Vistra Energy Corp (NYSE:VST) COO James A. Burke sold 9,788 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, November 7th. The shares were sold at an average price of $24.61, for a total transaction of $240,882.68. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website.
VST traded up $0.30 on Monday, reaching $23.78. 5,504,336 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 3,912,810. The company has a market cap of $11.84 billion, a PE ratio of 24.77 and a beta of 0.53. Vistra Energy Corp has a twelve month low of $17.70 and a twelve month high of $26.29. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.32, a quick ratio of 0.93 and a current ratio of 1.06.
Vistra Energy (NYSE:VST) last posted its earnings results on Friday, November 2nd. The company reported $0.61 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.70 by ($0.09). The business had revenue of $3.24 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $4.09 billion. Vistra Energy had a positive return on equity of 7.17% and a negative net margin of 5.94%. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 76.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company posted $0.64 EPS. On average, sell-side analysts predict that Vistra Energy Corp will post 1.31 earnings per share for the current year.
VST has been the topic of several recent analyst reports. Deutsche Bank increased their price objective on shares of Vistra Energy from $29.00 to $31.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, November 5th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Vistra Energy from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $26.00 price objective on the stock in a report on Wednesday, October 24th. SunTrust Banks reiterated a “hold” rating and set a $24.00 price objective on shares of Vistra Energy in a report on Monday, August 6th. Citigroup cut their price objective on shares of Vistra Energy from $30.00 to $29.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a report on Monday, October 22nd. Finally, ValuEngine lowered shares of Vistra Energy from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, August 13th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and nine have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $26.44.
Vistra Energy Company Profile
Vistra Energy Corp., through its subsidiaries, engages in the integrated power business in Texas. The company operates through Wholesale Generation and Retail Electricity segments. The Wholesale Generation segment engages in the electricity generation, wholesale energy sales and purchases, commodity risk management, fuel production, and fuel logistics management activities.
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