Haywood Reiterates $80 Price Target On Trulieve After Harvest Health Purchase

On October 1st, Trulieve Cannabis (CSE: TRUL) announced that they completed their $1.75 billion acquisition of Harvest Health. Harvest shareholders received 0.1170 shares of Trulieve for each subordinate voting share held.

A number of analysts raised their 12-month price targets off the back of the acquisition. This brought the average 12-month price target up to C$84.80, or a 137% upside. There are 17 analysts covering the stock, with 5 analysts having strong buy ratings and the other 12 have buy ratings. The street high sits at C$132 from Stifel-GMP while the lowest comes in at C$54.

In Haywood Capital Market’s note, they reiterated their C$80 price target and buy rating on Trulieve Cannabis saying that this establishes Trulieve as one of the top tier-1 MSO’s. They add, “The acquisition was completed within 5 months which is an impressive accomplishment in our view.”

With this acquisition, Trulieve grows its addressable market from 6 to 11, gaining 5 new markets and going deeper in 4 markets Haywood says. They believe that margin compression will come with the acquisition but comment that the additional markets are a worthy trade-off “for its long-term growth trajectory while also being able to maintain healthy margins.”

Below you can see Haywood’s updated 2021 and 2022 estimates.

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