• Consensus Rating: Buy
  • Consensus Price Target: $273.82
  • Forecasted Upside: 195.35 %
  • Number of Analysts: 24
  • Breakdown:
  • 3 Sell Ratings
  • 4 Hold Ratings
  • 17 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
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Analyst Price Target for GNRC

Analyst Price Target is $273.82
▲ +195.35% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 24 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Generac in the last 3 months. The average price target is $273.82, with a high forecast of $556.00 and a low forecast of $75.00. The average price target represents a 195.35% upside from the last price of $92.71.

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Current Consensus is Buy

The current consensus among 24 contributing investment analysts is to buy stock in Generac. 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
12/8/2022OppenheimerLower Target$135.00 ➝ $115.00Low
11/29/2022Jefferies Financial GroupDowngradeHold ➝ Underperform$95.00 ➝ $85.00Low
11/25/2022ArgusDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldLow
11/4/2022Wells Fargo & CompanyLower TargetOverweight$175.00 ➝ $155.00Low
11/3/2022CowenLower Target$179.00 ➝ $157.00Low
11/3/2022CowenLower Target$179.00 ➝ $157.00Low
11/3/2022Robert W. BairdLower Target$131.00 ➝ $122.00Low
11/3/2022Credit Suisse GroupLower TargetOutperform$181.00 ➝ $165.00Low
10/25/2022Truist FinancialLower TargetBuy$225.00 ➝ $170.00Low
10/24/2022Wells Fargo & CompanyLower TargetOverweight$285.00 ➝ $175.00Low
10/21/2022Canaccord Genuity GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$485.00 ➝ $104.00Low
10/21/2022Credit Suisse GroupLower TargetOutperform$395.00 ➝ $181.00Low
10/20/2022OppenheimerLower Target$135.00Low
10/20/2022CowenLower Target$179.00Low
10/20/2022Robert W. BairdLower TargetOutperform$208.00 ➝ $131.00Low
10/20/2022Roth CapitalDowngradeBuy ➝ Sell$320.00 ➝ $75.00Low
10/18/2022Truist FinancialLower TargetBuy$365.00 ➝ $225.00Low
10/17/2022Piper SandlerLower TargetOverweight$305.00 ➝ $210.00Low
10/14/2022The Goldman Sachs GroupLower TargetBuy$406.00 ➝ $346.00Low
10/13/2022GuggenheimLower TargetBuy$381.00 ➝ $246.00Low
10/6/2022Bank of AmericaDowngradeBuy ➝ NeutralLow
9/30/2022CowenInitiated CoverageOutperform$229.00Low
9/30/2022CowenInitiated CoverageOutperform$229.00Low
9/28/2022Jefferies Financial GroupInitiated CoverageHold$190.00Low
8/9/2022Credit Suisse GroupLower Target$394.00N/A
8/8/2022JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetOverweight$415.00 ➝ $421.00Low
8/8/2022OppenheimerLower TargetOutperform$360.00 ➝ $345.00Low
8/4/2022Truist FinancialLower Target$425.00 ➝ $365.00Low
8/4/2022Robert W. BairdBoost Target$250.00 ➝ $275.00Low
7/25/2022GuggenheimLower TargetBuy$561.00 ➝ $455.00Low
7/22/2022OTR GlobalDowngradeMixed ➝ NegativeLow
7/21/2022KeyCorpLower TargetOverweight$350.00 ➝ $325.00Low
7/20/2022JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Target$455.00 ➝ $461.00Low
7/19/2022Piper SandlerLower TargetOverweight$350.00 ➝ $305.00Low
6/29/2022Wells Fargo & CompanyInitiated CoverageOverweight$285.00Low
6/13/2022Robert W. BairdLower TargetOutperform$369.00 ➝ $298.00Medium
5/25/2022Northland SecuritiesInitiated CoverageOutperform$370.00High
5/24/2022Roth CapitalLower TargetBuy$555.00 ➝ $320.00High
5/6/2022GuggenheimBoost Target$533.00 ➝ $561.00High
5/5/2022Roth CapitalReiterated RatingBuyHigh
5/5/2022Canaccord Genuity GroupLower TargetBuy ➝ Buy$556.00 ➝ $485.00Medium
5/5/2022Robert W. BairdLower Target$369.00 ➝ $298.00Low
4/22/2022KeyCorpLower TargetOverweight$435.00 ➝ $350.00Medium
4/21/2022Piper SandlerLower Target$474.00 ➝ $350.00High
4/4/2022The Goldman Sachs GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$410.00High
2/22/2022Stifel NicolausLower TargetHold$500.00 ➝ $415.00High
2/17/2022Canaccord Genuity GroupLower TargetBuy$575.00 ➝ $556.00High
2/17/2022OppenheimerLower TargetOutperform$540.00 ➝ $450.00High
2/17/2022UBS GroupLower TargetBuy ➝ Buy$575.00 ➝ $556.00High
2/17/2022Robert W. BairdLower Target$471.00 ➝ $400.00High
2/17/2022Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetOutperform$451.00 ➝ $456.00High
2/17/2022CitigroupBoost TargetBuy$375.00 ➝ $380.00High
2/17/2022KeyCorpLower TargetOverweight$500.00 ➝ $435.00High
1/28/2022CitigroupLower Target$475.00 ➝ $375.00High
1/24/2022Truist FinancialLower TargetBuy$500.00 ➝ $425.00High
1/20/2022JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower Target$520.00 ➝ $463.00High
1/14/2022OTR GlobalDowngradePositiveHigh
1/10/2022UBS GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$500.00 ➝ $480.00Medium
1/7/2022Piper SandlerInitiated CoverageBuy$481.00Low
12/21/2021CitigroupLower TargetBuy$560.00 ➝ $475.00Medium
12/17/2021KeyCorpLower TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$540.00 ➝ $500.00High
12/16/2021Bank of AmericaUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$475.00High
12/15/2021UBS GroupInitiated CoverageBuyHigh
12/14/2021Colliers SecuritiesInitiated CoverageBuy$490.00Low
12/7/2021Robert W. BairdLower TargetOutperform$561.00 ➝ $471.00High
11/4/2021ArgusBoost TargetPositive ➝ Buy$475.00 ➝ $510.00Medium
11/4/2021CitigroupBoost TargetBuy$520.00 ➝ $560.00Medium
11/3/2021Roth CapitalBoost TargetBuy$500.00 ➝ $555.00Low
11/3/2021Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetOutperform$513.00 ➝ $527.00High
11/3/2021OppenheimerBoost TargetOutperform$500.00 ➝ $540.00High
11/3/2021UBS GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$500.00High
11/3/2021Bank of AmericaDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$500.00High
11/3/2021KeyCorpBoost TargetOverweight$520.00 ➝ $540.00High
10/20/2021KeyCorpBoost TargetOverweight$500.00 ➝ $520.00Low
10/15/2021Truist FinancialInitiated CoverageBuy$500.00High
10/4/2021Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingBuy$505.00Low
10/1/2021OppenheimerReiterated RatingBuy$500.00Low
9/28/2021Roth CapitalBoost TargetBuy$480.00 ➝ $500.00High
9/3/2021OppenheimerReiterated RatingBuy$500.00Medium
9/2/2021Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingBuyMedium
8/31/2021Piper SandlerBoost TargetOverweight$480.00 ➝ $510.00Medium
8/6/2021Credit Suisse GroupInitiated CoverageOutperform$523.00High
8/1/2021Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingBuyHigh
7/29/2021OppenheimerBoost TargetOutperform$375.00 ➝ $500.00High
7/26/2021KeyCorpBoost TargetOverweight$400.00 ➝ $500.00Medium
7/7/2021Roth CapitalBoost TargetBuy$430.00 ➝ $480.00Low
7/7/2021Piper SandlerBoost TargetPositive ➝ Overweight$410.00 ➝ $480.00Low
6/25/2021CitigroupInitiated CoverageBuyLow
6/9/2021Piper SandlerBoost TargetOverweight$400.00 ➝ $410.00High
6/2/2021GuggenheimInitiated CoverageBuy$420.00Low
5/3/2021Roth CapitalBoost TargetBuy$380.00 ➝ $430.00Low
4/27/2021Roth CapitalBoost TargetBuy$380.00 ➝ $430.00Medium
4/27/2021Piper SandlerInitiated CoverageOverweight$400.00Low
4/21/2021Roth CapitalBoost TargetBuy$360.00 ➝ $380.00Medium
3/8/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower TargetOverweight$366.00 ➝ $340.00High
2/16/2021Stifel NicolausBoost TargetHold$213.00 ➝ $340.00Low
2/12/2021JMP SecuritiesBoost TargetMarket Outperform$310.00 ➝ $357.00Low
2/12/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetOverweight$279.00 ➝ $366.00Low
2/12/2021UBS GroupBoost TargetBuy$251.00 ➝ $360.00Low
2/12/2021Roth CapitalBoost TargetBuy$340.00 ➝ $360.00Low
2/12/2021OppenheimerBoost TargetOutperform$235.00 ➝ $350.00Low
2/4/2021Roth CapitalBoost TargetBuy$260.00 ➝ $340.00Low
1/20/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetOverweight$263.00 ➝ $279.00Low
1/15/2021StephensBoost TargetOverweight$260.00 ➝ $330.00Low
12/9/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetOverweight$235.00 ➝ $258.00Medium
10/29/2020OppenheimerBoost Target$225.00 ➝ $235.00Low
10/29/2020Roth CapitalBoost TargetBuy$230.00 ➝ $260.00Low
10/21/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetOverweight$194.00 ➝ $214.00High
10/16/2020StephensInitiated CoverageOverweight$250.00Low
10/7/2020OppenheimerBoost TargetBuy ➝ Outperform$175.00 ➝ $225.00Medium
10/6/2020JMP SecuritiesInitiated CoverageOutperform$285.00Medium
9/28/2020Roth CapitalBoost TargetBuy$210.00 ➝ $230.00High
9/14/2020ArgusInitiated CoverageBuy$210.00Low
9/3/2020Roth CapitalBoost TargetBuy$190.00 ➝ $210.00High
8/27/2020Bank of AmericaBoost TargetBuy$200.00 ➝ $220.00Low
8/21/2020Robert W. BairdBoost TargetOutperform$165.00 ➝ $202.00High
8/6/2020Bank of AmericaUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$135.00 ➝ $200.00Low
7/31/2020OppenheimerBoost TargetOutperform$120.00 ➝ $175.00High
7/31/2020Roth CapitalBoost TargetBuy$160.00 ➝ $190.00High
7/31/2020Northcoast ResearchUpgradeNeutral ➝ BuyHigh
7/23/2020Roth CapitalBoost TargetBuy$150.00 ➝ $160.00High
7/21/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Initiated CoverageOverweight$155.00Low
7/20/2020KeyCorpReiterated RatingHoldLow
7/15/2020William BlairReiterated RatingBuyLow
7/6/2020Roth CapitalBoost TargetPositive ➝ Buy$140.00 ➝ $150.00Medium
6/30/2020Roth CapitalInitiated CoverageBuy$140.00Medium
6/25/2020UBS GroupInitiated CoverageBuy$145.00Medium
6/23/2020OppenheimerReiterated RatingBuy$120.00Low
6/19/2020Robert W. BairdBoost TargetOutperform$117.00 ➝ $118.00High
5/29/2020Northcoast ResearchDowngradeBuy ➝ NeutralHigh
5/1/2020OppenheimerBoost TargetOutperform$115.00 ➝ $120.00High
5/1/2020Stifel NicolausBoost TargetHold$109.00 ➝ $111.00High
4/30/2020OppenheimerReiterated RatingBuy$115.00High
3/27/2020William BlairUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ OutperformHigh
3/23/2020Bank of AmericaLower TargetNeutral$125.00 ➝ $105.00High
3/19/2020The Goldman Sachs GroupLower TargetNeutral$113.00 ➝ $105.00High
2/18/2020William BlairReiterated RatingMarket PerformHigh
1/23/2020OppenheimerUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ Outperform$125.00High
11/1/2019Northcoast ResearchBoost TargetBuy$93.00 ➝ $118.00High
11/1/2019Bank of AmericaDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$108.00High
9/16/2019Bank of AmericaReiterated RatingBuy$88.00Low
9/5/2019Bank of AmericaLower TargetBuy$88.00 ➝ $83.00Low
7/1/2019Robert W. BairdUpgradeNeutral ➝ Outperform$64.00 ➝ $86.00Medium
6/27/2019Bank of AmericaReiterated RatingBuy ➝ Buy$75.00 ➝ $83.00Low
6/20/2019Bank of AmericaReiterated RatingBuy ➝ Buy$70.00 ➝ $75.00Low
5/3/2019Northcoast ResearchUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$70.00High
2/6/2019William BlairDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market PerformHigh
11/2/2018Robert W. BairdBoost TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$58.00 ➝ $60.00Low
10/18/2018The Goldman Sachs GroupUpgradeSell ➝ NeutralLow
9/13/2018KeyCorpBoost TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$60.00 ➝ $62.00Low
8/2/2018Stifel NicolausBoost TargetHold ➝ Hold$52.00 ➝ $56.00High
8/1/2018KeyCorpReiterated RatingBuy$60.00High
7/20/2018Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingHold$54.00Low
7/16/2018The Goldman Sachs GroupDowngradeNeutral ➝ Sell$49.00High
5/24/2018Robert W. BairdDowngradeOutperform ➝ Neutral$60.00High
4/4/2018Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingBuy$51.00Low
3/28/2018SunTrust BanksBoost TargetBuy$52.00 ➝ $55.00High
2/15/2018The Goldman Sachs GroupLower TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$53.00 ➝ $47.00Low
2/14/2018Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingBuy$52.00Medium
2/14/2018Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingHold ➝ Hold$50.00 ➝ $49.00High
2/14/2018SunTrust BanksUpgradeHold ➝ BuyHigh
2/12/2018Bank of AmericaLower TargetBuy$58.00 ➝ $49.84High
(Data available from 12/8/2017 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.09 (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).

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Generac Holdings Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells power generation equipment, energy storage systems, and other power products for the residential, and light commercial and industrial markets worldwide. The company offers engines, alternators, batteries, electronic controls, steel enclosures, and other components. It also provides residential automatic standby generators ranging in output from 7.5kW to 150kW; air-cooled engine residential standby generators ranging from 7.5kW to 26kW; liquid-cooled engine generators with outputs ranging from 22kW to 150kW; and Mobile Link, a remote monitoring system for home standby generators. In addition, the company offers various portable generators ranging in size from 800W to 17.5kW; outdoor power equipment, such as trimmers, field and brush mowers, log splitters, stump grinders, chipper shredders, lawn and leaf vacuums, pressure washers, and water pumps; and clean energy solution under the PWRcell and PWRview brands. Further, it provides light towers, mobile generators, and mobile energy storage systems; commercial mobile pumps and dust-suppression equipment; various gaseous-engine control systems and accessories; light-commercial standby generators ranging from 22kW to 150kW and related transfer switches providing three-phase power for small and mid-sized businesses; and industrial generators ranging in output from 10kW to 3,250kW used as emergency backup for healthcare, telecom, datacom, commercial office, retail, municipal, and manufacturing markets. Additionally, the company sells aftermarket service parts and product accessories to dealers. It distributes its products through independent residential dealers, industrial distributors and dealers, national and regional retailers, e-commerce partners, electrical, HVAC and solar wholesalers, catalogs, equipment rental companies and distributors, and solar installers; and directly to end users. The company was founded in 1959 and is headquartered in Waukesha, Wisconsin.
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Today's Range

Now: $92.71
Low: $89.90
High: $93.33

50 Day Range

MA: $121.48
Low: $90.74
High: $185.31

52 Week Range

Now: $92.71
Low: $89.90
High: $377.71


1,478,838 shs

Average Volume

1,306,393 shs

Market Capitalization

$5.87 billion

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Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of Generac?

The following Wall Street sell-side analysts have issued stock ratings on Generac in the last year: Argus, Bank of America Co., Canaccord Genuity Group Inc., Citigroup Inc., Colliers Securities, Cowen Inc, Cowen Inc., Credit Suisse Group AG, Guggenheim, Jefferies Financial Group Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., KeyCorp, Northland Securities, Oppenheimer Holdings Inc., OTR Global, Piper Sandler, Robert W. Baird, Roth Capital, Stifel Nicolaus, StockNews.com, The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., TheStreet, Truist Financial Co., UBS Group AG, and Wells Fargo & Company.
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What is the current price target for Generac?

22 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Generac in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $273.82, suggesting a possible upside of 194.9%. UBS Group AG has the highest price target set, predicting GNRC will reach $556.00 in the next twelve months. Roth Capital has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $75.00 for Generac in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for Generac?

Generac currently has 3 sell ratings, 4 hold ratings and 17 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Buy." A "buy" rating indicates that analysts believe GNRC will outperform the market and that investors should add to their positions of Generac.
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How do I contact Generac's investor relations team?

Generac's physical mailing address is S45 W29290 HIGHWAY 59, WAUKESHA WI, 53189. The technology company's listed phone number is (262) 544-4811 and its investor relations email address is [email protected] The official website for Generac is www.generac.com. Learn More about contacing Generac investor relations.