Vistra Energy Corp. (VST): Price and Financial Metrics

Vistra Energy Corp. (VST): $23.54

-0.45 (-1.88%)

POWR Rating

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  • Momentum is the dimension where VST ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 94.75% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for VST is in Value, which has been heading down over the past 178 days.
  • VST ranks lowest in Stability; there it ranks in the 21st percentile.

VST Stock Summary

  • Of note is the ratio of VISTRA CORP's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; merely 11.6% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • The volatility of VISTRA CORP's share price is greater than that of only 7.9% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • Shareholder yield, a measure of how much is returned to shareholders via dividends and share repurchases, for VST comes in at 14.79% -- higher than that of 89.12% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to VST, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are TUSK, USX, X, HNRG, and DLPN.
  • VST's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit VISTRA CORP's official web site, go to

VST Valuation Summary

  • VST's EV/EBIT ratio is -174.7; this is 890.5% lower than that of the median Utilities stock.
  • VST's price/sales ratio has moved NA NA over the prior 75 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for VST.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
VST 2022-11-25 0.7 1.7 -26.0 -174.7
VST 2022-11-23 0.7 1.7 -26.0 -174.5
VST 2022-11-22 0.7 1.7 -25.3 -172.6
VST 2022-11-21 0.7 1.6 -24.7 -170.9
VST 2022-11-18 0.7 1.6 -24.8 -171.0
VST 2022-11-17 0.7 1.6 -24.3 -169.5

VST's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • VST has a Quality Grade of D, ranking ahead of 16.39% of graded US stocks.
  • VST's asset turnover comes in at 0.457 -- ranking 14th of 105 Utilities stocks.
  • NEP, EIX, and SWX are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with VST.

The table below shows VST's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.457 0.251 -0.061
2021-03-31 0.458 0.272 -0.050
2020-12-31 0.441 0.548 0.057
2020-09-30 0.448 0.551 0.067
2020-06-30 0.431 0.518 0.053
2020-03-31 0.442 0.522 0.066

VST Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of VST, see our VST price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $24.20 Average Broker Recommendation 1.35 (Strong Buy)

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VST Price/Volume Stats

Current price $23.54 52-week high $27.39
Prev. close $23.99 52-week low $20.26
Day low $23.26 Volume 966,624
Day high $23.84 Avg. volume 4,587,693
50-day MA $22.74 Dividend yield 3.08%
200-day MA $23.78 Market Cap 9.37B

Vistra Energy Corp. (VST) Company Bio

Vistra Energy Corp., an energy company, operates as an integrated power business in Texas. The company operates through two segments, Wholesale Generation and Retail Electricity. The company was formerly known as TCEH Corp. and changed its name to Vistra Energy Corp. in November 2016. The company is based in Dallas.

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Below are the latest news stories about VISTRA CORP that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate VST as an investment opportunity.

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Yahoo | November 29, 2022

Stock Forecast: Vistra Corp. (NYSE: VST) To Slash -53.98% In Near Future

Vistra Corp. (NYSE:VST) shares, rose in value on Thursday, November 17, with the stock price down by -0.46% to the previous day’s close as strong demand from buyers drove the stock to $22.73. Actively observing the price movement in the recent trading, the stock is buoying the session at $22.83, falling within a range of … Stock Forecast: Vistra Corp. (NYSE: VST) To Slash -53.98% In Near Future Read More »

Stocks Register | November 17, 2022

11 Best Green Energy Stocks To Buy

In this article, we discuss the 11 best green energy stocks to buy. If you want to skip our analysis of energy stocks, go directly to 5 Best Green Energy Stocks To Buy. We prepared this article back in July this year. At that time the stocks mentioned in the article looked strong. Our criteria […]

Yahoo | November 17, 2022

Vistra Corp. – Consensus Indicates Potential 29.2% Upside

Vistra Corp. found using ticker (VST) have now 9 analysts in total covering the stock. The consensus rating is ''Buy''. The target price ranges between 35 and 29 with a mean TP of 31.78. Given that the stocks previous close was at 24.59 this is indicating there is a potential upside of 29.2%. There is a 50 day moving average of 23.16 and the 200 moving average now moves to 23.66. The company has a market capitalisation of $9,587m. Find out more information at: [stock_market_widget type="chart" template="basic" color="green" assets="VST" range="6mo" interval="1d" axes="true" cursor="true" api="yf"] The potential market cap would be $12,390m based on the market concensus. Vistra Corp., together with its subsidiaries, operates as an integrated retail electricity ...

DirectorsTalk | November 13, 2022

Vistra Energy (VST) Receives a Buy from Morgan Stanley

In a report released today, Stephen Byrd from Morgan Stanley maintained a Buy rating on Vistra Energy (VST - Research Report), with a price target of $31.00. The company's shares opened today at $24.80.According to TipRanks, Byrd is a 5-star analyst with an average return of 9.5% and a 59.10% success rate. Byrd covers the Utilities sector, focusing on stocks such as CMS Energy, ONE Gas, and American Electric Power.Currently, the analyst consensus on Vistra Energy is a Strong Buy with an average price target of $31.25, which is a 26.01% upside from current levels.

Catie Powers on TipRanks | November 11, 2022

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VST Price Returns

1-mo 3.02%
3-mo -2.59%
6-mo -10.96%
1-year 17.13%
3-year 6.92%
5-year 44.40%
YTD 5.76%
2021 19.57%
2020 -11.87%
2019 2.46%
2018 18.87%
2017 40.07%

VST Dividends

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