Vistra Energy Corp. (NYSE:VST) Director Scott B. Helm purchased 5,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, November 10th. The stock was acquired at an average price of $18.61 per share, for a total transaction of $93,050.00. The acquisition was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website.

Vistra Energy Corp. (NYSE:VST) traded up $0.34 on Tuesday, reaching $18.95. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 4,784,900 shares, compared to its average volume of 2,682,021. The company has a current ratio of 2.18, a quick ratio of 1.92 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.65. Vistra Energy Corp. has a one year low of $14.50 and a one year high of $21.20.

Vistra Energy Corp. (NYSE:VST) last posted its earnings results on Friday, November 3rd. The company reported $0.64 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.32 by $0.32. The company had revenue of $1.83 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate 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 revenue was up 8.5% on a year-over-year basis. equities analysts anticipate that Vistra Energy Corp. will post 0.41 earnings per share for the current year.

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A number of analysts recently weighed in on VST shares. Deutsche Bank AG restated a “buy” rating and issued a $20.00 price target on shares of Vistra Energy Corp. in a research note on Saturday, July 22nd. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Vistra Energy Corp. from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $20.00 price target on the stock in a research note on Thursday, September 14th. Guggenheim started coverage on Vistra Energy Corp. in a research note on Tuesday, September 5th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $20.00 price target on the stock. Citigroup Inc. started coverage on Vistra Energy Corp. in a research note on Thursday, September 28th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $22.00 price target on the stock. Finally, Bank of America Corporation started coverage on Vistra Energy Corp. in a research note on Tuesday, October 24th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $22.00 price target on the stock. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. Vistra Energy Corp. has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $19.68.

A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of VST. Russell Investments Group Ltd. purchased a new stake in Vistra Energy Corp. during the second quarter worth $14,710,000. Matlinpatterson Global Advisers LLC purchased a new stake in Vistra Energy Corp. during the second quarter worth $8,352,000. Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado purchased a new stake in Vistra Energy Corp. during the second quarter worth $127,000. NGAM Advisors L.P. purchased a new stake in Vistra Energy Corp. during the second quarter worth $4,564,000. Finally, World Asset Management Inc purchased a new stake in Vistra Energy Corp. during the second quarter worth $168,000.

About Vistra Energy Corp.

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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