Essential Utilities (WTRG) Social Stream



Essential Utilities (WTRG): $51.96

-0.41 (-0.78%)

POWR Rating

Component Grades

Growth

S

Value

I

Momentum

G

Stability

N

Sentiment

U

Quality

P

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Industry: Water


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Essential Utilities Inc (WTRG) Price Targets From Analysts

Use the tables below to see what analysts covering Essential Utilities 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
2021-11-02 6 $70 $51 $57.166 $51.19 11.67%
2021-11-18 6 $70 $53 $57.666 $51.19 12.65%
2021-12-08 7 $70 $53 $57.833 $51.19 12.98%
2022-01-25 6 $70 $53 $58 $51.19 13.3%
2022-02-28 7 $70 $54 $59 $51.19 15.26%
2022-03-10 8 $70 $53 $58 $51.19 13.3%
2022-03-11 8 $70 $52 $57.666 $51.19 12.65%

The Trend in the Analyst Price Target


Over the past 19 months, WTRG's average price target has gone up $8.67.

WTRG reports an average of 20.84% for its upside potential over the past 129 days.

Date Number of Analysts Highest Target Price Lowest Target Price Average Target Price Share Price Upside Potential
2021-11-02 6 70 51 57.166 47.27 20.94%
2021-11-18 7 70 53 57.666 47.57 21.22%
2021-12-08 6 70 53 57.833 50.51 14.5%
2022-02-28 7 70 54 59.000 47.11 25.24%
2022-03-10 8 70 53 58.000 47.15 23.01%

WTRG Broker Recommendations Summary

Average Broker Rating Strong Buy Buy Hold Sell Strong Sell Analysts Issuing Recs
1.75 5 0 3 0 0 8

The Trend in the Broker Recommendations


Over the past 23 months, WTRG's average broker recommendation rating improved by 0.35.

The points below can provide you with additional insight regarding what the price target and recommendations metrics in the table above mean for investors.

  • In the context of stocks in the large market cap category, Essential Utilities Inc's number of analysts covering the stock is higher than 146.84% of them.
  • In the context of Utilities stocks, Essential Utilities Inc's upside potential (average analyst target price relative to current price) is higher than 843.47% of them.
  • To contextualize these metrics, consider that out of Utilities stocks, Essential Utilities Inc's variance in analysts' estimates is lower than -672.58% of them.
  • In terms of how Essential Utilities Inc fares relative to stocks in the large market cap category, note that its average analyst price target is greater than 310.41% of that group.

Stocks similar to Essential Utilities Inc in the Utilities industry regarding analyst recommendations and price targets are VIVHY, SBS, and AWK.

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