Vistra Energy (NYSE: VST) is one of 78 publicly-traded companies in the “Electric Utilities” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare Vistra Energy to related businesses based on the strength of its dividends, profitability, valuation, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and risk.
This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for Vistra Energy and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Vistra Energy Competitors||541||2953||2390||40||2.33|
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares Vistra Energy and its competitors revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Vistra Energy||$5.16 billion||$22.69 billion||N/A|
|Vistra Energy Competitors||$7.83 billion||$860.94 million||57.96|
Vistra Energy’s competitors have higher revenue, but lower earnings than Vistra Energy.
This table compares Vistra Energy and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Vistra Energy Competitors||-15.76%||6.48%||2.47%|
Insider & Institutional Ownership
65.4% of shares of all “Electric Utilities” companies are owned by institutional investors. 2.7% of shares of all “Electric Utilities” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
Vistra Energy beats its competitors on 7 of the 11 factors compared.
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. It is engaged in electricity market activities in Texas, including electricity generation, wholesale energy sales and purchases, commodity risk management activities and retail electricity operations. Luminant generates and sells electricity and related products from its fleet of generation facilities totaling approximately 17,000 megawatts of generation in Texas, including 2,300 megawatts fueled by nuclear power, 8,000 megawatts fueled by coal and 6,000 megawatts fueled by natural gas. The Company is a purchaser of wind-generated electricity. TXU Energy sells retail electricity and services to approximately 1.7 million residential and business customers in Texas.
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