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

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The closing price of Vistra Corp (NYSE: VST) was $93.25 for the day, down -5.88% from the previous closing price of $99.08. In other words, the price has decreased by -$5.88 from its previous closing price. On the day, 11.36 million shares were traded. VST stock price reached its highest trading level at $99.87 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $91.5.


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 29.40 whereas its Price-to-Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) for the term is 21.15. 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 Mar 14 ’24 when Kirby Carrie Lee sold 72,748 shares for $62.63 per share. The transaction valued at 4,555,850 led to the insider holds 184,201 shares of the business.

HUDSON SCOTT A sold 86,517 shares of VST for $5,114,411 on Mar 12 ’24. The EVP & President Vistra Retail now owns 254,932 shares after completing the transaction at $59.11 per share. On Mar 05 ’24, another insider, Moore Stephanie Zapata, who serves as the EVP and General Counsel of the company, sold 98,020 shares for $58.50 each. As a result, the insider received 5,733,963 and left with 161,888 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 32400644096 and an Enterprise Value of 51840643072. As of this moment, Vistra’s Price-to-Earnings (P/E) ratio for their current fiscal year is 60.47, and their Forward P/E ratio for the next fiscal year is 15.14. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 2.22 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 10.23. Its current Enterprise Value per Revenue stands at 3.866 whereas that against EBITDA is 14.133.

Stock Price History:

Over the past 52 weeks, VST has reached a high of $107.24, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $23.99. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is 16.24%, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be 89.69%.

Shares Statistics:

VST traded an average of 7.95M shares per day over the past three months and 8068020 shares per day over the past ten days. A total of 351.46M shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 344.79M. Insiders hold about 0.77% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 93.55% stake in the company. Shares short for VST as of 1715731200 were 12012737 with a Short Ratio of 1.51, compared to 1713139200 on 10848171. Therefore, it implies a Short% of Shares Outstanding of 12012737 and a Short% of Float of 4.01.

Dividends & Splits

With its trailing 12-month dividend rate of 0.838, VST has a forward annual dividend rate of 0.84. Against a Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of 0.008457812The stock’s 5-year Average Dividend Yield is 2.54.

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