Vistra Energy Corp. (NYSE:VST) went up to recover about 7.46% since recording its record low price of $20.83. The stock experienced -0.18% slump, arriving at $22.39 on 7/11/2019. During the day, the stock price traveled from $22.16 to $22.46. This company shares are 48.15% off its target price of $33.17 and the current market capitalization stands at $11.25B. The recent change has given its price a -7.72% deficit over SMA 50 and -19.63% deficit over its 52-week high. The stock witnessed -8.87% declines, -13.55% declines and -3.95% declines for the 1-month, 3-month and 6-month period, respectively. To measure price-variation, we found VST’s volatility during a week at 1.62% and during a month it has been found around 2.08%.
What Does Vistra Energy Corp. (VST) Do?
The company describes itself in regulatory filings as, “Vistra Energy Corp. operates as an energy company, which engages in the provision of electricity and power generation. Its portfolio of businesses includes TXU Energy and Luminant. It operates through the following segments: Retail, ERCOT, PJM, NY/NE, MISO, Asset Closure, and Corporate and Other. The Retail segment sells electricity and related services to residential, commercial and industrial customers. The ERCOT, PJM, NY/NE, and MISO segments relate to electricity generation, wholesale energy sales and purchases, commodity risk management activities, and fuel production and logistics management. The Asset Closure segment involves in the decommissioning and reclamation of retired plants and mines. The Corporate and Other represents the remaining non-segment operations. The company was founded in 1882 and is headquartered in Irving, TX.” [Text can be found here: https://www.marketwatch.com/investing/stock/VST/profile under company description.]Vistra Energy Corp. (VST) Top Holders
Institutional investors currently hold around $11.06 billion or 0% in VST stock. Look at its top three institutional owners: Brookfield Asset Management Inc. owns $1.49 billion in Vistra Energy Corp., which represents roughly 13.24% of the company’s market cap and approximately 13.47% of the institutional ownership. Similar statistics are true for the second largest owner, Fmr Llc, which owns 40,527,479 shares of the stock are valued at $909.03 million. The third largest holder is Vanguard Group Inc, which currently holds $827.32 million worth of this stock and that ownership represents nearly 7.35% of its market capitalization.
At the end of March reporting period, 179 institutional holders increased their position in Vistra Energy Corp. (NYSE:VST) by some 39,084,626 shares, 159 decreased positions by 51,002,917 and 41 held positions by 402,810,498. That puts total institutional holdings at 492,898,041 shares, according to SEC filings. The stock grabbed 59 new institutional investments totaling 12,888,863 shares while 36 institutional investors sold out their entire positions totaling 3,415,229 shares.Vistra Energy Corp. (NYSE:VST) Insider Trades
Multiple company employees have indulged in significant insider trading. Vistra Energy Corp. disclosed in a document filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that BROOKFIELD ASSET MANAGEMENT IN has sold 1,900,000 shares of Vistra Energy Corp. (VST) in the trading session dated Jun. 21, 2019. These shares are worth $45,125,000 and were traded at $23.75 each. The SEC filing shows that BROOKFIELD ASSET MANAGEMENT IN performed a sale of 1,900,000 shares. The disposed these shares by way of transaction on Jun. 21, 2019. The company’s shares were given away at $23.75 per share worth to an income of some $45,125,000 to the account of BROOKFIELD ASSET MANAGEMENT IN.
EVP and COO, BURKE JAMES A, purchased 4,250 common shares of Vistra Energy Corp. (VST) in the open market. In a transaction dated Jun. 18, 2019, the shares were bought at an average price of $23.48, giving away a sum of $99,790. After this purchase, 180,986 common shares of VST are directly owned by the insider, with total stake valued at $4,052,277.
In the transaction dated Jun. 17, 2019, a great number of shares acquired came courtesy the EVP & CFO; Campbell David A added a total of 30,000 shares at an average price of $23.35, amounting to approximately $700,500. The insider now directly owns 81,503 shares worth $1,824,852.Vistra Energy Corp. (VST) Analyst Guide
Several analysts have released their opinion on Vistra Energy Corp. (NYSE:VST), with 5 analysts believing it is a strong buy. Whereas 1 of them predict the stock is a hold. Also, there are 6 buy, 0 sell and 0 strong sell ratings, collectively assigning a 1.67 average brokerage recommendation [T1].