Analysts Conflicted on These Services Names: Scorpio Tankers (NYSE: STNG), Discovery (NASDAQ: DISCA) and TripAdvisor (NASDAQ: TRIP)

By Jason Carr

Companies in the Services sector have received a lot of coverage today as analysts weigh in on Scorpio Tankers (STNGResearch Report), Discovery (DISCAResearch Report) and TripAdvisor (TRIPResearch Report).

Scorpio Tankers (STNG)

In a report issued on November 8, Jonathan Chappell from Evercore ISI maintained a Buy rating on Scorpio Tankers, with a price target of $45.00. The company’s shares closed last Monday at $30.49.

According to TipRanks.com, Chappell is a 4-star analyst with an average return of 10.7% and a 59.0% success rate. Chappell covers the Services sector, focusing on stocks such as Eagle Bulk Shipping, Ardmore Shipping, and Capital Product.

Currently, the analyst consensus on Scorpio Tankers is a Strong Buy with an average price target of $40.00, representing a 33.0% upside. In a report issued on November 8, Deutsche Bank also maintained a Buy rating on the stock.

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Discovery (DISCA)

In a report issued on November 8, Vijay Jayant from Evercore ISI maintained a Buy rating on Discovery, with a price target of $36.00. The company’s shares closed last Monday at $30.91.

According to TipRanks.com, Jayant is a 4-star analyst with an average return of 16.6% and a 69.7% success rate. Jayant covers the Services sector, focusing on stocks such as Walt Disney, Comcast, and Netflix.

The word on The Street in general, suggests a Moderate Buy analyst consensus rating for Discovery with a $33.63 average price target, representing an 8.6% upside. In a report issued on November 7, Barrington also maintained a Buy rating on the stock with a $40.00 price target.

TripAdvisor (TRIP)

In a report issued on November 8, Lee Horowitz from Evercore ISI maintained a Hold rating on TripAdvisor, with a price target of $33.00. The company’s shares closed last Monday at $31.96, close to its 52-week low of $29.27.

TripAdvisor has an analyst consensus of Hold, with a price target consensus of $41.77, a 31.9% upside from current levels. In a report issued on October 30, Stifel Nicolaus also maintained a Hold rating on the stock with a $44.00 price target.

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