SunTrust Banks reissued their hold rating on shares of Vistra Energy (NYSE:VST) in a research note issued to investors on Thursday morning. They currently have a $19.00 price objective on the stock.

Other research analysts have also recently issued research reports about the stock. Bank of America initiated coverage on shares of Vistra Energy in a report on Tuesday, October 24th. They issued a buy rating and a $22.00 price target on the stock. Citigroup initiated coverage on shares of Vistra Energy in a report on Thursday, September 28th. They issued a buy rating and a $22.00 price target on the stock. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Vistra Energy from a hold rating to a buy rating and set a $20.00 price target on the stock in a report on Thursday, September 14th. Guggenheim initiated coverage on shares of Vistra Energy in a report on Tuesday, September 5th. They issued a buy rating and a $20.00 price target on the stock. Finally, Deutsche Bank raised shares of Vistra Energy to a buy rating and set a $21.00 price target on the stock in a report on Tuesday, October 31st. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and nine have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock has a consensus rating of Buy and a consensus price target of $19.88.

Shares of Vistra Energy (VST) opened at $17.98 on Thursday. 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 has a 1-year low of $14.50 and a 1-year high of $21.20.

Vistra Energy (NYSE:VST) last issued its earnings results on Friday, November 3rd. The company reported $0.64 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.32 by $0.32. The business had revenue of $1.83 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.93 billion. Vistra Energy had a net margin of 416.84% and a return on equity of 352.77%. The business’s revenue was up 8.5% compared to the same quarter last year. analysts expect that Vistra Energy will post 0.41 earnings per share for the current year.

In related news, insider James A. Burke sold 12,621 shares of the 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 transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link. Also, CFO J William Holden III purchased 1,800 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, November 28th. The shares were acquired 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. In the last three months, insiders purchased 46,344 shares of company stock worth $845,620.

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the business. Koch Industries Inc. purchased a new stake in shares of Vistra Energy during the second quarter worth about $82,584,000. Brookfield Asset Management Inc. purchased a new stake in shares of Vistra Energy during the second quarter worth about $1,226,917,000. Apollo Management Holdings L.P. purchased a new stake in shares of Vistra Energy during the second quarter worth about $887,790,000. Vanguard Group Inc. purchased a new stake in shares of Vistra Energy during the second quarter worth about $382,296,000. Finally, Franklin Resources Inc. purchased a new stake in shares of Vistra Energy during the second quarter worth about $294,121,000.

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About Vistra Energy

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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