Xact Kapitalforvaltning AB purchased a new position in shares of Vistra Energy Corp (NYSE:VST) during the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm purchased 24,130 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $442,000.
Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in VST. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. grew its holdings in shares of Vistra Energy by 257.0% during the fourth quarter. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. now owns 6,343,801 shares of the company’s stock worth $116,218,000 after buying an additional 4,567,046 shares during the last quarter. Citadel Advisors LLC grew its holdings in shares of Vistra Energy by 1,118.3% during the fourth quarter. Citadel Advisors LLC now owns 4,699,992 shares of the company’s stock worth $86,104,000 after buying an additional 4,314,196 shares during the last quarter. Luminus Management LLC grew its holdings in shares of Vistra Energy by 1,388.0% during the fourth quarter. Luminus Management LLC now owns 4,396,233 shares of the company’s stock worth $80,539,000 after buying an additional 4,100,780 shares during the last quarter. Lasry Marc purchased a new position in shares of Vistra Energy during the third quarter worth about $63,643,000. Finally, BlackRock Inc. grew its holdings in shares of Vistra Energy by 22.1% during the fourth quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 14,738,498 shares of the company’s stock worth $270,008,000 after buying an additional 2,671,806 shares during the last quarter.
VST has been the topic of a number of research reports. SunTrust Banks reissued a “hold” rating and set a $19.00 price target on shares of Vistra Energy in a report on Thursday, December 21st. Zacks Investment Research lowered Vistra Energy from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, January 6th. UBS initiated coverage on Vistra Energy in a report on Friday, February 23rd. They set a “neutral” rating and a $21.00 price target on the stock. Royal Bank of Canada initiated coverage on Vistra Energy in a report on Wednesday, December 20th. They set an “outperform” rating and a $21.00 price target on the stock. Finally, Wolfe Research raised Vistra Energy from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a report on Thursday, January 18th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and twelve have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $21.79.
Vistra Energy (NYSE:VST) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Monday, February 26th. The company reported $0.13 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.03 by $0.10. Vistra Energy had a positive return on equity of 6.15% and a negative net margin of 4.68%. The company had revenue of $944.00 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.82 billion. analysts expect that Vistra Energy Corp will post 0.89 EPS for the current year.
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Vistra Energy 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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