Analysts Are Neutral on These Services Stocks: LH, HUBG

By Austin Angelo

Analysts fell to the sidelines weighing in on Laboratory Corp (NYSE: LH), Hub Group (NASDAQ: HUBG) and Vitamin Shoppe Inc (NYSE: VSI) with neutral ratings,indicating that the experts are neither bullish nor bearish on the stocks.

Laboratory Corp (NYSE: LH)

Robert W. Baird analyst Whit Mayo reiterated a Hold rating on Laboratory Corp (NYSE: LH) on September 13 and set a price target of $166. The company’s shares closed on Friday at $153.60.

According to TipRanks.com, Mayo is a 3-star analyst with an average return of 2.3% and a 49.3% success rate. Mayo covers the Services sector, focusing on stocks such as Fresenius Medical Care Corp, Quest Diagnostics Inc, and Team Health Holdings.

Currently, the analyst consensus on Laboratory Corp is Moderate Buy and the average price target is $177.89, representing a 15.8% upside.

In a report issued on September 12, Jefferies also reiterated a Hold rating on the stock with a $170 price target.
Hub Group (NASDAQ: HUBG)

Robert W. Baird analyst Benjamin Hartford reiterated a Hold rating on Hub Group (NASDAQ: HUBG) on September 14 and set a price target of $43. The company’s shares closed on Friday at $39.50.

According to TipRanks.com, Hartford is a 4-star analyst with an average return of 12.7% and a 76.9% success rate. Hartford covers the Services sector, focusing on stocks such as Expeditors International, Schneider National Inc, and Knight Transportation.

Hub Group has an analyst consensus of Hold, with a price target consensus of $41.60.

Vitamin Shoppe Inc (NYSE: VSI)

In a report issued on September 15, Peter Benedict from Robert W. Baird reiterated a Hold rating on Vitamin Shoppe Inc (NYSE: VSI), with a price target of $7. The company’s shares closed on Friday at $6.05, close to its 52-week low of $4.95.

According to TipRanks.com, Benedict is a 3-star analyst with an average return of 2.8% and a 62.0% success rate. Benedict covers the Services sector, focusing on stocks such as Restoration Hardware Holdings Inc, Dick’s Sporting Goods, and Sportsman’s Warehouse.

Vitamin Shoppe Inc has an analyst consensus of Hold, with a price target consensus of $7.

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