Engineers Gate Manager LP decreased its stake in shares of Vistra Energy Corp (NYSE:VST) by 84.8% in the 4th quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 19,243 shares of the company’s stock after selling 107,041 shares during the period. Engineers Gate Manager LP’s holdings in Vistra Energy were worth $353,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.
Other hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of the company. Quantbot Technologies LP acquired a new position in Vistra Energy during the third quarter worth approximately $124,000. Macquarie Group Ltd. acquired a new position in Vistra Energy during the third quarter worth approximately $187,000. SG Americas Securities LLC acquired a new position in Vistra Energy during the fourth quarter worth approximately $198,000. Virtu KCG Holdings LLC acquired a new position in Vistra Energy during the second quarter worth approximately $182,000. Finally, Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC acquired a new position in Vistra Energy during the third quarter worth approximately $204,000.
Several equities analysts recently commented on VST shares. SunTrust Banks reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $19.00 price target on shares of Vistra Energy in a research report on Thursday, December 21st. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Vistra Energy from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Saturday, January 6th. Royal Bank of Canada started coverage on shares of Vistra Energy in a research report on Wednesday, December 20th. They set an “outperform” rating and a $21.00 price target for the company. Deutsche Bank raised shares of Vistra Energy to a “buy” rating and set a $21.00 price target for the company in a research report on Tuesday, October 31st. Finally, Wolfe Research raised shares of Vistra Energy from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research report on Thursday, January 18th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and nine have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $20.38.
Shares of Vistra Energy Corp (NYSE:VST) opened at $18.26 on Thursday. Vistra Energy Corp has a 52-week low of $14.50 and a 52-week 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.
In other Vistra Energy news, insider Curtis A. Morgan acquired 19,094 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, December 20th. The stock was bought at an average price of $18.34 per share, with a total value of $350,183.96. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. Also, Director Brian K. Ferraioli acquired 5,750 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, December 15th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $17.27 per share, with a total value of $99,302.50. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Insiders bought 42,144 shares of company stock valued at $767,312 in the last three months.
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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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