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: $383.46 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 114,465,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $4.74
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $3.97
  • 52 Week Range: $2.50 - $6.09
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 8.09
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: -2.77
  • P/E Growth: 0.01
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $209.14 million
  • Price / Sales: 1.83
  • Book Value: $5.09 per share
  • Price / Book: 0.66
  • EBIDTA: ($60,840,000.00)
  • Net Margins: 26.35%
  • Return on Equity: -26.46%
  • Return on Assets: -8.14%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.26%
  • Current Ratio: 1.32%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.20%
  • Average Volume: 626,020 shs.
  • Beta: -0.23
  • 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) posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August, 8th. The company reported ($0.33) EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.40) by $0.07. The business earned $73 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $65.41 million. Vivint Solar had a net margin of 26.35% and a negative return on equity of 26.46%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 109.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company posted $0.12 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 Monday, November, 6th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Vivint Solar.

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

5 brokerages have issued 12-month price targets for Vivint Solar's stock. Their forecasts range from $2.00 to $6.00. On average, they expect Vivint Solar's share price to reach $4.50 in the next twelve months. 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 a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include FMR LLC (8.75%), Quentec Asset Management LLC (2.78%), Vanguard Group Inc. (1.58%), GCA Investment Management LLC (0.70%), Ardsley Advisory Partners (0.34%) and State Street Corp (0.32%). 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.

Who sold Vivint Solar stock? Who is selling Vivint Solar stock?

Vivint Solar's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Ardsley Advisory Partners, Northern Trust Corp, Quentec Asset Management LLC, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, California State Teachers Retirement System and New York State Common Retirement Fund. Company insiders that have sold Vivint Solar stock in the last year include Bryan Christiansen, Dana C Russell, David Bywater, David F D'alessandro, L Chance Allred, Paul S Dickson and Thomas G Plagemann. View Insider Buying and Selling for Vivint Solar.

Who bought Vivint Solar stock? Who is buying Vivint Solar stock?

Vivint Solar's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including GCA Investment Management LLC, Vanguard Group Inc., Virtu KCG Holdings LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Neuberger Berman Group LLC, Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc., State Street Corp and First Trust Advisors LP. View Insider Buying and Selling 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 $3.35.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Vivint Solar (NYSE VSLR)
Community Ranking:  1.9 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  102 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  166 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  268
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Vivint Solar and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Vivint Solar (NYSE:VSLR) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 3 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $4.50 (34.33% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Vivint Solar (NYSE:VSLR)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
8/9/2017Deutsche Bank AGDowngradeBuy -> Hold$6.00 -> $6.00HighView Rating Details
6/20/2017Goldman Sachs Group IncUpgradeNeutral -> 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
11/9/2016Bank 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 9/26/2015 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
11/6/2017($0.29)N/AView Earnings Details
8/8/2017Q2 2017($0.40)($0.33)$65.41 million$73.00 millionViewListenView 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: $-1.48 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $-1.21 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: 95.14%
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 logoWhy Vivint Solar Inc.'s Shares Plunged 16% Today - September 25 at 4:29 PM logoVivint Solar Becomes Oversold (VSLR) - September 19 at 9:25 AM logoVivint Solar Expands Its Offerings With Storage and EV Charging - September 15 at 11:14 AM logoVivint Solar, Inc. (VSLR) Rating Lowered to Hold at BidaskClub - September 14 at 10:33 AM logoVivint Solar and ChargePoint Make It Easy for Homeowners to Adopt Clean Energy with First Fully Integrated Solar™ Solution - September 12 at 12:00 PM logo$71.82 Million in Sales Expected for Vivint Solar, Inc. (VSLR) This Quarter - September 12 at 11:36 AM logoVivint Solar, Inc. (VSLR) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Analysts - September 9 at 1:30 PM logoVivint Solar (VSLR) & 8point3 Energy Partners (CAFD) Head to Head Comparison - September 5 at 8:34 AM logoHead to Head Comparison: Vivint Solar (VSLR) vs. TerraForm Global (GLBL) - September 2 at 4:10 PM logoVivint Solar, Inc. (VSLR) Downgraded by ValuEngine to Sell - September 2 at 12:06 AM logoThe Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: SolarEdge Technologies, SunPower, JA Solar Holdings and Vivint Solar - September 1 at 10:53 AM logo2 Solar Companies That Could Disappoint During The Second Half Of 2017 - August 31 at 11:05 AM logoVivint Solar Joins Utah Solar Power Compromise to Allow Time to Determine True Value of Rooftop Solar - August 30 at 10:55 AM logoVivint Solar Inc (VSLR) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $71.82 Million - August 24 at 1:46 AM logoYahoo Finance Live: Midday Movers - Aug 21st, 2017 - August 23 at 1:40 PM logoHow solar powered devices work during an eclipse - August 23 at 1:40 PM logoVivint Solar, Inc. – Value Analysis (NYSE:VSLR) : August 21, 2017 - August 23 at 1:40 PM logoVivint Solar Inc (VSLR) Expected to Announce Earnings of -$0.31 Per Share - August 22 at 8:24 PM logo8point3 Energy Partners (CAFD) versus Vivint Solar (VSLR) Head-To-Head Review - August 22 at 8:30 AM logo8point3 Energy Partners (CAFD) & Vivint Solar (VSLR) Financial Comparison - August 20 at 6:18 PM logoVivint Solar, Inc. (VSLR) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts - August 15 at 12:16 PM logoZacks Investment Research Upgrades Vivint Solar, Inc. (NYSE:VSLR) to Buy - August 12 at 11:58 AM logoVivint Solar, Inc. (NYSE:VSLR) Stock Rating Lowered by BidaskClub - August 11 at 7:48 PM logoVivint Solar, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : VSLR-US : August 10, 2017 - August 10 at 3:43 PM logoTop Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Alcoa, Apple, Netflix, Plains All American, Starbucks, Transocean, Vivint Solar ... - 24/7 Wall St. - August 10 at 9:30 AM logoVivint Solar's (VSLR) CEO David Bywater on Q2 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - Seeking Alpha - August 10 at 9:30 AM logoVivint Solar: A Way To Make Money - Seeking Alpha - August 10 at 9:30 AM logoEdited Transcript of VSLR earnings conference call or presentation 8-Aug-17 9:00pm GMT - August 10 at 9:30 AM logoVivint Solar, Inc. (NYSE:VSLR) Issues Quarterly Earnings Results - August 9 at 6:24 PM logoVivint Solar Announces Second Quarter 2017 Results - August 9 at 8:59 AM logoVivint Solar beats 2Q profit forecasts - August 9 at 8:59 AM logoVivint Solar 2nd-qtr results top estimates - August 9 at 8:59 AM logoAzure Power Global (AZRE) vs. Vivint Solar (NYSE:VSLR) Financial Review - August 9 at 7:46 AM logoVivint Solar (VSLR) and TerraForm Global (GLBL) Financial Survey - August 7 at 10:08 PM logo Analysts Anticipate Vivint Solar, Inc. (VSLR) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $67.30 Million - August 6 at 7:11 AM logoTransAlta Corporation (TAC) and Vivint Solar (VSLR) Head to Head Contrast - August 4 at 4:44 PM logo-$0.44 EPS Expected for Vivint Solar, Inc. (NYSE:VSLR) This Quarter - August 4 at 4:39 PM logoAnalyzing Vivint Solar (NYSE:VSLR) & Comp En De Mn Cemig ADS (CIG) - August 4 at 2:23 PM logoETFs with exposure to Vivint Solar, Inc. : August 1, 2017 - August 2 at 8:33 AM logoVivint Solar, Inc. (NYSE:VSLR) Scheduled to Post Earnings on Monday - July 31 at 8:16 AM logoReviewing Vivint Solar (VSLR) and Comp En De Mn Cemig ADS (CIG) - July 26 at 12:26 AM 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



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