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Vistra Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.45 (+1.92 %)
(As of 02/24/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $23.83
50-Day Range
MA: $21.33
52-Week Range
Now: $23.83
Volume5.51 million shs
Average Volume4.46 million shs
Market Capitalization$11.66 billion
P/E Ratio20.37
Dividend Yield2.31%
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
Year FoundedN/A



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$11.81 billion
Cash Flow$7.57 per share
Book Value$16.33 per share


Net Income$928 million


Market Cap$11.66 billion
Next Earnings Date2/26/2021 (Confirmed)


Overall MarketRank

2.32 out of 5 stars

Utilities Sector

18th out of 275 stocks

Electric Services Industry

6th out of 78 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.4Community Rank: 2.5Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
+0.45 (+1.92 %)
(As of 02/24/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Vistra (NYSE:VST) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Vistra a buy right now?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Vistra in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 5 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street 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 in 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 presently 1.9 days. Currently, 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 Friday, February 26th 2021.
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How can I listen to Vistra's earnings call?

Vistra will be holding an earnings conference call on Friday, February 26th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were Vistra's earnings last quarter?

Vistra Corp. (NYSE:VST) announced its earnings results on Tuesday, November, 5th. The company reported $0.23 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.87 by $0.64. The company earned $3.19 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $3.21 billion. Vistra had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 8.57% and a net margin of 4.98%. Vistra's revenue was down 1.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.61 EPS.
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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 (WHO). Since then, VST stock has increased by 34.0% and is now trading at $23.83.
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How often does Vistra pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Vistra?

Vistra announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, October 27th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, December 16th will be given a dividend of $0.135 per share on Wednesday, December 30th. This represents a $0.54 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.27%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, December 15th.
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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 2.31%. 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?

6 brokerages have issued 1 year price targets for Vistra's shares. Their forecasts range from $19.00 to $34.00. On average, they anticipate Vistra's stock price to reach $27.33 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 14.7% 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 variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (5.84%), Boston Partners (4.37%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (1.49%), Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC (1.05%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (1.05%) and Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (0.86%). 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 bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD, Principal Financial Group Inc., BlackRock Inc., Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC, Morgan Stanley, Ossiam, Schroder Investment Management Group, and Renaissance Technologies 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, 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 $23.83.

How much money does Vistra make?

Vistra has a market capitalization of $11.66 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 2/25/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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