Analysts Offer Insights on Services Companies: Williams-Sonoma (NYSE: WSM) and Time Warner Inc (NYSE: TWX)

By Austin Angelo

Companies in the Services sector have received a lot of coverage today as analysts weigh in on Williams-Sonoma (NYSE: WSM) and Time Warner Inc (NYSE: TWX).

Williams-Sonoma (NYSE: WSM)

In a report released yesterday, Daniel Binder from Jefferies reiterated a Hold rating on Williams-Sonoma (NYSE: WSM), with a price target of $54. The company’s shares closed yesterday at $48.12, close to its 52-week low of $45.96.

According to TipRanks.com, Binder is a 4-star analyst with an average return of 3.4% and a 61.4% success rate. Binder covers the Services sector, focusing on stocks such as Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Holding, United Stationers Inc, and Container Store Group.

Currently, the analyst consensus on Williams-Sonoma is Hold and the average price target is $52, representing an 8.1% upside.

In a report issued on March 13, Credit Suisse also reiterated a Hold rating on the stock with a $44 price target.
Time Warner Inc (NYSE: TWX)

In a report released yesterday, John Janedis from Jefferies reiterated a Buy rating on Time Warner Inc (NYSE: TWX), with a price target of $105. The company’s shares closed yesterday at $98.74, close to its 52-week high of $99.29.

According to TipRanks.com, Janedis is a 5-star analyst with an average return of 10.9% and a 73.6% success rate. Janedis covers the Services sector, focusing on stocks such as Interpublic Group of Companies, Live Nation Entertainment, and Madison Square Garden Co.

Currently, the analyst consensus on Time Warner Inc is Moderate Buy and the average price target is $107.04, representing an 8.4% upside.

In a report issued on March 8, FBR Capital also reiterated a Buy rating on the stock with a $107.50 price target.

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