Vistra Energy (VST) – Investment Analysts’ Recent Ratings Changes

Several brokerages have updated their recommendations and price targets on shares of Vistra Energy (NYSE: VST) in the last few weeks:

  • 1/22/2018 – Vistra Energy was given a new $20.00 price target on by analysts at SunTrust Banks, Inc.. They now have a “hold” rating on the stock.
  • 1/21/2018 – Vistra Energy was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating. According to Zacks, “Vistra Energy Corp. is an energy company. It offers electricity and power generation, distribution and transmission solutions. Vistra Energy Corp. is based in Dallas, United States. “
  • 1/18/2018 – Vistra Energy was upgraded by analysts at Wolfe Research from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating.
  • 1/6/2018 – Vistra Energy was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating. According to Zacks, “Vistra Energy Corp. is an energy company. It offers electricity and power generation, distribution and transmission solutions. Vistra Energy Corp. is based in Dallas, United States. “
  • 12/21/2017 – Vistra Energy had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by analysts at SunTrust Banks, Inc.. They now have a $19.00 price target on the stock.
  • 12/20/2017 – Vistra Energy was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating. They now have a $20.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “Vistra Energy Corp. is an energy company. It offers electricity and power generation, distribution and transmission solutions. Vistra Energy Corp. is based in Dallas, United States. “
  • 12/20/2017 – Vistra Energy is now covered by analysts at Royal Bank of Canada. They set an “outperform” rating and a $21.00 price target on the stock.
  • 12/13/2017 – Vistra Energy was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating. According to Zacks, “Vistra Energy Corp. is an energy company. It offers electricity and power generation, distribution and transmission solutions. Vistra Energy Corp. is based in Dallas, United States. “

Vistra Energy Corp (NYSE:VST) traded down $0.25 during trading hours on Monday, reaching $19.24. The company had a trading volume of 4,690,702 shares, compared to its average volume of 4,199,043. Vistra Energy Corp has a twelve month low of $14.50 and a twelve month high of $21.20. The firm has a market cap of $8,240.00 and a price-to-earnings ratio of 0.35. The company has a quick ratio of 1.92, a current ratio of 2.18 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.65.

Vistra Energy (NYSE:VST) last released its quarterly earnings data on Friday, November 3rd. The company reported $0.64 earnings per share (EPS) 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 business had revenue of $1.83 billion during 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. sell-side analysts forecast that Vistra Energy Corp will post 0.77 EPS for the current fiscal year.

In other Vistra Energy news, insider Curtis A. Morgan purchased 19,094 shares of Vistra Energy stock in a transaction on Wednesday, December 20th. The stock was bought at an average price of $18.34 per share, for a total transaction of $350,183.96. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, insider James A. Burke sold 12,621 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, November 7th. The stock was sold at an average price of $19.27, for a total value of $243,206.67. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have purchased a total of 47,144 shares of company stock valued at $860,320 in the last 90 days.

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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