Vistra Energy’s (NYSE:VST) Buy Rating Reiterated at Royal Bank of Canada

Vistra Energy (NYSE:VST)‘s stock had its “buy” rating restated by equities research analysts at Royal Bank of Canada in a research report issued to clients and investors on Monday, April 9th. They presently have a $24.00 price target on the stock. Royal Bank of Canada’s price objective would suggest a potential upside of 7.43% from the company’s previous close.

VST has been the subject of several other reports. SunTrust Banks reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $19.00 target price on shares of Vistra Energy in a research report on Thursday, December 21st. UBS raised Vistra Energy from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and boosted their price objective for the stock from $21.00 to $27.00 in a research report on Tuesday, March 6th. Zacks Investment Research raised Vistra Energy from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $20.00 price objective for the company in a research report on Wednesday, December 20th. Wolfe Research upgraded Vistra Energy from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research note on Thursday, January 18th. Finally, Guggenheim reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $23.00 price objective on shares of Vistra Energy in a research note on Tuesday, January 23rd. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and twelve have given a buy rating to the company. Vistra Energy presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $22.29.

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NYSE VST opened at $22.34 on Monday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.69, a quick ratio of 1.79 and a current ratio of 1.98. The firm has a market cap of $9,575.80 and a PE ratio of 23.28. Vistra Energy has a 52 week low of $9.49 and a 52 week high of $22.62.

Vistra Energy (NYSE:VST) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Monday, February 26th. The company reported $0.13 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.03 by $0.10. The firm had revenue of $944.00 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.82 billion. Vistra Energy had a positive return on equity of 6.15% and a negative net margin of 4.68%. sell-side analysts expect that Vistra Energy will post 1.46 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Large investors have recently modified their holdings of the company. QS Investors LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Vistra Energy in the fourth quarter valued at $108,000. Daiwa Securities Group Inc. purchased a new position in Vistra Energy during the fourth quarter worth about $114,000. Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. NY purchased a new position in Vistra Energy during the fourth quarter worth about $128,000. Itau Unibanco Holding S.A. purchased a new position in Vistra Energy during the fourth quarter worth about $142,000. Finally, Macquarie Group Ltd. purchased a new position in Vistra Energy during the third quarter worth about $187,000.

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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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