Citadel Advisors LLC Acquires Shares of 28,574 Vistra Energy Corp. (VST)

Citadel Advisors LLC acquired a new stake in Vistra Energy Corp. (NYSE:VST) in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm acquired 28,574 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $480,000.

A number of other large investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the stock. JBF Capital Inc. acquired a new stake in Vistra Energy Corp. in the second quarter valued at about $6,296,000. California Public Employees Retirement System acquired a new stake in Vistra Energy Corp. in the second quarter valued at about $8,583,000. Apollo Management Holdings L.P. acquired a new stake in Vistra Energy Corp. in the second quarter valued at about $887,790,000. FMR LLC acquired a new stake in Vistra Energy Corp. in the second quarter valued at about $43,568,000. Finally, Vanguard Group Inc. acquired a new stake in Vistra Energy Corp. in the second quarter valued at about $382,296,000.

Shares of Vistra Energy Corp. (NYSE:VST) opened at 18.93 on Tuesday. Vistra Energy Corp. has a 52-week low of $0.01 and a 52-week high of $25.24. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $17.20 and its 200-day moving average is $16.23. The firm has a market capitalization of $8.09 billion and a P/E ratio of 11.08.

Vistra Energy Corp. (NYSE:VST) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Friday, August 4th. The company reported $0.01 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.04 by ($0.03). The firm had revenue of $1.30 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.30 billion. On average, equities analysts forecast that Vistra Energy Corp. will post $0.59 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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VST has been the subject of a number of recent analyst reports. Tudor Pickering assumed coverage on shares of Vistra Energy Corp. in a research report on Monday, June 26th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $21.00 price objective for the company. Deutsche Bank AG reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $20.00 price target on shares of Vistra Energy Corp. in a research report on Saturday, July 22nd. Barclays PLC reiterated a “hold” rating and set a $17.00 price target on shares of Vistra Energy Corp. in a research report on Tuesday, July 25th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Vistra Energy Corp. from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $19.00 price target for the company in a research report on Thursday, August 10th. Finally, Guggenheim assumed coverage on shares of Vistra Energy Corp. in a research report on Tuesday, September 5th. They set a “buy” rating and a $20.00 price target for the company. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $19.25.

Vistra Energy Corp. 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 Corp. (NYSE:VST)

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