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Leslie's (LESL) Stock Forecast & Price Target

$2.83
-1.25 (-30.64%)
(As of 07/18/2024 ET)

Leslie's - Analysts' Recommendations and Stock Price Forecast (2024)

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Consensus Rating

Based on 10 Wall Street analysts who have issued ratings for Leslie's in the last 12 months, the stock has a consensus rating of "Hold." Out of the 10 analysts, 1 has given a sell rating, 8 have given a hold rating, and 1 has given a buy rating for LESL.

Consensus Price Target

$4.74
67.45% Upside
High Forecast$8.00
Average Forecast$4.74
Low Forecast$2.50

According to the 10 analysts' twelve-month price targets for Leslie's, the average price target is $4.74. The highest price target for LESL is $8.00, while the lowest price target for LESL is $2.50. The average price target represents a forecasted upside of 67.45% from the current price of $2.83.

TypeCurrent Forecast
7/19/23 to 7/18/24
1 Month Ago
6/19/23 to 6/18/24
3 Months Ago
4/20/23 to 4/19/24
1 Year Ago
7/19/22 to 7/19/23
Consensus Rating
Hold
Hold
Hold
Hold
Strong Buy
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
Buy
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
Hold
8 Hold rating(s)
10 Hold rating(s)
10 Hold rating(s)
11 Hold rating(s)
Sell
1 Sell rating(s)
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Sell rating(s)
Consensus Price Target$4.74$6.26$6.37$7.94
Forecasted Upside67.45% Upside2.35% Upside-3.78% Downside-19.92% Downside
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LESL Analyst Recommendations By Month

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LESL Price Targets by Month

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Leslie's Stock vs. The Competition

TypeLeslie'sConsumer Staples CompaniesS&P 500
Consensus Rating Score
1.89
2.43
2.50
Consensus RatingReduceHoldModerate Buy
Predicted Upside30.21% Upside697.52% Upside7.89% Upside
News Sentiment RatingNeutral News
Positive News
Positive News
DateBrokerageAnalyst NameActionRatingPrice TargetUpside/Downside on Report DateDetails
7/18/2024Bank of America
4 of 5 stars
 Lower TargetBuy ➝ Buy$6.40 ➝ $5.15+26.23%
7/18/2024Piper Sandler
2 of 5 stars
 Lower TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$6.00 ➝ $3.00-26.47%
7/18/2024Telsey Advisory Group
2 of 5 stars
 Lower TargetMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$6.00 ➝ $4.00-1.96%
7/18/2024Stifel Nicolaus
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 DowngradeHold ➝ Sell$5.25 ➝ $2.50-38.73%
7/10/2024Jefferies Financial Group
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 Lower TargetHold ➝ Hold$5.00 ➝ $4.00+18.34%
5/9/2024Mizuho
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 Lower TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$7.00 ➝ $6.00+27.93%
3/5/2024Loop Capital
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 Boost TargetHold ➝ Hold$6.00 ➝ $8.00+1.27%
2/2/2024William Blair
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 Reiterated RatingMarket Perform
12/4/2023Morgan Stanley
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 Lower TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$8.00 ➝ $5.00-9.26%
11/29/2023The Goldman Sachs Group
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 DowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$10.00 ➝ $5.00-14.09%
7/14/2023Robert W. Baird
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 Lower Target$12.00 ➝ $7.00-26.47%
7/14/2023Guggenheim
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 DowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral
2/3/2023Roth Capital
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D. Bellinger
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Reiterated RatingNeutral
10/4/2022MKM Partners
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 Initiated CoverageNeutral$14.00-6.67%

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LESL Forecast - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Leslie's' forecast for 2024?

According to the research reports of 10 Wall Street equities research analysts, the average twelve-month stock price forecast for Leslie's is $4.74, with a high forecast of $8.00 and a low forecast of $2.50.

Should I buy or sell Leslie's stock right now?

10 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Leslie's in the last twelve months. There is currently 1 sell rating, 8 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" LESL shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in LESL, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.

Does Leslie's's stock price have much downside?

According to analysts, Leslie's's stock has a predicted downside of -2.22% based on their 12-month stock forecasts.

Has Leslie's been downgraded by Wall Street analysts recently?

Over the previous 90 days, Leslie's's stock had 1 downgrade by analysts.

What analysts cover Leslie's?

Leslie's has been rated by research analysts at Bank of America, Jefferies Financial Group, Mizuho, Piper Sandler, Stifel Nicolaus, and Telsey Advisory Group in the past 90 days.

Do Wall Street analysts like Leslie's more than its competitors?

Analysts like Leslie's less than other "consumer staples" companies. The consensus rating score for Leslie's is 2.00 while the average consensus rating score for "consumer staples" companies is 2.43. Learn more on how LESL compares to other companies.


This page (NASDAQ:LESL) was last updated on 7/18/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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