Positive Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Vistra Energy (VST) Share Price

Press coverage about Vistra Energy (NYSE:VST) has been trending positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Vistra Energy earned a daily sentiment score of 0.28 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the company an impact score of 45.9898685059782 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

Shares of Vistra Energy (VST) traded up $0.05 during trading on Tuesday, hitting $18.88. The stock had a trading volume of 2,945,568 shares, compared to its average volume of 3,866,499. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.65, a current ratio of 2.18 and a quick ratio of 1.92. Vistra Energy has a 12 month low of $14.50 and a 12 month high of $21.20.

Several research analysts have commented on VST shares. Zacks Investment Research raised Vistra Energy from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, December 13th. SunTrust Banks set a $20.00 price objective on Vistra Energy and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, January 22nd. Royal Bank of Canada assumed coverage on Vistra Energy in a research report on Wednesday, December 20th. They issued an “outperform” rating and a $21.00 price objective on the stock. Bank of America assumed coverage on Vistra Energy in a research note on Tuesday, October 24th. They set a “buy” rating and a $22.00 target price for the company. Finally, Guggenheim restated a “buy” rating and set a $23.00 target price on shares of Vistra Energy in a research note on Tuesday, January 23rd. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and nine have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Vistra Energy currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $20.38.

In other Vistra Energy news, CFO J William Holden III bought 1,800 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, November 28th. The stock was bought at an average cost of $19.19 per share, for a total transaction of $34,542.00. The acquisition was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. Also, Director Brian K. Ferraioli bought 5,750 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Friday, December 15th. The shares were acquired at an average price of $17.27 per share, with a total value of $99,302.50. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Insiders have bought 41,944 shares of company stock valued at $763,514 over the last 90 days.

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About Vistra Energy

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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