Short Interest in Vista Energy, S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE:VIST) Decreases By 23.4%

Vista Energy, S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE:VISTGet Rating) saw a large decrease in short interest in June. As of June 15th, there was short interest totalling 1,310,000 shares, a decrease of 23.4% from the May 31st total of 1,710,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 694,800 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.9 days. Currently, 1.5% of the company’s shares are sold short.

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Acadian Asset Management LLC grew its holdings in shares of Vista Energy by 172.3% during the 1st quarter. Acadian Asset Management LLC now owns 1,550,461 shares of the company’s stock worth $14,082,000 after purchasing an additional 981,075 shares during the period. Helikon Investments Ltd purchased a new position in shares of Vista Energy during the 1st quarter worth $11,199,000. Renaissance Technologies LLC grew its holdings in shares of Vista Energy by 5.7% during the 1st quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 1,129,700 shares of the company’s stock worth $10,269,000 after purchasing an additional 61,113 shares during the period. Schroder Investment Management Group grew its holdings in shares of Vista Energy by 648.7% during the 4th quarter. Schroder Investment Management Group now owns 1,087,307 shares of the company’s stock worth $5,795,000 after purchasing an additional 942,088 shares during the period. Finally, Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership boosted its holdings in Vista Energy by 12.7% during the 1st quarter. Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership now owns 686,400 shares of the company’s stock valued at $6,239,000 after acquiring an additional 77,288 shares during the period. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 29.17% of the company’s stock.

NYSE:VIST traded up $0.09 during trading hours on Monday, hitting $7.48. The company had a trading volume of 4,638 shares, compared to its average volume of 687,108. The company has a current ratio of 0.69, a quick ratio of 0.65 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.74. The company has a 50-day moving average of $8.35 and a 200 day moving average of $7.66. The company has a market cap of $650.85 million, a P/E ratio of 11.69 and a beta of 2.48. Vista Energy has a 1 year low of $3.38 and a 1 year high of $10.06.

Vista Energy (NYSE:VISTGet Rating) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, April 27th. The company reported $0.16 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.12 by $0.04. The business had revenue of $207.92 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $207.90 million. Vista Energy had a return on equity of 11.17% and a net margin of 8.24%. On average, analysts forecast that Vista Energy will post 1.67 earnings per share for the current year.

About Vista Energy (Get Rating)

Vista Energy, SAB. de C.V., through its subsidiaries, engages in the exploration and production of oil and gas in Latin America. The company's principal assets are located in Vaca Muerta with approximately 183, 100 acres. It also owns producing assets in Argentina and Mexico. As of December 31, 2021, it had proved reserves of 181.6 MMBOE.

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