Analysts Offer Insights on Services Companies: Five Below Inc (NASDAQ: FIVE) and Hoegh LNG Partners (NYSE: HMLP)

By Carrie Williams

Analysts fell to the sidelines weighing in on Five Below Inc (FIVEResearch Report) and Hoegh LNG Partners (HMLPResearch Report) with neutral ratings, indicating that the experts are neither bullish nor bearish on the stocks.

Five Below Inc (FIVE)

In a report released yesterday, Karen Short from Barclays maintained a Hold rating on Five Below Inc, with a price target of $130. The company’s shares closed last Monday at $125.31.

According to TipRanks.com, Short is a 4-star analyst with an average return of 7.8% and a 61.9% success rate. Short covers the Services sector, focusing on stocks such as United Natural Foods, Sprouts Farmers, and Dollar General.

Currently, the analyst consensus on Five Below Inc is a Moderate Buy with an average price target of $136.30, which is an 8.3% upside from current levels. In a report issued on August 20, UBS also maintained a Hold rating on the stock with a $124 price target.

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Hoegh LNG Partners (HMLP)

Barclays analyst Theresa Chen maintained a Hold rating on Hoegh LNG Partners yesterday and set a price target of $18. The company’s shares closed last Monday at $14.79, close to its 52-week low of $14.05.

Chen has an average return of 3.3% when recommending Hoegh LNG Partners.

According to TipRanks.com, Chen is ranked #3065 out of 5270 analysts.

Currently, the analyst consensus on Hoegh LNG Partners is a Moderate Buy with an average price target of $19.50.

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