NYSE:BMO - Bank of Montreal Stock Price Target and Predictions

  • Consensus Rating: Buy
  • Consensus Price Target: $157.58
  • Forecasted Upside: 62.51 %
  • Number of Analysts: 11
  • Breakdown:
  • 0 Sell Ratings
  • 2 Hold Ratings
  • 9 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
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Analyst Price Target for BMO

Analyst Price Target is $157.58
▲ +62.51% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 11 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Bank of Montreal in the last 3 months. The average price target is $157.58, with a high forecast of $0.00 and a low forecast of $0.00. The average price target represents a 62.51% upside from the last price of $96.97.

This chart shows the closing price for BMO for the last year in relation to the current analyst high, average, and low pricetarget.

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Current Consensus is Buy

The current consensus among 11 polled investment analysts is to buy stock in Bank of Montreal. This Buy consensus rating has held steady for over two years.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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Latest Recommendations

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/27/2022DesjardinsLower Price TargetBuy ➝ BuyC$159.00 ➝ C$155.00Low
5/26/2022Stifel EuropeBoost Price TargetC$157.00 ➝ C$160.00Medium
5/26/2022BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetC$155.00 ➝ C$157.00Medium
5/26/2022TD SecuritiesLower Price TargetBuy ➝ BuyC$160.00 ➝ C$155.00Low
5/20/2022Credit Suisse GroupInitiated CoverageOutperformMedium
4/8/2022Stifel NicolausLower Price TargetBuy ➝ BuyC$172.00 ➝ C$171.00Low
3/31/2022BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetC$161.00 ➝ C$163.00Medium
3/7/2022National Bank FinancialDowngradeOutperform ➝ Sector PerformMedium
3/7/2022BMO Capital MarketsDowngradeOutperform ➝ Sector PerformC$151.00Medium
3/3/2022DesjardinsBoost Price TargetC$157.00 ➝ C$161.00Low
3/2/2022BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetC$169.00 ➝ C$171.00Low
3/2/2022BarclaysBoost Price TargetOverweight ➝ OverweightC$167.00 ➝ C$171.00Low
3/2/2022Stifel EuropeBoost Price TargetBuy ➝ BuyC$170.00 ➝ C$172.00Low
3/2/2022TD SecuritiesBoost Price TargetBuy ➝ BuyC$170.00 ➝ C$175.00Low
3/2/2022ScotiabankUpgradeSector Perform ➝ Sector Outperform$165.00 ➝ $169.00High
2/18/2022ScotiabankBoost Price TargetSector Perform ➝ Sector PerformC$162.00 ➝ C$165.00Low
2/18/2022Stifel EuropeInitiated CoverageBuyLow
2/18/2022Stifel NicolausInitiated CoverageBuyLow
1/19/2022BarclaysUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ Overweight$140.00 ➝ $165.00High
12/21/2021ScotiabankDowngradeSector Outperform ➝ Sector PerformLow
12/21/2021Royal Bank of CanadaUpgradeSector Perform ➝ Outperform$154.00 ➝ $160.00High
12/7/2021DesjardinsBoost Price TargetBuy ➝ BuyC$146.00 ➝ C$150.00Low
12/6/2021BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetOutperformC$149.00 ➝ C$151.00Low
12/6/2021TD SecuritiesBoost Price TargetBuy$150.00 ➝ $155.00Low
12/6/2021Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetSector Perform ➝ Sector PerformC$146.00 ➝ C$154.00Low
11/24/2021ScotiabankBoost Price TargetOutperformC$147.00 ➝ C$161.00Low
11/8/2021DesjardinsUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$138.00 ➝ $146.00Medium
9/7/2021BarclaysUpgradeUnderweight ➝ Equal Weight$86.00 ➝ $83.00Low
8/26/2021DesjardinsBoost Price TargetHold ➝ HoldC$133.00 ➝ C$138.00Medium
8/25/2021Bank of AmericaBoost Price TargetBuy$150.00 ➝ $152.00High
8/25/2021CIBCBoost Price TargetOutperformer$139.00 ➝ $148.00Medium
8/25/2021Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetOutperform$138.00 ➝ $144.00Medium
8/25/2021National Bank FinancialBoost Price TargetOutperform$139.00 ➝ $149.00Medium
8/25/2021Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetSector PerformC$139.00 ➝ C$146.00Low
8/25/2021BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetBuyC$150.00 ➝ C$152.00Low
8/17/2021ScotiabankBoost Price TargetC$138.00 ➝ C$147.00Low
8/13/2021BarclaysBoost Price TargetUnderweight$126.00 ➝ $127.00Low
6/15/2021BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetOutperformC$136.00 ➝ C$139.00Low
6/8/2021BarclaysBoost Price TargetPositive ➝ UnderweightC$125.00 ➝ C$126.00Low
5/27/2021BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetOutperformC$128.00 ➝ C$136.00Low
4/21/2021Cannonball ResearchReiterated RatingBuyLow
3/8/2021National Bank FinancialUpgradeSector Perform ➝ OutperformLow
3/2/2021Credit Suisse GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Outperform$97.00 ➝ $108.00Low
3/2/2021BMO Capital MarketsUpgradeNeutral ➝ BuyMedium
3/2/2021Bank of AmericaUpgradeNeutral ➝ BuyMedium
2/24/2021BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetSector Perform$102.00 ➝ $113.00Low
2/24/2021Credit Suisse GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Outperform$97.00 ➝ $108.00High
2/17/2021ScotiabankUpgradeSector Perform ➝ Sector OutperformLow
2/16/2021BarclaysBoost Price TargetUnderweight$88.00 ➝ $96.00Low
1/11/2021BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetSector Perform$93.00 ➝ $102.00Low
12/2/2020Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetNeutral$90.00 ➝ $94.00Low
12/2/2020Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingMarket PerformLow
11/19/2020CIBCUpgradeOutperformer$95.00 ➝ $108.00Low
11/18/2020BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetSector Perform$83.00 ➝ $87.00Low
10/6/2020Bank of AmericaUpgradeNeutral$88.00Low
10/6/2020BMO Capital MarketsUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Neutral$88.00Medium
8/26/2020Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetNeutral$75.00 ➝ $81.00Medium
8/19/2020BarclaysDowngradeEqual Weight ➝ UnderweightLow
8/10/2020DesjardinsReiterated RatingHoldMedium
7/24/2020CIBCInitiated CoverageNeutralLow
6/29/2020Credit Suisse GroupInitiated CoverageHold$76.00Medium
5/29/2020Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingMarket PerformLow
5/28/2020National Bank FinancialDowngradeOutperform ➝ Sector Perform$75.00Medium
5/27/2020BMO Capital MarketsDowngradeOutperform ➝ Sector Perform$75.00Medium
5/13/2020Bank of AmericaBoost Price TargetUnderperform$53.00 ➝ $75.00High
5/11/2020BarclaysLower Price TargetEqual Weight$69.00 ➝ $67.00Low
4/28/2020TD SecuritiesDowngradeStrong-Buy ➝ BuyLow
3/20/2020TD SecuritiesUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$53.00High
2/26/2020Bank of AmericaBoost Price TargetUnderperform$103.00 ➝ $104.00High
2/26/2020Royal Bank of CanadaDowngradeOutperform ➝ Sector PerformHigh
12/17/2019CitigroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$108.00Low
12/4/2019Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetNeutral$93.00 ➝ $94.00Low
12/4/2019OppenheimerUpgradeNeutral ➝ OutperformLow
12/3/2019CIBCUpgradeNeutral ➝ Sector Outperform$109.00Low
9/6/2019Credit Suisse GroupUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Neutral$93.00Low
8/20/2019ScotiabankReiterated RatingHoldLow
6/11/2019BarclaysReiterated RatingHoldLow
5/30/2019Scotia Howard WeillReiterated RatingSector Outperform ➝ Sector PerformLow
5/30/2019Howard WeilDowngradeSector Outperform ➝ Sector PerformLow
5/17/2019BarclaysReiterated RatingHoldLow
1/28/2019Bank of AmericaDowngradeNeutral ➝ UnderperformMedium
12/12/2018MacquarieDowngradeOutperform ➝ NeutralLow
12/11/2018DesjardinsReiterated RatingHoldLow
12/10/2018TD SecuritiesReiterated RatingHoldLow
12/5/2018CormarkDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market Perform$115.00 ➝ $109.00High
12/4/2018BarclaysReiterated RatingHoldHigh
12/4/2018TD SecuritiesDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldLow
11/16/2018BarclaysReiterated RatingHoldMedium
7/18/2018BMO Capital MarketsUpgrade$78.97Low
7/18/2018Royal Bank of CanadaUpgradeSector Perform ➝ Outperform$120.00Low
5/31/2018National Bank FinancialUpgradeSector Perform ➝ OutperformLow
2/15/2018MacquarieUpgradeNeutral ➝ OutperformLow
11/22/2017ScotiabankReiterated RatingBuy$112.00N/A
10/24/2017MacquarieInitiated CoverageNeutral ➝ Neutral$81.00N/A
8/30/2017ScotiabankReiterated RatingBuy$101.00Low
(Data available from 7/5/2017 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.19 (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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Current Sentiment

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Bank of Montreal provides diversified financial services primarily in North America. The company's personal banking products and services include checking and savings accounts, credit cards, mortgages, and financial and investment advice services; and commercial banking products and services comprise business deposit accounts, commercial credit cards, business loans and commercial mortgages, cash management solutions, foreign exchange, specialized banking programs, treasury and payment solutions, and risk management products for small business and commercial banking customers. It also offers investment and wealth advisory services; digital investing services; financial services and solutions; and investment management, and trust and custody services. In addition, the company provides life insurance, accident and sickness insurance, and annuity products; creditor and travel insurance to bank customers; and reinsurance solutions. Further, it offers client's debt and equity capital-raising services, as well as loan origination and syndication, and treasury management; strategic advice on mergers and acquisitions, restructurings, and recapitalizations, as well as valuation and fairness opinions; and trade finance, risk mitigation, and other operating services. Additionally, the company provides research and access to markets for institutional, corporate, and retail clients; trading solutions that include debt, foreign exchange, interest rate, credit, equity, securitization and commodities; new product development and origination services, as well as risk management advice and services to hedge against fluctuations; and funding and liquidity management services to its clients. It operates through approximately 900 bank branches and 3,300 automated banking machines in Canada and the United States. Bank of Montreal was founded in 1817 and is headquartered in Montreal, Canada.
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Today's Range

Now: $96.97
Low: $95.24
High: $97.24

50 Day Range

MA: $102.93
Low: $93.85
High: $110.30

52 Week Range

Now: $96.97
Low: $93.43
High: $122.77


86,529 shs

Average Volume

816,889 shs

Market Capitalization

$65.39 billion

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Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of Bank of Montreal?

The following equities research analysts have issued reports on Bank of Montreal in the last twelve months: Bank of America Co., Barclays PLC, BMO Capital Markets, CIBC, Credit Suisse Group AG, Desjardins, National Bank Financial, Royal Bank of Canada, Scotiabank, Stifel Europe, Stifel Nicolaus, StockNews.com, and TD Securities.
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What is the current price target for Bank of Montreal?

0 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Bank of Montreal in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $157.58, suggesting a possible upside of 62.5%.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for Bank of Montreal?

Bank of Montreal currently has 2 hold ratings and 9 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Buy." A "buy" rating indicates that analysts believe BMO will outperform the market and that investors should add to their positions of Bank of Montreal.
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How do I contact Bank of Montreal's investor relations team?

Bank of Montreal's physical mailing address is 100 King Street West 1 First Canadian Place, TORONTO A6, M5X 1A1. The bank's listed phone number is (416) 867-6785 and its investor relations email address is [email protected] The official website for Bank of Montreal is www.bmo.com. Learn More about contacing Bank of Montreal investor relations.