Voya SmallCap Opportunities Portfolio - Class I

Effective February 1, 2022, the Voya SmallCap Opportunities Fund has appointed a new Voya Small Cap Growth portfolio management team, formerly part of Tygh Capital Management. 

As previously announced, on January 4, 2022, Voya Investment Management acquired the investment advisory business and certain other assets of small-cap growth specialist Tygh Capital Management ("TCM"). TCM, located in Portland, Oregon, was founded in July 2004 by a team of seasoned investment professionals with an average of 26 years of industry experience. The team adheres to a disciplined bottom-up process that has resulted in a long history of small cap investing.

Class I: IVSOX
Class R6: VRSCX
Class S: IVPOX
Class S2: ISCTX
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Voya SmallCap Opportunities Portfolio

The Portfolio seeks long-term capital appreciation.

Daily Prices

as of June 17, 2024

Net Asset Value (NAV)$21.94
% Change+1.15
$ Change+0.25
YTD Return11.03%

Product Facts

Ticker SymbolIVSOX
Inception DateMay 6, 1994
Dividends PaidQuarterly

About this Product

  • A small-cap growth portfolio of companies selling at attractive prices
  • Seeks companies selling at reasonable cash flow multiples
  • Robust investment process balances quantitative screening, fundamental research, and targeted economic sector analysis

Investment Objective

The Portfolio seeks long-term capital appreciation.


Average Annual Total Returns %

As of May 31, 2024

As of March 31, 2024

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+11.08+28.89+1.14+9.02+7.661.07%0.86%
With Sales Charge+11.08+28.89+1.14+9.02+7.66
Net Asset Value+10.22+24.88+1.39+7.73+7.231.07%0.86%
With Sales Charge+10.22+24.88+1.39+7.73+7.23
Russell 2000 Index+2.68+20.12-1.65+8.61+7.66
Russell 2000 Growth Index+4.62+18.38-3.34+7.79+8.06
Russell 2000 Index+5.18+19.71-0.10+8.10+7.58
Russell 2000 Growth Index+7.58+20.35-2.68+7.38+7.89

Inception Date - Class I:May 6, 1994

Current Maximum Sales Charge: 0.00%

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.


As of February 28, 2018

SEC 30-Day Yield (Unsubsidized)
SEC 30-Day Yield (Unsubsidized):

A standardized yield calculation created by the SEC, it reflects the income earned during a 30-day period, after the deduction of the fund's gross expenses. Negative 30-Day SEC Yield results when accrued expenses of the past 30 days exceed the income collected during the past 30 days.

SEC 30-Day Yield (Subsidized)
SEC 30-Day Yield (Subsidized):

A standardized yield calculation created by the SEC, it reflects the income earned during a 30-day period, after the deduction of the fund's net expenses (net of any expense waivers or reimbursements).

Distribution Yield @ NAV
Distribution Yield @ NAV:

Current annualized distribution rate based upon NAV is the latest dividend shown as an annualized percentage of net asset value.

Distribution Yield @ MOP
Distribution Yield @ MOP:

Current annualized distribution rate, based upon maximum offering price which is adjusted for sales changes (MOP), where applicable, is the latest dividend shown as an annualized percentage of maximum offering price.


Returns-Based Characteristics

As of May 31, 2024

3 Year5 Year10 Year

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.


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.

Information Ratio
Information Ratio:

The ratio of portfolio returns in excess of a market index to the variability of those excess returns; in effect, information ratio describes the value added by active management in relation to the risk taken to achieve those returns.


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.

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.

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.


Growth of a $10,000 Investment

For the period 06/30/2014 through 05/31/2024

Ending Value: $20,921.00

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 May 31, 2024

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 May 31, 2024

Natera, Inc.2.94
Churchill Downs Incorporated2.87
Littelfuse, Inc.2.57
Casella Waste Systems, Inc. 2.22
FTAI Aviation Ltd.2.01
Northern Oil and Gas, Inc.1.93
Skyline Champion Corp.1.83
ExlService Holdings, Inc.1.83
Piper Sandler Companies1.76
Patrick Industries, Inc.1.70

Portfolio Composition

as of May 31, 2024

EM Equity0.76
Mutual Funds1.37
Foreign Stocks5.87
US Common Stocks89.69

Sector Weightings

% of Total Investments as of May 31, 2024


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


No distributions paid in the last 12 months.

Investment Team


Principal Risks

All investing involves risks of fluctuating prices and the uncertainties of rates of return and yield inherent in investing. You could lose money on your investment and any of the following risks, among others, could affect investment performance. The following principal risks are presented in alphabetical order which does not imply order of importance or likelihood: Company; Currency; Environmental, Social, and Governance (Equity); Focused Investing; Foreign (Non-U.S.) Investments/ Developing and Emerging Markets; Growth Investing; Health Care Sector (Focused Investing); Investment Model; Liquidity; Market; Market Disruption and Geopolitical; Other Investment Companies; Portfolio Turnover; Securities Lending; Small-Capitalization Company; Technology Sector (Focused Investing). Investors should consult the Portfolio’s Prospectus and Statement of Additional Information for a more detailed discussion of the Portfolio’s risks.

An investment in the Portfolio is not a bank deposit and is not insured or guaranteed by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the Federal Reserve Board or any other government agency.