Analysts’ Opinions Are Mixed on These Services Stocks: Tsakos Energy (NYSE: TNP) and Dollar General (NYSE: DG)

By Jason Carr

Companies in the Services sector have received a lot of coverage today as analysts weigh in on Tsakos Energy (NYSE: TNP) and Dollar General (NYSE: DG).

Tsakos Energy (NYSE: TNP)

In a report released today, Noah Parquette from J.P. Morgan maintained a Buy rating on Tsakos Energy (NYSE: TNP), with a price target of $7.50. The company’s shares opened today at $4.49, close to its 52-week low of $3.92.

According to TipRanks.com, Parquette is ranked 0 out of 5 stars with an average return of -12.8% and a 29.4% success rate. Parquette covers the Services sector, focusing on stocks such as Navios Maritime Acquisition, Navios Maritime Partners Lp, and Navios Maritime Midstream.

Currently, the analyst consensus on Tsakos Energy is Strong Buy and the average price target is $6, representing a 33.6% upside.

In a report released yesterday, Jefferies also reiterated a Buy rating on the stock with a $6 price target.
Dollar General (NYSE: DG)

In a report released today, Matthew Boss from J.P. Morgan maintained a Hold rating on Dollar General (NYSE: DG), with a price target of $70. The company’s shares opened today at $77.94.

According to TipRanks.com, Boss is a 4-star analyst with an average return of 7.3% and a 67.3% success rate. Boss covers the Services sector, focusing on stocks such as Signet Jewelers Limited, Acushnet Holdings, and Burlington Stores.

Currently, the analyst consensus on Dollar General is Moderate Buy and the average price target is $82, representing a 5.2% upside.

In a report issued on November 23, Credit Suisse also maintained a Hold rating on the stock with a $70 price target.