NYSE:CWT - California Water Service Group Stock Price Target and Predictions

  • Consensus Rating: Hold
  • Consensus Price Target: $52.67
  • Forecasted Upside: -3.08 %
  • Number of Analysts: 4
  • Breakdown:
  • 0 Sell Ratings
  • 4 Hold Ratings
  • 0 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
$54.34
▲ +0.38 (0.70%)
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Analyst Price Target for CWT

i We calculate consensus analyst ratings for stocks using the most recent rating from each Wall Street analyst that has rated a stock within the last twelve months. Each analyst's rating is normalized to a standardized rating score of 1 (sell), 2 (hold), 3 (buy) or 4 (strong buy). Analyst consensus ratings scores are calculated using the mean average of the number of normalized sell, hold, buy and strong buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. Each stock's consensus analyst rating is derived from its calculated consensus ratings score (0-1.5 = Sell, 1.5-2.5 = Hold, 2.5-3.5 = Buy, >3.5 = Strong Buy). Our consensus price targets are a mean average of the most recent available price targets set by each analyst that has set a price target for the stock in the last twelve months. Our consensus ratings and consensus price targets may differ from those calculated by other firms due to differences in methodology and available data.
$52.67
▼ -3.08% Downside Potential
This price target is based on 4 analysts offering 12 month price targets for California Water Service Group in the last 3 months. The average price target is $52.67, with a high forecast of $56.00 and a low forecast of $50.00. The average price target represents a -3.08% upside from the last price of $54.34.
Hold
The current consensus among 4 contributing investment analysts is to hold stock in California Water Service Group. This Hold consensus rating has held steady for over two years.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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8/1/2019
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10/30/2019
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1/28/2020
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4/27/2020
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7/26/2020
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10/24/2020
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12/23/2020
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1/22/2021

Latest Recommendations

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
1/8/2021Janney Montgomery ScottDowngradeBuy ➝ NeutralMedium
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7/13/2020Boenning ScattergoodDowngradeOutperform ➝ NeutralHigh
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Rating by R. Connors at Boenning Scattergood
5/20/2020Seaport Global SecuritiesInitiated CoverageNeutralMedium
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Rating by A. Storozynski at Seaport Global Securities
5/1/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyLower Price TargetEqual Weight$55.00 ➝ $50.00High
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5/1/2020Boenning ScattergoodUpgradeNeutral ➝ Outperform$52.00High
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Rating by R. Connors at Boenning Scattergood
5/1/2020Janney Montgomery ScottUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$56.00High
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6/10/2019Boenning ScattergoodInitiated CoverageNeutralMedium
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Rating by R. Connors at Boenning Scattergood
6/10/2019Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingHoldLow
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4/25/2019Wells Fargo & CompanyUpgradeMarket PerformLow
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3/26/2019Wells Fargo & CompanyDowngradeMarket Perform ➝ Underperform$50.00Low
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3/4/2019Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost Price TargetMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$45.00 ➝ $49.00Medium
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12/6/2018Robert W. BairdUpgradeNeutral ➝ Outperform$50.00High
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9/17/2018Evercore ISIInitiated CoverageIn-Line ➝ In-Line$42.00High
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8/27/2018Wells Fargo & CompanyInitiated CoverageMarket PerformLow
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Rating by Jonathan Reeder at Wells Fargo & Company
8/27/2018Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$44.00Low
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Rating by Jonathan Reeder at Wells Fargo & Company
4/2/2018Wells Fargo & CompanyUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Market Perform$35.00Medium
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3/26/2018Hilliard LyonsUpgradeUnderperform ➝ NeutralLow
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3/23/2018UBS GroupLower Price TargetSell ➝ Sell$34.00 ➝ $33.00High
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3/8/2018UBS GroupInitiated CoverageSell$34.00Low
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1/17/2018Hilliard LyonsDowngradeNeutral ➝ UnderperformLow
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9/22/2017BarclaysBoost Price TargetUnderweight$30.00 ➝ $32.00Low
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9/3/2017Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingHold$35.00Low
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7/17/2017US Capital AdvisorsReiterated RatingHoldLow
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Rating by D. Fidell at US Capital Advisors
4/28/2017GabelliDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldLow
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Rating by T. Winter at Gabelli
2/24/2017Wells Fargo & CompanyDowngradeMarket Perform ➝ UnderperformN/A
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2/16/2017GabelliUpgradeHold ➝ BuyN/A
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Rating by T. Winter at Gabelli
1/18/2017MacquarieInitiated CoverageNeutral$32.00N/A
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11/23/2016Hilliard LyonsDowngradeBuy ➝ NeutralN/A
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10/28/2016BarclaysDowngradeEqual Weight ➝ Underweight$31.00 ➝ $28.00N/A
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10/14/2016Robert W. BairdInitiated CoverageNeutral$33.00N/A
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10/10/2016Hilliard LyonsUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$36.00N/A
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9/6/2016BarclaysLower Price TargetEqual Weight$33.00 ➝ $31.00N/A
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Rating by Daniel Ford at Barclays PLC
4/19/2016Janney Montgomery ScottDowngradeBuy ➝ NeutralN/A
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4/4/2016BarclaysInitiated CoverageEqual Weight$29.00N/A
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3/7/2016GabelliDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$31.00N/A
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Rating by T. Winter at Gabelli
2/26/2016Robert W. BairdDowngradeOutperform ➝ Neutral$26.00 ➝ $24.00N/A
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2/22/2016Hilliard LyonsDowngradeBuy ➝ NeutralN/A
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(Data available from 1/22/2016 forward)
California Water Service Group logo
California Water Service Group, through its subsidiaries, provides water utility and other related services in California, Washington, New Mexico, and Hawaii. It is involved in the production, purchase, storage, treatment, testing, distribution, and sale of water for domestic, industrial, public, and irrigation uses, as well as for fire protection. The company offers its services to approximately 486,900 customer connections in 100 California communities; approximately 5,000 water and wastewater customer connections on the islands of Maui and Hawaii; approximately 17,700 customer connections in the Tacoma and Olympia areas in Washington; and approximately 8,300 water and wastewater customer connections in the Belen, Los Lunas, Indian Hills, and Elephant Butte areas in New Mexico. It also engages in the provision of non-regulated water-related services, including operating municipally owned water systems, privately owned water, and recycled water distribution systems; providing water system operation, meter reading, and billing services to private companies and municipalities; leasing communication antenna sites on its properties to telecommunication companies; billing optional third-party insurance programs to its residential customers; and providing lab services. California Water Service Group was founded in 1926 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.
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Today's Range

Now: $54.34
$53.20
$54.43

50 Day Range

MA: $53.36
$49.10
$56.95

52 Week Range

Now: $54.34
$39.74
$57.36

Volume

196,364 shs

Average Volume

219,167 shs

Market Capitalization

$2.71 billion

P/E Ratio

29.06

Dividend Yield

1.58%

Beta

0.08

Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of California Water Service Group?

The following Wall Street research analysts have issued reports on California Water Service Group in the last year: Boenning Scattergood, Janney Montgomery Scott, Seaport Global Securities, TheStreet, Wells Fargo & Company, and Zacks Investment Research.

What is the current price target for California Water Service Group?

3 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for California Water Service Group in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $52.67, suggesting a possible downside of 3.1%. Janney Montgomery Scott has the highest price target set, predicting CWT will reach $56.00 in the next twelve months. Wells Fargo & Company has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $50.00 for California Water Service Group in the next year.

What is the current consensus analyst rating for California Water Service Group?

California Water Service Group currently has 4 hold ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Hold." A "hold" rating indicates that analysts believe investors should keep any existing positions they have in CWT, but not buy more shares or sell existing shares.

What other companies compete with California Water Service Group?

Other companies that are similar to California Water Service Group include American Water Works, Aqua America, American States Water, SJW Group, Middlesex Water, The York Water, Cadiz, Artesian Resources and Consolidated Water.

How do I contact California Water Service Group's investor relations team?

California Water Service Group's physical mailing address is 1720 NORTH FIRST STREET, SAN JOSE CA, 95112. The utilities provider's listed phone number is 408-367-8200 and its investor relations email address is [email protected] The official website for California Water Service Group is www.calwatergroup.com.