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NYSE:VST

Vistra (VST) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$69.73
-2.27 (-3.15%)
(As of 04/12/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$68.87
$72.37
50-Day Range
$42.80
$75.36
52-Week Range
$22.67
$75.89
Volume
4.25 million shs
Average Volume
5.01 million shs
Market Capitalization
$24.26 billion
P/E Ratio
19.48
Dividend Yield
1.23%
Price Target
$63.50

Vistra MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Buy
3.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
8.9% Downside
$63.50 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
3.52% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.79mentions of Vistra in the last 14 days
Based on 12 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$15.40 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
-0.93%
From $4.28 to $4.24 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.

2.31 out of 5 stars

Utilities Sector

205th out of 261 stocks

Electric Services Industry

91st out of 120 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

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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
4/13/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
5/14/2024
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
$63.50
High Stock Price Target
$79.00
Low Stock Price Target
$37.00
Potential Upside/Downside
-8.9%
Consensus Rating
Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
3.00
Research Coverage
4 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$1.49 billion
Pretax Margin
13.53%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$14.78 billion
Cash Flow
$9.53 per share
Book Value
$7.96 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
343,154,000
Market Cap
$24.26 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?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Vistra in the last twelve months. There are currently 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" VST shares.
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What is Vistra's stock price target for 2024?

4 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Vistra's stock. Their VST share price targets range from $37.00 to $79.00. On average, they anticipate the company's stock price to reach $63.50 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 8.9%.
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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 81.0% and is now trading at $69.73.
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When is Vistra's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, May 14th 2024.
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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) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.54 by $1.02. The business earned $3.08 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $5.48 billion. Vistra had a net margin of 10.10% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 20.05%.

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

Vistra declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, February 23rd. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, March 20th will be paid a dividend of $0.215 per share on Friday, March 29th. This represents a $0.86 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.23%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, March 19th. This is an increase 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 1.22%. 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 20.28% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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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).

Who are Vistra's major shareholders?

Vistra's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Gunderson Capital Management Inc. (0.02%), Alaska Permanent Fund Corp (0.02%), Los Angeles Capital Management LLC (0.02%), Miller Howard Investments Inc. NY (0.01%), Gulf International Bank UK Ltd (0.01%) and FCF Advisors LLC (0.01%). 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 4/13/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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