Swiss National Bank bought a new stake in Vistra Energy Corp (NYSE:VST) in the 4th quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm bought 946,400 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $17,338,000.
Other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Lasry Marc purchased a new position in shares of Vistra Energy in the third quarter worth $63,643,000. State Street Corp purchased a new position in shares of Vistra Energy in the second quarter worth $41,621,000. Wells Fargo & Company MN raised its holdings in shares of Vistra Energy by 253.1% in the third quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 1,987,308 shares of the company’s stock worth $37,142,000 after buying an additional 1,424,453 shares during the last quarter. Neuberger Berman Group LLC raised its holdings in shares of Vistra Energy by 81.0% in the third quarter. Neuberger Berman Group LLC now owns 1,740,130 shares of the company’s stock worth $32,522,000 after buying an additional 778,603 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Acadian Asset Management LLC raised its holdings in shares of Vistra Energy by 28.4% in the fourth quarter. Acadian Asset Management LLC now owns 1,417,152 shares of the company’s stock worth $25,962,000 after buying an additional 313,788 shares during the last quarter.
Vistra Energy Corp (VST) opened at $18.83 on Tuesday. The company has a current ratio of 2.18, a quick ratio of 1.92 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.65. Vistra Energy Corp has a fifty-two week low of $14.50 and a fifty-two week high of $21.20.
In other Vistra Energy news, Director Brian K. Ferraioli bought 5,750 shares of Vistra Energy stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, December 15th. The stock was purchased at an average price of $17.27 per share, with a total value of $99,302.50. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. Also, insider Curtis A. Morgan bought 19,094 shares of Vistra Energy stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, December 20th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of $18.34 per share, with a total value of $350,183.96. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. In the last three months, insiders have purchased 41,944 shares of company stock valued at $763,514.
A number of research analysts have issued reports on the stock. Royal Bank of Canada reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $23.00 price target on shares of Vistra Energy in a report on Thursday, February 1st. Guggenheim reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $23.00 price target on shares of Vistra Energy in a report on Tuesday, January 23rd. SunTrust Banks set a $20.00 price target on shares of Vistra Energy and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, January 22nd. Bank of America assumed coverage on shares of Vistra Energy in a report on Tuesday, October 24th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $22.00 price target for the company. Finally, Wolfe Research raised shares of Vistra Energy from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a report on Thursday, January 18th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and nine have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $20.38.
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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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