Voya Mid Cap Research Enhanced Index Fund - Class A

The Voya Mid Cap Research Enhanced Index Fund was formally the Voya Mid Cap Value Advantage Fund (Effective 5/31/16).
The Voya Mid Cap Value Advantage Fund was formally the Voya SMID Cap Equity Fund (Effective 5/22/14).

Class A: AIMAX
Class C: APMCX
Class I: AIMIX
Class R: AIMRX
Class W: AIMWX
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Voya Mid Cap Research Enhanced Index Fund

Bringing fundamental and quantitative methods together to harness the growth potential of mid-caps .

Daily Prices

as of August 15, 2018

Net Asset Value (NAV)$17.70
% Change-0.95
$ Change-0.17
YTD Return2.79%

Product Facts

Ticker SymbolAIMAX
CUSIP92913R442
Inception DateFebruary 3, 1998
Dividends PaidAnnually
Min. Initial Investment$1,000.00

About this Product

  • Seeks long-term capital growth by investing in a portfolio of securities of mid-capitalization companies
  • Incorporates research from both the fundamental equity team and proprietary quantitative models  
  • Optimization techniques are used to minimize style and sector biases, while keeping risk low relative to the benchmark

Investment Objective

The Fund seeks long-term capital growth.

Management Team

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Portfolio Management Team

Voya Investments, LLC

Investment Adviser

Voya Investments, LLC., serves as the investment adviser to each of the Funds. Voya Investments has overall responsibility for the management of the Funds. Voya Investments provides or oversees all investment advisory and portfolio management services for each Fund, and assists in managing and supervising all aspects of the general day-to-day business activities and operations of the Funds, including custodial, transfer agency, dividend disbursing, accounting, auditing, compliance and related services. The Investment Adviser may, from time to time, directly manage a portion of the Fund’s assets to seek to manage the Fund’s overall risk exposure to achieve the Fund’s desired risk/return profile and to effect the Fund’s investment strategies. The Investment Adviser may invest in futures and exchange-traded funds to implement its investment process.

Voya Investment Management Co. LLC

Investment Sub-Adviser

Voya Investment Management Co. LLC (“Voya IM” or “Sub-Adviser”), a Delaware limited liability company, was founded in 1972 and is registered with the SEC as an investment adviser. Voya IM is an indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary of Voya Financial, Inc. and is an affiliate of the Adviser. Voya IM has acted as adviser or sub-adviser to mutual funds since 1994 and has managed institutional accounts since 1972. The principal office of Voya IM is located at 230 Park Avenue, New York, New York 10169. As of December 31, 2016, Voya IM managed approximately $86.4 billion in assets.
Vincent Costa

Vincent Costa, CFA

Portfolio Manager

Managed Fund since 2015

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Vincent Costa is head of the value and global quantitative equities teams and also serves as a portfolio manager for the active quantitative and fundamental large cap value strategies. Vinnie joined Voya Investment Management (Voya IM) in April 2006 as head of portfolio management for quantitative equity. Prior to joining Voya IM, he managed quantitative equity investments at both Merrill Lynch Investment Management and Bankers Trust Company. He earned a BS in quantitative business analysis from Pennsylvania State University and an MBA in finance from the New York University Stern School of Business, and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation.
Steven Wetter

Steven Wetter

Portfolio Manager

Managed Fund since 2016

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Steven Wetter is a portfolio manager on the global quantitative equity team at Voya Investment Management responsible for the index, research enhanced index and smart beta strategies. Prior to joining the firm, he served as Co-Head of International Indexing responsible for managing ETFs, index funds and quantitative portfolios at BNY Mellon, and formerly held similar positions at Northern Trust and Bankers Trust. Steve earned a BA from the University of California at Berkeley, and an MBA in finance (with distinction) from New York University Stern School of Business.
Kai Yee Wong

Kai Yee Wong

Portfolio Manager

Managed Fund since 2016

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Kai Yee Wong is a portfolio manager on the global quantitative equity team at Voya Investment Management responsible for the index, research enhanced index and smart beta strategies. Prior to joining the firm, she worked as a senior equity portfolio manager at Northern Trust responsible for managing various global indices including developed, emerging, real estate, Topix and socially responsible benchmarks. Previously Kai Yee served as a portfolio manager with Deutsche Bank, an assistant treasurer at Bankers Trust and a trust officer at the Bank of Tokyo. She earned a BS from New York University Stern School of Business.

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Performance

Average Annual Total Returns %

As of July 31, 2018

As of June 30, 2018

Most Recent Month EndMost Recent Quarter EndMost Recent Month EndMost Recent Quarter End
Most Recent Month EndYTD1 YR3 YR5 YR10 YRExpense Ratios
GrossNet
Net Asset Value+3.25+10.48+8.76+8.60+8.361.12%0.99%
With Sales Charge-2.68+4.10+6.65+7.33+8.03
Net Asset Value+1.10+8.62+7.54+9.52+7.871.12%0.99%
With Sales Charge-4.71+2.38+5.43+8.24+7.55
S&P MidCap 400 Index+5.31+14.50+11.49+11.73+11.19
S&P MidCap 400 Index+3.49+13.50+10.89+12.69+10.78
Russell Midcap Value Index-0.16+7.60+8.80+11.27+10.06

Inception Date - Class A:February 3, 1998

Current Maximum Sales Charge: 5.75%

The performance quoted represents past performance and does not guarantee future results. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance information shown. The investment return and principal value of an investment in the Portfolio will fluctuate, so that your shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. See above "Average Annual Total Returns %" for performance information current to the most recent month-end.

Returns Based Statistics

As of July 31, 2018

3 Year5 Year10 Year
Standard Deviation
Standard Deviation:

A measure of the degree to which an individual probability value varies from the distribution mean. The higher the number, the greater the risk.

11.3410.5717.19
Beta
Beta:

The sensitivity of a portfolio's returns to changes in the return of the market as measured by the index or benchmark that represents the market. A portfolio with a beta of 1.0 behaves exactly like the index. A beta less than 1.0 suggests lower risk than the index, while a beta greater than 1.0 indicates a risk level higher than the index.

0.990.950.98
R2
R2:

The proportion of the variation in a portfolio's returns that can be explained by the variability of the returns of an index. High R-squared (close to 1.0) is usually consistent with broad diversification.

97.0095.7698.80
Alpha
Alpha:

A measure of risk-adjusted performance; alpha reflects the difference between a portfolio's actual return and the return that could be expected give its risk as measured by beta.

-2.42-2.36-2.40
Sharpe Ratio
Sharpe Ratio:

A risk-adjusted measure calculated using standard deviation and excess return to determine reward per unit of risk. The higher the Sharpe ratio, the better the portfolio's historical risk-adjusted performance.

0.740.790.54
Tracking Error
Tracking Error:

A measure of how closely the returns of a portfolio tend to follow the returns of the index to which it is benchmarked; specifically, the variability of excess returns around the average.

1.962.241.92
Information Ratio
Information Ratio:

The ratio of portfolio returns in excess of a market index to the variability of those excess returns; in effect, information ratio describes the value added by active management in relation to the risk taken to achieve those returns.

-1.39-1.40-1.47

Calendar Year Returns %

Past performance is no guarantee of future results. Returns are shown in %. These figures are for the year ended December 31 of each year. They do not reflect sales charges and would be lower if they did. The bar chart above shows the Fund's annual returns and long-term performance, and illustrates the variability of the Fund’s returns.

Growth of a $10,000 Investment

For the period 08/31/2008 through 07/31/2018

Ending Value: $22,307.00

The performance quoted in the "Growth of a $10,000 Investment" chart represents past performance. Performance shown is without sales charges; had sales charges been deducted, performance would have been less. Ending value includes reinvestment of distributions.

Portfolio

Portfolio Statistics

As of July 31, 2018

Net Assets millions
Net Assets:

The per-share dollar amount of the fund, calculated by dividing the total value of all the securities in its portfolio, less any liabilities, by the number of fund shares outstanding.

$154.2
Number of Holdings
Number of Holdings:

Number of Holdings in the investment.

237
P/E next 12 months
P/E:

P/E (next 12 months) calculates the price of a stock divided by its earnings per share.

17.04
P/B trailing 12 months
P/B:

Price to book ratio (trailing 12 month) calculates the ratio of a stock’s price to its book value.

3.31
Weighted Average Market Cap millions
Weighted Average Market Cap:

Weighted Average Market Capitalization is the value of a corporation as determined by the market price of its issued and outstanding common stock.

$6,865.5
EPS Growth (3-5 Year Estimate)
EPS Growth (3-5 Year Estimate):

The portion of a company's profit allocated to each outstanding share of common stock. EPS growth serves as an indicator of a company's profitability.

11.74
Active Share
Active Share:

Active Share is a measure of the percentage of stock holdings in a manager's portfolio that differ from the benchmark index.

50.00
PEG Ratio1.57
Price to Cash Flow
Price to Cash Flow:

The ratio of a stock’s price to its cash flow per share. The price-to-cash flow ratio is an indicator of a stock’s valuation

13.36
ROA %
ROA:

ROA is an indicator of how profitable a company is relative to its total assets. ROA gives an idea as to how efficient management is at using its assets to generate earnings.

6.34
Total

Top Holdings

% of Total Investments as of July 31, 2018

IDEX Corp.1.15
WellCare Health Plans, Inc.1.13
Steel Dynamics, Inc.1.07
Dominos Pizza, Inc.1.03
East West Bancorp, Inc.0.96
Teradyne, Inc.0.96
Fortinet, Inc.0.93
Encompass Health Corp.0.91
Chemours Co/The0.88
UGI Corp.0.88
Total#,###.2

Portfolio Composition

as of July 31, 2018

Stocks99.96
Other0.04
Short Terms0.00
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Sector Weightings

% of Total Investments as of July 31, 2018

Financials16.41
Information Technology15.69
Industrials15.02
Consumer Discretionary13.12
Health Care9.49
Real Estate9.22
Materials7.10
Energy5.21
Utilities4.86
Consumer Staples3.35
Telecommunication Services0.49
Not Classified - Mutual Fund0.04
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Information provided is not a recommendation to buy or sell any security. Portfolio data is subject to daily change.

Distributions

Distributions: Last 12 Months

Payment Frequency: Annually

Ex-Date
Ex-Date:

Date on which a stock begins trading without the benefit of the dividend. Typically, a stock’s price moves up by the dollar amount of the dividend as the ex-dividend date approaches, then falls by the amount of the dividend after that date.

Payable Date
Payable Date:

Date on which a declared stock dividend or a bond interest payment is scheduled to be paid.

Record Date
Record Date:

Date on which a shareholder must officially own shares in order to be entitled to a dividend. After the date of record, the stock is said to be ex-dividend.

Amount
Income Dividend12/15/201712/18/201712/14/2017$0.084800
Short-Term Capital Gain12/15/201712/18/201712/14/2017$0.398600
Long-Term Capital Gain12/15/201712/18/201712/14/2017$0.807400
Totals: $1.290800

Ratings

Morningstar™ Ratings

As of July 31, 2018

Overall3 Year5 Year10 Year
368 Funds368 Funds330 Funds230 Funds

Category: Fund Mid-Cap Blend

Disclosures

Principal Risks

All investing involves risks of fluctuating prices and the uncertainties of rates of return and yield inherent in investing. The Fund may use Derivatives, such as options and futures, which can be illiquid, may disproportionately increase losses and have a potentially large impact on Fund performance. Mid-Cap Stocks generally have higher risk characteristics than large cap stocks. Other risks of the Fund include but are not limited to: Other Investment Companies Risks; Price Volatility Risks; Securities Lending Risks; and Portfolio Turnover Risks. Investors should consult the Fund's Prospectus and Statement of Additional Information for a more detailed discussion of the Fund's risks.