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Vistra Energy Earnings Preview

Vistra Energy (NYSE:VST) is set to give its latest quarterly earnings report on Friday, 2022-05-06. Here's what investors need to know before the announcement.

Analysts estimate that Vistra Energy will report an earnings per share (EPS) of $0.15.

Vistra Energy bulls will hope to hear the company to announce they've not only beaten that estimate, but also to provide positive guidance, or forecasted growth, for the next quarter.

New investors should note that it is sometimes not an earnings beat or miss that most affects the price of a stock, but the guidance (or forecast).

Past Earnings Performance

Last quarter the company missed EPS by $0.15, which was followed by a 0.0% drop in the share price the next day.

Here's a look at Vistra Energy's past performance and the resulting price change:

Quarter Q4 2021 Q3 2021 Q2 2021 Q1 2021
EPS Estimate 1.60 0.99 0.68 -1.93
EPS Actual 1.45 0.01 0.15 -4.21
Price Change % 1.01% 6.72% 1.59% -0.18%

Stock Performance

Shares of Vistra Energy were trading at $25.92 as of May 04. Over the last 52-week period, shares are up 60.81%. Given that these returns are generally positive, long-term shareholders are likely bullish going into this earnings release.

To track all earnings releases for Vistra Energy visit their earnings calendar on our site.

This article was generated by Benzinga's automated content engine and reviewed by an editor.