149,800 Shares in Vistra Energy Corp. (VST) Acquired by American Century Companies Inc.
American Century Companies Inc. purchased a new stake in shares of Vistra Energy Corp. (NYSE:VST) during the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The fund purchased 149,800 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,800,000.
Other hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado purchased a new stake in shares of Vistra Energy during the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $127,000. World Asset Management Inc purchased a new stake in shares of Vistra Energy during the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $168,000. Virtu KCG Holdings LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Vistra Energy during the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $182,000. Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. purchased a new stake in shares of Vistra Energy during the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $229,000. Finally, Gotham Asset Management LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Vistra Energy during the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $241,000.
Several analysts have recently commented on VST shares. Guggenheim started coverage on shares of Vistra Energy in a research report on Tuesday, September 5th. They set a “buy” rating and a $20.00 price target on the stock. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Vistra Energy from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, October 19th. Bank of America Corporation started coverage on shares of Vistra Energy in a research report on Tuesday, October 24th. They set a “buy” rating and a $22.00 price target on the stock. Evercore ISI started coverage on shares of Vistra Energy in a research report on Friday, October 20th. They set an “outperform” rating and a $21.50 price target on the stock. Finally, Credit Suisse Group started coverage on shares of Vistra Energy in a research report on Wednesday, September 20th. They set an “outperform” rating and a $20.00 price target on the stock. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the company. Vistra Energy currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $19.68.
Vistra Energy Corp. (NYSE:VST) traded down $0.16 during trading on Monday, reaching $19.28. 1,959,800 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 2,816,052. Vistra Energy Corp. has a 12-month low of $14.50 and a 12-month high of $21.20. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.65, a current ratio of 2.18 and a quick ratio of 1.92.
Vistra Energy (NYSE:VST) last posted its earnings results on Friday, November 3rd. The company reported $0.64 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.32 by $0.32. Vistra Energy had a net margin of 416.84% and a return on equity of 352.77%. The firm had revenue of $1.83 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.93 billion. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 8.5% compared to the same quarter last year. sell-side analysts expect that Vistra Energy Corp. will post 0.41 EPS for the current year.
In other Vistra Energy news, Director Scott B. Helm purchased 5,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Friday, November 10th. The stock was acquired at an average price of $18.61 per share, for a total transaction of $93,050.00. The purchase was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. Also, insider James A. Burke sold 12,621 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, November 7th. The stock was sold at an average price of $19.27, for a total transaction of $243,206.67. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders purchased a total of 5,400 shares of company stock valued at $100,650 in the last quarter.
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Vistra Energy Company Profile
Vistra Energy Corp, formerly TCEH Corp. is a holding company. The Company is an energy company, which is focused on energy and power generation markets through operation as a generator and retailer of electricity in Texas market. Its portfolio of businesses consists primarily of Luminant and TXU Energy.
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