Analysts Offer Insights on Services Companies: TripAdvisor Inc (NASDAQ: TRIP) and Buffalo Wild Wings (NASDAQ: BWLD)

By Jason Carr

Analysts fell to the sidelines weighing in on TripAdvisor Inc (NASDAQ: TRIP) and Buffalo Wild Wings (NASDAQ: BWLD) with neutral ratings,indicating that the experts are neither bullish nor bearish on the stocks.

TripAdvisor Inc (NASDAQ: TRIP)

In a report issued on November 27, Kevin Kopelman from Cowen & Co. reiterated a Hold rating on TripAdvisor Inc (NASDAQ: TRIP), with a price target of $40. The company’s shares closed yesterday at $34.71.

According to TipRanks.com, Kopelman is a 3-star analyst with an average return of 6.9% and a 53.1% success rate. Kopelman covers the Services sector, focusing on stocks such as Despegar.com Corp., Pricelinecom, and Groupon Inc.

Currently, the analyst consensus on TripAdvisor Inc is Hold and the average price target is $36.20, representing a 4.3% upside.

In a report issued on November 13, RBC Capital also reiterated a Hold rating on the stock with a $34 price target.
Buffalo Wild Wings (NASDAQ: BWLD)

Cowen & Co. analyst Andrew Charles reiterated a Hold rating on Buffalo Wild Wings (NASDAQ: BWLD) yesterday and set a price target of $157. The company’s shares closed yesterday at $155.60.

According to TipRanks.com, Charles is a 4-star analyst with an average return of 13.2% and a 71.9% success rate. Charles covers the Services sector, focusing on stocks such as Restaurant Brands International, Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, and Jack In The Box Inc.

Currently, the analyst consensus on Buffalo Wild Wings is Hold and the average price target is $145.13, representing a -6.7% downside.

In a report issued on November 17, Deutsche Bank also downgraded the stock to Hold with a $155 price target.

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