% or $0.055 during the last trading session, reaching $4.645. About 2.59M shares traded. Genworth Financial, Inc. (NYSE:GNW) has declined 3.34% since June 14, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 15.91% the S&P500. Some Historical GNW News: 01/05/2018 – GENWORTH AUSTRALIA NEW ON-MARKET SHARE BUY-BACK OF UP TO A$100M; 27/03/2018 – Genworth and Oceanwide Extend Merger Agreement; 01/05/2018 – GENWORTH, OCEANWIDE AGREED TO 4TH WAIVER TO EXTEND DEADLINE; 01/05/2018 – Genworth Australia Says Signs of Softening in Cure Rates Emerged in 1Q18; 29/03/2018 – Genworth Holdings Inc. CDS Widens 27 Bps; 01/05/2018 – Genworth MI Canada 3Q EPS $1.38; 01/05/2018 – GENWORTH AUSTRALIA GUIDANCE PROVIDED AT FY17 RESULTS UNCHANGED; 24/04/2018 – GENWORTH FINANCIAL – COS HAVE WITHDRAWN, RE-FILED THEIR JOINT VOLUNTARY NOTICE TO PROVIDE CFIUS TIME TO REVIEW PROPOSED DEAL BETWEEN CO AND OCEANWIDE; 27/03/2018 – Genworth: Fourth Waiver and Agreement Extends Previous Deadline of April 1, 2018 to July 1, 2018; 07/03/2018 – Genworth Closes $450 Million Senior Secured Term Loan

Alethea Capital Management Llc increased its stake in Nextera Energy Inc (NEE) by 199.01% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Alethea Capital Management Llc bought 10,647 shares as the company’s stock rose 5.02% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 15,997 shares of the public utilities company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $2.61M, up from 5,350 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Alethea Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Nextera Energy Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $74.53 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.61% or $0.96 during the last trading session, reaching $158.1. About 919,076 shares traded. NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NEE) has risen 15.44% since June 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 2.87% the S&P500. Some Historical NEE News: 21/05/2018 – S&PGR Affirms NextEra Energy Rtgs On Acq Pact; Outlook Stable; 19/04/2018 – FPL unveils largest enclosed electric substation across its system in downtown Miami, continuing collaborative partnership with; 09/03/2018 – Florida Power & Light augments FPL Babcock Ranch Solar Energy Center with advanced batteries, creating the nation’s largest sol; 21/05/2018 – NextEra Energy To Buy Some Of Southern Co.’s Florida Assets In A Deal Valued At $6.5 Billion — MarketWatch; 23/04/2018 – Wells Fargo, NextEra Energy Join to Boost Clean Energy in California, Indiana, Nebraska; 21/05/2018 – NextEra to Buy Florida Utility From Southern for $5.1 Billion; 21/05/2018 – SOUTHERN CO – TO SELL GULF POWER COMPANY, FLORIDA CITY GAS TO NEXTERA ENERGY; 23/04/2018 – Wells Fargo Provides $70 Million Financing for NextEra Wind; 21/05/2018 – SOUTHERN CO – IN TRANSACTIONS VALUED AT APPROXIMATELY $6.475 BLN; 03/04/2018 – FPL lineworkers, management and support staff return to Florida following extensive three-month restoration effort in Puerto Ri

Since February 6, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 10 sales for $27.98 million activity. $809,690 worth of stock was sold by YEAGER WILLIAM L on Thursday, March 15. 5,093 shares valued at $803,691 were sold by Arechabala Miguel on Thursday, March 15. 18,000 shares were sold by ROBO JAMES L, worth $2.90 million. $439,881 worth of NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NEE) was sold by Sieving Charles E on Thursday, February 15. Shares for $1.79 million were sold by Silagy Eric E on Monday, May 14. Pimentel Armando Jr also sold $1.40 million worth of NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NEE) on Tuesday, February 6.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.85 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.19, from 1.04 in 2017Q4. It is negative, as 43 investors sold NEE shares while 462 reduced holdings. 98 funds opened positions while 331 raised stakes. 342.36 million shares or 0.59% more from 340.36 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Company National Bank stated it has 195,823 shares. Ashfield Capital Partners Limited Liability owns 0.05% invested in NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NEE) for 2,303 shares. Bingham Osborn & Scarborough Ltd accumulated 0.02% or 1,424 shares. Public Sector Pension Invest Board owns 26,206 shares. Alpha Cubed Llc has invested 0.05% in NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NEE). Boston Private Wealth Llc has 133,748 shares. State Of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D reported 0.47% of its portfolio in NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NEE). Girard Prtn Limited accumulated 0.68% or 17,925 shares. Blb&B Advisors Limited has invested 0.49% in NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NEE). Farmers Bank & Trust stated it has 0.58% of its portfolio in NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NEE). Edmp Incorporated reported 4,405 shares stake. Tradewinds Cap Mgmt Ltd Liability Corp reported 0.02% of its portfolio in NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NEE). Parsec Fin stated it has 8,548 shares. Gradient Invs Limited Liability Corp holds 0.04% or 4,248 shares. Hm Payson And invested 0.14% of its portfolio in NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NEE).

Among 16 analysts covering Nextera Energy Inc. (NYSE:NEE), 15 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 94% are positive. Nextera Energy Inc. had 45 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Wednesday, April 18, the company rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy” on Monday, July 31. On Thursday, April 26 the stock rating was maintained by JP Morgan with “Overweight”. On Monday, January 30 the stock rating was upgraded by Deutsche Bank to “Buy”. On Thursday, June 22 the stock rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Buy”. On Thursday, October 12 the stock rating was maintained by JP Morgan with “Neutral”. Robert W. Baird upgraded it to “Outperform” rating and $120 target in Friday, January 29 report. The stock of NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NEE) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, August 11 by M Partners. The stock of NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NEE) has “Overweight” rating given on Monday, April 16 by Morgan Stanley. The stock has “Overweight” rating by JP Morgan on Tuesday, April 10.

More important recent NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NEE) news were published by: Fool.com which released: “Better Renewable Stock to Buy: NextEra Energy vs. Xcel Energy” on June 05, 2018, also Finance.Yahoo.com published article titled: “Should Income Investors Buy NextEra Energy Inc (NYSE:NEE) Before Its Ex-Dividend?”, Seekingalpha.com published: “Florida Purchase Improves The Value Of NextEra” on May 30, 2018. More interesting news about NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NEE) was released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “NextEra Energy: 5th Time Is The Charm” with publication date: May 24, 2018.

Voya Investment Management Llc, which manages about $84.40 billion and $46.89B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Us Bancorp Del (NYSE:USB) by 12,337 shares to 789,217 shares, valued at $39.86M in 2018Q1, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Rayonier Advanced Matls Inc (NYSE:RYAM) by 60,952 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 19,516 shares, and cut its stake in General Dynamics Corp (NYSE:GD).

Investors sentiment increased to 0.96 in Q1 2018. Its up 0.01, from 0.95 in 2017Q4. It increased, as 25 investors sold GNW shares while 79 reduced holdings. 38 funds opened positions while 62 raised stakes. 310.88 million shares or 1.29% more from 306.90 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Systematic Fincl Management Limited Partnership has invested 0.03% in Genworth Financial, Inc. (NYSE:GNW). Brown Advisory Incorporated holds 0% of its portfolio in Genworth Financial, Inc. (NYSE:GNW) for 50,000 shares. Retirement System Of Alabama has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Genworth Financial, Inc. (NYSE:GNW). Ontario – Canada-based Cibc World Markets has invested 0% in Genworth Financial, Inc. (NYSE:GNW). Brave Asset Management Inc owns 37,400 shares for 0.06% of their portfolio. Next Fin Gp Inc invested 0.02% in Genworth Financial, Inc. (NYSE:GNW). Sigma Planning owns 52,266 shares. Moreover, Capstone Ltd Liability has 0.02% invested in Genworth Financial, Inc. (NYSE:GNW) for 461,700 shares. Convergence Investment Partners Limited Co stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Genworth Financial, Inc. (NYSE:GNW). Iowa-based Cambridge Investment Research Advisors has invested 0% in Genworth Financial, Inc. (NYSE:GNW). Marathon Cap Mngmt owns 28,600 shares. 145,932 were accumulated by Ing Groep Nv. Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft Fi, a Germany-based fund reported 12,190 shares. Arizona State Retirement holds 0.01% or 337,673 shares in its portfolio. Credit Suisse Ag has invested 0.01% in Genworth Financial, Inc. (NYSE:GNW).

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