NYSE:WAT - Waters Price Target & Analyst Ratings Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $187.72 -1.26 (-0.67 %) (As of 10/19/2018 05:08 AM ET)Previous Close$188.98Today's Range$185.44 - $190.3852-Week Range$177.25 - $220.20Volume655,700 shsAverage Volume548,888 shsMarket Capitalization$15.00 billionP/E Ratio25.06Dividend YieldN/ABeta0.93 Company ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartEarnings HistoryFinancialsInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Analyst Ratings Waters (NYSE:WAT) Price Target and Consensus Rating (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?) MarketBeat calculates consensus analyst ratings for stocks using the most recent rating from each Wall Street analyst that has rated a stock within the last twelve months. Each analyst's rating is normalized to a standardized rating score of 1 (sell), 2 (hold), 3 (buy) or 4 (strong buy). Analyst consensus ratings scores are calculated using the mean average of the number of normalized sell, hold, buy and strong buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. Each stock's consensus analyst rating is derived from its calculated consensus ratings score (0-1.5 = Sell, 1.5-2.5 = Hold, 2.5-3.5 = Buy, >3.5 = Strong Buy). MarketBeat's consensus price targets are a mean average of the most recent available price targets set by each analyst that has set a price target for the stock in the last twelve months. MarketBeat's consensus ratings and consensus price targets may differ from those calculated by other firms due to differences in methodology and available data.16 Wall Street analysts have issued ratings and price targets for Waters in the last 12 months. Their average twelve-month price target is $208.1429, suggesting that the stock has a possible upside of 10.88%. The high price target for WAT is $230.00 and the low price target for WAT is $190.00. There are currently 1 sell rating, 12 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus rating of "Hold."Today30 Days Ago90 Days Ago180 Days AgoConsensus Rating: HoldHoldHoldHoldConsensus Rating Score: 184.108.40.206.35Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating(s)12 Hold Rating(s)3 Buy Rating(s)0 Strong Buy Rating(s)2 Sell Rating(s)10 Hold Rating(s)4 Buy Rating(s)0 Strong Buy Rating(s)2 Sell Rating(s)10 Hold Rating(s)4 Buy Rating(s)0 Strong Buy Rating(s)0 Sell Rating(s)11 Hold Rating(s)6 Buy Rating(s)0 Strong Buy Rating(s)Consensus Price Target: $208.1429$205.50$204.7857$204.60Price Target Upside: 10.88% upside5.55% upside5.83% upside0.63% upsideWaters (NYSE:WAT) Consensus Price Target History Waters (NYSE:WAT) Analyst Ratings History Show: Only the Most Recent Rating From Each Brokerage All Ratings For This Stock DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails10/11/2018Cleveland ResearchUpgradeSell ➝ NeutralHigh10/10/2018Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$204.00 ➝ $211.00Medium10/9/2018UBS GroupInitiated CoverageNeutral ➝ Neutral$210.00Low10/8/2018Leerink SwannDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market PerformHigh7/25/2018Robert W. BairdBoost Price TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$201.00 ➝ $212.00Medium7/17/2018Janney Montgomery ScottDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$230.00 ➝ $211.00Medium7/16/2018Bank of AmericaDowngradeNeutral ➝ Underperform$190.00Medium4/25/2018BarclaysLower Price TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$208.00 ➝ $200.00Medium4/25/2018Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingHold$200.00Medium4/25/2018CowenReiterated RatingHold$215.00Medium1/25/2018BTIG ResearchReiterated RatingBuyLow1/24/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$180.00 ➝ $200.00N/A1/24/2018CitigroupBoost Price TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$190.00 ➝ $223.00N/A1/23/2018William BlairReiterated RatingOutperformLow1/3/2018Evercore ISIInitiated CoverageIn-Line$198.00Medium10/25/2017Deutsche BankBoost Price TargetHold$199.00 ➝ $200.00N/A9/26/2017Goldman Sachs GroupInitiated CoverageHold$180.00Low7/13/2017Wells Fargo & CoReiterated RatingOutperform$195.00 ➝ $205.00Low4/25/2017Cantor FitzgeraldReiterated RatingBuy$170.00 ➝ $190.00Low(Data available from 10/19/2016 forward) This page was last updated on 10/19/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is a stock split?