Analysts’ Recommendations for Pfizer in January



Share price movements

Pfizer (PFE) is a large pharmaceutical company with a highly diversified business model. It offers a large portfolio of products across multiple geographic markets. Its current market cap is $243.01 billion.

On January 3, the company closed at $42.04, 2.80% lower than its previous day’s closing price. The stock’s 52-week high is $46.47, while its 52-week low is $33.20. Currently, the stock is trading at a discount of 9.53% to its 52-week high and a premium of 26.63% to its 52-week low.

Based on its closing price on January 3, the company had reported returns of -0.36% in the last week, -9.06% in the last month, and -4.93% in the last quarter. Pfizer had also reported returns of 15.65% in the last half year, 15.37% in the last year, and -3.69% year-to-date.

On December 31, 2018, Pfizer reported a rise of 24.08% compared to its share price on January 2, 2018, and emerged as one of the best performers in the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJI).

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Analysts’ recommendations and target prices

The 12-month consensus analyst recommendation for Pfizer as of January 3 is a “hold.” The stock’s 12-month consensus target price is $45.32, 7.80% higher than its closing price on January 3. The highest target price estimate for the company is $54, and the lowest target price estimate is $36.

Of the 16 analysts covering Pfizer on January 3, one rated the stock as a “strong buy,” five rated it as a “buy,” eight rated it as a “hold,” and one rated it as a “strong sell.”

In the next article, we’ll discuss analysts’ recommendations for Eli Lilly in greater detail.


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