Voya Small Company Fund - Class A

Class A: VYSYX
Class C: VYSZX
Class I: VYSAX
Class R: VYSDX
Class R6: VYSEX
Class W: VYSGX
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Voya Small Company Fund

Tap Into the Long-Term Growth Potential of Small U.S. Companies

Daily Prices

as of December 6, 2019

Net Asset Value (NAV)$11.90
% Change+1.19
$ Change+0.14
YTD Return23.44%

The Voya Small Company Fund Offers

Focus on consistency

We strive to serve as a reliable partner by seeking to deliver consistent performance

Style purity

We believe in saying what we do and doing what we say — our strategy is squarely in the Small Cap Core style box

All-weather management

Unwavering commitment to investment process across a range of market environments

Product Facts

Ticker SymbolVYSYX
Inception DateApril 15, 1994
Dividends PaidAnnually
Min. Initial Investment$1,000.00

About this Product

  • A small cap portfolio of companies selling at reasonable prices as determined by an experienced, stand-alone fundamental research team
  • Uses internally developed quantitative computer models to evaluate financial and fundamental characteristics of over 2,000 companies as part of portfolio creation process
  • Selects holdings based on the perceived long-term market, growth or management advantages, focusing in particular on those stocks that appear to be trading below the value perceived by consensus view

Investment Objective

The Fund seeks growth of capital primarily through investment in a diversified portfolio of common stocks of companies with smaller market capitalizations.

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Average Annual Total Returns %

As of November 30, 2019

As of September 30, 2019

Most Recent Month EndMost Recent Quarter EndMost Recent Month EndMost Recent Quarter End
Most Recent Month EndYTD1 YR3 YR5 YR10 YRExpense Ratios
Net Asset Value+22.41+6.64+5.19+7.00+11.251.41%1.36%
With Sales Charge+15.35+0.53+3.12+5.74+10.59
Net Asset Value+15.46-6.85+5.50+7.24+10.331.41%1.36%
With Sales Charge+8.80-12.20+3.43+5.97+9.68
Russell 2000 Index+22.01+7.51+8.57+8.22+12.38
Russell 2000 Index+14.18-8.89+8.23+8.19+11.19

Inception Date - Class A:April 15, 1994

Current Maximum Sales Charge: 5.75%

The performance quoted represents past performance and does not guarantee future results. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance information shown. The investment return and principal value of an investment in the Portfolio will fluctuate, so that your shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. See above "Average Annual Total Returns %" for performance information current to the most recent month-end.

Returns Based Statistics

As of October 31, 2019

3 Year5 Year10 Year
Standard Deviation
Standard Deviation:

A measure of the degree to which an individual probability value varies from the distribution mean. The higher the number, the greater the risk.


The sensitivity of a portfolio's returns to changes in the return of the market as measured by the index or benchmark that represents the market. A portfolio with a beta of 1.0 behaves exactly like the index. A beta less than 1.0 suggests lower risk than the index, while a beta greater than 1.0 indicates a risk level higher than the index.


The proportion of the variation in a portfolio's returns that can be explained by the variability of the returns of an index. High R-squared (close to 1.0) is usually consistent with broad diversification.


A measure of risk-adjusted performance; alpha reflects the difference between a portfolio's actual return and the return that could be expected give its risk as measured by beta.

Sharpe Ratio
Sharpe Ratio:

A risk-adjusted measure calculated using standard deviation and excess return to determine reward per unit of risk. The higher the Sharpe ratio, the better the portfolio's historical risk-adjusted performance.


Calendar Year Returns %

Past performance is no guarantee of future results. Returns are shown in %. These figures are for the year ended December 31 of each year. They do not reflect sales charges and would be lower if they did. The bar chart above shows the Fund's annual returns and long-term performance, and illustrates the variability of the Fund’s returns.


Portfolio Statistics

As of November 30, 2019

Number of Holdings
Number of Holdings:

Number of Holdings in the investment.

P/E next 12 months

P/E (next 12 months) calculates the price of a stock divided by its earnings per share.

P/B trailing 12 months

Price to book ratio (trailing 12 month) calculates the ratio of a stock’s price to its book value.

Weighted Average Market Cap millions
Weighted Average Market Cap:

Weighted Average Market Capitalization is the value of a corporation as determined by the market price of its issued and outstanding common stock.

EPS Growth (3-5 Year Estimate)
EPS Growth (3-5 Year Estimate):

The portion of a company's profit allocated to each outstanding share of common stock. EPS growth serves as an indicator of a company's profitability.

Active Share
Active Share:

Active Share is a measure of the percentage of stock holdings in a manager's portfolio that differ from the benchmark index.

Price to Cash Flow
Price to Cash Flow:

The ratio of a stock’s price to its cash flow per share. The price-to-cash flow ratio is an indicator of a stock’s valuation


ROA is an indicator of how profitable a company is relative to its total assets. ROA gives an idea as to how efficient management is at using its assets to generate earnings.


Top Holdings

% of Total Investments as of October 31, 2019

j2 Global, Inc.1.28
Radian Group, Inc.1.14
EastGroup Properties, Inc.1.11
BJ's Wholesale Club Holdings, Inc.1.11
Hancock Whitney Corp.1.08
Stifel Financial Corp.1.06
Independent Bank Group, Inc.1.06
Generac Holdings, Inc.1.05
EMCOR Group, Inc.1.04
Helen of Troy Ltd.1.03

Sector Weightings

% of Total Investments as of October 31, 2019

Information Technology15.27
Health Care12.69
Consumer Discretionary11.50
Real Estate8.34
Consumer Staples3.45
Communication Services2.00
Not Classified - Mutual Fund0.76

Information provided is not a recommendation to buy or sell any security. Portfolio data is subject to daily change.


Morningstar™ Ratings

As of October 31, 2019

Overall3 Year5 Year10 Year
640 Funds640 Funds510 Funds371 Funds

Category: Small Blend



Payment Frequency: Annually


Date on which a stock begins trading without the benefit of the dividend. Typically, a stock’s price moves up by the dollar amount of the dividend as the ex-dividend date approaches, then falls by the amount of the dividend after that date.

Payable Date
Payable Date:

Date on which a declared stock dividend or a bond interest payment is scheduled to be paid.

Record Date
Record Date:

Date on which a shareholder must officially own shares in order to be entitled to a dividend. After the date of record, the stock is said to be ex-dividend.

Short-Term Capital Gain12/14/201812/17/201812/13/2018$0.812500
Long-Term Capital Gain12/14/201812/17/201812/13/2018$1.537500
Totals: $2.350000

Investment Team

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Principal Risks

All investing involves risks of fluctuating prices and the uncertainties of rates of return and yield inherent in investing. Foreign Investing does pose special risks including currency fluctuation, economic and political risks not found in investments that are solely domestic. Investing in stocks of Smaller-Sized Companies may entail greater volatility and less liquidity than larger companies. The Fund may use Derivatives, such as options and futures, which can be illiquid, may disproportionately increase losses and have a potentially large impact on Fund performance. Other risks of the Fund include but are not limited to: Company; Currency; Growth Investing; Investment Model; Liquidity; Market; Other Investment Companies Risks; Price Volatility; Real Estate Companies and Real Estate Investment Trusts (“REITs”); Securities Lending and Value Investing Risks. Investors should consult the Fund's Prospectus and Statement of Additional Information for a more detailed discussion of the Fund's risks.