Analysts’ Opinions Are Mixed on These Services Stocks: Core-Mark Holding Company (NASDAQ: CORE), Dunkin’ Brands (NASDAQ: DNKN) and UnitedHealth (NYSE: UNH)

By Jason Carr

Companies in the Services sector have received a lot of coverage today as analysts weigh in on Core-Mark Holding Company (NASDAQ: CORE), Dunkin’ Brands (NASDAQ: DNKN) and UnitedHealth (NYSE: UNH).

Core-Mark Holding Company (NASDAQ: CORE)

Jefferies analyst Christopher Mandeville reiterated a Hold rating on Core-Mark Holding Company (NASDAQ: CORE) on June 21 and set a price target of $35. The company’s shares opened today at $32.90, close to its 52-week low of $30.

According to TipRanks.com, Mandeville is a 2-star analyst with an average return of 0.5% and a 44.8% success rate. Mandeville covers the Services sector, focusing on stocks such as Papa John’s International, Walgreens Boots Alliance, and Crossamerica Partners.

Core-Mark Holding Company has an analyst consensus of Moderate Buy, with a price target consensus of $37.

Dunkin’ Brands (NASDAQ: DNKN)

Jefferies analyst Andy Barish reiterated a Sell rating on Dunkin’ Brands (NASDAQ: DNKN) on June 21 and set a price target of $48. The company’s shares opened today at $55.53.

According to TipRanks.com, Barish is a 5-star analyst with an average return of 8.9% and a 56.0% success rate. Barish covers the Services sector, focusing on stocks such as Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Holding, Dave & Busters Entertainment, and Papa John’s International.

Dunkin’ Brands has an analyst consensus of Hold, with a price target consensus of $57.36.

UnitedHealth (NYSE: UNH)

Jefferies analyst Brandon Couillard reiterated a Buy rating on UnitedHealth (NYSE: UNH) on June 21 and set a price target of $192. The company’s shares opened today at $186.27, close to its 52-week high of $188.66.

According to TipRanks.com, Couillard is a top 25 analyst with an average return of 23.7% and a 78.2% success rate. Couillard covers the Healthcare sector, focusing on stocks such as Bio-Rad Laboratories, Orasure Technologies, and DENTSPLY SIRONA Inc.

Currently, the analyst consensus on UnitedHealth is Strong Buy and the average price target is $191, representing a 2.5% upside.

In a report issued on June 7, Cantor Fitzgerald also reiterated a Buy rating on the stock with a $205 price target.

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