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DOW   37,986.40
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Tesla cuts US prices for 3 of its electric vehicle models after a difficult week
A coffee roastery in Finland has launched an AI-generated blend. The results were surprising
Autoworkers union celebrates breakthrough win in Tennessee and takes aim at more plants in the South
The House votes for possible TikTok ban in the US, but don't expect the app to go away anytime soon
Hawaii lawmakers take aim at vacation rentals after Lahaina wildfire amplifies Maui housing crisis
New York lawmakers pass $237 billion budget with policies to jump-start housing market
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DOW   37,986.40
QQQ   414.65
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Tesla cuts US prices for 3 of its electric vehicle models after a difficult week
A coffee roastery in Finland has launched an AI-generated blend. The results were surprising
Autoworkers union celebrates breakthrough win in Tennessee and takes aim at more plants in the South
The House votes for possible TikTok ban in the US, but don't expect the app to go away anytime soon
Hawaii lawmakers take aim at vacation rentals after Lahaina wildfire amplifies Maui housing crisis
New York lawmakers pass $237 billion budget with policies to jump-start housing market
NYSE:VST

Vistra (VST) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$65.66
-0.22 (-0.33%)
(As of 04/19/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$64.26
$67.18
50-Day Range
$42.80
$75.36
52-Week Range
$22.67
$75.89
Volume
7.60 million shs
Average Volume
5.68 million shs
Market Capitalization
$22.84 billion
P/E Ratio
18.34
Dividend Yield
1.31%
Price Target
$67.20

Vistra MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Buy
3.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
2.3% Upside
$67.20 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
3.52% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.71mentions of Vistra in the last 14 days
Based on 29 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$15.40 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
12.19%
From $3.61 to $4.05 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

2.97 out of 5 stars

Utilities Sector

55th out of 90 stocks

Electric Services Industry

23rd out of 37 stocks

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About Vistra Stock (NYSE:VST)

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 states in the United States and the District of Columbia. In addition, the company is involved in the electricity generation, wholesale energy purchases and sales, commodity risk management, fuel production, and fuel logistics management activities. It serves approximately 4 million customers with a generation capacity of approximately 37,000 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.

VST Stock Price History

VST Stock News Headlines

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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
2/28/2024
Ex-Dividend for 3/29 Dividend
3/19/2024
Dividend Payable
3/29/2024
Today
4/21/2024
Next Earnings (Confirmed)
5/08/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Sector
Utilities
Industry
Electric services
Sub-Industry
N/A
Fax
N/A
Employees
4,870
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$67.20
High Stock Price Target
$82.00
Low Stock Price Target
$37.00
Potential Upside/Downside
+2.3%
Consensus Rating
Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
3.00
Research Coverage
5 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$1.49 billion
Pretax Margin
13.53%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$14.78 billion
Cash Flow
$9.66 per share
Book Value
$7.96 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
342,945,000
Market Cap
$22.84 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.05
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VST Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Vistra stock right now?

5 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Vistra in the last twelve months. There are currently 5 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" VST shares.
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What is Vistra's stock price target for 2024?

5 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Vistra's shares. Their VST share price targets range from $37.00 to $82.00. On average, they predict the company's stock price to reach $67.20 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 2.3% from the stock's current price.
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How have VST shares performed in 2024?

Vistra's stock was trading at $38.52 on January 1st, 2024. Since then, VST shares have increased by 70.5% and is now trading at $65.66.
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When is Vistra's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May 8th 2024.
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.

How can I listen to Vistra's earnings call?

Vistra will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, May 8th at 10:00 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) released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, February, 28th. The company reported ($0.48) EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.54 by $1.02. The firm had revenue of $3.08 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $5.48 billion. Vistra had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 20.05% and a net margin of 10.10%.

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

Vistra announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, February 23rd. Investors of record on Wednesday, March 20th will be given a dividend of $0.215 per share on Friday, March 29th. This represents a $0.86 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.31%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, March 19th. This is a boost from the stock's previous quarterly dividend of $0.21.
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.

Is Vistra a good dividend stock?

Vistra (NYSE:VST) pays an annual dividend of $0.86 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.31%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 5 consecutive years, indicating the company has a new, but growing committment to grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 24.02%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, VST will have a dividend payout ratio of 21.23% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for VST.

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).

Who are Vistra's major shareholders?

Vistra's stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.26%), Guyasuta Investment Advisors Inc. (0.22%), Artemis Investment Management LLP (0.11%), Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P. (0.09%), Kovack Advisors Inc. (0.03%) and State of Michigan Retirement System (0.02%). Insiders that own company stock include Brian K Ferraioli, Brian K Ferraioli, Brookfield Asset Management In, Carrie Lee Kirby, Curtis A Morgan, James A Burke, James A Burke, Julie A Lagacy, Oaktree Capital Group Holdings, Paul M Barbas, Scott A Hudson, 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 Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NYSE:VST) was last updated on 4/21/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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