Financial Snapshot: Analyzing Vistra Corp (VST)’s Key Ratio Metrics

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The closing price of Vistra Corp (NYSE: VST) was $91.40 for the day, down -1.59% from the previous closing price of $92.88. In other words, the price has decreased by -$1.59 from its previous closing price. On the day, 5.74 million shares were traded. VST stock price reached its highest trading level at $96.0 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $90.74.


Our analysis of VST’s different ratios will help us gain a deeper understanding of the company. It provided that stocks Price–to–Cash (P/C) ratio for the trailing twelve months (TTM) is standing at 28.82 whereas its Price-to-Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) for the term is 20.73. For the most recent quarter (mrq), Quick Ratio is recorded 0.96 and its Current Ratio is at 1.07. In the meantime, Its Debt-to-Equity ratio is 2.90 whereas as Long-Term Debt/Eq ratio is at 2.65.

Upgrades & Downgrades

In addition, analysts’ ratings and any changes thereto give investors an idea of the stock’s future direction. In the most recent recommendation for this company, Janney on April 18, 2024, initiated with a Buy rating and assigned the stock a target price of $82.

On September 30, 2021, BofA Securities reiterated its Buy ratingand also kept the price unchanged to $23.

Insider Transactions:

Also, insider trades can serve as a great indicator of what management thinks about the future direction of a stock’s price. A recent insider transaction in this stock occurred on Jun 10 ’24 when Crutchfield Lisa bought 335 shares for $89.46 per share. The transaction valued at 29,969 led to the insider holds 32,186 shares of the business.

Kirby Carrie Lee sold 72,748 shares of VST for $4,555,850 on Mar 14 ’24. The EVP and Chief Admin. Officer now owns 184,201 shares after completing the transaction at $62.63 per share. On Mar 12 ’24, another insider, HUDSON SCOTT A, who serves as the EVP & President Vistra Retail of the company, sold 86,517 shares for $59.11 each. As a result, the insider received 5,114,411 and left with 254,932 shares of the company.

Valuation Measures:

Investors should consider key stock statistics when deciding whether to invest or divest. In the wake of the recent closing price, VST now has a Market Capitalization of 32272062464 and an Enterprise Value of 51197845504. As of this moment, Vistra’s Price-to-Earnings (P/E) ratio for their current fiscal year is 59.27, and their Forward P/E ratio for the next fiscal year is 14.60. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 2.18 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 10.02. Its current Enterprise Value per Revenue stands at 3.818 whereas that against EBITDA is 13.958.

Stock Price History:

The Beta on a monthly basis for VST is 1.07, which has changed by 2.4155457 over the last 52 weeks, in comparison to a change of 0.24704397 over the same period for the S&P500. Over the past 52 weeks, VST has reached a high of $107.24, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $26.06. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is 2.45%, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be 63.28%.

Shares Statistics:

VST traded an average of 8.60M shares per day over the past three months and 6468500 shares per day over the past ten days. A total of 351.46M shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 344.78M. Insiders hold about 0.77% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 93.36% stake in the company. Shares short for VST as of 1718323200 were 13173292 with a Short Ratio of 1.53, compared to 1715731200 on 12012737. Therefore, it implies a Short% of Shares Outstanding of 13173292 and a Short% of Float of 4.3999999999999995.

Dividends & Splits

With its trailing 12-month dividend rate of 0.838, VST has a forward annual dividend rate of 0.85. Against a Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of 0.009022395The stock’s 5-year Average Dividend Yield is 2.53.

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