Stock Surge: Vistra Corp (VST) Closes at 87.58, Marking a 4.21 Increase/Decrease

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In the latest session, Vistra Corp (NYSE: VST) closed at $87.58 up 4.21% from its previous closing price of $84.04. In other words, the price has increased by $4.21 from its previous closing price. On the day, 8.66 million shares were traded. VST stock price reached its highest trading level at $87.67 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $83.4.


For a deeper understanding of Vistra Corp’s stock, let’s take a closer look at its various ratios. It provided that stocks Price–to–Cash (P/C) ratio for the trailing twelve months (TTM) is standing at 27.61 whereas its Price-to-Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) for the term is 19.86. 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:

Additionally, insider trades can be beneficial to investors who want to learn what the management thinks about stock prices in the future. 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 30430547968 and an Enterprise Value of 49870544896. As of this moment, Vistra’s Price-to-Earnings (P/E) ratio for their current fiscal year is 56.79, and their Forward P/E ratio for the next fiscal year is 14.03. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 2.09 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 9.60. Its current Enterprise Value per Revenue stands at 3.719 whereas that against EBITDA is 13.596.

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 $24.70. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is 4.00%, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be 67.20%.

Shares Statistics:

For the past three months, VST has traded an average of 8.20M shares per day and 8130040 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 93.47% stake in the company. Shares short for VST as of 1715731200 were 12012737 with a Short Ratio of 1.76, 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

According to the company, the forward annual dividend rate for VST is 1.06, from 0.838 in the trailing year. Against a Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of 0.009997316The stock’s 5-year Average Dividend Yield is 2.54.

Earnings Estimates

The market rating for Vistra Corp (VST) is a result of the insights provided by 2.0 analysts actively involved in the assessment.On average, analysts expect EPS of $0.81 for the current quarter, with a high estimate of $0.82 and a low estimate of $0.81, while EPS last year was $1.17. The consensus estimate for the next quarter is $2.29, with high estimates of $3.09 and low estimates of $1.5.

Analysts are recommending an EPS of between $6.1 and $4.18 for the fiscal current year, implying an average EPS of $5.05. EPS for the following year is $5.84, with 6.0 analysts recommending between $6.83 and $3.54.

Revenue Estimates

A total of 2 analysts believe the company’s revenue will be $3.38B this quarter.It ranges from a high estimate of $4.15B to a low estimate of $2.61B. As of the current estimate, Vistra Corp’s year-ago sales were $3.19BFor the next quarter, 2 analysts are estimating revenue of $4.89B. There is a high estimate of $5B for the next quarter, whereas the lowest estimate is $4.78B.

A total of 6 analysts have provided revenue estimates for VST’s current fiscal year. The highest revenue estimate was $19.48B, while the lowest revenue estimate was $14.77B, resulting in an average revenue estimate of $16.86B. In the same quarter a year ago, actual revenue was $14.78BBased on 7 analysts’ estimates, the company’s revenue will be $17.9B in the next fiscal year. The high estimate is $20.75B and the low estimate is $14.51B.

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