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Voya Financial, Inc is a financial conglomerates business based in the US. Voya Financial shares (VOYA) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Voya Financial employs 6,000 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$7 billion.
Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Voya Financial's share price has had significant negative movement.
Its last market close was USD$50.81, which is 19.59% down on its pre-crash value of USD$63.19 and 70.79% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as USD$29.75.
If you had bought USD$1,000 worth of Voya Financial shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth USD$502.76 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth USD$841.41.
|Latest market close||USD$50.81|
|52-week range||USD$29.75 - USD$63.81|
|50-day moving average||USD$48.9254|
|200-day moving average||USD$47.2265|
|Wall St. target price||USD$60.92|
|Dividend yield||USD$0.6 (1.19%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||USD$3.424|
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|1 week (2020-10-15)||0.69%|
|1 month (2020-09-22)||8.48%|
|3 months (2020-07-22)||3.19%|
|6 months (2020-04-22)||22.58%|
|1 year (2019-10-22)||-5.73%|
|2 years (2018-10-22)||12.24%|
|3 years (2017-10-20)||26.55%|
|5 years (2015-10-22)||26.74%|
Valuing Voya Financial stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Voya Financial's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Voya Financial's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 15x. In other words, Voya Financial shares trade at around 15x recent earnings.
That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.
Voya Financial's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.19. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Voya Financial's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Voya Financial's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$593 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Voya Financial's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||USD$7 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||7.39%|
|Gross profit TTM||USD$3.5 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||0.2%|
|Return on equity TTM||4.37%|
|Market capitalisation||USD$6.4 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
There are currently 14.2 million Voya Financial shares held short by investors – that's known as Voya Financial's "short interest". This figure is 2.6% down from 14.6 million last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Voya Financial shares can be evaluated.
Voya Financial's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Voya Financial shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Voya Financial shares traded daily (recently around 1.4 million). Voya Financial's SIR currently stands at 10.32. In other words for every 100,000 Voya Financial shares traded daily on the market, roughly 10320 shares are currently held short.
However Voya Financial's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Voya Financial shares, or, against the total number of tradable Voya Financial shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Voya Financial's short interest could be expressed as 0.11% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Voya Financial shares in existence, roughly 110 shares are currently held short) or 0.1269% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Voya Financial shares, roughly 127 shares are currently held short).
A SIR above 10% would generally be considered pretty high, pointing to a potentially pessimistic outlook for the share price and a discouraging interest in betting against Voya Financial.
Find out more about how you can short Voya Financial stock.
Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Voya Financial.
When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.
Total ESG risk: 30.01
Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Voya Financial's overall score of 30.01 (as at 10/01/2020) is pretty good – landing it in it in the 38th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.
ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Voya Financial is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).
Environmental score: 5.08/100
Voya Financial's environmental score of 5.08 puts it squarely in the 7th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Voya Financial is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Social score: 18.52/100
Voya Financial's social score of 18.52 puts it squarely in the 7th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Voya Financial is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.
Governance score: 15.41/100
Voya Financial's governance score puts it squarely in the 7th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Voya Financial is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Controversy score: 1/5
ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. Voya Financial scored a 1 out of 5 for controversy – the highest score possible, reflecting that Voya Financial has managed to keep its nose clean.
|Total ESG score||30.01|
|Total ESG percentile||38.06|
|Environmental score percentile||7|
|Social score percentile||7|
|Governance score percentile||7|
|Level of controversy||1|
Dividend payout ratio: 20.98% of net profits
Recently Voya Financial has paid out, on average, around 20.98% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.19% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Voya Financial shareholders could enjoy a 1.19% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Voya Financial's case, that would currently equate to about $0.6 per share.
While Voya Financial's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Voya Financial is investing more in its future growth.
Voya Financial's most recent dividend payout was on 28 September 2020. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 28 August 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").
Over the last 12 months, Voya Financial's shares have ranged in value from as little as $29.75 up to $63.81. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Voya Financial's is 1.3971. This would suggest that Voya Financial's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
Voya Financial, Inc. operates as a retirement, investment, and employee benefits company in the United States. The company's Retirement segment offers tax-deferred employer-sponsored retirement savings plans and administrative services; and individual retirement accounts, and other retail financial products and financial services, as well as financial planning and advisory services. This segment serves corporate, education, healthcare, and other non-profit and government entities, as well as institutional and individual customers. Its Investment Management segment provides fixed income, equity, multi-asset, and alternative products and solutions to individual investors and institutional clients through its direct sales force, consultant channel, banks, broker-dealers, and independent financial advisers. The company's Employee Benefits segment offers stop loss, group life, voluntary employee-paid, and disability products through consultants, brokers, third-party administrators, enrollment firms, and technology partners to mid-sized and large businesses. Voya Financial, Inc. has a strategic relationship with Vault. The company was formerly known as ING U.S., Inc. and changed its name to Voya Financial, Inc. in April 2014. Voya Financial, Inc. was incorporated in 1999 and is based in New York, New York.
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