Analysts Offer Insights on Services Companies: General Finance (NASDAQ: GFN) and Priceline.com (NASDAQ: PCLN)

By Ryan Adsit

Companies in the Services sector have received a lot of coverage today as analysts weigh in on General Finance (NASDAQ: GFN) and Priceline.com (NASDAQ: PCLN).

General Finance (NASDAQ: GFN)

In a report released yesterday, Scott Schneeberger from Oppenheimer assigned a Hold rating to General Finance (NASDAQ: GFN). The company’s shares closed yesterday at $4.10.

According to TipRanks.com, Schneeberger is a top 25 analyst with an average return of 10.8% and a 61.6% success rate. Schneeberger covers the Services sector, focusing on stocks such as New Oriental Education Tech, Capella Education Company, and Kansas City Southern.

General Finance has an analyst consensus of Hold.

Priceline.com (NASDAQ: PCLN)

In a report released yesterday, Jed Kelly from Oppenheimer assigned a Buy rating to Priceline.com (NASDAQ: PCLN), with a price target of $1640. The company’s shares closed yesterday at $1480.33, close to its 52-week high of $1501.79.

According to TipRanks.com, Kelly is a top 100 analyst with an average return of 25.3% and a 61.1% success rate. Kelly covers the Technology sector, focusing on stocks such as TripAdvisor Inc., LendingClub Corp, and Alphabet Inc.

Currently, the analyst consensus on Priceline.com is Strong Buy and the average price target is $1653.33, representing an 11.7% upside.

In a report issued on October 25, Jefferies also reiterated a Buy rating on the stock with a $1700 price target.