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Vistra Energy reports Q4 adjusted EBITDA from ongoing operations of $775M 06:3902/2802/28/20
Vistra Energy increases dividend 8% to 13.5c » 16:3102/2502/25/20
Vistra Energy announced…
Vistra Energy announced that its board of directors has declared a quarterly dividend of 13.5c per share of Vistra's common stock, representing an 8% increase in the company's quarterly common stock dividend and bringing the annualized dividend to 54c per share. The dividend is payable on March 31 to shareholders of record as of March 17. The ex-dividend date will be March 16.
Vistra Energy initiated with a Buy at Vertical Research » 17:5802/2402/24/20
Vertical Research initiated coverage of Vistra Energy with a Buy rating and $36 price target.
Vistra Energy initiated with an Outperform at BMO Capital » 16:3402/1902/19/20
BMO Capital analyst James…
BMO Capital analyst James Thalacker initiated coverage of Vistra Energy with an Outperform rating and $37 price target. The analyst believes Vistra's current free cash flow yield of over 20% represents "compelling" risk/reward over the near term as power and natural gas prices find a near-term bottom and the company's capital return strategy becomes clearer.
NRG Energy initiated with a Market Perform at BMO Capital » 16:3102/1902/19/20
BMO Capital analyst James…
BMO Capital analyst James Thalacker initiated coverage of NRG Energy (NRG) with a Market Perform rating and $43.50 price target. Given his cautious view on power markets, preference for spark spread leverage, uncertainty on PJM capacity markets, and NRG's current premium versus Vistra Energy (VST), the analyst is on the sidelines for now.
Vistra Energy put volume heavy and directionally bearish » 14:3502/1802/18/20
Bearish flow noted in…
Bearish flow noted in Vistra Energy with 2,098 puts trading, or 10x expected. Most active are Apr-20 20 puts and Apr-20 24 calls, with total volume in those strikes near 2,500 contracts. The Put/Call Ratio is 2.13, while ATM IV is up nearly 2 points on the day. Earnings are expected on February 28th.
Soros boosts Boeing stake, lowers Peloton stake, exits eBay » 16:2002/1402/14/20
ATVI, TIF, CPB, PXD, EBAY, D, TDG, CY, NLOK, ADM, VST, BA, VICI, CZR, PTON, ETFC, LBRDK, GOOGL
George Soros' Soros…
George Soros' Soros Fund Management disclosed in an SEC filing its holdings as of December 31, 2019. Soros's 32 new buys during the fourth quarter included, by size of position, Activision Blizzard (ATVI), Tiffany & Co. (TIF), Campbell Soup (CPB), and Pioneer Natural Resources (PXD). Soros exited 23 positions during the quarter, including by size of previous position, eBay (EBAY), Dominion Energy (D), TransDigm (TDG), and Cypress Semiconductor (CY). Soros increased its stake in 20 holdings, including by size of previous position, NortonLifeLock (NLOK), Archer Daniels Midland (ADM), Vistra (VST), and Boeing (BA). Soros reduced its stake in 24 holdings, including by size of previous position, VICI Properties (VICI), Caesars Entertainment (CZR), Peloton (PTON), and E*Trade (ETFC). Soros's top holdings as of December 31, 2019, in order of size, were Liberty Broadband (LBRDK), VICI Properties, Alphabet Class A (GOOGL), and Norton LifeLock.
Vistra Energy CEO says exploring whether to go private, Bloomberg reports » 11:2902/1102/11/20
Vistra Energy CEO Curtis…
Vistra Energy CEO Curtis Morgan, speaking on the sidelines of a conference in New York, said the company is exploring whether it should go private, adding that making a decision on the matter may take years, according to Bloomberg.
Vistra Energy management to meet with UBS » 04:5502/0602/06/20
Meeting to be held in…
Meeting to be held in Boston on February 6 hosted by UBS.
Vistra Energy management to meet with Morgan Stanley » 04:5502/0502/05/20
Meeting to be held in New…
Meeting to be held in New York on February 5 hosted by Morgan Stanley.