May 26, 2022

Stock News in Focus: Vistra Corp. (NYSE:VST)

Vistra Corp. (NYSE:VST) stock observed trading -34.05% off 52-week high price. On the other end, the stock has been noted 63.19% away from low price over the last 52-weeks. The stock disclosed a move of -0.88% away from 50 day moving average and -3.64% away from 200 day moving average. Moving closer, we can see that shares have been trading -0.28% off 20-day moving average. It has market cap of $8.91B and dividend yield of 2.93%.

On Oct. 27, 2020, Vistra Corp. (NYSE:VST) revealed that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.135 per share of Vistra’s common stock, or $0.54 per share on an annualized basis. Consistent with the dividend paid in September 2020, this dividend represents an 8% increase from the company’s quarterly common stock dividend paid in 2019.  The dividend is payable on Dec. 30, 2020, to shareholders of record as of Dec. 16, 2020. The ex-dividend date will be Dec. 15, 2020.

The USA based company Vistra Corp. moved with change of -3.40% to $18.44 with the total traded volume of 3519142 shares in recent session versus to an average volume of 3.30M. The stock was observed in the 5 days activity at -2.69%. The one month performance of stock was 2.62%. VST’s shares are at -2.28% for the quarter and driving a -31.68% return over the course of the past year and is now at -19.79% since this point in 2018.  Right now the stock beta is 0.92. The average volatility for the week and month was at 2.87% and 3.09% respectively. There are 488.68M shares outstanding and 487.50M shares are floated in market.

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