Vistra Stock Today

VST -  USA Stock  

USD 22.44  0.15  0.66%

Market Performance
12 of 100
Odds Of Distress
Less than 41
Vistra Energy is selling for under 22.44 as of the 19th of January 2022; that is -0.66 percent decrease since the beginning of the trading day. The stock's last reported lowest price was 22.38. Vistra Energy has about a 41 percent probability of financial distress in the next few years of operation but had a somewhat good performance during the last 90 days. Equity ratings for Vistra Energy Corp are calculated daily based on our scoring framework. The performance scores are derived for the period starting the 20th of December 2021 and ending today, the 19th of January 2022. Click here to learn more.
Vistra Corp., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the electricity business in the United States. Vistra Corp. was founded in 1882 and is based in Irving, Texas. Vistra Energy operates under UtilitiesIndependent Power Producers classification in the United States and is traded on New York Stock Exchange. The company has 482.63 M outstanding shares of which 18.13 M shares are at this time shorted by investors with about 4.18 days to cover. More on Vistra Energy Corp

Vistra Energy Stock Highlights

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The company has 11.9 B in debt with debt to equity (D/E) ratio of 1.97, which is OK given its current industry classification. Vistra Energy Corp has a current ratio of 0.97, suggesting that it has not enough short term capital to pay financial commitments when the payables are due.
The entity reported the last year's revenue of 11.29 B. Reported Net Loss for the year was (2.03 B) with profit before taxes, overhead, and interest of 4.65 B.
Over 92.0% of Vistra Energy outstanding shares are owned by institutional investors
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Legal NameVistra Energy Corp
CEOCurtis Morgan  (View All)
Average Analyst Recommendation
Analysts covering Vistra Energy report their recommendations after researching Vistra Energy's financial statements, talking to executives and customers, or listening in on Vistra Energy's conference calls. The current trade recommendation is based on an ongoing consensus estimate among financial analysts covering Vistra Energy Corp. The Vistra consensus assessment is calculated by taking the average forecast from all of the analysts covering Vistra Energy.
Piotroski F Score
Piotroski F-Score is a popular financial indicator that puts together nine criteria to evaluate the financial strength of Vistra Energy Corp based on its profitability, leverage, liquidity, source of funds, and operating efficiency. It is an academic score (developed by Joseph Piotroski in 2002) to determine the current strength of Vistra Energy Corp financial position. Scores of 8 and 9 are usually classified as strong value stocks, whereas scores of 2 or below are considered weak value stocks.
 5 - HealthyDetails
Current ValueLast YearChange From Last Year 10 Year Trend
Weighted Average Shares428.8 M439.8 M
Fairly Down
Slightly volatile
Weighted Average Shares Diluted430.6 M442 M
Fairly Down
Slightly volatile
Net Cash Flow from Operations3.2 BB
Significantly Up
Slightly volatile
Total Assets20.6 B22.7 B
Moderately Down
Slightly volatile
Total Liabilities20.7 B19.4 B
Notably Up
Slightly volatile
Current AssetsB3.1 B
Fairly Down
Current Liabilities2.6 B2.7 B
Sufficiently Down
Return on Average Assets2.382.21
Significantly Up
Slightly volatile
Gross Margin33.4936.55
Significantly Down
Very volatile
Asset Turnover0.380.4
Notably Down
Slightly volatile
Macroaxis Advice
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Vistra Energy Corp (VST) is traded on New York Stock Exchange in USA and employs 5,365 people. The company currently falls under 'Large-Cap' category with total capitalization of 10.84 B. Market capitalization usually refers to the total value of a company's stock within the entire market. To calculate Vistra Energy's market, we take the total number of its shares issued and multiply it by Vistra Energy's current market price. To manage market risk and economic uncertainty, many investors today build portfolios that are diversified across equities with different market capitalizations. However, as a general rule, conservative investors tend to hold large-cap stocks, and these looking for more risk prefer small-cap and mid-cap equities. Vistra Energy Corp runs under Utilities sector within Utilities—Independent Power Producers industry. The entity has 482.63 M outstanding shares of which 18.13 M shares are at this time shorted by investors with about 4.18 days to cover. Vistra Energy Corp has about 370 M in cash with 494 M of positive cash flow from operations. This results in cash-per-share (CPS) ratio of 0.77.
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Vistra Energy maintains a total of 482.63 Million outstanding shares. The majority of Vistra Energy Corp outstanding shares are owned by institutional holders. These institutional investors are usually referred to as non-private investors looking to take positions in Vistra Energy to benefit from reduced commissions. Consequently, institutions are subject to a different set of regulations than regular investors in Vistra Energy Corp. Please pay attention to any change in the institutional holdings of Vistra Energy Corp as this could imply that something significant has changed or about to change at the company. Remember, it does not matter who owns the company or if the company is currently losing money. If the true value of the company is more than the market pays for it currently, you can still have a good investment opportunity.

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Vistra Stock Price Odds Analysis

What are Vistra Energy's target price odds to finish over the current price? Attributed to a normal probability distribution, the odds of Vistra Energy jumping above the current price in 90 days from now is about 7.62%. The Vistra Energy Corp probability density function shows the probability of Vistra Energy stock to fall within a particular range of prices over 90 days. Considering the 90-day investment horizon Vistra Energy has a beta of 0.5608. This entails as returns on the market go up, Vistra Energy average returns are expected to increase less than the benchmark. However, during the bear market, the loss on holding Vistra Energy Corp will be expected to be much smaller as well. Additionally, the company has an alpha of 0.2152, implying that it can generate a 0.22 percent excess return over DOW after adjusting for the inherited market risk (beta).
 Odds Down 22.44HorizonTargetOdds Up 22.44 
92.30%90 days
Based on a normal probability distribution, the odds of Vistra Energy to move above the current price in 90 days from now is about 7.62 (This Vistra Energy Corp probability density function shows the probability of Vistra Stock to fall within a particular range of prices over 90 days) .

Vistra Stock Institutional Holders

Institutional Holdings refers to the ownership stake in Vistra Energy that is held by large financial organizations, pension funds or endowments. Institutions may purchase large blocks of Vistra Energy's outstanding shares and can exert considerable influence upon its management. Institutional holders may also work to push the share price higher once they own the stock. Extensive social media coverage, TV shows, articles in high-profile magazines, and presentations at investor conferences help move the stock higher, increasing Vistra Energy's value.
InstituionSecurity TypeTotal SharesValue
Vaughan Nelson Investment Management LpCommon SharesM44.7 M
Ims Capital ManagementCommon Shares151.4 K3.4 M
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Vistra Energy Historical Income Statement

Vistra Energy Corp Income Statement is one of the three primary financial statements used for reporting Vistra's overall financial performance over a current year or for a given accounting period. An Income Statement sometimes referred to as the statement of Vistra Energy Corp revenue and expense. Vistra Energy Income Statement primarily focuses on the company's revenues and expenses during a particular period.
Vistra Energy Net Income is comparatively stable at the moment as compared to the past year. Vistra Energy reported Net Income of 572.4 Million in 2021. Operating Income is likely to gain to about 1.5 B in 2022, whereas Direct Expenses is likely to drop slightly above 5.1 B in 2022. View More Fundamentals

Vistra Stock Against Markets

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Vistra Energy Corporate Directors

Vistra Energy corporate directors refer to members of a Vistra Energy board of directors. The board of directors generally takes responsibility for the Vistra Energy's affairs and long-term direction of the entity. A corporate director does not make decisions for the corporation on his own. As a member of the board of directors, she or he must function as a part of a group that makes decisions on behalf of the business only by the board of directors' meetings. To pass a resolution, a majority of Vistra Energy's board members must vote for the resolution. The Vistra Energy board of directors' duties also include the election, removal, and supervision of officers, including the adoption, amendment, and repeal of bylaws.
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Is Vistra Energy's industry expected to grow? Or is there an opportunity to expand the business' product line in the future? Factors like these will boost the valuation of Vistra Energy. If investors know Vistra will grow in the future, the company's valuation will be higher. The financial industry is built on trying to define current growth potential and future valuation accurately. All the valuation information about Vistra Energy listed above have to be considered, but the key to understanding future value is determining which factors weigh more heavily than others.
The market value of Vistra Energy Corp is measured differently than its book value, which is the value of Vistra that is recorded on the company's balance sheet. Investors also form their own opinion of Vistra Energy's value that differs from its market value or its book value, called intrinsic value, which is Vistra Energy's true underlying value. Investors use various methods to calculate intrinsic value and buy a stock when its market value falls below its intrinsic value. Because Vistra Energy's market value can be influenced by many factors that don't directly affect Vistra Energy's underlying business (such as a pandemic or basic market pessimism), market value can vary widely from intrinsic value.
Please note, there is a significant difference between Vistra Energy's value and its price as these two are different measures arrived at by different means. Investors typically determine Vistra Energy value by looking at such factors as earnings, sales, fundamental and technical indicators, competition as well as analyst projections. However, Vistra Energy's price is the amount at which it trades on the open market and represents the number that a seller and buyer find agreeable to each party.