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Charles River Laboratories International Inc Stock Forecast, Predictions & Price Target

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Analyst price target for CRL

Based on 10 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Charles River Laboratories International Inc.
Min Forecast
$240.00+21.95%
Avg Forecast
$326.20+65.75%
Max Forecast
$430.00+118.5%

Should I buy or sell CRL stock?

Based on 11 analysts offering ratings for Charles River Laboratories International Inc.
Strong Buy
Strong Buy
8 analysts 72.73%
Buy
1 analysts 9.09%
Hold
2 analysts 18.18%
Sell
0 analysts 0%
Strong Sell
0 analysts 0%

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CRL stock forecasts by analyst

Analyst / FirmRatingActionPrice TargetUpside/DownsideDateAnalyst Color
Jefferies
Top 3%
98
Strong BuyUpgrades$240.00+21.95%2022-09-30
Credit Suisse
Bottom 14%
14
BuyInitiates Coverage On$285.00+44.82%2022-08-25
Wells Fargo
Bottom 22%
22
Strong BuyMaintains$300.00+52.44%2022-08-16
Morgan Stanley
Bottom 7%
7
HoldDowngrades$250.00+27.03%2022-08-04
Deutsche Bank
Bottom 26%
26
Strong BuyMaintains$290.00+47.36%2022-07-14
Guggenheim
Top 6%
95
HoldInitiates Coverage OnN/AN/A2022-05-24
Anonymous
Morgan Stanley
Strong BuyMaintains$350.00+77.85%2022-05-05
KeyBanc
Top 14%
87
Strong BuyMaintains$300.00+52.44%2022-05-05
Stephens & Co.
Bottom 13%
13
Strong BuyInitiates Coverage On$377.00+91.57%2022-04-07
Citigroup
Top 5%
96
Strong BuyUpgrades$400.00+103.25%2022-02-17

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Forecast return on equity

Is CRL forecast to generate an efficient return?
Company
30.28%
Industry
59.3%
Market
121.74%
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Forecast return on assets

Is CRL forecast to generate an efficient return on assets?
Company
10.65%
Industry
13.85%
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CRL earnings per share forecast

What is CRL's earnings per share in the next 3 years based on estimates from 6 analysts?
Avg 1 year Forecast
$10.78+22.92%
Avg 2 year Forecast
$12.38+41.16%
Avg 3 year Forecast
$14.51+65.45%
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CRL revenue forecast

What is CRL's revenue in the next 3 years based on estimates from 6 analysts?
Avg 1 year Forecast
$3.9B+5.55%
Avg 2 year Forecast
$4.2B+15.2%
Avg 3 year Forecast
$4.7B+27.62%
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CRL earnings growth forecast

How is CRL forecast to perform vs Diagnostics & Research companies and vs the US market?
Company
17.94%
Industry
25.51%
Market
16.88%
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Forecast Earnings Growth vs Industry Forecast
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CRL revenue growth forecast

How is CRL forecast to perform vs Diagnostics & Research companies and vs the US market?
Company
8.32%
Industry
8.25%
Market
8.59%
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CRL vs Diagnostic & Research Stocks

TickerPricePrice TargetUp/downsideConsensus
CRL$196.80$326.20+65.75%Strong Buy
QGEN$41.28$60.00+45.35%Buy
PHG$15.39N/AN/ABuy
EXAS$32.49$67.70+108.37%Buy
DGX$122.69$147.36+20.11%Hold

Charles River Laboratories International Stock Forecast FAQ

Is Charles River Laboratories International Stock a good buy in 2022, according to Wall Street analysts?

The consensus among 11 Wall Street analysts covering (NYSE: CRL) stock is to Strong Buy CRL stock.

Out of 11 analysts, 8 (72.73%) are recommending CRL as a Strong Buy, 1 (9.09%) are recommending CRL as a Buy, 2 (18.18%) are recommending CRL as a Hold, 0 (0%) are recommending CRL as a Sell, and 0 (0%) are recommending CRL as a Strong Sell.

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What is CRL's earnings growth forecast for 2022-2024?

(NYSE: CRL) Charles River Laboratories International's forecast annual earnings growth rate of 17.94% is not forecast to beat the US Diagnostics & Research industry's average forecast earnings growth rate of 25.51%, and while it is forecast to beat the US market's average forecast earnings growth rate of 16.88%.

Charles River Laboratories International's earnings in 2022 is $443,347,000.On average, 6 Wall Street analysts forecast CRL's earnings for 2022 to be $548,306,449, with the lowest CRL earnings forecast at $545,763,284, and the highest CRL earnings forecast at $552,884,147. On average, 8 Wall Street analysts forecast CRL's earnings for 2023 to be $629,687,741, with the lowest CRL earnings forecast at $584,928,031, and the highest CRL earnings forecast at $668,852,487.

In 2024, CRL is forecast to generate $738,026,585 in earnings, with the lowest earnings forecast at $698,861,838 and the highest earnings forecast at $787,872,625.

What is CRL's revenue growth forecast for 2022-2024?

(NYSE: CRL) Charles River Laboratories International's forecast annual revenue growth rate of 8.32% is forecast to beat the US Diagnostics & Research industry's average forecast revenue growth rate of 8.25%, and while it is not forecast to beat the US market's average forecast revenue growth rate of 8.59%.

Charles River Laboratories International's revenue in 2022 is $3,688,047,000.On average, 6 Wall Street analysts forecast CRL's revenue for 2022 to be $198,006,632,497, with the lowest CRL revenue forecast at $196,189,947,760, and the highest CRL revenue forecast at $199,186,305,176. On average, 6 Wall Street analysts forecast CRL's revenue for 2023 to be $216,103,135,904, with the lowest CRL revenue forecast at $211,120,871,530, and the highest CRL revenue forecast at $220,509,424,190.

In 2024, CRL is forecast to generate $239,405,600,510 in revenue, with the lowest revenue forecast at $234,401,515,777 and the highest revenue forecast at $243,917,938,790.

What is CRL's forecast return on assets (ROA) for 2022-2025?

(NYSE: CRL) forecast ROA is 10.65%, which is lower than the forecast US Diagnostics & Research industry average of 13.85%.

What is CRL's Price Target?

According to 10 Wall Street analysts that have issued a 1 year CRL price target, the average CRL price target is $326.20, with the highest CRL stock price forecast at $430.00 and the lowest CRL stock price forecast at $240.00.

On average, Wall Street analysts predict that Charles River Laboratories International's share price could reach $326.20 by Sep 30, 2023. The average Charles River Laboratories International stock price prediction forecasts a potential upside of 65.75% from the current CRL share price of $196.80.

What is CRL's Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast for 2022-2024?

(NYSE: CRL) Charles River Laboratories International's current Earnings Per Share (EPS) is $8.77. On average, analysts forecast that CRL's EPS will be $10.78 for 2022, with the lowest EPS forecast at $10.73, and the highest EPS forecast at $10.87. On average, analysts forecast that CRL's EPS will be $12.38 for 2023, with the lowest EPS forecast at $11.50, and the highest EPS forecast at $13.15. In 2024, CRL's EPS is forecast to hit $14.51 (min: $13.74, max: $15.49).

What is CRL's forecast return on equity (ROE) for 2022-2025?

(NYSE: CRL) forecast ROE is 30.28%, which is considered strong.
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