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Alcon Inc Stock Forecast, Predictions & Price Target

Analyst price target for ALC

Based on 8 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Alcon Inc.
Min Forecast
$79.00+0.82%
Avg Forecast
$87.25+11.35%
Max Forecast
$95.00+21.24%

Should I buy or sell ALC stock?

Based on 9 analysts offering ratings for Alcon Inc.
Strong Buy
Strong Buy
5 analysts 55.56%
Buy
1 analysts 11.11%
Hold
3 analysts 33.33%
Sell
0 analysts 0%
Strong Sell
0 analysts 0%

ALC stock forecasts by analyst

Analyst / FirmRatingActionPrice TargetUpside/DownsideDateAnalyst Color
Credit Suisse
Top 30%
71
BuyMaintains$93.00+18.68%2021-11-12
Citigroup
Top 6%
95
HoldMaintains$87.00+11.03%2021-11-11
Morgan Stanley
Bottom 41%
41
Strong BuyMaintains$95.00+21.24%2021-11-11
Oppenheimer
Top 41%
60
HoldInitiates Coverage OnN/AN/A2021-10-01
Wells Fargo
Top 13%
88
Strong BuyMaintains$93.00+18.68%2021-09-13
BTIG
Top 5%
96
Strong BuyMaintains$84.00+7.20%2021-08-19
SVB Leerink
Top 14%
87
HoldMaintains$82.00+4.65%2021-08-19
Jefferies
Top 22%
79
Strong BuyMaintains$85.00+8.47%2021-03-25
Morgan Stanley
Top 8%
93
Strong BuyMaintains$79.00+0.82%2021-02-25
Anonymous
Morgan Stanley
Strong BuyMaintains$75.00-4.29%2020-12-15

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Forecast return on equity

Is ALC forecast to generate an efficient return?
Company
9.32%
Industry
11.59%
Market
37.5%
ALC's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years (9.32%); analysts are not confident in the firm's ability to efficiently generate return on equity
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Forecast return on assets

Is ALC forecast to generate an efficient return on assets?
Company
6.4%
Industry
6.62%
ALC is forecast to generate lower Return on Assets (6.4%) than the US Medical Instruments & Supplies industry average (6.62%)
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ALC earnings per share forecast

What is ALC's earnings per share in the next 3 years based on estimates from 6 analysts?
Avg 1 year Forecast
$2.06+207.46%
Avg 2 year Forecast
$2.40+258.21%
Avg 3 year Forecast
$2.80+317.91%
ALC's earnings are forecast to grow at an exceptional rate of 60.78% per year
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ALC revenue forecast

What is ALC's revenue in the next 3 years based on estimates from 4 analysts?
Avg 1 year Forecast
$8.2B+1.25%
Avg 2 year Forecast
$8.7B+7.37%
Avg 3 year Forecast
$9.1B+13.04%
ALC's revenue is forecast to grow at a rate of 4.19% per year, which is not exceptional
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ALC earnings growth forecast

How is ALC forecast to perform vs Medical Instruments & Supplies companies and vs the US market?
Company
60.78%
Industry
26.8%
Market
14.37%
ALC's earnings are forecast to grow faster (60.78% per year) than the US Medical Instruments & Supplies industry average (26.8%)
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ALC's earnings are forecast to grow faster (60.78% per year) than the US market average (14.37%)
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ALC's earnings are forecast to grow faster (60.78% per year) than the risk-free savings rate (1.4%)
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ALC revenue growth forecast

How is ALC forecast to perform vs Medical Instruments & Supplies companies and vs the US market?
Company
4.19%
Industry
6.82%
Market
10.08%
ALC's revenues are forecast to grow slower (4.19% per year) than the US Medical Instruments & Supplies industry average (6.82%)
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ALC's revenues are forecast to grow slower (4.19% per year) than the US market average (10.08%)
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Alcon Stock Forecast FAQ

Is Alcon Stock a good buy in 2021, according to Wall Street analysts?

The consensus among 9 Wall Street analysts covering (NYSE: ALC) stock is to Strong Buy ALC stock.

Out of 9 analysts, 5 (55.56%) are recommending ALC as a Strong Buy, 1 (11.11%) are recommending ALC as a Buy, 3 (33.33%) are recommending ALC as a Hold, 0 (0%) are recommending ALC as a Sell, and 0 (0%) are recommending ALC as a Strong Sell.

What is ALC's earnings growth forecast for 2021-2023?

(NYSE: ALC) Alcon's forecast annual earnings growth rate of 60.78% is forecast to beat the US Medical Instruments & Supplies industry's average forecast earnings growth rate of 26.8%, and and it is also forecast to beat the US market's average forecast earnings growth rate of 14.37%.

Alcon's earnings in 2021 is $332,000,000.On average, 6 Wall Street analysts forecast ALC's earnings for 2021 to be $1,009,606,000, with the lowest ALC earnings forecast at $1,004,705,000, and the highest ALC earnings forecast at $1,024,309,000. On average, 7 Wall Street analysts forecast ALC's earnings for 2022 to be $1,176,240,000, with the lowest ALC earnings forecast at $1,068,418,000, and the highest ALC earnings forecast at $1,215,448,000.

In 2023, ALC is forecast to generate $1,372,280,000 in earnings, with the lowest earnings forecast at $1,230,151,000 and the highest earnings forecast at $1,524,211,000.

What is ALC's revenue growth forecast for 2021-2023?

(NYSE: ALC) Alcon's forecast annual revenue growth rate of 4.19% is not forecast to beat the US Medical Instruments & Supplies industry's average forecast revenue growth rate of 6.82%, and while it is not forecast to beat the US market's average forecast revenue growth rate of 10.08%.

Alcon's revenue in 2021 is $8,082,000,000.On average, 4 Wall Street analysts forecast ALC's revenue for 2021 to be $4,010,408,413,700, with the lowest ALC revenue forecast at $3,989,414,000,000, and the highest ALC revenue forecast at $4,039,820,785,000. On average, 4 Wall Street analysts forecast ALC's revenue for 2022 to be $4,252,997,131,500, with the lowest ALC revenue forecast at $4,232,503,600,000, and the highest ALC revenue forecast at $4,266,565,550,000.

In 2023, ALC is forecast to generate $4,477,576,634,700 in revenue, with the lowest revenue forecast at $4,455,009,000,000 and the highest revenue forecast at $4,500,637,310,000.

What is ALC's forecast return on assets (ROA) for 2021-2024?

(NYSE: ALC) forecast ROA is 6.4%, which is lower than the forecast US Medical Instruments & Supplies industry average of 6.62%.

What is ALC's Price Target?

According to 8 Wall Street analysts that have issued a 1 year ALC price target, the average ALC price target is $87.25, with the highest ALC stock price forecast at $95.00 and the lowest ALC stock price forecast at $79.00.

On average, Wall Street analysts predict that Alcon's share price could stay at $87.25 by Nov 12, 2022. The average Alcon stock price prediction forecasts a potential downside of N/A from the current ALC share price of $78.36.

What is ALC's Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast for 2021-2023?

(NYSE: ALC) Alcon's current Earnings Per Share (EPS) is $0.67. On average, analysts forecast that ALC's EPS will be $2.06 for 2021, with the lowest EPS forecast at $2.05, and the highest EPS forecast at $2.09. On average, analysts forecast that ALC's EPS will be $2.40 for 2022, with the lowest EPS forecast at $2.18, and the highest EPS forecast at $2.48. In 2023, ALC's EPS is forecast to hit $2.80 (min: $2.51, max: $3.11).

What is ALC's forecast return on equity (ROE) for 2021-2024?

(NYSE: ALC) forecast ROE is 9.32%, which is considered weak.
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