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 September 24, 2021

Net Asset Value (NAV)$15.00
% Change0.00
$ Change0.00
YTD Return12.00%

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 August 31, 2021

As of June 30, 2021

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+13.60+42.71+7.56+10.20+11.921.45%1.35%
With Sales Charge+7.03+34.47+5.46+8.91+11.27
Net Asset Value+13.82+53.54+9.11+11.68+10.521.45%1.35%
With Sales Charge+7.24+44.74+6.98+10.37+9.87
Russell 2000 Index+15.83+47.08+10.75+14.38+13.62
Russell 2000 Index+17.54+62.03+13.52+16.47+12.34

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 Characteristics

As of August 31, 2021

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.


Growth of a $10,000 Investment

For the period 09/30/2011 through 08/31/2021

Ending Value: $30,844.00

The performance quoted in the "Growth of a $10,000 Investment" chart represents past performance. Performance shown is without sales charges; had sales charges been deducted, performance would have been less. Ending value includes reinvestment of distributions.


Portfolio Statistics

As of August 31, 2021

Net Assets millions
Net Assets:

The per-share dollar amount of the fund, calculated by dividing the total value of all the securities in its portfolio, less any liabilities, by the number of fund shares outstanding.

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 August 31, 2021

ModivCare, Inc.1.27
WillScot Mobile Mini Holdings Corp.1.22
Focus Financial Partners, Inc.1.15
Encompass Health Corp.1.14
Omnicell, Inc.1.10
PJT Partners, Inc.1.09
John Bean Technologies Corp.1.07
Syneos Health, Inc.1.06
LCI Industries1.05
Western Alliance Bancorp.1.05

Sector Weightings

% of Total Investments as of August 31, 2021

Health Care17.39
Information Technology16.22
Consumer Discretionary12.39
Real Estate6.28
Consumer Staples2.18
Communication Services0.76

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


Morningstar™ Ratings

As of August 31, 2021

Overall3 Year5 Year10 Year
603 Funds603 Funds520 Funds357 Funds

Category: Small Blend


No distributions paid in the last 12 months.

Investment Team

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Portfolio Management Team

Voya Investments, LLC

Investment Adviser

Voya Investments, LLC., serves as the investment adviser to each of the Funds. Voya Investments has overall responsibility for the management of the Funds. Voya Investments provides or oversees all investment advisory and portfolio management services for each Fund, and assists in managing and supervising all aspects of the general day-to-day business activities and operations of the Funds, including custodial, transfer agency, dividend disbursing, accounting, auditing, compliance and related services. The Investment Adviser may, from time to time, directly manage a portion of the Fund’s assets to seek to manage the Fund’s overall risk exposure to achieve the Fund’s desired risk/return profile and to effect the Fund’s investment strategies. The Investment Adviser may invest in futures and exchange-traded funds to implement its investment process.

Voya Investment Management Co. LLC

Investment Sub-Adviser

Voya Investment Management Co. LLC (“Voya IM” or “Sub-Adviser”), a Delaware limited liability company, was founded in 1972 and is registered with the SEC as an investment adviser. Voya IM is an indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary of Voya Financial, Inc. and is an affiliate of the Adviser. Voya IM has acted as adviser or sub-adviser to mutual funds since 1994 and has managed institutional accounts since 1972. The principal office of Voya IM is located at 230 Park Avenue, New York, New York 10169. As of December 31, 2016, Voya IM managed approximately $86.4 billion in assets.
James Hasso

James Hasso

Head of Small Cap and Portfolio Manager

Years of Experience: 26

Years with Voya: 15

James Hasso is head of the small cap team and a portfolio manager for the small cap strategies at Voya Investment Management. Previously at Voya, Jim was an analyst covering the financial-related sectors. Prior to joining Voya, he held research analyst/associate portfolio manager roles at First Investors Corporation, Valenzuela Capital Partners, Mitchell Hutchins Asset Management, and Spears, Benzak, Salomon & Farrell. James serves on the Board of Trustees of the New York Foundling, holds a seat on the Leadership Council of Americares, and is an active member of the Centennial Society of the Economic Club of New York. Jim earned an MBA in finance from Fordham University and a BA in economics from Lehman College.
Joseph Basset

Joseph Basset, CFA

Equity Analyst and Portfolio Manager

Years of Experience: 24

Years with Voya: 16

Joseph Basset is a portfolio manager and analyst on the small cap team at Voya Investment Manager covering the industrials, energy, materials, and utilities sectors. Prior to joining Voya, Joe taught economics and finance at the university level for eight years. Previously, he held quantitative and fundamental research roles at Banc One covering the utilities and semiconductors sectors. Joe earned an MBA and ABD in finance from the University of Texas, a BA in economics from Tulane University, and is a CFA® Charterholder.


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.