DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale purchased a new position in shares of Vistra Energy Corp (NYSE:VST) during the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm purchased 44,527 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,017,000.

Several other hedge funds have also modified their holdings of the company. Great West Life Assurance Co. Can raised its stake in shares of Vistra Energy by 0.3% in the 3rd quarter. Great West Life Assurance Co. Can now owns 168,547 shares of the company’s stock valued at $4,506,000 after acquiring an additional 560 shares during the period. Comerica Bank raised its stake in shares of Vistra Energy by 3.3% in the 3rd quarter. Comerica Bank now owns 18,923 shares of the company’s stock valued at $511,000 after acquiring an additional 607 shares during the period. Metropolitan Life Insurance Co NY raised its stake in shares of Vistra Energy by 6.9% in the 3rd quarter. Metropolitan Life Insurance Co NY now owns 10,244 shares of the company’s stock valued at $274,000 after acquiring an additional 664 shares during the period. New York State Teachers Retirement System raised its stake in shares of Vistra Energy by 2.2% in the 4th quarter. New York State Teachers Retirement System now owns 37,600 shares of the company’s stock valued at $864,000 after acquiring an additional 800 shares during the period. Finally, World Asset Management Inc raised its stake in shares of Vistra Energy by 5.4% in the 3rd quarter. World Asset Management Inc now owns 16,602 shares of the company’s stock valued at $444,000 after acquiring an additional 850 shares during the period. 95.85% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

A number of equities analysts have recently commented on VST shares. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Vistra Energy from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Saturday, January 11th. Evercore ISI reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $32.00 price target on shares of Vistra Energy in a report on Monday, November 11th. Finally, Bank of America raised shares of Vistra Energy from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $31.00 price target for the company in a report on Thursday, November 7th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and seven have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $31.63.

VST opened at $23.29 on Friday. The company has a fifty day simple moving average of $22.64 and a 200 day simple moving average of $24.65. The firm has a market cap of $11.35 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 23.29, a PEG ratio of 0.43 and a beta of 0.48. Vistra Energy Corp has a twelve month low of $21.33 and a twelve month high of $27.96. The company has a current ratio of 1.05, a quick ratio of 0.94 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.38.

In related news, major shareholder Brookfield Asset Management In sold 20,801,471 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, December 3rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $24.09, for a total transaction of $501,107,436.39. 14.05% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

About Vistra Energy

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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