• Consensus Rating: Hold
  • Consensus Price Target: $53.50
  • Forecasted Upside: 115.38%
  • Number of Analysts: 2
  • Breakdown:
  • 0 Sell Ratings
  • 2 Hold Ratings
  • 0 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
$24.84
▲ +2.01 (8.80%)

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Analyst Price Target for MED

Analyst Price Target is $53.50
▲ +115.38% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 2 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Medifast in the last 3 months. The average price target is $53.50, with a high forecast of $82.00 and a low forecast of $25.00. The average price target represents a 115.38% upside from the last price of $24.84.

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Current Consensus is Hold

The current consensus among 2 investment analysts is to hold stock in Medifast. This Hold consensus rating has held steady for over two years.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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12/5/2022
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3/5/2023
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6/3/2023
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9/1/2023
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11/30/2023
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2/28/2024
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4/28/2024
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5/28/2024

Latest Recommendations

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Display Ratings By
DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
4/30/2024DA DavidsonLower TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$40.00 ➝ $25.00Low
2/21/2024DA DavidsonLower TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$67.00 ➝ $40.00Low
10/13/2023StephensInitiated CoverageEqual Weight$82.00Low
8/8/2023DA DavidsonLower TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$93.00 ➝ $80.00Low
7/31/2023DA DavidsonBoost TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$75.00 ➝ $93.00Low
6/22/2023DA DavidsonBoost Target$71.00 ➝ $75.00Low
5/2/2023DA DavidsonLower Target$94.00 ➝ $71.00Low
2/22/2023DA DavidsonLower TargetNeutral$106.00 ➝ $94.00Low
11/4/2022DA DavidsonDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$278.00 ➝ $106.00Low
8/4/2022DA DavidsonLower TargetBuy$352.00 ➝ $278.00Low
8/4/2022Jefferies Financial GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$345.00 ➝ $150.00Low
6/2/2022DA DavidsonBoost TargetBuy$341.00 ➝ $352.00High
2/24/2022DA DavidsonLower TargetBuy$349.00 ➝ $341.00Low
11/8/2021DA DavidsonLower TargetBuy$395.00 ➝ $349.00Medium
8/23/2021DA DavidsonReiterated RatingBuyC$395.00Medium
5/5/2021B. RileyBoost TargetBuy$310.00 ➝ $400.00Medium
5/5/2021DA DavidsonBoost TargetBuy$302.00 ➝ $395.00High
3/4/2021DA DavidsonBoost TargetBuy$239.00 ➝ $302.00N/A
2/26/2021DA DavidsonBoost TargetBuy$239.00 ➝ $302.00Low
2/26/2021B. RileyBoost TargetBuy$300.00 ➝ $310.00High
2/19/2021B. RileyBoost TargetBuy$250.00 ➝ $300.00Low
1/25/2021Jefferies Financial GroupUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$205.00 ➝ $265.00High
1/12/2021DA DavidsonBoost TargetPositive ➝ Buy$205.00 ➝ $239.00Medium
11/5/2020DA DavidsonUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$180.00 ➝ $205.00High
11/3/2020B. RileyBoost TargetBuy$230.00 ➝ $250.00High
10/9/2020B. RileyBoost Target$220.00 ➝ $230.00Medium
10/1/2020Jefferies Financial GroupUpgradeBuy$210.00Medium
8/10/2020DA DavidsonBoost TargetNeutral$86.00 ➝ $180.00Low
8/6/2020B. RileyBoost Target$164.00 ➝ $220.00Medium
6/25/2020B. RileyInitiated CoverageBuy$164.00High
5/6/2020DA DavidsonBoost TargetNeutral$83.00 ➝ $86.00High
2/27/2020DA DavidsonBoost TargetNeutral$74.00 ➝ $83.00High
2/27/2020Jefferies Financial GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$130.00 ➝ $90.00High
1/14/2020Jefferies Financial GroupBoost TargetBuy$110.00 ➝ $130.00High
11/8/2019Dougherty & CoDowngradeBuy ➝ NeutralHigh
11/8/2019DA DavidsonDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$250.00 ➝ $74.00High
9/23/2019DA DavidsonSet TargetBuy$250.00Medium
9/13/2019DA DavidsonSet TargetBuy$250.00Low
7/25/2019Jefferies Financial GroupInitiated CoverageBuy ➝ Buy$130.00Medium
(Data available from 5/28/2019 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.41 (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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  • 2 negative mentions
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10/31/2023
  • 5 very positive mentions
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  • 3 negative mentions
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11/30/2023
  • 6 very positive mentions
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12/30/2023
  • 4 very positive mentions
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1/29/2024
  • 6 very positive mentions
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  • 4 negative mentions
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2/28/2024
  • 10 very positive mentions
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3/29/2024
  • 8 very positive mentions
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4/28/2024
  • 12 very positive mentions
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  • 6 negative mentions
  • 1 very negative mentions
5/28/2024

Current Sentiment

  • 12 very positive mentions
  • 14 positive mentions
  • 6 negative mentions
  • 1 very negative mentions

Recent Stories by Sentiment

Very Negative

Medifast logo
Medifast, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the manufacture and sale of weight loss, weight management, and healthy living products in the United States and the Asia-Pacific. It offers bars, puffs, cereal, crunchers, drinks, hearty choices, oatmeal, pancakes, pudding, soft serve, shakes, smoothies, soft bakes, and soups under the OPTAVIA, OPTAVIA ACTIVE, and Optimal Health brand names. The company markets its products through point-of-sale transactions, as well as through ecommerce platform. Medifast, Inc. was founded in 1980 and is headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland.
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Today's Range

Now: $24.84
Low: $22.70
High: $24.94

50 Day Range

MA: $30.37
Low: $22.76
High: $38.32

52 Week Range

Now: $24.84
Low: $22.35
High: $109.52

Volume

830,182 shs

Average Volume

414,512 shs

Market Capitalization

$271.75 million

P/E Ratio

4.01

Dividend Yield

N/A

Beta

1.19

Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of Medifast?

The following Wall Street research analysts have issued research reports on Medifast in the last twelve months: DA Davidson, Stephens, StockNews.com, and TheStreet.
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What is the current price target for Medifast?

2 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Medifast in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $53.50, suggesting a possible upside of 133.1%. Stephens has the highest price target set, predicting MED will reach $82.00 in the next twelve months. DA Davidson has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $25.00 for Medifast in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for Medifast?

Medifast currently has 2 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 MED, but not buy more shares or sell existing shares.
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How do I contact Medifast's investor relations team?

Medifast's physical mailing address is 100 International Drive, Baltimore MD, 21202. The specialty retailer's listed phone number is (410) 581-8042 and its investor relations email address is [email protected]. The official website for Medifast is www.medifast1.com. Learn More about contacing Medifast investor relations.