Webster Financial (WBS) Stock Forecast & Price Target

$44.87
-2.30 (-4.88%)
(As of 04/23/2024 ET)

Webster Financial Consensus Analyst Rating and Stock Price Forecast (2024)

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Analysts' Consensus Rating

Moderate Buy
Based on 14 Analyst Ratings

Analysts' Consensus Price Target

$57.85
28.92% Upside
High Forecast$70.00
Average Forecast$57.85
Low Forecast$42.00
TypeCurrent Forecast
4/24/23 to 4/23/24
1 Month Ago
3/25/23 to 3/24/24
3 Months Ago
1/24/23 to 1/24/24
1 Year Ago
4/24/22 to 4/24/23
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
12 Buy rating(s)
11 Buy rating(s)
11 Buy rating(s)
5 Buy rating(s)
Hold
2 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$57.85$57.31$54.77$55.09
Predicted Upside28.92% Upside20.90% Upside18.38% Upside33.94% Upside
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WBS Analyst Ratings 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
2.86
2.44
2.49
Consensus RatingModerate BuyHoldHold
Predicted Upside28.89% Upside73.34% Upside10.18% Upside
News Sentiment RatingPositive News
Positive News
Positive News

Recent Analyst Ratings and Stock Forecasts

DateBrokerageAnalyst NameActionRatingPrice TargetUpside/Downside on Report DateDetails
4/9/2024Royal Bank of Canada
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 Lower TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$59.00 ➝ $57.00+17.14%
4/8/2024Jefferies Financial Group
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 Lower TargetBuy ➝ Buy$65.00 ➝ $56.00+14.50%
3/26/2024Keefe, Bruyette & Woods
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 Reiterated RatingOutperform ➝ Outperform$64.00+28.80%
3/26/2024Raymond James
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 Reiterated RatingOutperform ➝ Outperform$60.00+20.75%
3/8/2024Barclays
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 Initiated CoverageOverweight$70.00+43.41%
2/7/2024Morgan Stanley
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 Boost TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$51.00 ➝ $61.00+34.10%
1/25/2024Citigroup
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 Lower TargetBuy ➝ Buy$61.00 ➝ $60.00+16.62%
1/24/2024JPMorgan Chase & Co.
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 UpgradeNeutral ➝ Overweight$60.00 ➝ $65.00+30.16%
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%

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WBS Price Target - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Webster Financial's consensus rating and price target?

According to the issued ratings of 14 analysts in the last year, the consensus rating for Webster Financial stock is Moderate Buy based on the current 2 hold ratings and 12 buy ratings for WBS. The average twelve-month price prediction for Webster Financial is $57.85 with a high price target of $70.00 and a low price target of $42.00. Learn more on WBS's analyst rating history.

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.

Is Webster Financial being upgraded by Wall Street analysts?

Over the previous 90 days, Webster Financial's stock had 1 upgrade by analysts.

Does Webster Financial's stock price have much upside?

According to analysts, Webster Financial's stock has a predicted upside of 22.15% based on their 12-month stock forecasts.

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This page (NYSE:WBS) was last updated on 4/23/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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