What You Need To Know About Voya Financial Inc. (VOYA)


Voya Financial Inc. (NYSE:VOYA) finished Wednesday with a subtraction of -$0.22 to close at $62.65, a downside of -0.35 percent. An average of 1,432,640 shares of common stock have been traded in the last five days. There was a fall of -$0.03 in the past week, and it reached a new high 25 times over the past 12 months. The last 20 days have seen an average of 1,010,000 shares traded, while the 50-day average volume stands at 998,790.

VOYA stock has decreased by -0.06% in the last month. The company shares reached their 1-month lowest point of $59.87 on 09/07/22. With the stock rallying to its 52-week high on 01/18/22, shares of the company touched a low of $56.20 and a high of $74.97 in 52 weeks. It has reached a new high 8 times so far this year and lost -5.52% or -$3.66 in price. In spite of this, the price is down -16.43% from the 52-week high.

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Insider Transactions

211 days have passed since Voya Financial Inc. (VOYA) last reported insider trading activity. Hurtsellers Christine, who is, most recently acquired $57,782 shares at $67.62 per share on Feb 23. In this transaction, the insider spent $3,906,958., Katz Michael Robert, disposed of 4,054 shares at a price of $66.48 on Feb 23. The insider now owns more than $269,504 worth of shares. Prior to that, SILVA KEVIN D went on to Sale 12,205 shares at $68.80 each on Feb 23. An amount of $839,715 was transacted.

Valuation Metrics

Voya Financial Inc. (VOYA) has a trailing price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio of 11.82. The stock’s beta is 1.22. Other valuation ratios to consider include the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio at 0.92, the price-to-book (PB) ratio at 1.41, and the price-to-cash flow ratio at 6.93.

The company has a payout ratio of 13.20%. The company’s most recent quarterly dividend payment was $0.20 a share, without any change from last year. Its latest increase dividend $0.16 reported on Thursday April 28 2022.

Financial Health

Further, the company has a long term debt to equity ratio of 0.53 and a total debt to equity ratio of 0.53 for the quarter ending March 30. Its gross profit as reported stood at $2.78 billion compared to revenue of $4.23 billion.

For investors, determining the potential profitability of the investment also depends on the performance of the company’s management. In the past 12 months, Voya Financial Inc.’s return on assets was 0.40%.

Earnings Surprise

For the three-month period that ended March 30, Voya Financial Inc. had $2.38 billion in total debt. In the quarter under review, the net income was up than the previous quarter. The company posted a net income of $64.0 million in the quarter, while revenues were shrunk -617.19%. The analyst consensus anticipated Voya Financial Inc.’s latest quarter earnings to come in at $1.44 per share, but it turned out to be $1.47, a 2.10% surprise. For the quarter, EBITDA amounted to $199.0 million. At the end of the quarter ending March 30, Voya Financial Inc.’s stock balance sheet showed total debt was $3.79 billion. Shareholders own equity worth $97.92 million.

Technical Picture

From a technical analysis perspective, let’s take a brief look at Voya Financial Inc. (VOYA) price momentum. RSI 9-day as of the close on 21 September was 49.46%, suggesting the stock is Neutral, with historical volatility in this time frame at 28.70%.

As of today, VOYA’s price is $63.13 -0.05% or -$0.03 from its 5-day moving average. VOYA is currently trading -0.25% lower than its 20-day SMA and -3.85% lower than its 100-day SMA. However, the stock’s current price level is +5.33% above the SMA50 and +0.56% above the SMA200.

The stochastic %K and %D were 67.22% and 69.65%, respectively, and the average true range (ATR) was 1.46. With the 14-day stochastic at 57.92% and the average true range at 1.44, the RSI (14) stands at 50.82%. The stock has reached -0.06 on the 9-day MACD Oscillator while the 14-day reading was at 0.58.

Analyst Ratings

Goldman upgraded Voya Financial Inc. (NYSE: VOYA) to a a Buy rating in its most recent analyst report. Previously, the stock was rated as a Neutral. The consensus rating for Voya Financial Inc. (VOYA) among analysts is Overweight. According to current brokerage recommendations, 0 brokerage firms advise that investors sell VOYA, while 4 suggest investors hold. There are 0 analysts who rate the stock as underweight. The stock is rated overweight by 0 analysts, while 10 others rate it as a “buy”.

What is VOYA’s price target for the next 12 months?

Analysts predict a range of price targets between $65.00 and $85.00, with a median target of $75.50. Taking a look at these predictions, the average price target given by analysts for Voya Financial Inc. (VOYA) stock is $76.21.


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