Analysts Are Neutral on These Services Stocks: KTOS, CST

By Jason Carr

Analysts fell to the sidelines weighing in on Kratos Defense (NASDAQ: KTOS) and CST Brands (NYSE: CST) with neutral ratings,indicating that the experts are neither bullish nor bearish on the stocks.

Kratos Defense (NASDAQ: KTOS)

Jefferies analyst Howard Rubel reiterated a Hold rating on Kratos Defense (NASDAQ: KTOS) yesterday and set a price target of $8.50. The company’s shares closed yesterday at $7.55.

According to TipRanks.com, Rubel is a top 100 analyst with an average return of 16.3% and a 78.6% success rate. Rubel covers the Industrial Goods sector, focusing on stocks such as United Technologies Corp, Honeywell International, and General Dynamics Corp.

Kratos Defense has an analyst consensus of Moderate Buy, with a price target consensus of $9.25.

CST Brands (NYSE: CST)

In a report released today, Christopher Mandeville from Jefferies reiterated a Hold rating on CST Brands (NYSE: CST), with a price target of $48.53. The company’s shares closed yesterday at $48.40.

According to TipRanks.com, Mandeville is a 3-star analyst with an average return of 6.6% and a 65.0% success rate. Mandeville covers the Services sector, focusing on stocks such as Core-Mark Holding Company, The Chefs’ Warehouse, and United Natural Foods.

CST Brands has an analyst consensus of Hold.

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