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Webster Financial (WBS) Stock Forecast & Price Target

$48.39
+2.03 (+4.38%)
(As of 12:39 PM ET)

Webster Financial - Analysts' Recommendations and Stock Price Forecast (2024)

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 to .5 = Strong Sell, .5 to 1 = Sell, 1 to 1.5 = Reduce, 1.5 to 2.5 = Hold, 2.5 to 3.0 = Moderate Buy, 3.0 to 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.

Consensus Rating

Based on 12 Wall Street analysts who have issued ratings for Webster Financial in the last 12 months, the stock has a consensus rating of "Moderate Buy." Out of the 12 analysts, 1 has given a hold rating, and 11 have given a buy rating for WBS.

Consensus Price Target

$55.73
15.16% Upside
High Forecast$61.00
Average Forecast$55.73
Low Forecast$42.00

According to the 12 analysts' twelve-month price targets for Webster Financial, the average price target is $55.73. The highest price target for WBS is $61.00, while the lowest price target for WBS is $42.00. The average price target represents a forecasted upside of 15.16% from the current price of $48.39.

TypeCurrent Forecast
7/26/23 to 7/25/24
1 Month Ago
6/26/23 to 6/25/24
3 Months Ago
4/27/23 to 4/26/24
1 Year Ago
7/26/22 to 7/26/23
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Moderate Buy
Moderate Buy
Moderate Buy
Strong Buy
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
Buy
11 Buy rating(s)
11 Buy rating(s)
12 Buy rating(s)
6 Buy rating(s)
Hold
1 Hold rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
3 Hold rating(s)
Sell
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Sell rating(s)
Consensus Price Target$55.73$56.58$56.23$51.40
Forecasted Upside15.16% Upside22.98% Upside23.71% Upside21.70% Upside
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WBS Analyst Recommendations By Month

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WBS Price Targets by Month

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Webster Financial Stock vs. The Competition

TypeWebster FinancialFinance CompaniesS&P 500
Consensus Rating Score
2.92
2.45
2.51
Consensus RatingModerate BuyHoldModerate Buy
Predicted Upside20.21% Upside38.12% Upside10.68% Upside
News Sentiment RatingNeutral News
Positive News
Positive News
DateBrokerageAnalyst NameActionRatingPrice TargetUpside/Downside on Report DateDetails
7/24/2024Royal Bank of Canada
4 of 5 stars
 Lower TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$54.00 ➝ $51.00+8.49%
7/9/2024Keefe, Bruyette & Woods
4 of 5 stars
 Lower TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$58.00 ➝ $55.00+28.38%
7/3/2024Jefferies Financial Group
2 of 5 stars
 Lower TargetBuy ➝ Buy$56.00 ➝ $51.00+14.99%
6/27/2024JPMorgan Chase & Co.
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 Lower TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$63.00 ➝ $58.00+39.73%
6/24/2024Barclays
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 Lower TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$65.00 ➝ $60.00+42.82%
4/24/2024Citigroup
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 Lower TargetBuy ➝ Buy$60.00 ➝ $55.00+22.49%
3/26/2024Raymond James
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 Reiterated RatingOutperform ➝ Outperform$60.00+20.75%
2/7/2024Morgan Stanley
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 Boost TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$51.00 ➝ $61.00+34.10%
1/11/2024Bank of America
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 Initiated CoverageBuy$60.00+17.69%
12/15/2023Piper Sandler
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 Boost TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$53.00 ➝ $60.00+15.45%
10/4/2023Wells Fargo & Company
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 Lower TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$50.00 ➝ $42.00+9.46%
9/12/2023Seaport Res Ptn
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L. Hunsicker
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Reiterated RatingBuy
7/21/2023Wedbush
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 Boost TargetNeutral$40.00 ➝ $50.00+9.70%
5/25/2023Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft
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 Initiated CoverageBuy$47.00+30.23%
3/15/2023UBS Group
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 Initiated CoverageBuy$56.00+41.27%

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WBS Forecast - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Webster Financial's forecast for 2024?

According to the research reports of 12 Wall Street equities research analysts, the average twelve-month stock price forecast for Webster Financial is $55.73, with a high forecast of $61.00 and a low forecast of $42.00.

Should I buy or sell Webster Financial stock right now?

12 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Webster Financial in the last year. There is currently 1 hold rating and 11 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" WBS shares.

Does Webster Financial's stock price have much upside?

According to analysts, Webster Financial's stock has a predicted upside of 22.82% based on their 12-month stock forecasts.

What analysts cover Webster Financial?

Webster Financial has been rated by research analysts at Barclays, Jefferies Financial Group, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, and Royal Bank of Canada in the past 90 days.

Do Wall Street analysts like Webster Financial more than its competitors?

Analysts like Webster Financial more than other "finance" companies. The consensus rating for Webster Financial is Moderate Buy while the average consensus rating for "finance" companies is Hold. Learn more on how WBS compares to other companies.


This page (NYSE:WBS) was last updated on 7/25/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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