Cornerstone Capital Management Holdings LLC. acquired a new position in shares of Vistra Energy Corp (NYSE:VST) in the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund acquired 123,909 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,315,000.

Other large investors have also recently modified their holdings of the company. Quantbot Technologies LP bought a new stake in shares of Vistra Energy in the third quarter valued at approximately $124,000. Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado bought a new stake in shares of Vistra Energy in the second quarter valued at approximately $127,000. Macquarie Group Ltd. bought a new stake in shares of Vistra Energy in the third quarter valued at approximately $187,000. World Asset Management Inc bought a new stake in shares of Vistra Energy in the second quarter valued at approximately $168,000. Finally, Virtu KCG Holdings LLC bought a new stake in shares of Vistra Energy in the second quarter valued at approximately $182,000.

Several brokerages recently issued reports on VST. Royal Bank of Canada reiterated an “outperform” rating and issued a $21.00 price target on shares of Vistra Energy in a research note on Wednesday. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Vistra Energy from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, December 13th. Deutsche Bank upgraded Vistra Energy to a “buy” rating and set a $21.00 price target for the company in a research note on Tuesday, October 31st. Bank of America began coverage on Vistra Energy in a research note on Tuesday, October 24th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $22.00 price target for the company. Finally, Evercore ISI began coverage on Vistra Energy in a research note on Friday, October 20th. They issued an “outperform” rating and a $21.50 price target for the company. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and eight have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $19.79.

Vistra Energy Corp (NYSE VST) opened at $18.00 on Wednesday. Vistra Energy Corp has a 1 year low of $14.50 and a 1 year high of $21.20. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.65, a current ratio of 2.18 and a quick ratio of 1.92.

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

In other news, Director Brian K. Ferraioli acquired 5,750 shares of the stock in a transaction on Friday, December 15th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $17.27 per share, for a total transaction of $99,302.50. The purchase was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. Also, CFO J William Holden III acquired 1,800 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, November 28th. The shares were purchased at an average price of $19.19 per share, with a total value of $34,542.00. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Over the last 90 days, insiders have acquired 27,050 shares of company stock valued at $491,871.

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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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