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NYSE:VST

Vistra - VST Stock Forecast, Price & News

$25.53
-0.30 (-1.16%)
(As of 08/17/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$25.44
$25.81
50-Day Range
$21.66
$26.20
52-Week Range
$16.51
$27.39
Volume
3.23 million shs
Average Volume
4.91 million shs
Market Capitalization
$10.63 billion
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
2.75%
Price Target
$27.33

Vistra MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Buy
3.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
7.1% Upside
$27.33 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
2.55% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Weak
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.23mentions of Vistra in the last 14 days
Based on 9 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$25.28 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
86.67%
From $1.50 to $2.80 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.04 out of 5 stars

Utilities Sector

68th out of 93 stocks

Electric Services Industry

27th out of 42 stocks

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About Vistra (NYSE:VST) Stock

Vistra Corp., together with its subsidiaries, operates as an integrated retail electricity and power generation company. The company operates through six segments: Retail, Texas, East, West, Sunset, and Asset Closure. It retails electricity and natural gas to residential, commercial, and industrial customers across 20 states in the United States and the District of Columbia. The company is also involved in the electricity generation, wholesale energy purchases and sales, commodity risk management, fuel production, and fuel logistics management activities. It serves approximately 4.3 million customers with 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.

Vistra Stock Performance

VST Stock traded down $0.30 during midday trading on Wednesday, reaching $25.53. The stock had a trading volume of 3,229,217 shares, compared to its average volume of 4,914,890. The stock has a market cap of $10.63 billion, a PE ratio of -10.09 and a beta of 0.89. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.51, a quick ratio of 1.00 and a current ratio of 1.05. The firm has a fifty day simple moving average of $23.78 and a two-hundred day simple moving average of $23.73. Vistra has a 52-week low of $16.51 and a 52-week high of $27.39.

Vistra Increases Dividend

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 30th. Investors of record on Wednesday, September 21st will be paid a $0.184 dividend. This is a positive change from Vistra's previous quarterly dividend of $0.18. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, September 20th. This represents a $0.74 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.88%. Vistra's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is -28.06%.

Analyst Ratings Changes

VST has been the topic of several recent research reports. Morgan Stanley increased their target price on Vistra from $31.00 to $32.00 and gave the company an "overweight" rating in a research report on Friday, July 29th. TheStreet cut Vistra from a "b-" rating to a "c+" rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 5th.

Insider Buying and Selling

In other news, CFO James A. Burke bought 18,000 shares of Vistra stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, June 17th. The stock was bought at an average price of $22.01 per share, for a total transaction of $396,180.00. Following the purchase, the chief financial officer now directly owns 34,000 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $748,340. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink. In related news, Director Paul M. Barbas acquired 8,000 shares of Vistra stock in a transaction on Wednesday, August 10th. The stock was acquired at an average price of $24.90 per share, for a total transaction of $199,200.00. Following the purchase, the director now owns 90,444 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $2,252,055.60. The acquisition was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, CFO James A. Burke acquired 18,000 shares of Vistra stock in a transaction on Friday, June 17th. The shares were bought at an average price of $22.01 per share, with a total value of $396,180.00. Following the purchase, the chief financial officer now directly owns 34,000 shares in the company, valued at approximately $748,340. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Insiders bought 71,300 shares of company stock worth $1,675,460 in the last 90 days. Insiders own 1.47% of the company's stock.

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VST Company Calendar

Last Earnings
11/05/2019
Ex-Dividend for 6/30 Dividend
6/21/2022
Dividend Payable
6/30/2022
Today
8/17/2022
Ex-Dividend for 9/30 Dividend
9/20/2022
Dividend Payable
9/30/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
11/04/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Electric services
Sub-Industry
N/A
Sector
Utilities
Fax
N/A
Employees
5,060
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$27.33
High Stock Price Forecast
$32.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$23.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+7.1%
Consensus Rating
Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
3.00
Research Coverage
3 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$-1,274,000,000.00
Pretax Margin
-11.40%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$12.08 billion
Cash Flow
$1.63 per share
Book Value
$8.17 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
410,228,000
Market Cap
$10.63 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.89














VST Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Vistra stock right now?

3 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Vistra in the last twelve months. There are currently 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" VST shares.
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What is Vistra's stock price forecast for 2022?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Vistra's stock. Their VST share price forecasts range from $23.00 to $32.00. On average, they anticipate the company's share price to reach $27.33 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 7.1% from the stock's current price.
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How have VST shares performed in 2022?

Vistra's stock was trading at $22.77 at the beginning of 2022. Since then, VST stock has increased by 12.1% and is now trading at $25.53.
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When is Vistra's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, November 4th 2022.
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How were Vistra's earnings last quarter?

Vistra Corp. (NYSE:VST) posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November, 5th. The company reported $0.23 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.87 by $0.64. The firm earned $3.19 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $3.21 billion. Vistra had a positive trailing twelve-month return on equity of 27.24% and a negative net margin of 8.32%. The business's quarterly revenue was down 1.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.61 EPS.

How often does Vistra pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Vistra?

Vistra declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, July 28th. Investors of record on Wednesday, September 21st will be paid a dividend of $0.184 per share on Friday, September 30th. This represents a $0.74 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.88%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, September 20th. This is a positive change from the stock's previous quarterly dividend of $0.18.
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Is Vistra a good dividend stock?

Vistra (NYSE:VST) pays an annual dividend of $0.71 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.75%.
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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), 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 a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include FMR LLC (7.13%), Laurion Capital Management LP (2.31%), Franklin Resources Inc. (2.14%), State Street Corp (2.09%), Mizuho Markets Americas LLC (1.78%) and Davidson Kempner Capital Management LP (1.69%). Insiders that own company stock include Arcilia Acosta, Brian K Ferraioli, Brian K Ferraioli, Brookfield Asset Management In, Curtis A Morgan, David A Campbell, James A Burke, James A Burke, Oaktree Capital Group Holdings, Paul M Barbas, Scott B Helm, Stephanie Zapata Moore and Stephen J Muscato.
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How do I buy shares of Vistra?

Shares of VST stock 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 $25.53.

How much money does Vistra make?

Vistra (NYSE:VST) has a market capitalization of $10.63 billion and generates $12.08 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $-1,274,000,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($2.53) on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Vistra have?

The company employs 5,060 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Vistra?

Vistra's mailing address is 6555 Sierra Drive, Irving TX, 75039. The official website for the company is www.vistraenergy.com. The company can be reached via phone at (214) 812-4600 or via email at investor@vistraenergy.com.

This page (NYSE:VST) was last updated on 8/18/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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