Voya Financial, Inc. Common Sto (NYSE:VOYA):
Voya Financial Declares Fourth Quarter 2016 Common Stock Dividend.
The company is so far trading down from yesterday’s close of $31.08.
Additionally the company declared a dividend paid on Thursday the 29th of September 2016. The dividend payment was $0.010 per share for the quarter which is $0.04 annualized. The dividend yield was $0.13. The ex-dividend date was set for Monday the 29th of August 2016.
The stock last traded at $30.67 just above $29.74, the 50 day moving average and which is marginally higher than the 200 day moving average of $29.12. The 50 day moving average went up $0.93 or +3.14% whereas the 200 day moving average was up $1.55 or +5.32%.
The P/E ratio is currently 22.77 and market capitalization is 6.14B. As of the latest 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 forecasted at $0.89 and the next full year EPS is anticipated to be $3.82.
Analysts have provided guidance on the stock recently. Wells Fargo added the stock to its research portfolio setting a rating of “Market Perform”. On July 15 the stock rating was downgraded from “Buy” to “Buy” and a price target of $37.00 was set in a statement from Goldman Sachs.
July 14 investment analysts at Deutsche Bank made no change to the company rating of “Buy” and moved up the price target to $37.00 from $29.00. On July 7 Citigroup left the stock rating at “Neutral” but moved down the price target from $49.00 to $29.00.
On February 24, 2016 the stock rating was set at “Buy” in a report from Goldman Sachs which was a cut from the previous “Conviction Buy” rating. On February 12 Deutsche Bank maintained a stock rating of “Buy” but lowered the price expectation to $44.00 from $48.00.