Tomahawk, WI 05/20/2014 (Basicsmedia) – Voya Financial Inc (NYSE:VOYA), which re-branded itself from ING U.S., Inc. is  top notch insurance, investment and retirement company that operates through varied financial intermediaries, affiliated advisors, sales specialists and producers across the U.S.

Quarter1 Review

Voya Financial Inc (NYSE:VOYA) came up with a public announcement of its detailed quarterly earnings on May 7, 2014 (Wednesday). The company managed to acquire $0.57 EPS in the last quarter; this has fallen significantly by $0.16 from $0.73, YoY same time around, in 2013. Revenues garnered in the last quarter estimated in totality to $268 million, which too is the way below the net revenue amassed last year, during the same time!

Financial Estimates

Voya Financial Inc (NYSE:VOYA) currently has a market capitalization estimating at $9.062 billion. It has a P/E ratio of 8.39. The stock has fared through many crests and troughs, especially over the past one year or so. Voya Financial has a 1 Year low of $22.22 and a significant 365 days high of $34.89. Over the last 50 days, the stock has been faring near the crest, at $35.56, on average. A lukewarm growth in the last quarter, has somehow been sheathed as Voya took over the Dutch based ING’s US arm later.

ING Sells Off The U.S Arm!

Jeffry T. Becker, the CEO of VOYA, was enthralled and excited, as the ING U.S re-branded itself into VOYA, scripting and harboring plenitude of ideas that solicit the company’s growth. With over $200 billion saved as assets and long drawn examples of stewardship and stupendous track records in the recent past, VOYA expects to outperform emphatically. The separation from ING’s umbrella was scripted sometime in May 2013, however, it took time till April 7, 2014, to ensure the final re-branding in its name!

VOYA Sponsors

Taking the ING cult further, Voya Financial Inc (NYSE:VOYA) has sponsored an American Council’s project pertaining to the State School’s National Teach Accolades in 2014. The promising insurance provider outfit has supported this cause consecutively in the tenth year!

Lukewarm Growth in Q1, Opportunities Aplenty Ahead!

In Q1-2014, VOYA garnered net operating earnings, after tax, worth $150 million, after around $167 million in Q1-2013. The shareholders too obtained net incomes of 98 cents/share (total valuation of $258 million) in comparison to 92 cents/share ($212 million in totality) in Q1-2013. With subtle expansion in distribution channels, Voya Financial Inc (NYSE:VOYA) has succeeded in increasing its annuity sales considerably.  Positive net flows of cash in annuities, capital-intensive investments, or retirement, help the assets grow over a thumping margin of above $514 billion. With its Q1 Return on Equity sketched on 10.3%, the company vouches for extending its ROE to 12-13%, by 2016.

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