Voya Financial Inc.’s recently made public that its insider Katz Michael Robert unloaded Company’s shares for reported $97417.0 on Nov 03. In the deal valued at $66.18 per share,1,472 shares were sold. As a result of this transaction, Katz Michael Robert now holds 13,520 shares worth roughly $ 0.92 million.
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Then, Ogle Trevor sold 3,904 shares, generating $258,367 in total proceeds. Upon selling the shares at $66.18, the insider now owns 0 shares.
Before that, Smith Michael S sold 8,342 shares. Voya Financial Inc. shares valued at $524,609 were divested by the insider at a price of $62.89 per share. As a result of the transaction, Smith Michael S now holds 196,752 shares, worth roughly $13.38 million.
Piper Sandler upgraded its Voya Financial Inc. [VOYA] rating to an Overweight from a a Neutral in a research note published on Monday, September 30, 2022; the price target was increased to $70 from $65. PT values the company’s stock at a premium of 2.84 to its Monday closing price. A number of analysts have revised their coverage, including Raymond James’s analysts, who began to cover the stock in late September with a ‘”a Strong buy”‘ rating. Goldman also remained covering VOYA and has increased its forecast on June 03, 2022 with a “Buy” recommendation from previously “Neutral” rating. Citigroup started covering the stock on May 24, 2022. It rated VOYA as “a Buy”.
Price Performance Review of VOYA
On Monday, Voya Financial Inc. [NYSE:VOYA] saw its stock jump 1.57% to $68.01. On the same session, the stock had its day’s lowest price of $66.97, but rose to a high of $68.06. Over the last five days, the stock has lost -0.51%. Voya Financial Inc. shares have risen nearly 2.56% since the year began. Nevertheless, the stocks have fallen -0.22% over the past one year. While a 52-week high of $74.97 was reached on 01/18/22, a 52-week low of $56.20 was recorded on 07/14/22. SMA at 50 days reached $63.62, while 200 days put it at $64.11. A total of 1.04 million shares were traded, compared to the trading of 3.44 million shares in the previous session.
Levels Of Support And Resistance For VOYA Stock
The 24-hour chart illustrates a support level at 67.30, which if violated will result in even more drops to 66.59. On the upside, there is a resistance level at 68.39. A further resistance level may holdings at 68.77. The Relative Strength Index (RSI) on the 14-day chart is 58.62, which indicates neutral technical sentiment, while the Moving Average Convergence Divergence (MACD) stands at 0.48, which suggests price will go down in the next trading period. Percent R suggests that price movement has been bullish at 22.13%. Stochastics %K at 61.38% indicates the stock is a holding.
How much short interest is there in Voya Financial Inc.?
A steep rise in short interest was recorded in Voya Financial Inc. stocks on Jul 14, 2022, growing by 2.34 million shares to a total of 19.66 million shares. Yahoo Finance data shows the prior-month short interest on Jun 14, 2022 was 17.32 million shares. There was a rise of 11.9%, which implies that there is a positive sentiment for the stock. In spite of short shares comprising just 22.04% of the overall stock float, the days-to-cover ratio (short ratio) rose to 14.38.
Voya Financial Inc. [VOYA] – Who Are The Largest Shareholders?
In filings from The Vanguard Group, Inc., it is revealed that the company now owns 9,824,299 shares, or roughly 10.03% of the outstanding VOYA shares. In other words, the investor’s shares have risen by 275,163 from its previous 13-F filing of 9549136.0. Additionally, BlackRock Fund Advisors decreased -7.54% of its stake after which the total value it holdings stand at $538,737,557, while Franklin Mutual Advisers LLC reduced -6.50% of its stake to hold $503.34 million in the firm. Over the last quarter, Wellington Management Co. LLP sold -19,758 shares of Voya Financial Inc., while Samlyn Capital LLC sold 524,969 shares. At present, Pzena Investment Management LLC is holding 4,493,552 shares valued at $271.86 million. Threadneedle Asset Management Ltd owned 3,733,259 shares of the company at the time of its most recent 13F filing, worth $225.86 million.
According to FactSet, Voya Financial Inc.’s share price will average $79.13 in the next year, based on opinions of analysts polled by the firm. This is up nearly 17.98 percent from its previous closing price of $66.96. Analysts expect Voya Financial Inc. stock to reach the higher price of $87.00, while the lowest price estimate is $70.00.