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Core Laboratories (CLB) Stock Forecast & Price Target

-0.30 (-1.25%)
(As of 07/18/2024 ET)

Core Laboratories - Analysts' Recommendations and Stock Price Forecast (2024)

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Consensus Rating

Based on 4 Wall Street analysts who have issued ratings for Core Laboratories in the last 12 months, the stock has a consensus rating of "Reduce." Out of the 4 analysts, 2 have given a sell rating, and 2 have given a hold rating for CLB.

Consensus Price Target

-26.28% Downside
High Forecast$20.00
Average Forecast$17.50
Low Forecast$15.00

According to the 4 analysts' twelve-month price targets for Core Laboratories, the average price target is $17.50. The highest price target for CLB is $20.00, while the lowest price target for CLB is $15.00. The average price target represents a forecasted downside of -26.28% from the current price of $23.74.

TypeCurrent Forecast
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Strong Sell
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Consensus Price Target$17.50$18.75$18.50$21.30
Forecasted Upside-26.28% Downside-12.40% Downside-11.24% Downside2.58% Upside
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CLB Analyst Recommendations By Month

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CLB Price Targets by Month

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Core Laboratories Stock vs. The Competition

TypeCore LaboratoriesOils/Energy CompaniesS&P 500
Consensus Rating Score
Consensus RatingReduceModerate BuyModerate Buy
Predicted Upside-26.47% Downside315.18% Upside9.16% Upside
News Sentiment RatingNeutral News
Positive News
Positive News
DateBrokerageAnalyst NameActionRatingPrice TargetUpside/Downside on Report DateDetails
7/15/2024Bank of America
4 of 5 stars
 Lower TargetUnderperform ➝ Underperform$16.00 ➝ $15.00-34.27%
7/15/2024Piper Sandler
2 of 5 stars
 Lower TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$18.00 ➝ $17.00-21.95%
4/26/2024Stifel Nicolaus
4 of 5 stars
 Boost TargetHold ➝ Hold$17.00 ➝ $18.00+4.65%
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 Lower TargetSell ➝ Sell$21.00 ➝ $20.00-19.45%
9/26/2022Morgan Stanley
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 DowngradeEqual Weight ➝ Underweight$20.00+43.78%

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CLB Forecast - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Core Laboratories' forecast for 2024?

According to the research reports of 4 Wall Street equities research analysts, the average twelve-month stock price forecast for Core Laboratories is $17.50, with a high forecast of $20.00 and a low forecast of $15.00.

Should I buy or sell Core Laboratories stock right now?

4 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Core Laboratories in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings and 2 hold ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "reduce" CLB shares.

Does Core Laboratories's stock price have much downside?

According to analysts, Core Laboratories's stock has a predicted downside of -19.20% based on their 12-month stock forecasts.

What analysts cover Core Laboratories?

Core Laboratories has been rated by research analysts at Bank of America, Piper Sandler, and Stifel Nicolaus in the past 90 days.

Do Wall Street analysts like Core Laboratories more than its competitors?

Analysts like Core Laboratories less than other "oils/energy" companies. The consensus rating for Core Laboratories is Reduce while the average consensus rating for "oils/energy" companies is Moderate Buy. Learn more on how CLB compares to other companies.

This page (NYSE:CLB) was last updated on 7/18/2024 by Staff

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