Dimensional Fund Advisors LP bought a new stake in Vistra Energy Corp (NYSE:VST) during the 3rd quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The fund bought 32,229 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $602,000.

Other large investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Brookfield Asset Management Inc. acquired a new position in Vistra Energy in the second quarter valued at about $1,226,917,000. CIBC Asset Management Inc acquired a new position in Vistra Energy in the third quarter valued at about $269,000. Alliancebernstein L.P. acquired a new position in Vistra Energy in the second quarter valued at about $2,085,000. Prudential Financial Inc. acquired a new position in Vistra Energy in the third quarter valued at about $417,000. Finally, Pegasus Partners Ltd. acquired a new position in Vistra Energy in the third quarter valued at about $3,603,000.

Shares of Vistra Energy Corp (VST) opened at $17.88 on Monday. Vistra Energy Corp has a fifty-two week low of $14.50 and a fifty-two week high of $21.20. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.65, a quick ratio of 1.92 and a current ratio of 2.18.

VST has been the topic of several analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research lowered Vistra Energy from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, October 19th. Evercore ISI initiated coverage on Vistra Energy in a research note on Friday, October 20th. They issued an “outperform” rating and a $21.50 target price on the stock. Bank of America initiated coverage on Vistra Energy in a research note on Tuesday, October 24th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $22.00 target price on the stock. Deutsche Bank raised Vistra Energy to a “buy” rating and set a $21.00 target price on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, October 31st. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada initiated coverage on Vistra Energy in a research note on Wednesday, December 20th. They issued an “outperform” rating and a $21.00 target price on the stock. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and nine have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Vistra Energy currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $20.38.

In other Vistra Energy news, insider Curtis A. Morgan purchased 19,094 shares of the stock in a transaction on Wednesday, December 20th. The stock was bought at an average cost of $18.34 per share, for a total transaction of $350,183.96. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. Also, Director Brian K. Ferraioli acquired 5,750 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, December 15th. The shares were purchased at an average price of $17.27 per share, with a total value of $99,302.50. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Insiders acquired 42,344 shares of company stock valued at $771,114 over the last 90 days.

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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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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vistra Energy (NYSE:VST)

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