Benefit Street Partners LLC acquired a new position in Vistra Energy Corp. (NYSE:VST) during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund acquired 443,795 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $7,451,000. Vistra Energy Corp. makes up about 3.3% of Benefit Street Partners LLC’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 7th biggest position. Benefit Street Partners LLC owned 0.10% of Vistra Energy Corp. as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other hedge funds have also made changes to their positions in the company. Brookfield Asset Management Inc. bought a new stake in shares of Vistra Energy Corp. in the second quarter worth $1,226,917,000. Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio bought a new stake in Vistra Energy Corp. during the second quarter worth $1,809,000. Koch Industries Inc. bought a new stake in Vistra Energy Corp. during the second quarter worth $82,584,000. Verition Fund Management LLC bought a new stake in Vistra Energy Corp. during the second quarter worth $1,213,000. Finally, California State Teachers Retirement System bought a new stake in Vistra Energy Corp. during the second quarter worth $7,493,000.

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Vistra Energy Corp. (NYSE VST) traded up 1.06% during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $19.03. 1,608,228 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. The company has a 50 day moving average price of $18.42 and a 200-day moving average price of $16.74. Vistra Energy Corp. has a 12 month low of $13.50 and a 12 month high of $19.33. The stock has a market cap of $8.14 billion and a P/E ratio of 11.14.

Vistra Energy Corp. (NYSE:VST) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Friday, August 4th. The company reported $0.01 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.04 by ($0.03). The business had revenue of $1.30 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.30 billion. On average, analysts anticipate that Vistra Energy Corp. will post $0.51 EPS for the current year.

Several research firms have issued reports on VST. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Vistra Energy Corp. from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $19.00 price target on the stock in a research report on Thursday, August 10th. Citigroup Inc. began coverage on shares of Vistra Energy Corp. in a research report on Thursday, September 28th. They set a “buy” rating and a $22.00 price target on the stock. Evercore ISI began coverage on shares of Vistra Energy Corp. in a research report on Friday. They set an “outperform” rating and a $21.50 price target on the stock. Finally, SunTrust Banks, Inc. began coverage on shares of Vistra Energy Corp. in a research report on Tuesday, October 10th. They set a “hold” rating and a $18.00 price target on the stock. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $19.35.

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.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vistra Energy Corp. (NYSE:VST)

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