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.

VOYA was given price targets by several analysts. The maximum price target given was 56, implying potential capital gains of 44.59 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 38, which equates to a potential downside of -1.88 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

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. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -0.28 percent, as compared to a month ago. 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 made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, which can be compared to the 3 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 3 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 2 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

In the last 52-weeks, VOYA has achieved a high of 42.96 and a low of 24.86. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 55.79 percent, and 9.85 percent lower than its 52-week 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 market cap of VOYA is $7.02 billion. VOYA is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.