Top Institutional Investors That Own Vivint Solar, Inc. (VSLR)

Vivint Solar, Inc. (NYSE:VSLR) is at least 51.85% than its current record low price of $2.7. There was a 2.76% gain on 01/11/2019 that led the price to move at $4.1. At recent session, the prices were hovering between $3.97 and $4.16. This company shares are 81.95% off its target price of $7.46 and the current market capitalization stands at $486.94M. The recent change has given its price a -18.8% deficit over SMA 50 and -44.89% deficit over its 52-week high. The stock witnessed -19.92% declines, -10.09% declines and -26.79% declines for the 1-month, 3-month and 6-month period, respectively. To measure price-variation, we found VSLR’s volatility during a week at 5.78% and during a month it has been found around 6.05%.

Vivint Solar, Inc. (VSLR) Top Holders

Institutional investors currently hold around $435 million or 90.1% in VSLR stock. Look at its top three institutional owners. Blackstone Group L.P. owns $337.67 million in Vivint Solar, Inc., which represents roughly 69.35% of the company’s market cap and approximately 77.63% of the institutional ownership. Similar statistics are true for the second largest owner, Fmr Llc, which owns 10,679,047 shares of the stock are valued at $43.78 million. The third largest holder is Invesco Ltd., which currently holds $8.4 million worth of this stock and that ownership represents nearly 1.72% of its market capitalization.

Vivint Solar, Inc. 13F Filings

At the end of September reporting period, 32 institutional holders increased their position in Vivint Solar, Inc. (NYSE:VSLR) by some 3,636,420 shares, 34 decreased positions by 2,258,429 and 26 held positions by 100,153,753. That puts total institutional holdings at 106,048,602 shares, according to SEC filings. The stock grabbed 7 new institutional investments totaling 186,265 shares while 17 institutional investors sold out their entire positions totaling 961,850 shares.

Vivint Solar, Inc. (NYSE:VSLR) Insider Trades

Multiple company employees have indulged in significant insider trading. Vivint Solar, Inc. disclosed in a document filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that CEO Bywater David has sold 26,800 shares of Vivint Solar, Inc. (VSLR) in trading session dated Jan. 02, 2019. These shares are worth $101,304 and were traded at $3.78 each. The SEC filing shows that Plagemann Thomas G. performed a sale of 2,100 shares. The CCO; EVP, Capital Markets disposed these shares by way of transaction on Dec. 06, 2018. The company’s shares were given away at $5.18 per share worth to an income of some $10,878 on account of Plagemann Thomas G..

Chief Sales Officer, Allred L. Chance, sold 4,715 common shares of Vivint Solar, Inc. (VSLR) in the open market. In a transaction dated Dec. 06, 2018, the shares were put up for sale at an average price of $5.07, raking in a sum of $23,905. After this sale, 164,836 common shares of VSLR are directly owned by the insider, with total stake valued at $675,828.

In the transaction dated Dec. 06, 2018, the great number of shares disposed came courtesy the CEO; Bywater David disposed a total of 10,500 shares at an average price of $5.13, amounting to approximately $53,865. The insider now directly owns 753,677 shares worth $3,090,076.

Vivint Solar, Inc. (VSLR) Analyst Guide

Several analysts have released their opinion on Vivint Solar, Inc. (NYSE:VSLR), with 3 analysts believing it is a strong buy. Whereas 0 of them predict the stock is a hold. Also, there are 2 buy, 0 sell and 0 strong sell ratings, collectively assigning a 1.4 average brokerage recommendation.