Analysts’ Opinions Are Mixed on These Services Stocks: Ross Stores (NASDAQ: ROST), Pricelinecom (NASDAQ: PCLN) and Dollar General (NYSE: DG)

By Jason Carr

Analysts have been eager to weigh in on the Services sector with new ratings on Ross Stores (NASDAQ: ROST), Pricelinecom (NASDAQ: PCLN) and Dollar General (NYSE: DG).

Ross Stores (NASDAQ: ROST)

In a report released yesterday, Brian Tunick from RBC Capital reiterated a Hold rating on Ross Stores (NASDAQ: ROST), with a price target of $67. The company’s shares opened today at $62.20.

According to TipRanks.com, Tunick is a 1-star analyst with an average return of -2.1% and a 47.4% success rate. Tunick covers the Services sector, focusing on stocks such as Signet Jewelers Limited, Ascena Retail Group, and Abercrombie Fitch.

Currently, the analyst consensus on Ross Stores is Moderate Buy and the average price target is $68.50, representing a 10.1% upside.

In a report issued on May 16, Jefferies also reiterated a Hold rating on the stock with a $63 price target.
Pricelinecom (NASDAQ: PCLN)

In a report released yesterday, Andrew Bruckner from RBC Capital reiterated a Buy rating on Pricelinecom (NASDAQ: PCLN), with a price target of $2000. The company’s shares opened today at $1808.28, close to its 52-week high of $1927.13.

According to TipRanks.com, Bruckner is a 5-star analyst with an average return of 16.4% and a 77.8% success rate. Bruckner covers the Technology sector, focusing on stocks such as Quotient Technology Inc, Rubicon Technology, and TripAdvisor Inc.

Currently, the analyst consensus on Pricelinecom is Strong Buy and the average price target is $2003.13, representing a 10.8% upside.

In a report issued on May 9, Cantor Fitzgerald also reiterated a Buy rating on the stock with a $2040 price target.
Dollar General (NYSE: DG)

In a report released today, Scot Ciccarelli from RBC Capital reiterated a Buy rating on Dollar General (NYSE: DG), with a price target of $81. The company’s shares opened today at $71.95.

According to TipRanks.com, Ciccarelli is a 5-star analyst with an average return of 9.2% and a 65.2% success rate. Ciccarelli covers the Services sector, focusing on stocks such as Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Holding, Dick’s Sporting Goods, and Genuine Parts Company.

Currently, the analyst consensus on Dollar General is Moderate Buy and the average price target is $76.86, representing a 6.8% upside.

In a report issued on May 16, Bernstein also reiterated a Buy rating on the stock.

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