Sei Investments Co. Decreases Stake in Vistra Energy Corp. (VST)

Sei Investments Co. lowered its position in shares of Vistra Energy Corp. (NYSE:VST) by 71.1% in the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 102,458 shares of the company’s stock after selling 251,797 shares during the quarter. Sei Investments Co.’s holdings in Vistra Energy were worth $1,915,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Other large investors have also recently modified their holdings of the company. Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado purchased a new stake in shares of Vistra Energy during the 2nd quarter worth about $127,000. World Asset Management Inc purchased a new position in Vistra Energy in the 2nd quarter worth approximately $168,000. Virtu KCG Holdings LLC purchased a new position in Vistra Energy in the 2nd quarter worth approximately $182,000. Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. purchased a new position in Vistra Energy in the 2nd quarter worth approximately $229,000. Finally, Gotham Asset Management LLC purchased a new position in Vistra Energy in the 2nd quarter worth approximately $241,000.

Shares of Vistra Energy Corp. (VST) traded down $0.17 on Monday, hitting $18.73. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 6,515,400 shares, compared to its average volume of 3,007,518. Vistra Energy Corp. has a one year low of $14.50 and a one year high of $21.20. 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 (NYSE:VST) last announced its earnings results on Friday, November 3rd. The company reported $0.64 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.32 by $0.32. Vistra Energy had a return on equity of 352.77% and a net margin of 416.84%. The company had revenue of $1.83 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.93 billion. Vistra Energy’s revenue was up 8.5% on a year-over-year basis. sell-side analysts expect that Vistra Energy Corp. will post 0.41 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

A number of research firms have weighed in on VST. Deutsche Bank upgraded Vistra Energy to a “buy” rating and set a $21.00 price target for the company in a report on Tuesday, October 31st. Bank of America began coverage on Vistra Energy in a research report on Tuesday, October 24th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $22.00 target price on the stock. Evercore ISI began coverage on Vistra Energy in a research report on Friday, October 20th. They issued an “outperform” rating and a $21.50 target price on the stock. Zacks Investment Research lowered Vistra Energy from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, October 19th. Finally, SunTrust Banks began coverage on Vistra Energy in a research report on Tuesday, October 10th. They issued a “hold” rating and a $18.00 target price on the stock. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $19.68.

In other news, Director Scott B. Helm purchased 5,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, November 10th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of $18.61 per share, with a total value of $93,050.00. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this link. Also, insider James A. Burke sold 12,621 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, November 7th. The shares were sold at an average price of $19.27, for a total value of $243,206.67. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last ninety days, insiders acquired 7,400 shares of company stock worth $139,008.

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Vistra Energy Company 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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