• Consensus Rating: Hold
  • Consensus Price Target: $51.91
  • Forecasted Upside: -11.36 %
  • Number of Analysts: 11
  • Breakdown:
  • 2 Sell Ratings
  • 8 Hold Ratings
  • 1 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
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Analyst Price Target for HXL

Analyst Price Target is $51.91
▼ -11.36% Downside Potential
This price target is based on 11 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Hexcel in the last 3 months. The average price target is $51.91, with a high forecast of $64.00 and a low forecast of $37.00. The average price target represents a -11.36% upside from the last price of $58.56.

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Current Consensus is Hold

The current consensus among 11 polled investment analysts is to hold stock in Hexcel. This Hold 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
10/20/2021TruistBoost Price TargetHold ➝ Hold$50.00 ➝ $54.00High
10/20/2021BMO Capital MarketsLower Price TargetMarket Perform$57.00 ➝ $56.00Low
10/20/2021Loop CapitalBoost Price TargetSell$32.00 ➝ $40.00Low
9/24/2021Seaport Res PtnDowngradeBuy ➝ NeutralMedium
9/24/2021Seaport Global SecuritiesDowngradeBuy ➝ NeutralMedium
7/28/2021Credit Suisse GroupLower Price TargetNeutral$64.00 ➝ $62.00High
7/21/2021Seaport Res PtnReiterated RatingBuyMedium
6/30/2021Credit Suisse GroupUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Neutral$47.00 ➝ $64.00Medium
4/26/2021Canaccord GenuityBoost Price TargetHold$48.00 ➝ $56.00N/A
4/21/2021Truist SecuritiesBoost Price Target$35.00 ➝ $50.00High
4/21/2021TruistBoost Price Target$35.00 ➝ $50.00Low
4/21/2021BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$41.00 ➝ $57.00High
4/20/2021Canaccord GenuityBoost Price TargetHold$48.00 ➝ $56.00High
4/15/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$49.00 ➝ $60.00Low
4/14/2021Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetUnderperform$40.00 ➝ $44.00Low
4/1/2021The Goldman Sachs GroupReiterated RatingNeutral ➝ Sell$43.00Low
3/26/2021The Goldman Sachs GroupDowngradeNeutral ➝ Sell$43.00High
3/16/2021BarclaysUpgradeUnderweight ➝ Equal Weight$57.00 ➝ $64.00Low
1/28/2021Loop CapitalBoost Price TargetSell$19.00 ➝ $33.00Low
1/21/2021Credit Suisse GroupDowngradeNeutral ➝ Underperform$34.00 ➝ $40.00High
12/4/2020BarclaysDowngradeEqual Weight ➝ Underweight$57.00Low
11/13/2020KeyCorpBoost Price TargetOverweight$43.00 ➝ $49.00High
10/22/2020KeyCorpLower Price TargetOverweight$55.00 ➝ $43.00High
10/21/2020Canaccord GenuityLower Price TargetHold$38.00 ➝ $36.00High
10/21/2020Royal Bank of CanadaLower Price Target$42.00 ➝ $37.00High
10/21/2020Credit Suisse GroupLower Price TargetNeutral$40.00 ➝ $34.00High
10/21/2020BMO Capital MarketsDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market Perform$40.00 ➝ $35.00High
10/13/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyLower Price TargetEqual Weight$47.00 ➝ $42.00High
10/9/2020CSFBDowngradeOutperform ➝ Neutral$47.00 ➝ $40.00Medium
10/9/2020Credit Suisse GroupDowngradeOutperform ➝ Neutral$47.00 ➝ $40.00Medium
9/25/2020TruistInitiated CoverageHold$31.00High
9/24/2020Wolfe ResearchDowngradePeer Perform ➝ Underperform$27.00High
9/17/2020UBS GroupDowngradeNeutral ➝ Sell$31.00 ➝ $32.00High
9/10/2020BarclaysBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$38.00 ➝ $40.00Medium
8/4/2020Royal Bank of CanadaDowngradeOutperform ➝ Sector Perform$52.00 ➝ $42.00Low
7/30/2020Loop CapitalDowngradeHold ➝ Sell$33.00 ➝ $22.00Low
7/29/2020KeyCorpReiterated RatingBuy$55.00Medium
7/29/2020Credit Suisse GroupLower Price TargetOutperform$52.00 ➝ $47.00High
7/29/2020Canaccord GenuityBoost Price TargetHold$36.00 ➝ $40.00High
7/28/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingHoldHigh
7/15/2020KeyCorpInitiated CoverageOverweight$55.00High
7/7/2020Seaport Global SecuritiesInitiated CoverageBuy$52.00High
6/30/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$44.00 ➝ $50.00Medium
6/26/2020Royal Bank of CanadaInitiated CoverageOutperform$52.00High
6/11/2020Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetOutperform$34.00 ➝ $52.00Low
6/5/2020BMO Capital MarketsUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ Outperform$45.00 ➝ $55.00High
5/28/2020BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetNeutral ➝ Market Perform$37.00 ➝ $45.00High
5/22/2020Alembic Global AdvisorsInitiated CoverageNeutral$29.00Medium
4/27/2020Loop CapitalLower Price TargetHold$50.00 ➝ $33.00Low
4/27/2020CowenReiterated RatingHold$35.00Low
4/23/2020BMO Capital MarketsLower Price TargetMarket Perform$45.00 ➝ $37.00Medium
4/22/2020Credit Suisse GroupLower Price TargetOutperform$45.00 ➝ $34.00High
4/22/2020BarclaysLower Price TargetEqual Weight$35.00 ➝ $27.00High
4/21/2020Canaccord GenuityLower Price TargetPositive ➝ Hold$42.00 ➝ $36.00High
4/17/2020UBS GroupLower Price TargetNeutral$68.00 ➝ $32.00Low
4/15/2020The Goldman Sachs GroupReiterated RatingNeutral$30.00High
4/14/2020Canaccord GenuityLower Price TargetHold$78.00 ➝ $42.00Medium
4/13/2020Bank of AmericaReiterated RatingUnderperform$35.00Medium
4/13/2020CowenDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market Perform$40.00Medium
4/7/2020Jefferies Financial GroupLower Price Target$80.00 ➝ $35.00High
4/7/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyLower Price TargetEqual Weight$85.00 ➝ $38.00High
4/6/2020Credit Suisse GroupLower Price TargetOutperform$90.00 ➝ $48.00Medium
3/12/2020BMO Capital MarketsDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market Perform$88.00 ➝ $45.00Medium
3/2/2020Vertical ResearchDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$71.00High
2/4/2020Credit Suisse GroupLower Price TargetOutperform$91.00 ➝ $90.00High
2/4/2020Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingHold$76.00High
2/4/2020CowenReiterated RatingBuy$87.00High
1/22/2020Longbow ResearchReiterated RatingHoldLow
1/22/2020Loop CapitalLower Price TargetHold$69.00Low
1/15/2020UBS GroupBoost Price TargetNeutral$84.00 ➝ $87.00Medium
1/13/2020BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetOutperform$84.00 ➝ $88.00High
1/13/2020Longbow ResearchUpgradeUnderperform ➝ NeutralHigh
1/13/2020Credit Suisse GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Outperform$78.00 ➝ $91.00High
1/13/2020Canaccord GenuityDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldHigh
1/7/2020Longbow ResearchDowngradeNeutral ➝ Underperform$62.00Medium
12/23/2019BMO Capital MarketsLower Price TargetOutperform$88.00 ➝ $84.00Medium
10/23/2019Credit Suisse GroupLower Price TargetNeutral$79.00 ➝ $78.00Low
10/15/2019Wells Fargo & CompanyInitiated CoverageMarket Perform$85.00Medium
10/1/2019Bank of AmericaDowngradeBuy ➝ Underperform$95.00 ➝ $80.00High
9/27/2019CowenSet Price TargetBuy$87.00High
8/16/2019The Goldman Sachs GroupDowngradeNeutral ➝ Sell$73.00Medium
7/24/2019BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetOutperform$84.00 ➝ $88.00Low
7/24/2019Bank of AmericaReiterated RatingBuy ➝ Buy$95.00 ➝ $90.00Low
7/24/2019Canaccord GenuityBoost Price TargetBuy$90.00 ➝ $94.00High
7/24/2019Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetNeutral$72.00 ➝ $79.00High
7/24/2019KeyCorpBoost Price TargetOverweight$86.00 ➝ $91.00Low
7/15/2019Credit Suisse GroupSet Price TargetHold$72.00Low
7/9/2019KeyCorpBoost Price TargetOverweight$76.00 ➝ $86.00Low
5/26/2019BarclaysReiterated RatingHold$77.00Low
5/23/2019UBS GroupUpgradeSell ➝ Neutral$67.00 ➝ $76.00Medium
5/22/2019BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetOutperform$84.00High
4/26/2019Bank of AmericaReiterated RatingBuy ➝ Buy$80.00 ➝ $90.00Low
4/24/2019CowenReiterated RatingBuy$75.00High
3/8/2019BMO Capital MarketsSet Price TargetBuy$80.00Low
3/6/2019Loop CapitalDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$71.57Low
1/23/2019CowenReiterated RatingBuy$66.00High
1/8/2019BMO Capital MarketsUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ OutperformHigh
11/20/2018Longbow ResearchInitiated CoverageNeutral ➝ NeutralLow
10/24/2018Credit Suisse GroupLower Price TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$70.00 ➝ $63.00Medium
10/23/2018Vertical ResearchUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$72.00High
10/22/2018CowenReiterated RatingBuy$75.00High
8/15/2018UBS GroupInitiated CoverageSell$65.00Low
7/25/2018StephensSet Price TargetBuy$80.00Medium
7/23/2018Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingBuy$80.00Low
7/5/2018Canaccord GenuityUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$70.00Medium
6/12/2018CowenReiterated RatingBuy$75.00Low
4/25/2018Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$67.00 ➝ $70.00Low
4/25/2018KeyCorpBoost Price TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$72.00 ➝ $74.00Medium
4/24/2018Jefferies Financial GroupSet Price TargetHold$69.00Medium
4/24/2018Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingHold$70.00Medium
4/24/2018Loop CapitalUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$77.00High
4/24/2018CowenReiterated RatingBuy$75.00High
3/29/2018BarclaysInitiated CoverageEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$69.00Low
3/27/2018BMO Capital MarketsInitiated CoverageMarket Perform$74.00Low
1/26/2018Canaccord GenuityBoost Price TargetHold ➝ Hold$64.00 ➝ $70.00Low
1/26/2018StephensBoost Price TargetOverweight$74.00 ➝ $82.00High
12/14/2017Loop CapitalSet Price TargetHold$64.00Low
12/13/2017Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingNeutral$60.00 ➝ $67.00Low
12/6/2017StephensInitiated CoverageOverweight$74.00Medium
11/14/2017Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingHold$62.00N/A
10/24/2017Loop CapitalBoost Price TargetHold$61.00 ➝ $64.00N/A
10/20/2017Bank of AmericaBoost Price TargetBuy$65.00 ➝ $70.00N/A
10/20/2017KeyCorpBoost Price TargetOverweight$65.00 ➝ $69.00N/A
10/19/2017Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingHold$54.00N/A
10/12/2017KeyCorpReiterated RatingBuy$65.00N/A
9/29/2017Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingHold$50.00Low
9/29/2017Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingHold$54.00Low
9/28/2017Loop CapitalInitiated CoverageHold ➝ Hold$61.00Low
9/1/2017KeyCorpReiterated RatingBuy$60.00Low
8/9/2017CowenReiterated RatingBuy$57.00Low
7/26/2017Vertical ResearchDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$58.00 ➝ $54.00Medium
7/25/2017Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingHold$52.00 ➝ $50.00Medium
7/24/2017CowenReiterated RatingBuy$57.00High
7/24/2017Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingHold$54.00High
7/11/2017CowenReiterated RatingBuy$57.00Low
7/7/2017Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingHold$52.00Low
5/31/2017AegisReiterated RatingBuyLow
4/19/2017CowenReiterated RatingBuy$57.00High
3/17/2017Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingHold$52.00Low
2/6/2017Bank of AmericaUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$65.00N/A
12/20/2016Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingNeutral ➝ HoldN/A
12/16/2016Vertical ResearchReiterated RatingBuy$52.00 ➝ $55.00N/A
12/5/2016Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetBuy$53.00 ➝ $60.00N/A
11/23/2016Wolfe ResearchInitiated CoverageMarket PerformN/A
11/21/2016AegisInitiated CoverageBuy$59.00N/A
10/28/2016Vertical ResearchInitiated CoverageBuy$51.00N/A
(Data available from 10/20/2016 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.37 (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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Hexcel Corp. engages in the development, manufacturing, and marketing of lightweight structural materials. It includes carbon fibers, specialty reinforcements, prepregs and other fiber-reinforced matrix materials, honeycomb, adhesives, radio frequency / electromagnetic interference (RF/EMI) and microwave absorbing materials, engineered honeycomb and composite structures. The firm operates through the following segments: Composite Materials; and Engineered Products. The Composite Materials segment comprises of carbon fiber, specialty reinforcements, resins, prepregs and other fiber-reinforced matrix materials, and honeycomb core product lines and pultruded profiles. The Engineered Products segment consists of lightweight high strength composite structures, engineered core and honeycomb products with added functionality, and additive manufacturing. The company was founded by Roger C. Steele and Roscoe T. Hughes in 1946 and is headquartered in Stamford, CT.
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Today's Range

Now: $58.56
Low: $57.75
High: $59.03

50 Day Range

MA: $58.49
Low: $53.87
High: $62.72

52 Week Range

Now: $58.56
Low: $31.32
High: $64.99


567,294 shs

Average Volume

704,913 shs

Market Capitalization

$4.91 billion

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Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of Hexcel?

The following equities research analysts have issued reports on Hexcel in the last year: Barclays PLC, BMO Capital Markets, Canaccord Genuity, Credit Suisse Group AG, KeyCorp, Loop Capital, Royal Bank of Canada, Seaport Global Securities, Seaport Res Ptn, The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., Truist, Truist Securities, Wells Fargo & Company, and Zacks Investment Research.
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What is the current price target for Hexcel?

11 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Hexcel in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $51.55, suggesting a possible downside of 12.1%. Barclays PLC has the highest price target set, predicting HXL will reach $64.00 in the next twelve months. Royal Bank of Canada has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $37.00 for Hexcel in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for Hexcel?

Hexcel currently has 2 sell ratings, 7 hold ratings and 1 buy rating 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 HXL, but not buy more shares or sell existing shares.
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How do I contact Hexcel's investor relations team?

Hexcel's physical mailing address is TWO STAMFORD PLAZA 281 TRESSER BLVD. 16TH FLOOR, STAMFORD CT, 06901. The aerospace company's listed phone number is (203) 969-0666 and its investor relations email address is [email protected] The official website for Hexcel is www.hexcel.com.