Vistra Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.02 (+0.11 %)
(As of 08/4/2021 03:21 PM ET)
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Volume156,467 shs
Average Volume3.85 million shs
Market Capitalization$9.14 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield3.16%
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About Vistra

Vistra Corp., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the electricity business in the United States. It operates through six segments: Retail, Texas, East, West, Sunset, and Asset Closure. The company retails electricity and natural gas to residential, commercial, and industrial customers across 20 states in the United States and the District of Columbia. It is also involved in the electricity generation, wholesale energy sales and purchases, commodity risk management, fuel production, and fuel logistics management activities. The company serves approximately 4.5 million residential, commercial, and industrial customers. It has a generation capacity of approximately 38,700 megawatts with a portfolio of natural gas, nuclear, coal, solar, and battery energy storage facilities. The company was formerly known as Vistra Energy Corp. and changed its name to Vistra Corp. in July 2020. Vistra Corp. was founded in 1882 and is based in Irving, Texas.


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Overall MarketRank

3.07 out of 5 stars

Utilities Sector

2nd out of 123 stocks

Electric Services Industry

1st out of 54 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 4.5Community Rank: 4.4Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 3.3Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Vistra (NYSE:VST) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Vistra a buy right now?

8 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Vistra in the last year. There are currently 8 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" Vistra stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Vistra?

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Are investors shorting Vistra?

Vistra saw a drop in short interest during the month of July. As of July 15th, there was short interest totaling 11,120,000 shares, a drop of 15.6% from the June 30th total of 13,170,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 5,250,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.1 days. Approximately 2.5% of the shares of the stock are short sold.
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When is Vistra's next earnings date?

Vistra is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August 5th 2021.
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How can I listen to Vistra's earnings call?

Vistra will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, August 5th at 8:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

How were Vistra's earnings last quarter?

Vistra Corp. (NYSE:VST) issued its earnings results on Tuesday, November, 5th. The company reported $0.23 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.87 by $0.64. The company had revenue of $3.19 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $3.21 billion. Vistra had a negative trailing twelve-month return on equity of 17.81% and a negative net margin of 12.41%. The company's revenue for the quarter was down 1.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $0.61 EPS.
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How has Vistra's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus?

Vistra's stock was trading at $17.79 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, VST shares have increased by 5.5% and is now trading at $18.77.
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How often does Vistra pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Vistra?

Vistra declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, July 28th. Investors of record on Thursday, September 16th will be given a dividend of $0.15 per share on Thursday, September 30th. This represents a $0.60 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.20%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, September 15th.
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Is Vistra a good dividend stock?

Vistra pays an annual dividend of $0.60 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.16%. Vistra does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Vistra is 40.54%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Vistra will have a dividend payout ratio of 22.39% next year. This indicates that Vistra will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for VST?

8 equities research analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Vistra's shares. Their forecasts range from $22.00 to $31.00. On average, they expect Vistra's stock price to reach $25.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 33.2% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Vistra's key executives?

Vistra's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Curtis A. Morgan, CEO & Director (Age 60, Pay $4.58M)
  • Mr. James A. Burke, Pres & CFO (Age 53, Pay $2.5M)
  • Ms. Stephanie Zapata Moore, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer (Age 48, Pay $1.27M)
  • Mr. Stephen J. Muscato, Exec. VP & Chief Commercial Officer (Age 50, Pay $1.7M)
  • Mr. Scott A. Hudson, Exec. VP & Pres of Retail (Age 57, Pay $1.59M)
  • Ms. Carrie Lee Kirby, Exec. VP & Chief Admin. Officer (Age 53)
  • Ms. Molly C. Sorg, Chief Purpose and Sustainability Officer & Sr. VP of Investor Relations
  • Ms. Sano Blocker, Sr. VP of Gov. Affairs
  • Ms. Amanda Frazier, Sr. VP of Regulatory Policy
  • Mr. Mathew J. Parker, Sr. VP & Chief Risk Officer

Who are some of Vistra's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Vistra own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Vistra investors own include Enterprise Products Partners (EPD), CVS Health (CVS), Intel (INTC), Micron Technology (MU), Phillips 66 (PSX), The Walt Disney (DIS), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), NVIDIA (NVDA), Walmart (WMT) and AbbVie (ABBV).

What is Vistra's stock symbol?

Vistra trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "VST."

Who are Vistra's major shareholders?

Vistra's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include State of Michigan Retirement System (1.23%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (1.14%), Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P. (0.38%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.30%), Terril Brothers Inc. (0.26%) and Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.20%). Company insiders that own Vistra stock include Arcilia Acosta, Brian K Ferraioli, Brookfield Asset Management In, Curtis A Morgan, David A Campbell, James A Burke, Oaktree Capital Group Holdings, Paul M Barbas and Scott B Helm.
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Which institutional investors are selling Vistra stock?

VST stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Beach Investment Counsel Inc. PA, Alliancebernstein L.P., Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc., Transform Wealth LLC, Victory Capital Management Inc., Dupont Capital Management Corp, Russell Investments Group Ltd., and Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund.
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Which institutional investors are buying Vistra stock?

VST stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State of Michigan Retirement System, Terril Brothers Inc., Waratah Capital Advisors Ltd., Bfsg LLC, TIAA FSB, Avestar Capital LLC, Camelot Portfolios LLC, and Alpha Cubed Investments LLC. Company insiders that have bought Vistra stock in the last two years include Arcilia Acosta, Brian K Ferraioli, Curtis A Morgan, David A Campbell, James A Burke, Oaktree Capital Group Holdings, Paul M Barbas, and Scott B Helm.
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How do I buy shares of Vistra?

Shares of VST can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Vistra's stock price today?

One share of VST stock can currently be purchased for approximately $18.77.

How much money does Vistra make?

Vistra has a market capitalization of $9.05 billion and generates $11.44 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $636 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.48 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Vistra have?

Vistra employs 5,365 workers across the globe.

What is Vistra's official website?

The official website for Vistra is

Where are Vistra's headquarters?

Vistra is headquartered at 6555 Sierra Drive, Irving TX, 75039.

How can I contact Vistra?

Vistra's mailing address is 6555 Sierra Drive, Irving TX, 75039. The company can be reached via phone at (214) 812-4600 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 8/4/2021 by Staff
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