Analysts Have Conflicting Sentiments on These Services Companies: TAL Education Group (NYSE: TAL), Expedia (NASDAQ: EXPE) and Lithia Motors (NYSE: LAD)

By Jason Carr

Analysts have been eager to weigh in on the Services sector with new ratings on TAL Education Group (NYSE: TAL), Expedia (NASDAQ: EXPE) and Lithia Motors (NYSE: LAD).

TAL Education Group (NYSE: TAL)

Jefferies analyst Johnny Kin Man Wong reiterated a Buy rating on TAL Education Group (NYSE: TAL) today and set a price target of $100. The company’s shares closed yesterday at $106.63.

Wong has an average return of 16.3% when recommending TAL Education Group.

According to TipRanks.com, Wong is ranked #395 out of 4560 analysts.

TAL Education Group has an analyst consensus of Strong Buy, with a price target consensus of $105.

Expedia (NASDAQ: EXPE)

In a report released today, Brian Fitzgerald from Jefferies reiterated a Hold rating on Expedia (NASDAQ: EXPE), with a price target of $135. The company’s shares closed yesterday at $130.34.

According to TipRanks.com, Fitzgerald is a top 100 analyst with an average return of 15.6% and a 71.1% success rate. Fitzgerald covers the Technology sector, focusing on stocks such as Endurance International, Activision Blizzard, and IAC/InterActiveCorp.

Expedia has an analyst consensus of Strong Buy, with a price target consensus of $145.17.

Lithia Motors (NYSE: LAD)

In a report released today, Bret Jordan from Jefferies reiterated a Buy rating on Lithia Motors (NYSE: LAD), with a price target of $115. The company’s shares closed yesterday at $83.67.

According to TipRanks.com, Jordan is a 4-star analyst with an average return of 6.6% and a 56.3% success rate. Jordan covers the Services sector, focusing on stocks such as Pep Boys-Manny Moe & Jack, Kar Auction Services Inc, and Genuine Parts Company.

Lithia Motors has an analyst consensus of Moderate Buy, with a price target consensus of $115.

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