Analysts Have Conflicting Sentiments on These Services Companies: Dine Brands Global Inc (NYSE: DIN) and Yum! Brands (NYSE: YUM)

By Jason Carr

Companies in the Services sector have received a lot of coverage today as analysts weigh in on Dine Brands Global Inc (DINResearch Report) and Yum! Brands (YUMResearch Report).

Dine Brands Global Inc (DIN)

Maxim Group analyst Stephen Anderson maintained a Buy rating on Dine Brands Global Inc yesterday and set a price target of $100.00. The company’s shares closed last Monday at $73.07.

According to TipRanks.com, Anderson is a 4-star analyst with an average return of 5.0% and a 57.5% success rate. Anderson covers the Services sector, focusing on stocks such as Dave & Busters Entertainment, Good Times Restaurants Inc, and Del Taco Restaurants.

Dine Brands Global Inc has an analyst consensus of Strong Buy, with a price target consensus of $96.67, representing a 32.3% upside. In a report issued on October 18, Barclays also maintained a Buy rating on the stock with a $105.00 price target.

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Yum! Brands (YUM)

In a report released today, Christopher O`Cull from Stifel Nicolaus maintained a Hold rating on Yum! Brands, with a price target of $105.00. The company’s shares closed last Monday at $103.34.

According to TipRanks.com, O`Cull is a 5-star analyst with an average return of 11.6% and a 70.2% success rate. O`Cull covers the Services sector, focusing on stocks such as Dave & Busters Entertainment, Papa John’s International, and McDonald’s Corp.

Yum! Brands has an analyst consensus of Moderate Buy, with a price target consensus of $119.77, which is a 15.9% upside from current levels. In a report released today, Morgan Stanley also maintained a Hold rating on the stock with a $108.00 price target.

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