Analysts Offer Insights on Services Companies: TripAdvisor Inc (NASDAQ: TRIP) and Univar (NYSE: UNVR)

By Ryan Adsit

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

TripAdvisor Inc (NASDAQ: TRIP)

Barclays analyst Ross Sandler maintained a Hold rating on TripAdvisor Inc (NASDAQ: TRIP) on August 7 and set a price target of $48. The company’s shares opened today at $36.55, close to its 52-week high of $66.13.

According to TipRanks.com, Sandler is a 4-star analyst with an average return of 7.6% and a 59.7% success rate. Sandler covers the Technology sector, focusing on stocks such as IAC/InterActiveCorp, Angie’s List Inc, and Match Group Inc.

Currently, the analyst consensus on TripAdvisor Inc is Hold and the average price target is $45.67, representing a 25.0% upside.

In a report issued on July 25, Wells Fargo also reiterated a Hold rating on the stock.
Univar (NYSE: UNVR)

Barclays analyst Duffy Fischer maintained a Hold rating on Univar (NYSE: UNVR) on August 7 and set a price target of $34. The company’s shares opened today at $28.95.

According to TipRanks.com, Fischer is a 5-star analyst with an average return of 26.5% and a 68.1% success rate. Fischer covers the Consumer Goods sector, focusing on stocks such as Platform Specialty Products, Air Products and Chemicals, and Sherwin-Williams Company.

Univar has an analyst consensus of Moderate Buy, with a price target consensus of $36.50.

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