Check Out What Whales Are Doing With VST

Financial giants have made a conspicuous bearish move on Vistra. Our analysis of options history for Vistra VST revealed 22 unusual trades.

Delving into the details, we found 31% of traders were bullish, while 63% showed bearish tendencies. Out of all the trades we spotted, 12 were puts, with a value of $1,283,026, and 10 were calls, valued at $783,707.

What's The Price Target?

Analyzing the Volume and Open Interest in these contracts, it seems that the big players have been eyeing a price window from $27.0 to $100.0 for Vistra during the past quarter.

Insights into Volume & Open Interest

Assessing the volume and open interest is a strategic step in options trading. These metrics shed light on the liquidity and investor interest in Vistra's options at specified strike prices. The forthcoming data visualizes the fluctuation in volume and open interest for both calls and puts, linked to Vistra's substantial trades, within a strike price spectrum from $27.0 to $100.0 over the preceding 30 days.

Vistra 30-Day Option Volume & Interest Snapshot

Noteworthy Options Activity:

Symbol PUT/CALL Trade Type Sentiment Exp. Date Ask Bid Price Strike Price Total Trade Price Open Interest Volume
VST PUT SWEEP BEARISH 10/18/24 $16.5 $16.3 $16.5 $95.00 $278.8K 6 169
VST CALL SWEEP BULLISH 08/16/24 $5.0 $4.7 $5.0 $95.00 $227.0K 1.3K 454
VST PUT TRADE BEARISH 06/21/24 $0.3 $0.2 $0.3 $60.00 $208.1K 8.8K 8.2K
VST PUT TRADE BEARISH 06/21/24 $0.3 $0.2 $0.3 $60.00 $207.8K 8.8K 8.2K
VST PUT SWEEP BEARISH 06/21/24 $1.75 $1.5 $1.5 $72.50 $128.8K 474 878

About Vistra

Vistra Energy is one of the largest power producers and retail energy providers in the us Following the 2024 Energy Harbor acquisition, Vistra owns 41 gigawatts of nuclear, coal, natural gas, and solar power generation along with one of the largest utility-scale battery projects in the world. Its retail electricity business serves 5 million customers in 20 states, including almost a third of all Texas electricity consumers. Vistra emerged from the Energy Future Holdings bankruptcy as a stand-alone entity in 2016. It acquired Dynegy in 2018.

Having examined the options trading patterns of Vistra, our attention now turns directly to the company. This shift allows us to delve into its present market position and performance

Where Is Vistra Standing Right Now?

  • Currently trading with a volume of 3,633,493, the VST's price is up by 0.06%, now at $83.29.
  • RSI readings suggest the stock is currently may be overbought.
  • Anticipated earnings release is in 1 days.

Professional Analyst Ratings for Vistra

Over the past month, 1 industry analysts have shared their insights on this stock, proposing an average target price of $82.0.

  • An analyst from Janney Montgomery Scott downgraded its action to Buy with a price target of $82.

Options trading presents higher risks and potential rewards. Astute traders manage these risks by continually educating themselves, adapting their strategies, monitoring multiple indicators, and keeping a close eye on market movements. Stay informed about the latest Vistra options trades with real-time alerts from Benzinga Pro.

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