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Vistra (VST) Stock Forecast & Price Target

-6.57 (-8.21%)
(As of 03:26 PM ET)

Vistra - Analysts' Recommendations and Stock Price Forecast (2024)

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Consensus Rating

Based on 7 Wall Street analysts who have issued ratings for Vistra in the last 12 months, the stock has a consensus rating of "Buy." Out of the 7 analysts, 6 have given a buy rating, and 1 has given a strong buy rating for VST.

Consensus Price Target

19.50% Upside
High Forecast$110.00
Average Forecast$87.83
Low Forecast$37.00

According to the 7 analysts' twelve-month price targets for Vistra, the average price target is $87.83. The highest price target for VST is $110.00, while the lowest price target for VST is $37.00. The average price target represents a forecasted upside of 19.50% from the current price of $73.50.

TypeCurrent Forecast
7/25/23 to 7/24/24
1 Month Ago
6/25/23 to 6/24/24
3 Months Ago
4/26/23 to 4/25/24
1 Year Ago
7/25/22 to 7/25/23
Consensus Rating
Strong Buy
1 Strong Buy rating(s)
1 Strong Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
6 Buy rating(s)
6 Buy rating(s)
5 Buy rating(s)
2 Buy rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Sell rating(s)
Consensus Price Target$87.83$87.83$67.20$34.00
Forecasted Upside19.50% Upside13.02% Upside11.66% Upside24.59% Upside
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VST Analyst Recommendations By Month

The chart below shows how a company's ratings by analysts have changed over time. Each bar represents the previous year of ratings for that month. Within each bar, the sell ratings are shown in red, the hold ratings are shown in yellow, the buy ratings are shown in green, and the strong buy ratings are shown in dark green.
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VST Price Targets by Month

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Vistra Stock vs. The Competition

TypeVistraUtilities CompaniesS&P 500
Consensus Rating Score
Consensus RatingBuyHoldModerate Buy
Predicted Upside16.38% Upside57.83% Upside9.85% Upside
News Sentiment RatingPositive News
Positive News
Positive News
DateBrokerageAnalyst NameActionRatingPrice TargetUpside/Downside on Report DateDetails
5/28/2024Morgan Stanley
3 of 5 stars
 Boost TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$86.00 ➝ $110.00+3.84%
5/10/2024BMO Capital Markets
3 of 5 stars
 Boost TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$79.00 ➝ $109.00+17.04%
5/9/2024UBS Group
3 of 5 stars
 Boost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$85.00 ➝ $110.00+18.61%
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S. Pourreza
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4/18/2024Janney Montgomery Scott
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 Initiated CoverageBuy$82.00+19.45%
4/4/2024Evercore ISI
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 Boost TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$72.00 ➝ $79.00+7.51%
9/21/2023Bank of America
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 Boost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$31.00 ➝ $37.00+14.37%

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VST Forecast - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Vistra's forecast for 2024?

According to the research reports of 7 Wall Street equities research analysts, the average twelve-month stock price forecast for Vistra is $87.83, with a high forecast of $110.00 and a low forecast of $37.00.

Should I buy or sell Vistra stock right now?

7 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Vistra in the last year. There are currently 6 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" VST shares.

Does Vistra's stock price have much upside?

According to analysts, Vistra's stock has a predicted upside of 13.02% based on their 12-month stock forecasts.

Has Vistra been upgraded by Wall Street analysts recently?

Over the previous 90 days, Vistra's stock had 1 upgrade by analysts.

What analysts cover Vistra?

Vistra has been rated by research analysts at BMO Capital Markets, Guggenheim, Morgan Stanley, and UBS Group in the past 90 days.

Do Wall Street analysts like Vistra more than its competitors?

Analysts like Vistra more than other "utilities" companies. The consensus rating for Vistra is Buy while the average consensus rating for "utilities" companies is Hold. Learn more on how VST compares to other companies.

This page (NYSE:VST) was last updated on 7/24/2024 by Staff

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