Vivint Solar Company Profile (NYSE:VSLR)

About Vivint Solar (NYSE:VSLR)

Vivint Solar logoVivint Solar, Inc. offers distributed solar energy, electricity generated by a solar energy system installed at or near customers' locations, to residential customers. Through investment funds, the Company owns solar energy systems it installs and provides solar electricity pursuant to long-term contracts with its customers. The Company also sells solar energy systems outright to customers. The Company deploys its direct-to-home sales force to provide in-person professional consultations to prospective customers to evaluate the feasibility of installing a solar energy system at their residence. The Company's systems use communication gateways and monitoring services to collect performance data. The Company operates in Arizona, California, Connecticut, Florida, Hawaii, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas and Utah. The Company purchases solar panels directly from multiple manufacturers.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Oils/Energy
  • Industry: Renewable Utilities
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NYSE:VSLR
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $586.05 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 110,576,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $4.80
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $3.44
  • 52 Week Range: $2.50 - $6.09
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 9.87
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: -3.60
  • P/E Growth: 0.01
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $171.05 million
  • Price / Sales: 3.49
  • Book Value: $5.20 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.04
  • EBIDTA: ($84,910,000.00)
  • Net Margins: 36.54%
  • Return on Equity: -29.10%
  • Return on Assets: -9.35%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.28%
  • Current Ratio: 1.53%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.43%
  • Average Volume: 664,081 shs.
  • Beta: -0.24
  • Short Ratio: 6.84
Frequently Asked Questions for Vivint Solar (NYSE:VSLR)

What is Vivint Solar's stock symbol?

Vivint Solar trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "VSLR."

How were Vivint Solar's earnings last quarter?

Vivint Solar, Inc. (NYSE:VSLR) released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May, 9th. The company reported ($0.50) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.48) by $0.02. The firm had revenue of $53.11 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $47.09 million. Vivint Solar had a negative return on equity of 29.10% and a net margin of 36.54%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 208.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted ($0.65) earnings per share. View Vivint Solar's Earnings History.

When will Vivint Solar make its next earnings announcement?

Vivint Solar is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, August, 8th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Vivint Solar.

Where is Vivint Solar's stock going? Where will Vivint Solar's stock price be in 2017?

6 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Vivint Solar's shares. Their predictions range from $2.00 to $9.00. On average, they anticipate Vivint Solar's share price to reach $5.67 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Vivint Solar.

Who are some of Vivint Solar's key competitors?

Who are Vivint Solar's key executives?

Vivint Solar's management team includes the folowing people:

  • David Bywater, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Dana C. Russell, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President
  • Mark Trout, Chief Information Officer
  • L. Chance Allred, Chief Sales Officer
  • Bryan Christiansen, Chief Operations Officer
  • Paul S. Dickson, Chief Revenue Officer
  • Dwain A. Kinghorn, Chief Strategy and Innovations Officer
  • Thomas G. Plagemann, Chief Commercial Officer
  • Shawn J. Lindquist J.D., Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, Secretary
  • Peter F. Wallace, Chairman of the Board

Who owns Vivint Solar stock?

Vivint Solar's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Bank of Montreal Can (0.04%). Company insiders that own Vivint Solar stock include Bryan Christiansen, Dana C Russell, David Bywater, David F D'alessandro, L Chance Allred, Paul S Dickson and Thomas G Plagemann. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Vivint Solar.

How do I buy Vivint Solar stock?

Shares of Vivint Solar can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Vivint Solar's stock price today?

One share of Vivint Solar stock can currently be purchased for approximately $5.40.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Vivint Solar (NYSE VSLR)
Community Ranking:  1.8 out of 5 ()
Outperform Votes:  84 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  149 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  233
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Vivint Solar (NYSE:VSLR) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 2 Hold Ratings, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.33)
Consensus Price Target: $5.67 (4.94% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Vivint Solar (NYSE:VSLR)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
6/20/2017Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)UpgradeNeutral -> Buy$3.50 -> $6.00HighView Rating Details
5/8/2017Credit Suisse GroupSet Price TargetHold$4.00MediumView Rating Details
3/18/2017JMP SecuritiesReiterated RatingHoldLowView Rating Details
11/9/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingBuy$6.00N/AView Rating Details
11/9/2016Bank of America CorporationSet Price TargetSell$2.00N/AView Rating Details
8/9/2016Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc.UpgradeMarket Perform -> Outperform$7.00N/AView Rating Details
5/5/2016Avondale PartnersReiterated RatingMarket Perform$8.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 7/25/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Vivint Solar (NYSE:VSLR)
Earnings by Quarter for Vivint Solar (NYSE:VSLR)
Earnings History by Quarter for Vivint Solar (NYSE VSLR)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
8/7/2017($0.40)N/AView Earnings Details
5/9/2017Q1 2017($0.48)($0.50)$47.09 million$53.11 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/16/2017Q4 2016($0.45)($0.41)$41.71 million$41.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/8/2016Q316($0.46)($0.36)$43.48 million$41.26 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/8/2016Q216($0.58)($0.49)$24.98 million$34.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/9/2016Q1($0.61)($0.65)$17.60 million$17.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/14/2016Q4 15($0.71)($0.50)$19.26 million$16.03 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/17/2015Q315($0.97)($0.47)$19.20 million$22.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/16/2015Q3($0.57)($0.47)$21.78 million$22.47 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/11/2015Q2($0.61)($0.85)$15.20 million$16.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/12/2015Q115($0.38)($0.57)$8.10 million$9.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/4/2015Q414($0.37)($0.36)$6.01 million$6.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/10/2014Q314($0.27)($0.66)$7.49 million$8.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Vivint Solar (NYSE:VSLR)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $-1.79 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $-1.5 EPS


Dividend History for Vivint Solar (NYSE:VSLR)
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Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Vivint Solar (NYSE:VSLR)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 4.50%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 93.76%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Vivint Solar (NYSE:VSLR)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vivint Solar (NYSE:VSLR)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Vivint Solar (NYSE:VSLR)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
7/17/2017Dana C RussellCFOSell62,500$5.26$328,750.00View SEC Filing  
7/17/2017David BywaterCEOSell35,000$5.25$183,750.00View SEC Filing  
7/17/2017L. Chance AllredInsiderSell60,764$5.18$314,757.52View SEC Filing  
7/17/2017Paul S DicksonCROSell130,000$5.25$682,500.00View SEC Filing  
7/17/2017Thomas G PlagemannEVPSell6,550$5.45$35,697.50View SEC Filing  
7/13/2017Bryan ChristiansenCOOSell51,914$5.45$282,931.30View SEC Filing  
7/6/2017Bryan ChristiansenCOOSell27,033$5.50$148,681.50View SEC Filing  
6/21/2017David F D'alessandroDirectorSell18,000$4.77$85,860.00View SEC Filing  
5/26/2017Paul S. DicksonCROSell36,400$3.06$111,384.00View SEC Filing  
5/26/2017Thomas G. PlagemannEVPSell46,000$3.06$140,760.00View SEC Filing  
5/25/2017L. Chance AllredInsiderSell30,700$3.10$95,170.00View SEC Filing  
5/12/2017Dana C RussellCFOSell149,500$2.76$412,620.00View SEC Filing  
5/12/2017David BywaterCEOSell201,200$2.84$571,408.00View SEC Filing  
6/2/2015Shawn J LindquistInsiderSell55,148$13.93$768,211.64View SEC Filing  
12/2/2014Gregory S ButterfieldCEOBuy5,000$8.56$42,800.00View SEC Filing  
11/13/2014Gregory S ButterfieldCEOBuy50,000$12.22$611,000.00View SEC Filing  
10/6/2014Dwain A KinghornInsiderBuy4,350$16.00$69,600.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Vivint Solar (NYSE:VSLR)
Latest Headlines for Vivint Solar (NYSE:VSLR)
DateHeadline logoVivint Solar, Inc. (NYSE:VSLR) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Analysts - July 21 at 10:56 AM logoBUZZ-US STOCKS ON THE MOVE-IBM, Morgan Stanley, Vertex Pharma, Cyclacel Pharma - Nasdaq - July 19 at 4:21 PM logoSolar Stocks: FSLR & JKS Climbing, Global Investments Soaring - Nasdaq - July 19 at 4:21 PM logoBUZZ-US STOCKS ON THE MOVE-IBM, Vertex Pharma, Aeterna Zentaris, ASML Holdings - Nasdaq - July 19 at 9:18 AM logoVivint Solar Brings Rooftop Solar to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania - PR Newswire (press release) - July 19 at 9:18 AM logoVivint Solar Brings Rooftop Solar to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania - July 19 at 9:18 AM logoVivint Solar to Report Second Quarter 2017 Financial Results - July 18 at 9:51 AM logoVivint Solar, Inc. (NYSE:VSLR) Insider Sells $314,757.52 in Stock - July 17 at 10:14 PM logoInsider Selling: Vivint Solar, Inc. (NYSE:VSLR) CEO Sells 35,000 Shares of Stock - July 17 at 10:14 PM logoInsider Selling: Vivint Solar, Inc. (VSLR) CRO Sells 130,000 Shares of Stock - July 17 at 10:14 PM logoVivint Solar, Inc. (NYSE:VSLR) EVP Sells $35,697.50 in Stock - July 17 at 10:14 PM logoVivint Solar, Inc. (VSLR) CFO Dana C. Russell Sells 62,500 Shares - July 17 at 10:14 PM logoVivint Solar, Inc. (VSLR) COO Bryan Christiansen Sells 51,914 Shares - July 17 at 10:14 PM logo$67.30 Million in Sales Expected for Vivint Solar, Inc. (NYSE:VSLR) This Quarter - July 15 at 9:05 AM logoVivint Solar Brings Rooftop Solar to Virginia - PR Newswire (press release) - July 15 at 3:07 AM logoVivint Solar Brings Rooftop Solar to Virginia - July 14 at 9:49 AM logo Brokerages Expect Vivint Solar, Inc. (NYSE:VSLR) Will Announce Earnings of -$0.44 Per Share - July 13 at 10:49 AM logoInitiating Research Reports on Semiconductor Equities -- Ultra Clean ... - July 12 at 9:03 AM logoWhy Vivint Solar Inc.'s Shares Popped 83% in June - July 10 at 8:07 AM logoWhy Vivint Solar Inc.'s Shares Popped 83% in June - July 10 at 2:34 AM logoVivint Solar: Time To Sell - Seeking Alpha - July 8 at 4:50 PM logoVivint Solar, Inc. (NYSE:VSLR) COO Sells $148,681.50 in Stock - July 7 at 8:40 PM logoReviewing Vivint Solar (VSLR) & Comp En De Mn Cemig ADS (CIG) - July 6 at 7:40 AM logoETFs with exposure to Vivint Solar, Inc. : June 26, 2017 - June 26 at 8:35 PM logoVivint Solar, Inc. (VSLR) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages - June 26 at 10:14 AM logoDavid F. D'alessandro Sells 18,000 Shares of Vivint Solar, Inc. (VSLR) Stock - June 22 at 7:48 PM logoWhy Vivint Solar Inc.'s Shares Popped 22% Today - Motley Fool - June 22 at 2:36 PM logoResidential Solar Stocks Surge, Here's What Could Be Next - June 22 at 2:36 PM logoVivint Solar, Inc. :VSLR-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : June 22, 2017 - June 22 at 2:36 PM logoVivint Solar, Inc. (VSLR) Upgraded at ValuEngine - June 21 at 10:02 PM logoZacks: Brokerages Expect Vivint Solar, Inc. (VSLR) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $67.30 Million - June 21 at 11:02 AM logoWhy Vivint Solar Inc.'s Shares Popped 22% Today - June 21 at 6:30 AM logoWhy Vivint Solar Inc.'s Shares Popped 22% Today - June 20 at 12:58 PM logoTop Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Amex, ADP, Goodyear, McDonald’s, National Oilwell Varco, NVIDIA, Vivint Solar and Many More - June 20 at 9:11 AM logo-$0.44 Earnings Per Share Expected for Vivint Solar, Inc. (VSLR) This Quarter - June 19 at 10:30 AM logoVivint Solar Brings Rooftop Solar to Vermont - June 15 at 3:54 PM logoVivint Solar to Relaunch Residential Solar Energy Services in Nevada - June 9 at 2:20 AM logoVivint Solar Expands Services to Colorado - June 7 at 8:13 AM logoUtah's Vivint Solar expands into Colorado - June 7 at 8:13 AM logoVivint Solar Secures $100 Million of New Tax Equity Commitments - June 5 at 10:48 AM logoVivint Solar Inc (VSLR) Insider L. Chance Allred Sells 30,700 Shares - May 30 at 8:06 PM logoThomas G. Plagemann Sells 46,000 Shares of Vivint Solar Inc (VSLR) Stock - May 30 at 8:06 PM logoVivint Solar Inc (VSLR) CRO Sells $111,384.00 in Stock - May 30 at 8:06 PM logoVivint Solar Inc (VSLR) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages - May 30 at 11:04 AM logoVivint Solar: It's Just The Beginning - Seeking Alpha - May 24 at 8:20 AM logoClean-energy jobs seen rising to 24 million by 2030, international energy agency says - May 24 at 8:20 AM logoStorage Wars: Mercedes-Benz Takes on Tesla's Powerwall - May 20 at 8:57 AM logoMercedes and Vivint Solar team up to power homes - May 19 at 6:41 PM logoDaimler, Vivint Solar in exclusive deal on U.S. home batteries - Nasdaq - May 19 at 1:39 PM logoMercedes just made a huge play that could threaten Tesla's home-battery business - May 18 at 10:10 AM



Vivint Solar (VSLR) Chart for Tuesday, July, 25, 2017

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