Analysts Conflicted on These Services Names: Hilton Holdings (NYSE: HLT), Comcast (NASDAQ: CMCSA) and Expedia (NASDAQ: EXPE)

By Austin Angelo

Analysts have been eager to weigh in on the Services sector with new ratings on Hilton Holdings (NYSE: HLT), Comcast (NASDAQ: CMCSA) and Expedia (NASDAQ: EXPE).

Hilton Holdings (NYSE: HLT)

In a report released today, Felicia Hendrix from Barclays reiterated a Hold rating on Hilton Holdings (NYSE: HLT), with a price target of $75. The company’s shares opened today at $71.80, close to its 52-week high of $72.93.

According to TipRanks.com, Hendrix is a 4-star analyst with an average return of 7.0% and a 62.8% success rate. Hendrix covers the Services sector, focusing on stocks such as Marriott International, Pinnacle Entertainment, and Norwegian Cruise Line.

Currently, the analyst consensus on Hilton Holdings is Strong Buy and the average price target is $69.50, representing a -3.2% downside.

In a report released today, FBR Capital also downgraded the stock to Hold with a $73 price target.
Comcast (NASDAQ: CMCSA)

Barclays analyst Kannan Venkateshwar reiterated a Buy rating on Comcast (NASDAQ: CMCSA) today and set a price target of $41. The company’s shares opened today at $35.93.

According to TipRanks.com, Venkateshwar is a 1-star analyst with an average return of -2.8% and a 53.4% success rate. Venkateshwar covers the Services sector, focusing on stocks such as Liberty Media Corporation Series A Liberty SiriusXM Common Stock, Charter Communications, and Formula One Group.

Currently, the analyst consensus on Comcast is Strong Buy and the average price target is $45.90, representing a 27.7% upside.

In a report issued on October 15, RBC Capital also reiterated a Buy rating on the stock with a $45 price target.
Expedia (NASDAQ: EXPE)

In a report released today, Deepak Mathivanan from Barclays reiterated a Buy rating on Expedia (NASDAQ: EXPE), with a price target of $155. The company’s shares opened today at $123.10.

According to TipRanks.com, Mathivanan is a 4-star analyst with an average return of 19.8% and a 58.6% success rate. Mathivanan covers the Technology sector, focusing on stocks such as Endurance International, Rightside Group, and Facebook Inc.

Currently, the analyst consensus on Expedia is Strong Buy and the average price target is $173.27, representing a 40.8% upside.

In a report issued on October 12, Cowen & Co. also reiterated a Buy rating on the stock with a $158 price target.

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