Vistra Energy Corp. (VST) Director Acquires $93,050.00 in Stock
Vistra Energy Corp. (NYSE:VST) Director Scott B. Helm acquired 5,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, November 10th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $18.61 per share, for a total transaction of $93,050.00. The acquisition was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website.
Shares of Vistra Energy Corp. (VST) opened at $18.98 on Friday. Vistra Energy Corp. has a 12-month low of $14.50 and a 12-month high of $21.20. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.65, a current ratio of 2.18 and a quick ratio of 1.92.
Vistra Energy Corp. (NYSE:VST) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Friday, November 3rd. The company reported $0.64 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.32 by $0.32. The firm had revenue of $1.83 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.93 billion. Vistra Energy Corp. had a return on equity of 352.77% and a net margin of 416.84%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 8.5% compared to the same quarter last year. analysts anticipate that Vistra Energy Corp. will post 0.41 EPS for the current fiscal year.
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Several research analysts have commented on the company. Bank of America Corporation assumed coverage on Vistra Energy Corp. in a report on Tuesday, October 24th. They set a “buy” rating and a $22.00 target price on the stock. Deutsche Bank AG raised Vistra Energy Corp. to a “buy” rating and set a $21.00 target price on the stock in a report on Tuesday, October 31st. SunTrust Banks, Inc. assumed coverage on Vistra Energy Corp. in a report on Tuesday, October 10th. They set a “hold” rating and a $18.00 target price on the stock. Evercore ISI assumed coverage on Vistra Energy Corp. in a report on Friday, October 20th. They set an “outperform” rating and a $21.50 target price on the stock. Finally, Zacks Investment Research downgraded Vistra Energy Corp. from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, October 19th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the company. Vistra Energy Corp. presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $19.68.
A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the business. Neuberger Berman Group LLC increased its holdings in Vistra Energy Corp. by 81.0% during the 3rd quarter. Neuberger Berman Group LLC now owns 1,740,130 shares of the company’s stock worth $32,522,000 after purchasing an additional 778,603 shares in the last quarter. California Public Employees Retirement System increased its holdings in Vistra Energy Corp. by 1.4% during the 3rd quarter. California Public Employees Retirement System now owns 518,300 shares of the company’s stock worth $9,687,000 after purchasing an additional 7,100 shares in the last quarter. Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC bought a new stake in Vistra Energy Corp. during the 3rd quarter worth approximately $204,000. Highbridge Capital Management LLC bought a new stake in Vistra Energy Corp. during the 3rd quarter worth approximately $3,650,000. Finally, Lasry Marc bought a new position in shares of Vistra Energy Corp. in the third quarter valued at approximately $63,643,000.
Vistra Energy Corp. Company Profile
Vistra Energy Corp, formerly TCEH Corp. is a holding company. The Company is an energy company, which is focused on energy and power generation markets through operation as a generator and retailer of electricity in Texas market. Its portfolio of businesses consists primarily of Luminant and TXU Energy.
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