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NYSE:VSTVistra Energy Stock Price, Forecast & News

+0.30 (+1.59 %)
(As of 08/10/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $19.20
50-Day Range
MA: $18.95
52-Week Range
Now: $19.20
Volume2.42 million shs
Average Volume4.59 million shs
Market Capitalization$9.38 billion
P/E Ratio16.41
Dividend Yield2.86%
Vistra Energy Corp., through its subsidiaries, engages in the integrated power business in Texas. The company operates through Wholesale Generation and Retail Electricity segments. The Wholesale Generation segment engages in the electricity generation, wholesale energy sales and purchases, commodity risk management, fuel production, and fuel logistics management activities. As of February 26, 2018, this segment had a fleet of generation facilities totaling approximately 14,000 megawatts of generation in Texas, including 2,300 megawatts fueled by nuclear power, 4,000 megawatts fueled by coal, and 7,500 megawatts fueled by natural gas. The Retail Electricity segment is involved in the retail sale of electricity and related services to residential, commercial, and industrial customers under the TXU Energy brand. This segment served approximately 1.7 million residential and business customers. The company was formerly known as TCEH Corp. and changed its name to Vistra Energy Corp. in November 2016. The company is based in Irving, Texas.
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Analyst Opinion: 3.5Community Rank: 2.5Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 4.0Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Electric services



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$11.81 billion
Cash Flow$6.08 per share
Book Value$16.33 per share


Net Income$928 million


Market Cap$9.38 billion
Next Earnings Date11/3/2020 (Estimated)
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Vistra Energy (NYSE:VST) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Vistra Energy's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Vistra Energy's stock was trading at $17.79 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, VST stock has increased by 7.9% and is now trading at $19.20.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Vistra Energy?

11 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Vistra Energy in the last year. There are currently 11 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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When is Vistra Energy's next earnings date?

Vistra Energy is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, November 3rd 2020.
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How were Vistra Energy's earnings last quarter?

Vistra Energy Corp (NYSE:VST) posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November, 5th. The company reported $0.23 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.87 by $0.64. The firm had revenue of $3.19 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $3.21 billion. Vistra Energy had a net margin of 4.98% and a return on equity of 8.62%. The business's quarterly revenue was down 1.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $0.61 EPS.
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How often does Vistra Energy pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Vistra Energy?

Vistra Energy announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, July 29th. Investors of record on Wednesday, September 16th will be paid a dividend of $0.135 per share on Wednesday, September 30th. This represents a $0.54 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.81%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, September 15th.
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What price target have analysts set for VST?

11 brokerages have issued 1-year target prices for Vistra Energy's stock. Their forecasts range from $24.00 to $37.00. On average, they anticipate Vistra Energy's share price to reach $31.18 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 62.4% from the stock's current price.
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Has Vistra Energy been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about VST stock have trended somewhat negative recently, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Vistra Energy earned a media sentiment score of -1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days.
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Are investors shorting Vistra Energy?

Vistra Energy saw a drop in short interest in the month of July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totaling 11,610,000 shares, a drop of 12.3% from the July 15th total of 13,240,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 3,910,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.0 days. Currently, 2.5% of the shares of the stock are sold short.
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Who are some of Vistra Energy's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Vistra Energy own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Vistra Energy investors own include Intel (INTC), CVS Health (CVS), AbbVie (ABBV), Micron Technology (MU), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), NVIDIA (NVDA), AT&T (T), Alibaba Group (BABA), salesforce.com (CRM) and Cisco Systems (CSCO).

Who are Vistra Energy's key executives?

Vistra Energy's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Curtis A. Morgan, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 58)
  • Mr. J. William Holden III, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 58)
  • Mr. James A. Burke, Exec. VP & COO (Age 51)
  • Mr. Stephen J. Muscato, Chief Commercial Officer & Sr. VP of Vistra Corp. Services (Age 48)
  • Mr. Scott A. Hudson, Sr. VP of Vistra Corp. Services (Age 55)

What is Vistra Energy's stock symbol?

Vistra Energy trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "VST."

Who are Vistra Energy's major shareholders?

Vistra Energy's stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include LSV Asset Management (2.05%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (1.02%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.52%), Swiss National Bank (0.36%), MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd (0.35%) and Strs Ohio (0.29%). Company insiders that own Vistra Energy stock include Apollo Management Holdings Gp,, Arcilia Acosta, Brookfield Asset Management In, Bruce Zimmerman, Carrie Lee Kirby, Curtis A Morgan, David A Campbell, Elizabeth Christine Dobry, Hilary E Ackermann, J William Holden III, James A Burke, Sara Graziano, Scott B Helm, Stephanie Zapata Moore and Stephen J Muscato.
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Which institutional investors are selling Vistra Energy stock?

VST stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Prudential PLC, First Trust Advisors LP, MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd, Russell Investments Group Ltd., WINTON GROUP Ltd, Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank, Mcclain Value Management LLC, and Optimal Asset Management Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Vistra Energy company stock in the last year include Brookfield Asset Management In, Curtis A Morgan, and James A Burke.
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Which institutional investors are buying Vistra Energy stock?

VST stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including LSV Asset Management, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc., Beach Investment Counsel Inc. PA, Strs Ohio, NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V., Victory Capital Management Inc., Swiss National Bank, and Transform Wealth LLC. Company insiders that have bought Vistra Energy stock in the last two years include Arcilia Acosta, Bruce Zimmerman, David A Campbell, James A Burke, and Scott B Helm.
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How do I buy shares of Vistra Energy?

Shares of VST can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Vistra Energy's stock price today?

One share of VST stock can currently be purchased for approximately $19.20.

How big of a company is Vistra Energy?

Vistra Energy has a market capitalization of $9.38 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. Vistra Energy employs 5,475 workers across the globe.

What is Vistra Energy's official website?

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

How can I contact Vistra Energy?

Vistra Energy'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 8/11/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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