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Essential Utilities Inc Stock Forecast, Predictions & Price Target

Analyst price target for WTRG

Based on 2 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Essential Utilities Inc.
Min Forecast
$42.00+19.56%
Avg Forecast
$43.50+23.83%
Max Forecast
$45.00+28.1%

Should I buy or sell WTRG stock?

Based on 2 analysts offering ratings for Essential Utilities Inc.
Strong Buy
Strong Buy
2 analysts 100%
Buy
0 analysts 0%
Hold
0 analysts 0%
Sell
0 analysts 0%
Strong Sell
0 analysts 0%

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WTRG stock forecasts by analyst

Analyst / FirmRatingActionPrice TargetUpside/DownsideDateAnalyst Color
lockedlocked$00.00+00.00%2023-10-04
lockedlocked$00.00+00.00%2023-09-28

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Forecast return on equity

Is WTRG forecast to generate an efficient return?
Company
N/A
Industry
6.66%
Market
28.96%

Forecast return on assets

Is WTRG forecast to generate an efficient return on assets?
Company
N/A
Industry
2.17%

WTRG revenue forecast

What is WTRG's revenue in the next 2 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?
Avg 1 year Forecast
$2.3B+3.05%
Avg 2 year Forecast
$2.4B+6.31%
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Forecast High Revenue Growth Forecast

WTRG earnings growth forecast

How is WTRG forecast to perform vs Utilities - Regulated Water companies and vs the US market?
Company
12.71%
Industry
21.2%
Market
73.15%
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Forecast Earnings Growth vs Industry Forecast
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Forecast Earnings Growth vs Market Forecast
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Forecast Earnings Growth vs Savings Rate Forecast

WTRG revenue growth forecast

How is WTRG forecast to perform vs Utilities - Regulated Water companies and vs the US market?
Company
3.05%
Industry
1.99%
Market
47.49%
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Forecast Revenue Growth vs Industry Forecast
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Forecast Revenue Growth vs Market Forecast

WTRG vs Water Stocks

TickerPricePrice TargetUp/downsideConsensus
WTRG$35.13$43.50+23.83%Strong Buy
SBS$16.01N/AN/A
AWR$72.18$77.00+6.68%Strong Sell
CWT$46.10N/AN/A
SJW$57.14$66.00+15.51%Hold

Essential Utilities Stock Forecast FAQ

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

The consensus among 2 Wall Street analysts covering (NYSE: WTRG) stock is to Strong Buy WTRG stock.

Out of 2 analysts, 2 (100%) are recommending WTRG as a Strong Buy, 0 (0%) are recommending WTRG as a Buy, 0 (0%) are recommending WTRG as a Hold, 0 (0%) are recommending WTRG as a Sell, and 0 (0%) are recommending WTRG as a Strong Sell.

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What is WTRG's revenue growth forecast for 2024-2025?

(NYSE: WTRG) Essential Utilities's forecast annual revenue growth rate of 3.05% is forecast to beat the US Utilities - Regulated Water industry's average forecast revenue growth rate of 1.99%, and while it is not forecast to beat the US market's average forecast revenue growth rate of 47.49%.

Essential Utilities's revenue in 2024 is $2,279,788,000.On average, 2 Wall Street analysts forecast WTRG's revenue for 2024 to be $641,733,429,758, with the lowest WTRG revenue forecast at $637,022,685,244, and the highest WTRG revenue forecast at $646,444,174,272.

In 2025, WTRG is forecast to generate $662,054,234,885 in revenue, with the lowest revenue forecast at $649,861,478,643 and the highest revenue forecast at $674,246,991,127.

What is WTRG's forecast return on assets (ROA) for 2024-2025?

(NYSE: WTRG) forecast ROA is N/A, which is lower than the forecast US Utilities - Regulated Water industry average of 2.17%.

What is WTRG's Price Target?

According to 2 Wall Street analysts that have issued a 1 year WTRG price target, the average WTRG price target is $43.50, with the highest WTRG stock price forecast at $45.00 and the lowest WTRG stock price forecast at $42.00.

On average, Wall Street analysts predict that Essential Utilities's share price could reach $43.50 by Oct 4, 2024. The average Essential Utilities stock price prediction forecasts a potential upside of 23.83% from the current WTRG share price of $35.13.

What is WTRG's forecast return on equity (ROE) for 2024-2025?

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