Voya Financial Inc. (NYSE:VOYA) saw an upside of 0.91% to close Monday at $65.55 after adding $0.59 on the day. The 5-day average trading volume is 1,153,260 shares of the company’s common stock. It has gained $66.48 in the past week. An average of 1,381,315 shares of the company has been traded in the last 20 days, and the 50-day average volume stands at 1,335,500.
VOYA’s 1-month performance is 3.13% or $1.99 on its low of $58.97 reached on 09/21/21. The company’s shares have touched a 52-week low of $47.12 and high of $70.68, with the stock’s rally to the 52-week high happening on 05/06/21. YTD, VOYA has achieved 11.46% or $6.74. However, the current price is down -7.26%% from the 52-week high price.
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On Aug 16, 57 days have gone by since the last insider trading activity for Voya Financial Inc. (VOYA). SILVA KEVIN D (See Remarks) most recently sold 15,000 shares at $67.17 per share on Aug 16. This transaction cost the insider $1,007,560. See Remarks, Lavallee Heather H., sold 5,778 shares at a price of $67.16 on Aug 16. Then, on Aug 05, See Remarks Ferrara Nancy sold 3,000 shares at a price of $65.60 per share. This transaction amounted to $196,794.
The company’s PE ratio for the last five years has touched a high of 1366.67 and a low of 5.076. VOYA stock has a beta of 1.46. Moving on to other valuation ratios, the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio is 1.53 while the price-to-book (PB) in the most recent quarter is 0.95, with the price to cash flow ratio at 14.55.
Voya Financial Inc. pays an annual dividend of $0.66 per share. Its dividend yield is 1.01% and the payout ratio is 5.20%. VOYA’s most recent quarterly dividend payment was made on Sep. 29, when it paid $0.1650 a share compared with prior rate of $0.1650, down 0.0% from last year’s. The company has boosted its dividend for the last 1 consecutive years with the latest dividend increase of $0.0150 reported on Thursday January 28 2021. Measured over the last 3 years, the Dividend has been growing by 1,400.00% yearly.
It is projected that Voya Financial Inc.’s next ex-dividend date will be on 29-Nov. VOYA is expected to distribute $0.165 as its next dividend.
As well, the company’s long term debt to equity for the quarter ending June 29 was 0.36, while the total debt to equity was 0.36. The firm’s gross profit as reported stood at $352.0 million against revenue of $7.65 billion.
For the quarterly period ending June 29 this year, Net income and sales went up compared to those figures reported in the previous quarter. Analysts expected VOYA to announce $1.46 per share in earnings in its latest quarter, but it posted $2.2, representing a 50.70% surprise. EBITDA for the quarter stood at more than $1.08 billion. VOYA stock balance sheet for the quarter ending June 29 shows that, with total debt at $4.63 billion. Shareholders hold equity totaling $113.44 million
Let’s look briefly at Voya Financial Inc. (VOYA) price momentum from a technical analysis perspective. The 9-day relative strength index as at close on 11 October was 72.63% to suggest the stock is trending Overbought, with historical volatility in this time period at 8.08%.
The stock’s 5-day moving average is $64.59, reflecting a +5.34% or $3.32 change from its current price. VOYA is currently trading +2.42% above its 20-day SMA, -0.30% above its 100-day SMA. However, the stock’s current price level is away from the SMA50 and SMA200 by +1.79% and +15.04% respectively.
Stochastic %K and %D was 88.45% and 91.79% and the average true range (ATR) pointed at 1.44. The RSI (14) points at 63.94%, while the 14-day stochastic is at 86.77% with the period’s ATR at 1.41. The stock’s 9-day MACD Oscillator is pointing at 1.81 and 2.67 on the 14-day charts.
In the most recent analyst report for Voya Financial Inc. (NYSE: VOYA), Citigroup downgraded it to a Neutral rating. They previously had a Buy rating on the stock. Analysts offering their rating for VOYA stock have a consensus rating for the stock as Overweight. Currently, 0 brokerage advisors rate VOYA as a “sell,”, while 5 advise that investors “Hold.” 0 analysts have rated the stock as underweight. 0 rates the stock as overweight while 8 have offered a “buy” rating.
What is VOYA’s price target for the next 12 months?
Analysts have a consensus price target ranging from a low of $67.00 and a high of $87.00, with their median price target at $76.00. Looking at these predictions, the average price target given by analysts is for Voya Financial Inc. (VOYA) stock is $75.82.