Voya Financial, Inc. Common Sto (NYSE:VOYA):
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The company is now down from yesterday’s close of $31.08.
The company recently declared a dividend for shareholders paid on Thursday the 29th of September 2016. The dividend payment was $0.010 per share for the quarter or $0.04 on an annualized basis. This dividend amount was represent a yeild of $0.13. The ex-dividend date was Monday the 29th of August 2016.
Shares of the company are trading at $30.67 which is a tad above $29.74, the 50 day moving average and just a bit higher than the 200 day moving average of $29.12. The 50 day moving average was up by +3.14% and the 200 day average was up $1.55.
The P/E ratio is 22.77 and market capitalization is 6.14B. As of the last earnings report the EPS was $1.35 and is projected to be $3.02 for the current year with 200,231,000 shares now outstanding. Next quarter’s EPS is estimated at $0.89 with next year’s EPS projected to be $3.82.
Several analysts have weighed in on the company. On September 23 analysts at Wells Fargo issued its first research report on the stock with a rating of “Market Perform”. On July 15 the stock rating was downgraded to “Buy” from “Buy” with a current price target of $37.00 by Goldman Sachs.
On July 14 Deutsche Bank held the company rating at “Buy” but raised the price target from $29.00 to $37.00. July 7 investment analysts at Citigroup made no change to the stock rating of “Neutral” and lowered the price target to $29.00 from $49.00.
On February 24 the company was downgraded from “Conviction Buy” to “Buy” in a statement from Goldman Sachs. February 12 investment analysts at Deutsche Bank maintained a stock rating of “Buy” but lowered the price expectation from $48.00 to $44.00.