Vistra Energy Corp. (VST) – What Do Market Experts & Insiders Think?

Before making a move on any particular stock, readers often pay close attention to support and resistance markers. The last reported price for shares of Vistra Energy Corp. (VST) was $24.57. Currently, the 1st Resistance Point for this stock is $24.89, with a 2nd Resistance Point sitting at $25.20. Meanwhile, this company’s stock has a 1st Support Level at $24.38 and a 2nd Support Level at $24.18. Vistra Energy Corp. (VST) stock has lost -$1.58, or -6.04%, in the past five days. In the last full month, these shares have lost -$1.53, or -5.86%. In the past three months, this stock’s price has fallen by -$1.74, or -6.61%. This year-to-date, Vistra Energy Corp. (VST) shares have gained $1.68, or 7.34%.

Analyzing price projection indicators is a helpful way to determine whether a potential stock buy is a wise choice for profits in the short term, medium term, and long term. For Vistra Energy Corp. (VST) stock, 40% of short-term indicators suggest that these shares are a “ Sell .” Meanwhile, 50% of medium-term indicators point to this stock being a “ Sell .” Looking further ahead, 33% of long-term indicators suggest that this stock is a “ Sell .”

With 482,615 K shares outstanding, this company currently has a market capitalization of $11,809,588K. Vistra Energy Corp. (VST) generates $9,144 M in annual sales, amounting to annual net income of -$54,000 K. This stock has generated a 1-Year Total Return of 6.36%, a 3-Year Total Return of -19.32%, and a 5-year Total Return of -52.42%. This stock’s 5-Year Dividend Growth is 0.00%, with its most recent dividend valued at $0.125 per share on 03/14/19. Its Annual Dividend Yield is 2.04%, and its Annual Dividend Rate is 0.50.

In the most recently-reported fiscal quarter, which ended in Mar-19, Vistra Energy Corp. (VST) reported earnings of $0.43 per share. Wall Street analysts, on average, were expecting the company to report earnings of $0.24 per share, representing a 0.19 difference and 76.52% surprise. In the previous quarter ending in Dec-18, the reported earnings of -$0.37 represented a -0.87 difference from the consensus estimate calling for $0.50 per share, which was a 173.75% surprise.

For the current fiscal quarter, which is set to end in 06/2019, the average earnings estimate is $0.26 per share. This estimate came from a total of 4 Wall Street Analysts. Of those market experts, the high estimate was $0.39 and the low estimate was $0.11. In the year-ago quarter, Vistra Energy Corp. (VST) generated per-share earnings of $0.20. If the analysts are correct about the current quarter’s earnings, the growth will be +30.00% .

Turning our focus now to insider trading activity, there have been 17 purchases (248,583 shares in total) and 9 sale (24,547 shares in total) in the last 3 months. In the last 6 months, there have been 17 insider buys amounting to 248,583 shares and 11 insider sales amounting to 14,024,800 shares. In the past full year, 43 insider purchases were made (involving 259,453 shares) and 22 insider sell-offs equivalent to 14,072,637 shares.

Moving onto liquidity, Vistra Energy Corp. (VST) has a Current Ratio of 0.95, a Quick Ratio of 0.83 and a Cash Ratio of 0.39. Looking at this company’s capital structure, its Total Debt to Total Equity is 145.03, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 59.19, and its Total Debt to Total Assets is now 43.82. Looking even further ahead into the future, its Long-Term Debt to Equity is 138.29 and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 56.44.