Vistra Energy Corp (NYSE:VST) COO James A. Burke bought 13,500 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, December 12th. The shares were acquired at an average price of $18.24 per share, for a total transaction of $246,240.00. The purchase was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website.

Vistra Energy Corp (NYSE:VST) traded down $0.62 on Thursday, hitting $17.45. The stock had a trading volume of 6,053,400 shares, compared to its average volume of 3,117,656. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.65, a quick ratio of 1.92 and a current ratio of 2.18. Vistra Energy Corp has a twelve month low of $14.50 and a twelve month high of $21.20.

Vistra Energy (NYSE:VST) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Friday, November 3rd. The company reported $0.64 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.32 by $0.32. Vistra Energy had a return on equity of 352.77% and a net margin of 416.84%. The company had revenue of $1.83 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.93 billion. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 8.5% compared to the same quarter last year. equities research analysts anticipate that Vistra Energy Corp will post 0.41 EPS for the current year.

Several analysts have issued reports on VST shares. Zacks Investment Research lowered Vistra Energy from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, October 19th. Deutsche Bank raised Vistra Energy to a “buy” rating and set a $21.00 price objective on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, October 31st. Citigroup initiated coverage on Vistra Energy in a report on Thursday, September 28th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $22.00 target price on the stock. Guggenheim initiated coverage on Vistra Energy in a report on Tuesday, September 5th. They set a “buy” rating and a $20.00 price target for the company. Finally, Bank of America initiated coverage on Vistra Energy in a report on Tuesday, October 24th. They set a “buy” rating and a $22.00 price target for the company. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the company. The company presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $19.68.

Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Koch Industries Inc. purchased a new position in Vistra Energy in the 2nd quarter valued at about $82,584,000. Brookfield Asset Management Inc. acquired a new stake in Vistra Energy during the second quarter worth about $1,226,917,000. Apollo Management Holdings L.P. bought a new position in shares of Vistra Energy in the second quarter valued at approximately $887,790,000. Vanguard Group Inc. bought a new position in shares of Vistra Energy in the second quarter valued at approximately $382,296,000. Finally, Franklin Resources Inc. bought a new position in shares of Vistra Energy in the second quarter valued at approximately $294,121,000.

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Vistra Energy 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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