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How to buy Vistra Energy stock
Learn how to easily invest in Vistra Energy stock.
Vistra Energy Corp is an utilities-independent power producers business based in the US. Vistra Energy shares (VST) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Vistra Energy employs 5,060 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $11 billion.
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Vistra Energy stock price (NYSE: VST)Use our graph to track the performance of VST stocks over time.
Vistra Energy shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$21.00|
|52-week range||$16.53 - $26.98|
|50-day moving average||$24.63|
|200-day moving average||$23.59|
|Wall St. target price||$32.70|
|Dividend yield||$0.647 (3.44%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$0.77|
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Vistra Energy price performance over time
|1 week (2022-09-27)||-4.63%|
|1 month (2022-09-02)||-15.87%|
|3 months (2022-07-01)||-10.06%|
|6 months (2022-04-04)||-9.99%|
|1 year (2021-10-04)||23.38%|
|2 years (2020-10-02)||16.73%|
|3 years (2019-10-04)||26.93|
|5 years (2017-10-04)||10.94%|
Is Vistra Energy stock undervalued or overvalued?
Valuing Vistra Energy stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Vistra Energy's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Vistra Energy's P/E ratio
Vistra Energy's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 27x. In other words, Vistra Energy shares trade at around 27x recent earnings.
That's comparable to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29).
Vistra Energy's PEG ratio
Vistra Energy's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.8291. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Vistra Energy's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Vistra Energy's EBITDA
Vistra Energy's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $1.2 billion.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Vistra Energy's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
Vistra Energy financials
|Revenue TTM||$11 billion|
|Gross profit TTM||$1.3 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||-1.82%|
|Return on equity TTM||-15.71%|
|Market capitalisation||$8.7 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Vistra Energy share dividends
We're not expecting Vistra Energy to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.
Have Vistra Energy's shares ever split?
Vistra Energy's shares were split on a 50:1 basis on 9 August 2013. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 50 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Vistra Energy shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 98% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Vistra Energy shares which in turn could have impacted Vistra Energy's share price.
Vistra Energy share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Vistra Energy's shares have ranged in value from as little as $16.5288 up to $26.9819. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Vistra Energy's is 0.9077. This would suggest that Vistra Energy's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
Vistra Energy overview
Vistra Corp. , together with its subsidiaries, operates as an integrated retail electricity and power generation company. The company operates through six segments: Retail, Texas, East, West, Sunset, and Asset Closure. It retails electricity and natural gas to residential, commercial, and industrial customers across 20 states in the United States and the District of Columbia. The company is also involved in the electricity generation, wholesale energy purchases and sales, commodity risk management, fuel production, and fuel logistics management activities. It serves approximately 4. 3 million customers with a generation capacity of approximately 38,700 megawatts with a portfolio of natural gas, nuclear, coal, solar, and battery energy storage facilities.
Vistra Energy in the news
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Frequently asked questionsWhat percentage of Vistra Energy is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 0.372% of Vistra Energy shares are held by insiders and 100.032% by institutions. How many people work for Vistra Energy?
Latest data suggests 5,060 work at Vistra Energy. When does the fiscal year end for Vistra Energy?
Vistra Energy's fiscal year ends in December. Where is Vistra Energy based?
Vistra Energy's address is: 6555 Sierra Drive, Irving, TX, United States, 75039 What is Vistra Energy's ISIN number?
Vistra Energy's international securities identification number is: US92840M1027 What is Vistra Energy's CUSIP number?
Vistra Energy's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 92840M102
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