Analyst Ratings for Voya Financial Inc. (VOYA)

Updated: 2017-07-28

Voya Financial Inc. (NYSE:VOYA) was awarded an average rating of Overweight from investment analysts following the stock. VOYA had previously received a consensus rating of Overweight a month ago.

14 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 9 gave VOYA a buy rating, 0 gave an overweight rating, 4 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 1 issued a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an decrease of 1 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for VOYA. The maximum price target given was 56, which equates to a potential upside of 44.59 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 38, implying potential capital losses of -1.88 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -0.58 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes -5.56 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -0.28 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -0.56 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 2 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 3 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 3 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 2 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

VOYA has traded between a high of 42.96 and a low of 24.86 over the past year. Currently the stock is 55.79 percent higher than its low, and 9.85 percent below the high. VOYA has a P/E ratio of 0. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The VOYA value stock report compares VOYA to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $7.02 billion. VOYA's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.