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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 4/10

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Cash-to-Debt 0.18
VST's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
88% of the 156 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.22 vs. VST: 0.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
VST' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.18  Med: 0.58 Max: 0.97
Current: 0.18
0.18
0.97
Equity-to-Asset 0.44
VST's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
100% of the 151 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.35 vs. VST: 0.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
VST' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.46  Med: -0.51 Max: 0.44
Current: 0.44
-1.46
0.44
Debt-to-Equity 0.70
VST's Debt-to-Equity is ranked higher than
71% of the 139 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. VST: 0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
VST' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.06  Med: 0.32 Max: 0.7
Current: 0.7
-0.06
0.7
Altman Z-Score: 0.53
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 2/10

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Operating Margin % -61.23
VST's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
92% of the 158 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 16.14 vs. VST: -61.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
VST' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -100.43  Med: -71.72 Max: 7.47
Current: -61.23
-100.43
7.47
Net Margin % -49.49
VST's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
90% of the 158 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 7.40 vs. VST: -49.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
VST' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -104.01  Med: -82 Max: 416.6
Current: -49.49
-104.01
416.6
ROA % -32.53
VST's ROA % is ranked lower than
98% of the 159 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. VST: -32.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
VST' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -59.74  Med: 43.74 Max: 147.21
Current: -32.53
-59.74
147.21
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -69.94
VST's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
97% of the 159 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 7.23 vs. VST: -69.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
VST' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -109.69  Med: 91.76 Max: 293.2
Current: -69.94
-109.69
293.2
GuruFocus has detected 2 Warning Signs with Vistra Energy Corp $VST.
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Business Description

Industry: Utilities - Independent Power Producers » Utilities - Independent Power Producers    NAICS: 221118    SIC: 4931
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Headquarter Location:USA
Vistra Energy Corp through its subsidiaries is in electricity market activities including power generation, wholesale energy sales and purchases, commodity risk management and retail sales of electricity to end users.

Vistra Energy Corp operates an integrated power business in Texas. The company through its subsidiaries is in electricity market activities including power generation, wholesale energy sales and purchases, commodity risk management and retail sales of electricity to end users. It has Wholesale generation and Retail electricity segments. Wholesale generation segment consists electricity generation, wholesale energy sales and purchases, commodity risk management, fuel production and logistics management. Retail electricity segment covers retail sales of electricity and related services to residential, commercial and industrial customers.

Top Ranked Articles about Vistra Energy Corp

TXU Energy Pledges $500,000 to Aid Hurricane-Impacted Customers and Communities
Vistra Energy Reports Second Quarter 2017 Results and Reaffirms 2017 Guidance
Vistra Energy Completes Acquisition of 1,054 MW Odessa Plant
Warren Buffett Strikes Deal With Oncor Berkshire Hathaway agrees to $9 billion all-cash deal, expects it to close by end of year
Warren Buffett (Trades, Portfolio)’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.A)(NYSE:BRK.B) announced a definitive merger agreement with Energy Future Holdings (EFH), a subsidiary of Vistra Energy Corp. (NYSE:VST), for an “all-cash consideration” of $9 billion, according to an Oncor press release. Buffett and Charlie Munger (Trades, Portfolio)’s conglomerate will acquire the reorganized EFH, which would ultimately result in the acquisition of Dallas-based Oncor, an energy company serving approximately 10 million Texans. Read more...
Vistra Energy to Report First Quarter 2017 Results on May 18, 2017
Vistra Energy Announces Trading on New York Stock Exchange to Commence on May 10, 2017
Vistra Energy Reports 2016 Results and Reaffirms 2017 Guidance

Ratios

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Forward PE Ratio 19.53
VST's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
70% of the 30 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 23.75 vs. VST: 19.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PB Ratio 1.19
VST's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 149 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.42 vs. VST: 1.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
VST' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.9  Med: 1.06 Max: 1.19
Current: 1.19
0.9
1.19
PS Ratio 1.45
VST's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
65% of the 149 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.23 vs. VST: 1.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
VST' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.44  Med: 2.18 Max: 2.41
Current: 1.45
1.44
2.41
EV-to-EBIT -3.26
VST's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 127 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 16.51 vs. VST: -3.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
VST' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.3  Med: -3 Max: -2.7
Current: -3.26
-3.3
-2.7
EV-to-EBITDA -4.35
VST's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 138 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 11.07 vs. VST: -4.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
VST' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.37  Med: -4.1 Max: -3.7
Current: -4.35
-4.37
-3.7
EV-to-Revenue 1.85
VST's EV-to-Revenue is ranked higher than
82% of the 156 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 4.15 vs. VST: 1.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
VST' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.5  Med: 1.7 Max: 1.8
Current: 1.85
1.5
1.8
Current Ratio 1.64
VST's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
62% of the 154 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. VST: 1.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
VST' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.23  Med: 1.44 Max: 1.64
Current: 1.64
1.23
1.64
Quick Ratio 1.45
VST's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
66% of the 154 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. VST: 1.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
VST' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.07  Med: 1.26 Max: 1.45
Current: 1.45
1.07
1.45
Days Inventory 20.61
VST's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
73% of the 114 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 27.76 vs. VST: 20.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
VST' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 20.61  Med: 28.79 Max: 35.42
Current: 20.61
20.61
35.42
Days Sales Outstanding 35.63
VST's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
67% of the 121 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 53.79 vs. VST: 35.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
VST' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 34.11  Med: 37.57 Max: 41.02
Current: 35.63
34.11
41.02
Days Payable 45.41
VST's Days Payable is ranked lower than
73% of the 96 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 61.66 vs. VST: 45.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
VST' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 40.79  Med: 44.19 Max: 47.59
Current: 45.41
40.79
47.59

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Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Tangible-Book 5.24
VST's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 138 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.69 vs. VST: 5.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
VST' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.46  Med: 4.46 Max: 5.27
Current: 5.24
4.46
5.27
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.11
VST's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
57% of the 138 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.98 vs. VST: 1.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
VST' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.95  Med: 0.95 Max: 1.12
Current: 1.11
0.95
1.12
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -30.67
VST's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
98% of the 159 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 4.86 vs. VST: -30.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
VST' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -36.5  Med: -32.9 Max: -30.55
Current: -30.67
-36.5
-30.55

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $6,270.00
EPS (TTM) $ -0.38
Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $0.01 - 25.24
Shares Outstanding (Mil)427.58

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 6,458 6,565 6,633
EPS ($) 0.72 0.85 0.85
EPS without NRI ($) 0.72 0.85 0.85
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)
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Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
TXU Energy Pledges $500,000 to Aid Hurricane-Impacted Customers and Communities Aug 30 2017 
What Does Howard Marks See in Vistra Energy? Aug 24 2017 
Vistra Energy Reports Second Quarter 2017 Results and Reaffirms 2017 Guidance Aug 04 2017 
Vistra Energy Completes Acquisition of 1,054 MW Odessa Plant Aug 01 2017 
Warren Buffett Strikes Deal With Oncor Jul 10 2017 
A Promising, Cash-Cow Electricity Play May 20 2017 
Vistra Energy to Report First Quarter 2017 Results on May 18, 2017 May 05 2017 
Vistra Energy Announces Trading on New York Stock Exchange to Commence on May 10, 2017 May 04 2017 
Vistra Energy Reports 2016 Results and Reaffirms 2017 Guidance Mar 31 2017 
An Undervalued Utility Leveraged to Higher Energy Prices Mar 02 2017 

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