Voya Financial, Inc. (VOYA), YRC Worldwide Inc. (YRCW): Expectations are getting bigger

Throughout the past nine days on the trading calendar, Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA) shares demonstrated a Historic Volatility of 15.14%. That figure, when expanded to look at the past 100 days, VOYA goes up to 23.99%. In the last 5 days, this stock’s average daily volume is shown as 1,426,860 shares per day, which is higher than the average of 1,503,323 shares per day as measured over the last 100 days. Moving on to look at the price, the movement in the past 5 days was +3.38, while this stock’s price moved +18.04% higher in the past 100 days.

Checking a stock’s price as compared to its 52-week range is a widely-utilized way of assessing an investment’s potential. On the particular trading day, this stock exhibited a considerably higher volume of trade than what it normally exhibits, which is 1.40M shares changing hand per day, on average. On April 16th, 2019, volume rose to about 1,409,523 transactions. During the trading period, the first transaction completed was recorded at $55.28 per share, which has gone up by 1.86% by closing bell when the final transaction of the day was recorded at $54.68. At the moment, this stock’s 52-week high is $55.27 and its 52-week low is $36.66.

This public company managed to rack up a trailing 12-month revenue that hit 8.54B, considering the past year of financial results. Bearing that in mind, this company is experiencing top-line progress, as its year-over-year quarterly revenue has grown by 70.80%. This company’s current market capitalization is 7.97B.

Throughout recent weeks, Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA) has seen itself become the target of significant Wall Street attention – and has received analysis from market experts. Similarly, in a research note sent out on June 20th, 2018 from Goldman, analysts Resumed the shares of this stock to Neutral and set a price target at $60.Additionally, in a research note made public on June 8th, 2018, Analysts at Barclays Resumed common shares of VOYA stock to Equal Weight – combined with a 12-month price target of $55.

How about YRC Worldwide Inc.? Does it appear to be a good investment? Let’s find out what top Wall Street analysts have to say regarding this company’s stock. For shares of YRC Worldwide Inc. (NASDAQ: YRCW), there are currently ratings available from 5 different stock market analysts who have all given their professional opinions. On average, these analysts currently have a Moderate Buy recommendation with a mean rating of 3.80. This is in comparison to the average recommendation from a month ago, which was a Moderate Buy with an average rating of 3.80. Similarly, the average rating observed 2 months ago was a Moderate Buy with the mean numerical rating of 3.80, and the average rating observed 3 months ago was a Moderate Buy with a mean numerical rating of 3.80.

Moving on with our discussion of its latest price performance, at the moment YRC Worldwide Inc. has a market value of 256.01M – $32.78M shares outstanding. Turning to other widely-considered trading data, this company’s half yearly performance is observed to be negative at -8.87%. The Average True Range for this company’s stock is currently 0.45, and its current Beta is sitting at 4.79.

Now let’s turn our focus to the near-term: the upcoming financial results that will reflect the current quarter. So far – there have been 2 different Wall Street analysts that have provided investors with their professional projections for YRC Worldwide Inc. For net profit, these analysts are collectively forecasting an average estimate of -$0.50 per share, versus the -$0.44 per share reported in the year-ago quarter. The lowest earnings per share prediction was $0.59 per share, with the highest forecast pointing toward $0.75 per share. Compared to the year-ago period, experts are projecting a growth rate of -13.64%.