Vistra Corp. (NYSE:VST – Get Rating) CFO James A. Burke bought 12,938 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, May 12th. The shares were bought at an average price of $23.19 per share, with a total value of $300,032.22. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief financial officer now directly owns 369,260 shares in the company, valued at approximately $8,563,139.40. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink.
Shares of VST traded down $0.88 during mid-day trading on Thursday, reaching $23.41. 9,472,697 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 4,934,975. Vistra Corp. has a 12 month low of $15.76 and a 12 month high of $27.10. The stock has a market cap of $10.32 billion, a P/E ratio of 28.63, a P/E/G ratio of 0.20 and a beta of 0.82. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $23.78 and its two-hundred day moving average is $22.14. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.67, a current ratio of 1.35 and a quick ratio of 1.24.
Vistra (NYSE:VST – Get Rating) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Friday, February 25th. The company reported $1.45 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $3.14 by ($1.69). The company had revenue of $3.31 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $4.66 billion. Vistra had a negative net margin of 10.55% and a negative return on equity of 20.42%. Research analysts predict that Vistra Corp. will post 2.12 earnings per share for the current year.
Several large investors have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Trustcore Financial Services LLC acquired a new position in Vistra during the first quarter worth about $27,000. Counterpoint Mutual Funds LLC acquired a new stake in Vistra during the 4th quarter valued at $28,000. Rational Advisors LLC lifted its position in shares of Vistra by 128.0% in the 4th quarter. Rational Advisors LLC now owns 1,245 shares of the company’s stock worth $28,000 after buying an additional 699 shares during the last quarter. National Bank of Canada FI bought a new stake in Vistra in the 4th quarter valued at about $35,000. Finally, CWM LLC grew its stake in shares of Vistra by 256.6% in the 1st quarter. CWM LLC now owns 1,537 shares of the company’s stock worth $36,000 after purchasing an additional 1,106 shares during the last quarter.
Separately, Zacks Investment Research raised Vistra from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $28.00 price target for the company in a report on Thursday, May 5th. Eight equities research analysts have rated the stock with a buy rating, According to data from MarketBeat.com, the company has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $24.71.
About Vistra (Get Rating)
Vistra Corp., together with its subsidiaries, operates as an integrated retail electricity and power generation company. The company operates through six segments: Retail, Texas, East, West, Sunset, and Asset Closure. It retails electricity and natural gas to residential, commercial, and industrial customers across 20 states in the United States and the District of Columbia.
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