SG Americas Securities LLC grew its holdings in shares of Voya Financial Inc (NYSE:VOYA) by 4.3% during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 60,485 shares of the asset manager’s stock after buying an additional 2,490 shares during the period. SG Americas Securities LLC’s holdings in Voya Financial were worth $3,004,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.
Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also bought and sold shares of VOYA. IFM Investors Pty Ltd grew its stake in Voya Financial by 13.9% in the third quarter. IFM Investors Pty Ltd now owns 10,359 shares of the asset manager’s stock worth $515,000 after purchasing an additional 1,263 shares during the period. Tillar Wenstrup Advisors LLC grew its stake in Voya Financial by 1.7% in the third quarter. Tillar Wenstrup Advisors LLC now owns 75,408 shares of the asset manager’s stock worth $3,746,000 after purchasing an additional 1,291 shares during the period. Gideon Capital Advisors Inc. grew its stake in Voya Financial by 36.4% in the second quarter. Gideon Capital Advisors Inc. now owns 5,761 shares of the asset manager’s stock worth $271,000 after purchasing an additional 1,537 shares during the period. Yorktown Management & Research Co Inc grew its stake in Voya Financial by 8.2% in the second quarter. Yorktown Management & Research Co Inc now owns 20,450 shares of the asset manager’s stock worth $961,000 after purchasing an additional 1,550 shares during the period. Finally, State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System grew its stake in Voya Financial by 0.8% in the second quarter. State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System now owns 245,057 shares of the asset manager’s stock worth $11,518,000 after purchasing an additional 1,910 shares during the period.
Shares of VOYA stock opened at $43.55 on Friday. The firm has a market capitalization of $6.77 billion, a P/E ratio of 14.47, a PEG ratio of 0.56 and a beta of 1.45. Voya Financial Inc has a twelve month low of $40.49 and a twelve month high of $55.27. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.60, a quick ratio of 0.17 and a current ratio of 0.17.
The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, December 27th. Shareholders of record on Friday, November 30th will be issued a $0.01 dividend. This represents a $0.04 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.09%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 29th. Voya Financial’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 1.33%.
Several equities research analysts recently weighed in on the company. Credit Suisse Group upped their price target on Voya Financial from $60.00 to $62.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a research note on Friday, August 17th. Morgan Stanley reduced their price target on Voya Financial from $58.00 to $57.00 and set an “overweight” rating on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, November 13th. Royal Bank of Canada reduced their price target on Voya Financial to $55.00 and set an “outperform” rating on the stock in a research note on Thursday, November 1st. Finally, ValuEngine cut Voya Financial from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Monday, October 29th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and ten have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $59.00.
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Voya Financial Profile
Voya Financial, Inc operates as a retirement, investment, and insurance company in the United States. It operates through Retirement, Investment Management, Individual Life, and Employee Benefits segments. The Retirement segment offers tax-deferred employer-sponsored retirement savings plans and administrative services; and individual account rollover plans and other retail financial products, as well as financial planning and advisory services.
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