Voya Financial Given Average Rating of “Buy” by Analysts (NYSE:VOYA)
Shares of Voya Financial (NYSE:VOYA) have been given an average recommendation of “Buy” by the sixteen analysts that are covering the company, AR Network reports. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, seven have given a hold recommendation, seven have given a buy recommendation and one has assigned a strong buy recommendation to the company. The average 12-month price target among analysts that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $41.83.
VOYA has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Analysts at Raymond James reiterated an “outperform” rating on shares of Voya Financial in a research note on Friday. They now have a $41.50 price target on the stock, up previously from $40.00. Separately, analysts at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods initiated coverage on shares of Voya Financial in a research note on Thursday, May 8th. They set an “outperform” rating and a $41.00 price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at Citigroup Inc. upgraded shares of Voya Financial from a “neutral” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research note on Wednesday, May 7th. They now have a $41.00 price target on the stock.
Shares of Voya Financial (NYSE:VOYA) traded down 0.65% during mid-day trading on Tuesday, hitting $35.35. The stock had a trading volume of 124,924 shares. Voya Financial has a 52-week low of $22.25 and a 52-week high of $37.75. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $35.53 and a 200-day moving average of $35.00. The company has a market cap of $9.004 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 8.66.
Voya Financial (NYSE:VOYA) last released its earnings data on Wednesday, May 7th. The company reported $0.57 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.65 by $0.08. The company had revenue of $268.00 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $307.41 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.73 earnings per share. Analysts expect that Voya Financial will post $2.76 EPS for the current fiscal year.
Voya Financial Inc, formerly ING U.S., Inc, is a retirement, investment and insurance company. The Company offers its products and services through a group of financial intermediaries, independent producers, affiliated advisors and dedicated sales specialists throughout the United States.
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