Waters Price Target, Predictions & Analyst Ratings

-3.79 (-0.99 %)
(As of 07/27/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
Volume335,494 shs
Average Volume391,185 shs
Market Capitalization$23.36 billion
P/E Ratio38.35
Dividend YieldN/A

Waters (NYSE:WAT) Price Target and Consensus Rating

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11 Wall Street analysts have issued ratings and price targets for Waters in the last 12 months. Their average twelve-month price target is $271.25, predicting that the stock has a possible downside of 28.34%. The high price target for WAT is $400.00 and the low price target for WAT is $185.00. There are currently 3 sell ratings, 6 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus rating of "Hold."
TypeToday30 Days Ago90 Days Ago180 Days Ago
WAT Consensus Rating: HoldHoldHoldHold
WAT Consensus Rating Score: 1.911.801.731.69
WAT Analyst Ratings: 3 Sell Rating(s)
6 Hold Rating(s)
2 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
3 Sell Rating(s)
6 Hold Rating(s)
1 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
4 Sell Rating(s)
6 Hold Rating(s)
1 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
5 Sell Rating(s)
7 Hold Rating(s)
1 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
WAT Consensus Price Target: $271.25$252.86$223.75$205.40
WAT Price Target Upside: 28.34% downside1.76% downside3.48% downside6.22% downside

Waters (NYSE:WAT) Consensus Price Target History

Average Share Price and Price Target by Month

The chart below shows how a company's share price and consensus price target have changed over time. The dark blue line represents the company's actual price. The lighter blue line represents the stock's consensus price target. The even lighter blue range in the background of the two lines represents the low price target and the high price target for each stock.

Waters (NYSE:WAT) Analyst Ratings History

DateBrokerageAnalyst NameActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
7/6/2021Evercore ISI
UpgradeIn-Line ➝ Outperform$400.00
5/6/2021SVB Leerink
Boost Price TargetMarket Perform$290.00 ➝ $300.00
5/6/2021Wells Fargo & Company
Boost Price TargetUnderweight$280.00 ➝ $290.00
Boost Price Target$250.00 ➝ $300.00
12/17/2020Cleveland Research
UpgradeUnderperform ➝ Buy
12/16/2020Smith Barney Citigroup
UpgradeSell ➝ Neutral
12/2/2020The Goldman Sachs Group
Initiated CoverageNeutral$230.00
Initiated CoverageSector Weight ➝ Sector Weight$235.00
10/28/2020Stifel Nicolaus
Boost Price TargetHold$220.00 ➝ $230.00
7/28/2020Needham & Company LLC
Stephen Unger
Initiated CoverageSell
7/28/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.
UpgradeUnderweight ➝ Neutral
4/29/2020Bank of America
Lower Price TargetUnderperform$160.00 ➝ $145.00
4/28/2020UBS Group
Lower Price TargetNeutral$223.00 ➝ $212.00
Jack Meehan
Lower Price TargetUnderweight$186.00 ➝ $172.00
12/4/2019BTIG Research
DowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral
5/30/2019Wolfe Research
Initiated CoverageUnderperform ➝ Underperform
4/24/2019Robert W. Baird
Lower Price TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$211.00 ➝ $209.00
10/10/2018Morgan Stanley
Boost Price TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$204.00 ➝ $211.00
(Data available from 7/28/2018 forward. View 10+ years of historical ratings with our analyst ratings screener.)
This page was last updated on 7/28/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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