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Waters Corp Stock Forecast, Predictions & Price Target

Analyst price target for WAT

Based on 6 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Waters Corp.
Min Forecast
$250.00-27.75%
Avg Forecast
$290.83-15.95%
Max Forecast
$330.00-4.64%

Should I buy or sell WAT stock?

Based on 6 analysts offering ratings for Waters Corp.
Hold
Strong Buy
0 analysts 0%
Buy
0 analysts 0%
Hold
5 analysts 83.33%
Sell
0 analysts 0%
Strong Sell
1 analysts 16.67%

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WAT stock forecasts by analyst

Analyst / FirmRatingActionPrice TargetUpside/DownsideDateAnalyst Color
lockedlocked$00.00+00.00%2024-02-12
lockedlocked$00.00+00.00%2024-02-07
lockedlocked$00.00+00.00%2023-12-11
lockedlocked$00.00+00.00%2023-11-08
lockedlocked$00.00+00.00%2023-11-08
Bernstein
Bottom 16%
16
HoldInitiates Coverage On$280.00-19.08%2023-09-28

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Forecast return on equity

Is WAT forecast to generate an efficient return?
Company
N/A
Industry
0.03%
Market
19.97%

Forecast return on assets

Is WAT forecast to generate an efficient return on assets?
Company
N/A
Industry
0.02%

WAT revenue forecast

What is WAT's revenue in the next 3 years based on estimates from 6 analysts?
Avg 1 year Forecast
$3.0B+0.84%
Avg 2 year Forecast
$3.2B+7.62%
Avg 3 year Forecast
$3.3B+12.03%
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Forecast High Revenue Growth Forecast

WAT earnings growth forecast

How is WAT forecast to perform vs Diagnostics & Research companies and vs the US market?
Company
29.72%
Industry
48.77%
Market
30.41%
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Forecast Earnings Growth vs Industry Forecast
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Forecast Earnings Growth vs Savings Rate Forecast

WAT revenue growth forecast

How is WAT forecast to perform vs Diagnostics & Research companies and vs the US market?
Company
3.48%
Industry
4.95%
Market
10.46%
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Forecast Revenue Growth vs Industry Forecast
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Forecast Revenue Growth vs Market Forecast

WAT vs Diagnostic & Research Stocks

TickerPricePrice TargetUp/downsideConsensus
WAT$346.04$290.83-15.95%Hold
ILMN$140.50$150.40+7.05%Buy
LH$218.00$240.00+10.09%Buy
ICLR$325.51$335.71+3.13%Strong Buy
DGX$124.68$145.75+16.90%Buy

Waters Stock Forecast FAQ

Is Waters Stock a good buy in 2024, according to Wall Street analysts?

The consensus among 6 Wall Street analysts covering (NYSE: WAT) stock is to Hold WAT stock.

Out of 6 analysts, 0 (0%) are recommending WAT as a Strong Buy, 0 (0%) are recommending WAT as a Buy, 5 (83.33%) are recommending WAT as a Hold, 0 (0%) are recommending WAT as a Sell, and 1 (16.67%) are recommending WAT as a Strong Sell.

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What is WAT's revenue growth forecast for 2024-2026?

(NYSE: WAT) Waters's forecast annual revenue growth rate of 3.48% is not forecast to beat the US Diagnostics & Research industry's average forecast revenue growth rate of 4.95%, and while it is not forecast to beat the US market's average forecast revenue growth rate of 10.46%.

Waters's revenue in 2024 is $2,956,416,000.On average, 6 Wall Street analysts forecast WAT's revenue for 2024 to be $176,491,316,474, with the lowest WAT revenue forecast at $175,479,247,582, and the highest WAT revenue forecast at $177,720,362,989. On average, 7 Wall Street analysts forecast WAT's revenue for 2025 to be $188,371,389,028, with the lowest WAT revenue forecast at $185,808,625,754, and the highest WAT revenue forecast at $194,480,626,410.

In 2026, WAT is forecast to generate $196,089,753,785 in revenue, with the lowest revenue forecast at $196,059,560,445 and the highest revenue forecast at $196,119,947,124.

What is WAT's forecast return on assets (ROA) for 2024-2026?

(NYSE: WAT) forecast ROA is N/A, which is lower than the forecast US Diagnostics & Research industry average of 0.02%.

What is WAT's Price Target?

According to 6 Wall Street analysts that have issued a 1 year WAT price target, the average WAT price target is $290.83, with the highest WAT stock price forecast at $330.00 and the lowest WAT stock price forecast at $250.00.

On average, Wall Street analysts predict that Waters's share price could fall to $290.83 by Feb 12, 2025. The average Waters stock price prediction forecasts a potential downside of 15.95% from the current WAT share price of $346.04.

What is WAT's forecast return on equity (ROE) for 2024-2026?

(NYSE: WAT) forecast ROE is N/A, which is considered weak.
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