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Vistra Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.06 (+0.38 %)
(As of 05/13/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume6.65 million shs
Average Volume6.14 million shs
Market Capitalization$7.74 billion
P/E Ratio13.73
Dividend Yield3.75%
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About Vistra

Vistra Corp. is an energy company, which engages in the provision of electricity and power generation. It operates through the following segments: Retail, Texas, East, West, Sunset and Asset Closure. The Retail segment sells electricity and natural gas to residential, commercial and industrial customers. The Texas and East segments engages in electricity generation, wholesale energy sales and purchases, commodity risk management activities, fuel production and fuel logistics management. The West segment represents Vistra's electricity generation operations in CAISO. The Sunset segment consists of generation plants with announced retirement plans. The Asset Closure segment is engaged in the decommissioning and reclamation of retired plants and mines. The company was founded in 1882 and is headquartered in Irving, TX.


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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Electric services
Phone(214) 812-4600
Year FoundedN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$11.81 billion
Cash Flow$5.10 per share
Book Value$16.33 per share


Net Income$928 million




Market Cap$7.74 billion
Next Earnings Date5/18/2021 (Estimated)


Overall MarketRank

3.16 out of 5 stars

Utilities Sector

1st out of 281 stocks

Electric Services Industry

1st out of 78 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 4.4Community Rank: 2.5Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 3.3Valuation: 3.1 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Vistra (NYSE:VST) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Vistra a buy right now?

7 Wall Street equities research 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 equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" Vistra stock.
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Are investors shorting Vistra?

Vistra saw a drop in short interest in the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 6,800,000 shares, a drop of 22.6% from the March 15th total of 8,790,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 6,280,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.1 days. Approximately 1.5% of the company's shares are sold short.
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When is Vistra's next earnings date?

Vistra is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, May 18th 2021.
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How were Vistra's earnings last quarter?

Vistra Corp. (NYSE:VST) issued its earnings results on Wednesday, May, 5th. The company reported ($4.21) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($2.33) by $1.88. Vistra had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 8.57% and a net margin of 4.98%.
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How has Vistra's stock 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. Since then, VST shares have decreased by 9.7% and is now trading at $16.06.
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How often does Vistra pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Vistra?

Vistra announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, April 29th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, June 16th will be paid a dividend of $0.15 per share on Wednesday, June 30th. This represents a $0.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.74%. The ex-dividend date 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 3.75%. Vistra does not yet have a strock track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Vistra is 28.99%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Vistra will have a dividend payout ratio of 30.00% 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 equities research analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Vistra's shares. Their forecasts range from $20.00 to $31.00. On average, they anticipate Vistra's share price to reach $24.43 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 52.1% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Vistra's key executives?

Vistra's management team includes the following people:
  • Curtis A. Morgan, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • James A. Burke, President & Chief Financial Officer
  • Tom Farrah, Chief Information Officer & Senior Vice President
  • Stephanie Zapata Moore, Secretary, Chief Compliance Officer & Executive VP
  • Carrie Lee Kirby, Chief Administrative Officer & Executive VP

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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), 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 variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (5.90%), LSV Asset Management (2.30%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.37%), Sound Shore Management Inc CT (1.35%), Neuberger Berman Group LLC (1.32%) and River Road Asset Management LLC (1.29%). Company insiders that own Vistra stock include Arcilia Acosta, Brian K Ferraioli, Brookfield Asset Management In, Bruce Zimmerman, 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 major 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., Strs Ohio, Beach Investment Counsel Inc. PA, and Bank of New York Mellon Corp.
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Which major investors are buying Vistra stock?

VST stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Sound Shore Management Inc CT , River Road Asset Management LLC, State of Michigan Retirement System, ANTIPODES PARTNERS Ltd, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Great Lakes Advisors LLC, LSV Asset Management, and Neuberger Berman Group LLC. 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, 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 $16.06.

How much money does Vistra make?

Vistra has a market capitalization of $7.74 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

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 5/13/2021 by Staff
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