West Pharmaceutical Services Inc. (WST) Social Stream



West Pharmaceutical Services Inc. (WST): $380.00

7.58 (-1.96%)

POWR Rating

Component Grades

Momentum

F

Stability

B

Sentiment

Quality

B

WEST PHARMACEUTICAL SERVICES INC (WST) Price Targets From Analysts

Use the tables below to see what analysts covering WEST PHARMACEUTICAL SERVICES INC think about its future price and what recommendations they have for investors and traders.

Date Number of Analysts Highest Target Price Lowest Target Price Average Target Price Current Price Upside Potential
2021-11-01 5 $515 $400 $448.75 $339.48 32.19%
2022-02-18 5 $515 $405 $455 $339.48 34.03%
2022-03-01 5 $475 $400 $438.75 $339.48 29.24%
2022-04-28 5 $475 $400 $420 $339.48 23.72%
2022-04-29 5 $410 $400 $403.75 $339.48 18.93%
2022-05-09 5 $410 $341 $387.75 $339.48 14.22%
2022-06-06 5 $410 $341 $380.25 $339.48 12.01%
2022-07-28 5 $400 $330 $371.25 $339.48 9.36%
2022-08-13 5 $400 $330 $361.25 $339.48 6.41%
2022-10-17 4 $400 $330 $365 $339.48 7.52%
2022-10-27 4 $385 $330 $352.5 $339.48 3.84%
2022-10-28 5 $350 $206 $287.75 $339.48 -15.24%
2022-11-01 6 $350 $206 $272.75 $339.48 -19.66%
2022-12-02 6 $315 $206 $261.2 $339.48 -23.06%
2023-01-06 7 $315 $206 $252.666 $339.48 -25.57%
2023-01-26 7 $315 $240 $258.333 $339.48 -23.9%
2023-02-09 7 $315 $240 $260 $339.48 -23.41%
2023-02-16 7 $375 $240 $270 $339.48 -20.47%
2023-02-17 7 $375 $250 $294.166 $339.48 -13.35%
2023-02-23 7 $375 $250 $300.833 $339.48 -11.38%
2023-03-01 7 $375 $250 $313.333 $339.48 -7.7%
2023-04-11 7 $400 $250 $325 $339.48 -4.27%
2023-04-28 7 $400 $250 $332.5 $339.48 -2.06%
2023-06-06 7 $400 $250 $338.333 $339.48 -0.34%
2023-06-16 7 $405 $250 $340.833 $339.48 0.4%
2023-07-19 7 $420 $250 $344.166 $339.48 1.38%
2023-07-26 7 $420 $250 $355.833 $339.48 4.82%
2023-07-28 7 $420 $250 $355 $339.48 4.57%
2023-08-21 7 $420 $250 $356.666 $339.48 5.06%
2023-08-29 7 $420 $250 $361.666 $339.48 6.54%
2023-09-05 7 $440 $250 $365.833 $339.48 7.76%
2023-10-25 7 $460 $250 $375.833 $339.48 10.71%
2023-10-27 7 $460 $250 $374.166 $339.48 10.22%
2023-11-01 7 $440 $250 $368.833 $339.48 8.65%
2023-11-15 7 $440 $250 $363.833 $339.48 7.17%
2023-12-29 7 $440 $323 $388.833 $339.48 14.54%

The Trend in the Analyst Price Target


WST's average price target has moved up $193.83 over the prior 44 months.

WST reports an average of 0.25% for its upside potential over the past 48 weeks.

Date Number of Analysts Highest Target Price Lowest Target Price Average Target Price Share Price Upside Potential
2023-05-01 7 400 250 338.333 366.13 -7.59%
2023-07-26 7 420 250 355.833 379.42 -6.22%
2023-08-08 7 420 250 356.666 399.87 -10.8%
2023-08-25 7 420 250 361.666 393.73 -8.14%
2023-10-03 7 460 250 375.833 368.83 1.9%

WST Broker Recommendations Summary

Average Broker Rating Strong Buy Buy Hold Sell Strong Sell Analysts Issuing Recs
1.86 4 0 3 0 0 7

The Trend in the Broker Recommendations


Over the past 31 weeks, WST's average broker recommendation rating improved by 0.28.

The bullet points below may help you gain a better understanding of what the metrics in the price target and recommendations tables above mean for WST as an investment opportunity.

  • To contextualize these metrics, consider that out of all US stocks, WEST PHARMACEUTICAL SERVICES INC's average analyst price target is higher than 4213.1% of them.
  • WEST PHARMACEUTICAL SERVICES INC's number of analysts covering the stock is greater than 315.72% of stocks in the large market cap category.
  • In the context of Healthcare stocks, WEST PHARMACEUTICAL SERVICES INC's upside potential (average analyst target price relative to current price) is higher than 718.43% of them.
  • To contextualize these metrics, consider that out of Rubber and Plastic Products stocks, WEST PHARMACEUTICAL SERVICES INC's variance in analysts' estimates is lower than -2131.18% of them.

In terms of price targets and recommendations offered by analysts, the stocks in the Rubber and Plastic Products industry with the ratings most similar to WEST PHARMACEUTICAL SERVICES INC are WMS, ENTG, and NPO.

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