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West Pharmaceutical Services Inc Stock Forecast, Predictions & Price Target

Analyst price target for WST

Based on 4 analysts offering 12 month price targets for West Pharmaceutical Services Inc.
Min Forecast
$250.00-8.38%
Avg Forecast
$266.25-2.43%
Max Forecast
$315.00+15.44%

Should I buy or sell WST stock?

Based on 4 analysts offering ratings for West Pharmaceutical Services Inc.
Buy
Strong Buy
1 analysts 25%
Buy
0 analysts 0%
Hold
3 analysts 75%
Sell
0 analysts 0%
Strong Sell
0 analysts 0%

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WST stock forecasts by analyst

Analyst / FirmRatingActionPrice TargetUpside/DownsideDateAnalyst Color
Deutsche Bank
Top 30%
71
HoldInitiates Coverage On$250.00-8.38%2022-12-14
KeyBanc
Top 9%
92
Strong BuyMaintains$315.00+15.44%2022-12-02
UBS
Bottom 15%
15
HoldInitiates Coverage On$250.00-8.38%2022-11-30
Bank of America
Top 7%
94
HoldDowngrades$250.00-8.38%2022-10-28

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Forecast return on equity

Is WST forecast to generate an efficient return?
Company
N/A
Industry
0.57%
Market
13.24%

Forecast return on assets

Is WST forecast to generate an efficient return on assets?
Company
N/A
Industry
0.22%

WST earnings per share forecast

What is WST's earnings per share in the next 3 years based on estimates from 5 analysts?
Avg 1 year Forecast
$9.84+16.73%
Avg 2 year Forecast
$10.88+29.06%
Avg 3 year Forecast
$12.56+48.99%
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WST revenue forecast

What is WST's revenue in the next 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?
Avg 1 year Forecast
$3.2B+9.73%
Avg 2 year Forecast
$3.5B+20.85%
Avg 3 year Forecast
$3.9B+35.05%
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Forecast High Revenue Growth Forecast

WST earnings growth forecast

How is WST forecast to perform vs Medical Instruments & Supplies companies and vs the US market?
Company
13.6%
Industry
20.33%
Market
21.99%
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Forecast Earnings Growth vs Industry Forecast
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WST revenue growth forecast

How is WST forecast to perform vs Medical Instruments & Supplies companies and vs the US market?
Company
10.28%
Industry
6.64%
Market
9.23%
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Forecast Revenue Growth vs Industry Forecast
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Forecast Revenue Growth vs Market Forecast

WST vs Medical Stocks

TickerPricePrice TargetUp/downsideConsensus
WST$272.88$266.25-2.43%Buy
HOLX$84.68$83.92-0.90%Buy
STE$219.03$240.00+9.57%Strong Buy
COO$354.49$381.63+7.65%Strong Buy
BAX$46.68$63.50+36.03%Buy

West Pharmaceutical Services Stock Forecast FAQ

Is West Pharmaceutical Services Stock a good buy in 2023, according to Wall Street analysts?

The consensus among 4 Wall Street analysts covering (NYSE: WST) stock is to Buy WST stock.

Out of 4 analysts, 1 (25%) are recommending WST as a Strong Buy, 0 (0%) are recommending WST as a Buy, 3 (75%) are recommending WST as a Hold, 0 (0%) are recommending WST as a Sell, and 0 (0%) are recommending WST as a Strong Sell.

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What is WST's earnings growth forecast for 2023-2025?

(NYSE: WST) West Pharmaceutical Services's forecast annual earnings growth rate of 13.6% is not forecast to beat the US Medical Instruments & Supplies industry's average forecast earnings growth rate of 20.33%, and while it is not forecast to beat the US market's average forecast earnings growth rate of 21.99%.

West Pharmaceutical Services's earnings in 2023 is $630,600,000.On average, 5 Wall Street analysts forecast WST's earnings for 2023 to be $728,484,592, with the lowest WST earnings forecast at $715,898,984, and the highest WST earnings forecast at $752,915,478. On average, 2 Wall Street analysts forecast WST's earnings for 2024 to be $805,478,899, with the lowest WST earnings forecast at $799,556,260, and the highest WST earnings forecast at $811,401,538.

In 2025, WST is forecast to generate $929,854,317 in earnings, with the lowest earnings forecast at $929,854,317 and the highest earnings forecast at $929,854,317.

What is WST's revenue growth forecast for 2023-2025?

(NYSE: WST) West Pharmaceutical Services's forecast annual revenue growth rate of 10.28% is forecast to beat the US Medical Instruments & Supplies industry's average forecast revenue growth rate of 6.64%, and and it is also forecast to beat the US market's average forecast revenue growth rate of 9.23%.

West Pharmaceutical Services's revenue in 2023 is $2,909,000,000.On average, 3 Wall Street analysts forecast WST's revenue for 2023 to be $236,320,697,803, with the lowest WST revenue forecast at $233,403,798,115, and the highest WST revenue forecast at $241,243,891,438. On average, 2 Wall Street analysts forecast WST's revenue for 2024 to be $260,261,114,974, with the lowest WST revenue forecast at $255,783,970,085, and the highest WST revenue forecast at $264,738,259,863.

In 2025, WST is forecast to generate $290,844,512,068 in revenue, with the lowest revenue forecast at $290,844,512,068 and the highest revenue forecast at $290,844,512,068.

What is WST's forecast return on assets (ROA) for 2023-2026?

(NYSE: WST) forecast ROA is N/A, which is lower than the forecast US Medical Instruments & Supplies industry average of 0.22%.

What is WST's Price Target?

According to 4 Wall Street analysts that have issued a 1 year WST price target, the average WST price target is $266.25, with the highest WST stock price forecast at $315.00 and the lowest WST stock price forecast at $250.00.

On average, Wall Street analysts predict that West Pharmaceutical Services's share price could fall to $266.25 by Dec 14, 2023. The average West Pharmaceutical Services stock price prediction forecasts a potential downside of 2.43% from the current WST share price of $272.88.

What is WST's Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast for 2023-2025?

(NYSE: WST) West Pharmaceutical Services's current Earnings Per Share (EPS) is $8.43. On average, analysts forecast that WST's EPS will be $9.84 for 2023, with the lowest EPS forecast at $9.67, and the highest EPS forecast at $10.17. On average, analysts forecast that WST's EPS will be $10.88 for 2024, with the lowest EPS forecast at $10.80, and the highest EPS forecast at $10.96. In 2025, WST's EPS is forecast to hit $12.56 (min: $12.56, max: $12.56).

What is WST's forecast return on equity (ROE) for 2023-2026?

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