• Consensus Rating: Buy
  • Consensus Price Target: $24.00
  • Forecasted Upside: 23.08 %
  • Number of Analysts: 8
  • Breakdown:
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  • 8 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
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Analyst Price Target for VST

Analyst Price Target is $24.00
▲ +23.08% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 8 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Vistra in the last 3 months. The average price target is $24.00, with a high forecast of $27.00 and a low forecast of $22.00. The average price target represents a 23.08% upside from the last price of $19.50.

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Current Consensus is Buy

The current consensus among 8 investment analysts is to buy stock in Vistra. This Buy consensus rating has held steady for over two years.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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Latest Recommendations

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/13/2021BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetPositive ➝ Outperform$25.00 ➝ $27.00High
9/30/2021Bank of AmericaReiterated RatingBuy$23.00High
8/19/2021Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetOverweight$27.00 ➝ $25.00Medium
7/22/2021GuggenheimUpgradeNeutral ➝ BuyLow
7/8/2021Bank of AmericaUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$17.00 ➝ $23.00Medium
7/7/2021Wolfe ResearchUpgradePeer Perform ➝ Outperform$25.00High
6/21/2021Seaport Global SecuritiesBoost Price TargetBuy$19.50 ➝ $22.00Medium
6/3/2021Credit Suisse GroupLower Price TargetOutperform$26.00 ➝ $23.00High
5/3/2021Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetOverweight$30.00 ➝ $28.00N/A
4/20/2021Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$29.00 ➝ $30.00High
4/12/2021Bank of AmericaDowngradeBuy ➝ NeutralHigh
3/23/2021Wolfe ResearchReiterated RatingOutperform ➝ Peer Perform$24.00 ➝ $20.00Medium
3/23/2021GuggenheimReiterated RatingBuy ➝ NeutralN/A
3/22/2021Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$28.00 ➝ $29.00N/A
3/17/2021GuggenheimDowngradeBuy ➝ NeutralMedium
3/17/2021Wolfe ResearchDowngradeOutperform ➝ Peer Perform$24.00 ➝ $20.00Medium
3/15/2021Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$28.00 ➝ $29.00N/A
3/15/2021Royal Bank of CanadaLower Price TargetOutperform$25.00 ➝ $23.00Low
3/8/2021Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetOverweight$33.00 ➝ $28.00Low
3/8/2021Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingOutperform$32.00 ➝ $25.00High
3/1/2021Bank of AmericaUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$20.00Low
3/1/2021Credit Suisse GroupLower Price TargetOutperform$32.00 ➝ $25.00N/A
2/25/2021Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetOverweight$34.00 ➝ $33.00High
12/17/2020Bank of AmericaDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$19.00Low
12/15/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$32.00 ➝ $34.00Low
11/17/2020Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetOverweight$34.00 ➝ $32.00Low
11/4/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$33.00 ➝ $34.00Medium
10/20/2020Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetOverweight$34.00 ➝ $33.00Low
9/30/2020BMO Capital MarketsLower Price TargetOutperform$33.00 ➝ $31.00Medium
7/17/2020Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetOverweight$35.00 ➝ $34.00Low
6/17/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$34.00 ➝ $35.00Low
6/9/2020Seaport Global SecuritiesUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$24.00High
5/20/2020Seaport Global SecuritiesInitiated CoverageNeutralLow
5/13/2020Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingBuy$25.00Medium
5/6/2020UBS GroupLower Price TargetBuy$34.00 ➝ $31.00Low
4/30/2020Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetOverweight$35.00 ➝ $34.00Medium
4/15/2020Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetOverweight$36.00 ➝ $35.00Low
2/24/2020Vertical ResearchInitiated CoverageBuy$36.00High
2/19/2020BMO Capital MarketsInitiated CoverageOutperform$37.00Low
11/11/2019Evercore ISIReiterated RatingBuy$32.00Low
11/7/2019Bank of AmericaUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$31.00Medium
9/17/2019SunTrust BanksBoost Price TargetBuy$30.00 ➝ $31.00Low
9/9/2019CitigroupLower Price TargetBuy$36.00 ➝ $31.00Low
8/29/2019CitigroupBoost Price TargetBuy$31.00 ➝ $32.00Medium
8/21/2019SunTrust BanksSet Price TargetBuy$30.00N/A
8/16/2019Morgan StanleySet Price TargetBuy$34.00Low
8/14/2019Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetOutperform$30.00 ➝ $31.00Medium
7/19/2019CitigroupSet Price TargetBuy$31.00N/A
6/28/2019MacquarieSet Price TargetBuy$33.00Low
5/8/2019Bank of AmericaDowngradeBuy ➝ NeutralHigh
5/6/2019Credit Suisse GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Outperform$26.00 ➝ $32.00High
4/11/2019CitigroupBoost Price TargetBuy$32.00 ➝ $36.00Low
3/25/2019Morgan StanleyInitiated CoverageOverweight ➝ Overweight$35.00Low
3/1/2019MacquarieSet Price TargetBuy$35.00High
2/12/2019GuggenheimReiterated RatingBuy$39.00Low
2/9/2019MacquarieSet Price TargetBuy$33.00Low
2/8/2019Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftSet Price TargetBuy$32.00Low
11/5/2018Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$29.00 ➝ $31.00Medium
10/25/2018SunTrust BanksUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$25.00 ➝ $26.00Low
10/22/2018CitigroupLower Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$30.00 ➝ $29.00Low
8/6/2018SunTrust BanksReiterated RatingHold$24.00Medium
5/8/2018Bank of AmericaLower Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$28.00Low
5/7/2018Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$23.00 ➝ $24.00Low
5/1/2018CitigroupReiterated RatingBuy ➝ Buy$22.00 ➝ $27.00Low
4/27/2018Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingOutperform ➝ Neutral$23.00Low
4/17/2018Bank of AmericaBoost Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$25.00 ➝ $27.00Low
4/9/2018Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingBuy$24.00High
3/28/2018MacquarieInitiated CoverageOutperformMedium
3/6/2018UBS GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$21.00 ➝ $27.00High
2/27/2018SunTrust BanksReiterated RatingHold$21.00Low
2/23/2018UBS GroupInitiated CoverageNeutral ➝ Neutral$21.00High
2/1/2018Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingBuy$23.00Medium
1/23/2018GuggenheimReiterated RatingBuy$23.00Low
1/22/2018SunTrust BanksSet Price TargetHold$20.00Medium
1/18/2018Wolfe ResearchUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ OutperformMedium
12/21/2017SunTrust BanksReiterated RatingHold$19.00Low
12/20/2017Royal Bank of CanadaInitiated CoverageOutperform$21.00Low
10/31/2017Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftUpgradeBuy$21.00N/A
10/24/2017Bank of AmericaInitiated CoverageBuy$22.00N/A
10/20/2017Evercore ISIInitiated CoverageOutperform ➝ Outperform$21.50N/A
10/10/2017SunTrust BanksInitiated CoverageHold$18.00N/A
9/28/2017CitigroupInitiated CoverageBuy ➝ Buy$22.00Low
9/20/2017Credit Suisse GroupInitiated CoverageOutperform ➝ Outperform$20.00Medium
9/5/2017GuggenheimInitiated CoverageBuy ➝ Buy$20.00Low
7/25/2017BarclaysReiterated RatingHold$17.00Low
7/22/2017Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingBuy$20.00Medium
6/26/2017Tudor PickeringInitiated CoverageBuy$21.00Low
6/8/2017BarclaysInitiated CoverageEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$16.00Low
5/24/2017UBS GroupReiterated RatingSell$14.00N/A
(Data available from 10/26/2016 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.62 (Buy)

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Vistra logo
Vistra Corp. is an energy company, which engages in the provision of electricity and power generation. It operates through the following segments: Retail, Texas, East, West, Sunset and Asset Closure. The Retail segment sells electricity and natural gas to residential, commercial and industrial customers. The Texas and East segments engages in electricity generation, wholesale energy sales and purchases, commodity risk management activities, fuel production and fuel logistics management. The West segment represents Vistra's electricity generation operations in CAISO. The Sunset segment consists of generation plants with announced retirement plans. The Asset Closure segment is engaged in the decommissioning and reclamation of retired plants and mines. The company was founded in 1882 and is headquartered in Irving, TX.
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Today's Range

Now: $19.50
Low: $19.07
High: $19.56

50 Day Range

MA: $18.22
Low: $16.77
High: $19.81

52 Week Range

Now: $19.50
Low: $15.47
High: $24.20


6,030,593 shs

Average Volume

5,094,585 shs

Market Capitalization

$9.41 billion

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Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of Vistra?

The following Wall Street research analysts have issued research reports on Vistra in the last year: Bank of America Co., BMO Capital Markets, Credit Suisse Group AG, Guggenheim, Morgan Stanley, Royal Bank of Canada, Seaport Global Securities, Wolfe Research, and Zacks Investment Research.
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What is the current price target for Vistra?

7 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Vistra in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $24.00, suggesting a possible upside of 23.1%. BMO Capital Markets has the highest price target set, predicting VST will reach $27.00 in the next twelve months. Seaport Global Securities has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $22.00 for Vistra in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for Vistra?

Vistra currently has 8 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Buy." A "buy" rating indicates that analysts believe VST will outperform the market and that investors should add to their positions of Vistra.
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How do I contact Vistra's investor relations team?

Vistra's physical mailing address is 6555 Sierra Drive, Irving TX, 75039. The company's listed phone number is (214) 812-4600 and its investor relations email address is [email protected] The official website for Vistra is www.vistraenergy.com.