Analysts Conflicted on These Services Names: Burlington Stores (NYSE: BURL) and JB Hunt (NASDAQ: JBHT)

By Ryan Adsit

Companies in the Services sector have received a lot of coverage today as analysts weigh in on Burlington Stores (NYSE: BURL) and JB Hunt (NASDAQ: JBHT).

Burlington Stores (NYSE: BURL)

In a report released yesterday, John Morris from BMO Capital reiterated a Buy rating on Burlington Stores (NYSE: BURL), with a price target of $96. The company’s shares opened today at $91.13.

According to TipRanks.com, Morris is a 1-star analyst with an average return of -2.6% and a 44.4% success rate. Morris covers the Services sector, focusing on stocks such as Duluth Holdings Inc, Abercrombie Fitch, and Children’s Place.

Currently, the analyst consensus on Burlington Stores is Strong Buy and the average price target is $110, representing a 20.7% upside.

In a report issued on April 5, William Blair also initiated coverage with a Buy rating on the stock.
JB Hunt (NASDAQ: JBHT)

In a report released yesterday, Fadi Chamoun from BMO Capital reiterated a Hold rating on JB Hunt (NASDAQ: JBHT), with a price target of $95. The company’s shares opened today at $88.77.

According to TipRanks.com, Chamoun is a 5-star analyst with an average return of 13.7% and a 79.1% success rate. Chamoun covers the Services sector, focusing on stocks such as Kansas City Southern, WestJet Airlines Ltd, and Magna International.

Currently, the analyst consensus on JB Hunt is Moderate Buy and the average price target is $99.33, representing an 11.9% upside.

In a report issued on April 13, Vertical Research also initiated coverage with a Hold rating on the stock with a $92 price target.

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