Vistra Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.45 (+2.58 %)
(As of 06/21/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume3.13 million shs
Average Volume5.97 million shs
Market Capitalization$8.64 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield3.43%
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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

2.71 out of 5 stars

Utilities Sector

1st out of 280 stocks

Electric Services Industry

1st out of 79 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.4Community Rank: 2.5Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 3.3Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Vistra (NYSE:VST) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Vistra a buy right now?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Vistra in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" Vistra stock.
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Are investors shorting Vistra?

Vistra saw a increase in short interest in the month of May. As of May 14th, there was short interest totaling 13,430,000 shares, an increase of 30.5% from the April 29th total of 10,290,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 6,920,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.9 days. Approximately 3.0% of the company's 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 Wednesday, August 4th 2021.
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How were Vistra's earnings last quarter?

Vistra Corp. (NYSE:VST) released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May, 5th. The company reported ($4.21) EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of ($2.33) by $1.88. Vistra had a negative trailing twelve-month return on equity of 17.81% and a negative net margin of 12.41%.
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How has Vistra's stock price been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Vistra's stock was trading at $17.79 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, VST shares have increased by 0.7% and is now trading at $17.92.
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How often does Vistra pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Vistra?

Vistra declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, April 29th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, June 16th will be given a dividend of $0.15 per share on Wednesday, June 30th. This represents a $0.60 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.35%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, June 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 3.43%. 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 34.88% 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?

7 brokerages have issued twelve-month target prices for Vistra's shares. Their forecasts range from $20.00 to $31.00. On average, they anticipate Vistra's stock price to reach $23.86 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 33.1% 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, Director 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 Oaktree Capital Management LP (6.21%), BlackRock Inc. (5.90%), LSV Asset Management (2.30%), Davidson Kempner Capital Management LP (2.29%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (1.63%) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.40%). 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 Boston Partners, Franklin Resources Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Prudential Financial Inc., Highland Capital Management LP, Davidson Kempner Capital Management LP, and D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc..
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Which institutional investors are buying Vistra stock?

VST stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Sound Shore Management Inc CT, River Road Asset Management LLC, Zimmer Partners LP, Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD, State of Michigan Retirement System, ANTIPODES PARTNERS Ltd, Morgan Stanley, and Silver Point Capital L.P.. 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 $17.92.

How much money does Vistra make?

Vistra has a market capitalization of $8.64 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 6/22/2021 by Staff
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