• Consensus Rating: Moderate Buy
  • Consensus Price Target: $94.71
  • Forecasted Upside: 2.46%
  • Number of Analysts: 15
  • Breakdown:
  • 2 Sell Ratings
  • 1 Hold Ratings
  • 12 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
$92.43
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Analyst Price Target for ALC

Analyst Price Target is $94.71
▲ +2.46% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 15 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Alcon in the last 3 months. The average price target is $94.71, with a high forecast of $105.00 and a low forecast of $65.00. The average price target represents a 2.46% upside from the last price of $92.43.

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Current Consensus is Moderate Buy

The current consensus among 15 polled investment analysts is to moderate buy stock in Alcon. This Moderate Buy consensus rating has held steady for over two years.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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12/21/2022
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3/21/2023
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6/19/2023
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9/17/2023
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12/16/2023
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3/15/2024
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Latest Recommendations

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/15/2024Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$89.00 ➝ $94.00N/A
5/15/2024Robert W. BairdBoost TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$95.00 ➝ $104.00N/A
5/15/2024Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingBuy ➝ Buy$95.00 ➝ $100.00N/A
5/15/2024MizuhoBoost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$100.00 ➝ $105.00N/A
5/15/2024OppenheimerUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ Outperform$103.00N/A
5/14/2024Needham & Company LLCReiterated RatingBuy ➝ Buy$98.00 ➝ $98.00N/A
4/22/2024Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingBuy ➝ Buy$95.00 ➝ $95.00N/A
4/10/2024The Goldman Sachs GroupInitiated CoverageBuy$100.00N/A
3/14/2024Royal Bank of CanadaInitiated CoverageSector PerformN/A
3/13/2024Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingBuy ➝ Buy$95.00N/A
3/4/2024ArgusBoost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$90.00 ➝ $100.00N/A
3/1/2024MizuhoBoost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$92.00 ➝ $100.00N/A
2/29/2024KeyCorpBoost TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$87.00 ➝ $92.00N/A
2/29/2024Sanford C. BernsteinBoost TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$93.00 ➝ $96.60N/A
2/28/2024Needham & Company LLCReiterated RatingBuy ➝ Buy$86.00N/A
2/6/2024KeyCorpInitiated CoverageOverweight$87.00N/A
1/30/2024Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingOutperform ➝ Outperform$94.00N/A
1/23/2024Sanford C. BernsteinInitiated CoverageOutperform$94.40N/A
12/18/2023Redburn AtlanticDowngradeNeutral ➝ SellN/A
12/12/2023Stifel NicolausInitiated CoverageBuy$85.00N/A
12/6/2023ArgusLower TargetBuy ➝ Buy$95.00 ➝ $90.00N/A
12/4/2023Morgan StanleyDowngradeEqual Weight ➝ Underweight$85.00 ➝ $65.00N/A
11/20/2023Jefferies Financial GroupLower TargetBuy ➝ Buy$94.00 ➝ $88.00N/A
11/15/2023Needham & Company LLCReiterated RatingBuy ➝ Buy$98.00N/A
9/11/2023Needham & Company LLCReiterated RatingBuy ➝ Buy$98.00N/A
9/8/2023ArgusBoost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$90.00 ➝ $95.00N/A
8/17/2023Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$80.00 ➝ $89.00N/A
8/17/2023Robert W. BairdBoost TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$90.00 ➝ $95.00N/A
8/17/2023JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeNeutral ➝ Overweight$79.80 ➝ $89.30N/A
8/14/2023Needham & Company LLCReiterated RatingBuy ➝ Buy$94.00N/A
7/17/2023BTIG ResearchBoost Target$88.00 ➝ $91.00N/A
5/11/2023MizuhoBoost Target$85.00 ➝ $95.00N/A
5/10/2023BTIG ResearchBoost Target$81.00 ➝ $88.00N/A
5/10/2023Robert W. BairdUpgradeNeutral ➝ Outperform$75.00 ➝ $90.00N/A
4/17/2023BTIG ResearchBoost TargetBuy$78.00 ➝ $81.00N/A
4/10/2023Needham & Company LLCReiterated RatingBuy$85.00N/A
3/29/2023MizuhoReiterated RatingBuy$85.00N/A
3/6/2023Needham & Company LLCReiterated RatingBuy$85.00N/A
3/1/2023Societe GeneraleUpgradeSell ➝ HoldN/A
3/1/2023Robert W. BairdLower TargetNeutral$80.00 ➝ $75.00N/A
2/28/2023Needham & Company LLCReiterated RatingBuy$85.00N/A
2/3/2023Needham & Company LLCReiterated RatingBuy$85.00N/A
12/22/2022MizuhoInitiated CoverageBuy$85.00N/A
12/21/2022BTIG ResearchBoost TargetBuy$75.00 ➝ $78.00N/A
11/21/2022Credit Suisse GroupLower TargetCHF 84 ➝ CHF 80N/A
11/17/2022Societe GeneraleDowngradeHold ➝ SellN/A
11/17/2022Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$71.00 ➝ $78.00N/A
11/17/2022Wells Fargo & CompanyLower Target$90.00 ➝ $83.00N/A
11/17/2022CitigroupBoost TargetNeutral$67.00 ➝ $69.00N/A
10/17/2022BTIG ResearchLower TargetBuy$80.00 ➝ $75.00N/A
10/11/2022Morgan StanleyLower TargetEqual Weight$81.00 ➝ $71.00N/A
10/5/2022CitigroupLower Target$73.00 ➝ $67.00N/A
9/8/2022Credit Suisse GroupLower TargetCHF 96 ➝ CHF 84N/A
8/16/2022UBS GroupLower TargetCHF 88 ➝ CHF 83.80N/A
8/11/2022Societe GeneraleDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldN/A
8/11/2022Morgan StanleyLower TargetEqual Weight$83.00 ➝ $81.00N/A
8/11/2022Needham & Company LLCLower TargetBuy$87.00 ➝ $85.00N/A
6/27/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower TargetCHF 85 ➝ CHF 80N/A
5/12/2022JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower TargetNeutral ➝ NeutralCHF 69 ➝ CHF 68.80N/A
5/12/2022StephensUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ Overweight$86.00 ➝ $92.00N/A
4/8/2022Needham & Company LLCInitiated CoverageBuy$95.00N/A
3/11/2022Bank of AmericaInitiated CoverageBuy$85.00N/A
2/18/2022JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower TargetCHF 72.20 ➝ CHF 69N/A
2/17/2022Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetOutperform$93.00 ➝ $96.00N/A
2/17/2022Morgan StanleyLower TargetEqual Weight$95.00 ➝ $92.00N/A
1/18/2022StephensDowngradeOverweight ➝ Equal Weight$90.00 ➝ $86.00N/A
1/7/2022Morgan StanleyDowngradeOverweight ➝ Equal Weight$95.00N/A
11/12/2021Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetOutperform$90.00 ➝ $93.00N/A
11/11/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingNeutralN/A
11/11/2021CitigroupBoost TargetNeutral$84.00 ➝ $87.00N/A
11/11/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$92.00 ➝ $95.00N/A
9/30/2021OppenheimerInitiated CoverageMarket PerformN/A
9/13/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetOverweight$90.00 ➝ $93.00N/A
8/27/2021Berenberg BankReiterated RatingBuyN/A
8/23/2021UBS GroupUpgradeBuyN/A
8/23/2021CitigroupBoost TargetNeutral$72.00 ➝ $84.00N/A
8/20/2021Societe GeneraleReiterated RatingHoldN/A
8/19/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingNeutralN/A
8/19/2021Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetOutperform$86.00 ➝ $90.00N/A
8/19/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$79.00 ➝ $92.00N/A
8/19/2021SVB LeerinkBoost TargetPositive ➝ Market Perform$71.00 ➝ $82.00N/A
8/19/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetPositive ➝ Overweight$83.00 ➝ $90.00N/A
8/19/2021StephensBoost TargetOverweight$79.00 ➝ $90.00N/A
8/19/2021BTIG ResearchBoost TargetBuy$80.00 ➝ $84.00N/A
7/14/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftInitiated CoverageBuy$74.00N/A
5/7/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingNeutralN/A
5/6/2021CitigroupUpgradeSell ➝ NeutralN/A
4/1/2021Berenberg BankReiterated RatingBuyN/A
3/31/2021ArgusBoost Target$72.00 ➝ $78.00N/A
3/31/2021Jefferies Financial GroupBoost TargetBuy$82.00 ➝ $85.00N/A
3/29/2021Societe GeneraleReiterated RatingHoldN/A
3/29/2021BTIG ResearchUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$78.00N/A
3/25/2021Jefferies Financial GroupBoost TargetBuy$82.00 ➝ $85.00N/A
3/22/2021BTIG ResearchUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$78.00N/A
3/5/2021Berenberg BankReiterated RatingBuyN/A
3/3/2021Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetOutperform$76.00 ➝ $86.00N/A
3/3/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$75.00 ➝ $79.00N/A
2/26/2021Societe GeneraleUpgradeSell ➝ HoldN/A
2/25/2021Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingOverweight$75.00 ➝ $79.00N/A
2/25/2021Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetOutperform$76.00 ➝ $86.00N/A
1/20/2021Berenberg BankReiterated RatingBuyN/A
12/15/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$73.00 ➝ $75.00N/A
11/19/2020Berenberg BankReiterated RatingBuyN/A
11/16/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingNeutralN/A
11/13/2020Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetOutperform$71.00 ➝ $76.00N/A
11/12/2020Jefferies Financial GroupBoost TargetBuy$71.00 ➝ $78.00N/A
11/12/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$66.00 ➝ $73.00N/A
11/12/2020SVB LeerinkBoost TargetMarket Perform$61.00 ➝ $67.00N/A
11/12/2020GuggenheimDowngradeBuy ➝ NeutralN/A
9/1/2020Berenberg BankReiterated RatingBuyN/A
8/27/2020Societe GeneraleDowngradeHold ➝ SellN/A
8/20/2020SVB LeerinkBoost TargetMarket Perform$57.00 ➝ $61.00N/A
8/17/2020Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingBuy$63.00N/A
7/6/2020KeyCorpInitiated CoverageSector WeightN/A
7/6/2020CitigroupDowngradeNeutral ➝ Sell$55.00N/A
6/16/2020GuggenheimUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$68.00N/A
5/21/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingNeutralN/A
5/14/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetOverweight$58.00 ➝ $62.00N/A
5/14/2020SVB LeerinkBoost TargetMarket Perform$56.00 ➝ $57.00N/A
5/14/2020CitigroupBoost TargetNeutral$54.00 ➝ $55.00N/A
5/14/2020StephensUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ OverweightN/A
4/20/2020BTIG ResearchReiterated RatingHoldN/A
4/9/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyLower TargetOverweight$70.00 ➝ $58.00N/A
4/8/2020SVB LeerinkLower TargetMarket Perform$62.00 ➝ $56.00N/A
4/8/2020Robert W. BairdDowngradeOutperform ➝ Neutral$69.00 ➝ $58.00N/A
3/27/2020CitigroupLower TargetNeutral$63.00 ➝ $54.00N/A
3/27/2020Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweight$70.00 ➝ $66.00N/A
3/27/2020Kepler Capital MarketsReiterated RatingSellN/A
3/26/2020ArgusUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$55.00N/A
3/24/2020Societe GeneraleUpgradeSell ➝ HoldN/A
3/23/2020StephensLower TargetEqual Weight$68.00 ➝ $50.00N/A
3/13/2020UBS GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ BuyN/A
3/12/2020Berenberg BankReiterated RatingBuyN/A
3/11/2020SVB LeerinkLower TargetMarket Perform$68.00 ➝ $62.00N/A
3/10/2020Kepler Capital MarketsReiterated RatingSellN/A
3/6/2020Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingBuy$69.00N/A
3/4/2020CitigroupInitiated CoverageNeutral$63.00N/A
3/4/2020Redburn PartnersDowngradeNeutral ➝ SellN/A
2/27/2020Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetOutperform$68.00 ➝ $72.00N/A
2/27/2020StephensBoost TargetEqual Weight$62.00 ➝ $68.00N/A
2/27/2020Kepler Capital MarketsReiterated RatingSellN/A
2/26/2020Berenberg BankUpgradeHold ➝ BuyN/A
1/8/2020ArgusInitiated CoverageHoldN/A
12/17/2019Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweight$71.00 ➝ $70.00N/A
11/24/2019BTIG ResearchReiterated RatingHoldN/A
11/20/2019Berenberg BankReiterated RatingHoldN/A
11/11/2019Redburn PartnersUpgradeSell ➝ NeutralN/A
10/28/2019StephensInitiated CoverageEqual ➝ Equal WeightN/A
8/26/2019Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetOutperform$68.00 ➝ $73.00N/A
8/21/2019BTIG ResearchReiterated RatingHoldN/A
8/21/2019Bank of AmericaReiterated RatingNeutral$62.00 ➝ $65.00N/A
8/16/2019Credit Suisse GroupSet TargetBuy$68.00N/A
7/16/2019Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$65.00 ➝ $71.00N/A
6/24/2019SVB LeerinkInitiated CoverageMarket Perform$62.00N/A
6/14/2019BTIG ResearchInitiated CoverageNeutral ➝ NeutralN/A
(Data available from 6/13/2019 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.35 (Hold)

Our news sentiment rating is based on the average sentiment of articles about this company published in the media in the last 30 days of headlines and can range from 2 (very positive sentiment) to -2 (very negative sentiment).

News Sentiment Over Time

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  • 3 very positive mentions
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11/16/2023
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12/16/2023
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1/15/2024
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2/14/2024
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3/15/2024
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4/14/2024
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5/14/2024
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6/13/2024

Current Sentiment

  • 4 very positive mentions
  • 6 positive mentions
  • 1 negative mentions
  • 2 very negative mentions
Alcon logo
Alcon Inc. researches, develops, manufactures, distributes, and sells eye care products for eye care professionals and their patients worldwide. The company's Surgical segment offers equipment, instrumentation and diagnostics, intraocular lenses (IOLs), and other implantables; and consumables, including viscoelastics, surgical solutions, incisional instruments, surgical custom packs, and other products for surgical procedures. Its cataract products include Centurion vision system, LenSx laser system, ARGOS biometer, LuxOR surgical ophthalmic microscope, SMARTCATARACT health platform, NGENUITY 3D visualization system, Verion reference unit and Verion digital marker, and ORA system for intra-operative measurements; custom pak surgical procedure packs; vitreoretinal products comprising constellation vision systems, procedure packs, lasers and hand-held microsurgical instruments, and grieshaber and MIVS instruments, as well as scissors, forceps and micro-instruments, medical grade vitreous tamponades, and Hypervit vitrectomy probes; refractive surgery products, including WaveLight lasers and Contoura Vision used for LASIK treatment; EX-PRESS glaucoma filtration device; and implantable products, including AcrySof IQ products, such as monofocal IOLs and advanced technology IOLs for the correction of presbyopia and astigmatism at the time of cataract surgery. Its Vision Care segment provides daily disposable, reusable, and color-enhancing contact lenses; ocular health products, such as dry eye, glaucoma, contact lens care, and ocular allergies; and ocular vitamins and redness relievers. The company was formerly known as Alcon Universal S.A. and changed its name to Alcon Inc. in December 2001. Alcon Inc. was founded in 1945 and is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland.
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Today's Range

Now: $92.43
Low: $92.43
High: $92.43

50 Day Range

MA: $84.63
Low: $77.57
High: $92.26

52 Week Range

Now: $92.43
Low: $69.44
High: $92.65

Volume

3,135 shs

Average Volume

880,784 shs

Market Capitalization

$45.58 billion

P/E Ratio

43.81

Dividend Yield

N/A

Beta

0.97

Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of Alcon?

The following equities research analysts have issued research reports on Alcon in the last year: Argus, BTIG Research, Jefferies Financial Group Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., KeyCorp, Mizuho, Morgan Stanley, Needham & Company LLC, Oppenheimer Holdings Inc., Redburn Atlantic, Robert W. Baird, Royal Bank of Canada, Sanford C. Bernstein, Stifel Nicolaus, The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., TheStreet, and Wells Fargo & Company.
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What is the current price target for Alcon?

14 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Alcon in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $94.71, suggesting a possible upside of 2.5%. Mizuho has the highest price target set, predicting ALC will reach $105.00 in the next twelve months. Morgan Stanley has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $65.00 for Alcon in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for Alcon?

Alcon currently has 2 sell ratings, 1 hold rating and 12 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Moderate Buy."
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How do I contact Alcon's investor relations team?

Alcon's physical mailing address is Rue Louis-d`Affry 6, Fribourg V8, 1701. The healthcare company's listed phone number is 418172930450 and its investor relations email address is [email protected]. The official website for Alcon is www.alcon.com. Learn More about contacing Alcon investor relations.