Vistra Energy Corp. (NYSE:VST)’s share price reached a new 52-week high during trading on Friday . The stock traded as high as $17.27 and last traded at $17.21, with a volume of 1,164,419 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at $17.00.

Several research firms have commented on VST. UBS AG reissued a “sell” rating and set a $14.00 target price on shares of Vistra Energy Corp. in a research note on Wednesday, May 24th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Vistra Energy Corp. from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $19.00 target price on the stock in a research note on Thursday. Barclays PLC reissued a “hold” rating and set a $17.00 target price on shares of Vistra Energy Corp. in a research note on Tuesday, July 25th. Tudor Pickering began coverage on shares of Vistra Energy Corp. in a research note on Monday, June 26th. They set a “buy” rating and a $21.00 target price on the stock. Finally, Deutsche Bank AG reissued a “buy” rating and set a $20.00 target price on shares of Vistra Energy Corp. in a research note on Saturday, July 22nd. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has given a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company. Vistra Energy Corp. currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $18.20.

The company has a market cap of $7.36 billion and a PE ratio of 10.07. The company’s 50-day moving average is $16.54 and its 200-day moving average is $16.14.

Vistra Energy Corp. (NYSE:VST) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Friday, August 4th. The company reported $0.01 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.04 by $0.03. The business had revenue of $1.30 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.30 billion. Equities analysts forecast that Vistra Energy Corp. will post $0.60 earnings per share for the current year.

Hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado purchased a new stake in shares of Vistra Energy Corp. during the second quarter valued at $127,000. World Asset Management Inc purchased a new stake in shares of Vistra Energy Corp. during the second quarter valued at $168,000. Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. purchased a new stake in shares of Vistra Energy Corp. during the second quarter valued at $229,000. Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. purchased a new stake in shares of Vistra Energy Corp. during the second quarter valued at $340,000. Finally, Principal Financial Group Inc. purchased a new stake in shares of Vistra Energy Corp. during the second quarter valued at $341,000. 0.80% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

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About Vistra Energy Corp.

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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