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NYSE:VST

Vistra Stock Forecast, Price & News

$16.70
-0.71 (-4.08 %)
(As of 03/2/2021 04:59 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$16.69
Now: $16.70
$17.51
50-Day Range
$17.25
MA: $21.23
$23.83
52-Week Range
$11.30
Now: $16.70
$24.20
Volume12.93 million shs
Average Volume5.79 million shs
Market Capitalization$8.17 billion
P/E Ratio14.27
Dividend Yield3.10%
Beta0.93
Vistra Corp., through its subsidiaries, engages in the electricity business in the United States. It operates through Retail, ERCOT, PJM, NY/NE, MISO, and Asset Closure segments. The company retails electricity and natural gas to residential, commercial and industrial customers across 20 states in the United States. 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 4.6 million residential, commercial, and industrial customers. It has a production capacity of approximately 38,500 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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Electric services
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorUtilities
CUSIPN/A
Phone214-812-4600
Employees5,475
Year FoundedN/A

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$11.81 billion
Cash Flow$5.30 per share
Book Value$16.33 per share

Profitability

Net Income$928 million

Miscellaneous

Market Cap$8.17 billion
Next Earnings Date5/3/2021 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

2.53 out of 5 stars

Utilities Sector

8th out of 276 stocks

Electric Services Industry

3rd out of 78 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.5Community Rank: 2.5Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
$16.70
-0.71 (-4.08 %)
(As of 03/2/2021 04:59 PM ET)
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Vistra (NYSE:VST) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Vistra a buy right now?

7 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Vistra in the last twelve months. There are currently 7 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?

Wall Street analysts have given Vistra a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Vistra wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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Are investors shorting Vistra?

Vistra saw a decline in short interest during the month of January. As of January 29th, there was short interest totaling 6,900,000 shares, a decline of 18.9% from the January 14th total of 8,510,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 3,680,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.9 days. Approximately 1.5% of the company's shares 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 Monday, May 3rd 2021.
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How were Vistra's earnings last quarter?

Vistra Corp. (NYSE:VST) issued its quarterly 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 trailing twelve-month return on equity of 8.57% and a net margin of 4.98%. The business's revenue for the quarter was down 1.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous 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 (WHO). Since then, VST shares have decreased by 6.1% and is now trading at $16.70.
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How often does Vistra pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Vistra?

Vistra announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, February 23rd. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, March 17th will be paid a dividend of $0.15 per share on Wednesday, March 31st. This represents a $0.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.59%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, March 16th. This is an increase from Vistra's previous quarterly dividend of $0.14.
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Is Vistra a good dividend stock?

Vistra pays an annual dividend of $0.54 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.13%. Vistra does not yet have a strock track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Vistra is 26.09%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Vistra will have a dividend payout ratio of 27.00% 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 12-month price targets for Vistra's shares. Their forecasts range from $20.00 to $33.00. On average, they anticipate Vistra's stock price to reach $27.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 61.7% 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 $3.69M)
  • Mr. James A. Burke, Pres & CFO (Age 53, Pay $2.28M)
  • Mr. Stephen J. Muscato, Exec. VP & Chief Commercial Officer (Age 49, Pay $1.41M)
  • Mr. Scott A. Hudson, Pres of Retail (Age 56, Pay $1.37M)
  • Mr. Tom Farrah, Sr. VP & Chief Information Officer
  • Ms. Carrie Lee Kirby, Exec. VP & Chief Admin. Officer (Age 53)
  • Ms. Molly C. Sorg, Director of Investor Relations
  • Ms. Stephanie Zapata Moore, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer (Age 48)
  • Ms. Sano Blocker, Sr. VP of Gov. Affairs
  • 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 a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (5.84%), Boston Partners (4.37%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (1.49%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.28%), Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC (1.05%) and Victory Capital Management Inc. (1.05%). Company insiders that own Vistra stock include Arcilia Acosta, Brian K Ferraioli, Brookfield Asset Management In, Bruce Zimmerman, Curtis A Morgan, David A Campbell, Elizabeth Christine Dobry, J William Holden III, James A Burke, Oaktree Capital Group Holdings, Scott B Helm, Stephanie Zapata Moore and Stephen J Muscato.
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Which major investors are selling Vistra stock?

VST stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Wells Fargo & Company MN, First Trust Advisors LP, Public Sector Pension Investment Board, Janus Henderson Group PLC, Jupiter Asset Management Ltd., and Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc..
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Which major investors are buying Vistra stock?

VST stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD, Principal Financial Group Inc., Norges Bank, BlackRock Inc., Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC, Morgan Stanley, Ossiam, and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP. Company insiders that have bought Vistra stock in the last two years include Arcilia Acosta, Brian K Ferraioli, Bruce Zimmerman, Curtis A Morgan, David A Campbell, James A Burke, Oaktree Capital Group Holdings, 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 $16.70.

How much money does Vistra make?

Vistra has a market capitalization of $8.17 billion and generates $11.81 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $928 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.07 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Vistra have?

Vistra employs 5,475 workers across the globe.

What is Vistra's official website?

The official website for Vistra is www.vistraenergy.com.

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 3/2/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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