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Essential Utilities (WTRG) Stock Forecast & Price Target

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WTRG Analyst Ratings

Moderate Buy
1Ratings
1 Buy
0 Hold
0 Sell
Based on 1 analysts giving stock ratings to
Essential
Utilities
in the past 3 months
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WTRG Stock 12 Months Forecast

Average Price Target

$42.00
▲(19.56% Upside)
Based on 1 Wall Street analysts offering 12 month price targets for Essential Utilities in the last 3 months. The average price target is $42.00 with a high forecast of $42.00 and a low forecast of $42.00. The average price target represents a 19.56% change from the last price of $35.13.
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Highest Price Target$42.00Average Price Target$42.00Lowest Price Target$42.00
The highest, average, and lowest price target of all analysts. Click on ‘Top Analysts’ to focus on the best performers.

Detailed List of Analyst Forecasts​

Analyst Profile
Expert Firm
Price Target
Position
Upside / Downside
Action
Date
Follow
Article
RBC Capital
$47.00
Buy
33.79%
Upside
Reiterated
11/08/23
RBC Capital Remains a Buy on Essential Utilities (WTRG)
Robert W. Baird
$46.00
Buy
30.94%
Upside
Reiterated
11/06/23
Essential Utilities (WTRG): An Attractive Investment Opportunity Despite Legal Cases and Rising Rates Environment - Buy Rating and $46 Price Target
Edward Jones
Buy
Upgraded
11/03/23
Essential Utilities upgraded to Buy from Hold at Edward JonesEssential Utilities upgraded to Buy from Hold at Edward Jones
UBS
$45.00
Buy
28.10%
Upside
Reiterated
10/04/23
Essential Utilities, Inc. (WTRG) PT Lowered to $45 at UBSUBS analyst Gregg Orrill lowered the price target on Essential Utilities, Inc. (NYSE: WTRG) to $45.00 (from $46.00) while maintaining a Buy rating.
Northcoast Research
$42.00
Buy
19.56%
Upside
Upgraded
09/28/23
Essential Utilities upgraded to Buy from Neutral at NorthcoastEssential Utilities upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Northcoast
Bank of America Securities
$44.00
Hold
25.25%
Upside
Reiterated
05/08/23
Analysts Conflicted on These Utilities Names: Essential Utilities (NYSE: WTRG), Delek US Holdings (NYSE: DK) and Crescent Energy Company Class A (NYSE: CRGY)
Evercore ISI
$55.00
Buy
56.56%
Upside
Reiterated
02/27/23
Essential Utilities, Inc. (WTRG) PT Raised to $55 at Evercore ISIEvercore ISI analyst Durgesh Chopra raised the price target on Essential Utilities, Inc. (NYSE: WTRG) to $55.00 (from $51.00) while maintaining a Outperform rating.

Best Analysts Covering Essential Utilities

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1 Month
Jonathan ReederWells Fargo
Success Rate
10/14 ratings generated profit
71%
Average Return
+3.53%
reiterated a buy rating 2 months ago
Copying Jonathan Reeder's trades and holding each position for 1 Month would result in 71.43% of your transactions generating a profit, with an average return of +3.53% per trade.
dummydummy
Success Rate
0/0 ratings generated profit
0%
Average Return
0.00%
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3 Months
Ryan ConnorsNorthcoast Research
Success Rate
11/14 ratings generated profit
79%
Average Return
+5.26%
upgraded a buy rating 5 months ago
Copying Ryan Connors's trades and holding each position for 3 Months would result in 78.57% of your transactions generating a profit, with an average return of +5.26% per trade.
dummydummy
Success Rate
0/0 ratings generated profit
0%
Average Return
0.00%
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1 Year
Ryan ConnorsNorthcoast Research
Success Rate
12/14 ratings generated profit
86%
Average Return
+19.39%
upgraded a buy rating 5 months ago
Copying Ryan Connors's trades and holding each position for 1 Year would result in 85.71% of your transactions generating a profit, with an average return of +19.39% per trade.
2 Years
Ryan ConnorsNorthcoast Research
Success Rate
12/14 ratings generated profit
86%
Average Return
+18.56%
upgraded a buy rating 5 months ago
Copying Ryan Connors's trades and holding each position for 2 Years would result in 85.71% of your transactions generating a profit, with an average return of +18.56% per trade.
dummydummy
Success Rate
0/0 ratings generated profit
0%
Average Return
0.00%
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WTRG Analyst Recommendation Trends

Rating
Aug 23
Sep 23
Oct 23
Nov 23
Dec 23
Strong Buy
0
0
0
0
0
Buy
6
4
4
6
6
Hold
2
0
0
0
0
Sell
0
0
0
0
0
Strong Sell
0
0
0
0
0
total
8
4
4
6
6
In the current month, WTRG has received 6 Buy Ratings, 0 Hold Ratings, and 0 Sell Ratings. WTRG average Analyst price target in the past 3 months is $42.00.
Each month's total comprises the sum of three months' worth of ratings.
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WTRG Financial Forecast

WTRG Earnings Forecast

Next quarter’s earnings estimate for WTRG is $0.75 with a range of $0.67 to $0.85. The previous quarter’s EPS was $0.50. WTRG beat its EPS estimate 75.00% of the time in the past 12 months, while its overall industry beat the EPS estimate 58.74% of the time in the same period. In the last calendar year WTRG has Outperformed its overall industry.
Next quarter’s earnings estimate for WTRG is $0.75 with a range of $0.67 to $0.85. The previous quarter’s EPS was $0.50. WTRG beat its EPS estimate 75.00% of the time in the past 12 months, while its overall industry beat the EPS estimate 58.74% of the time in the same period. In the last calendar year WTRG has Outperformed its overall industry.

WTRG Sales Forecast

Next quarter’s sales forecast for WTRG is $752.50M with a range of $748.00M to $757.00M. The previous quarter’s sales results were $479.42M. WTRG beat its sales estimates 25.00% of the time in past 12 months, while its overall industry beat sales estimates 47.73% of the time in the same period. In the last calendar year WTRG has Underperformed its overall industry.
Next quarter’s sales forecast for WTRG is $752.50M with a range of $748.00M to $757.00M. The previous quarter’s sales results were $479.42M. WTRG beat its sales estimates 25.00% of the time in past 12 months, while its overall industry beat sales estimates 47.73% of the time in the same period. In the last calendar year WTRG has Underperformed its overall industry.

WTRG Stock Forecast FAQ

What is WTRG’s average 12-month price target, according to analysts?
Based on analyst ratings, Essential Utilities’s 12-month average price target is $42.00.
    What is WTRG’s upside potential, based on the analysts’ average price target?
    Essential Utilities has 19.56% upside potential, based on the analysts’ average price target.
      Can I see which stocks the top-ranking analysts are rating?
      Yes, go to the Analysts’ Top Stocks tool to see stocks with a Strong Buy or Strong Sell analyst rating consensus, according to the top performers.
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          Is WTRG a Buy, Sell or Hold?
          Essential Utilities has a conensus rating of Moderate Buy which is based on 1 buy ratings, 0 hold ratings and 0 sell ratings.
            What is Essential Utilities’s price target?
            The average price target for Essential Utilities is $42.00. This is based on 1 Wall Streets Analysts 12-month price targets, issued in the past 3 months.
            The highest analyst price target is $42.00 ,the lowest forecast is $42.00. The average price target represents 19.56% Increase from the current price of $35.13.
              What do analysts say about Essential Utilities?
              Essential Utilities’s analyst rating consensus is a Moderate Buy. This is based on the ratings of 1 Wall Streets Analysts.
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