Vistra Energy (NYSE:VST) announced its earnings results on Tuesday. The company reported $0.23 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.87 by ($0.64), Fidelity Earnings reports. The firm had revenue of $3.19 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $3.21 billion. Vistra Energy had a return on equity of 5.00% and a net margin of 4.40%. Vistra Energy’s revenue for the quarter was down 1.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.61 EPS.

Shares of NYSE VST traded down $0.19 during midday trading on Friday, reaching $26.02. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 86,699 shares, compared to its average volume of 3,517,149. Vistra Energy has a 12-month low of $20.83 and a 12-month high of $27.96. The firm has a 50 day moving average price of $26.92 and a 200-day moving average price of $24.73. The stock has a market capitalization of $12.96 billion, a P/E ratio of -1,301.20, a PEG ratio of 0.90 and a beta of 0.57. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.42, a current ratio of 1.24 and a quick ratio of 1.11.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, December 30th. Shareholders of record on Monday, December 16th will be issued a dividend of $0.125 per share. This represents a $0.50 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.92%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, December 13th. Vistra Energy’s dividend payout ratio is currently -2,500.00%.

A number of analysts have commented on the company. ValuEngine lowered Vistra Energy from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, August 6th. Bank of America raised Vistra Energy from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $31.00 price objective for the company in a report on Thursday. Citigroup decreased their price objective on Vistra Energy from $36.00 to $31.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a report on Monday, September 9th. Morgan Stanley set a $34.00 price objective on Vistra Energy and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, August 16th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group boosted their price objective on Vistra Energy from $30.00 to $31.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a report on Wednesday, August 14th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and nine have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. Vistra Energy has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $32.44.

About Vistra Energy

Vistra Energy Corp., through its subsidiaries, engages in the integrated power business in Texas. The company operates through Wholesale Generation and Retail Electricity segments. The Wholesale Generation segment engages in the electricity generation, wholesale energy sales and purchases, commodity risk management, fuel production, and fuel logistics management activities.

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