Analysts Offer Insights on Services Companies: Five Below Inc (NASDAQ: FIVE) and Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV)

By Carrie Williams

Companies in the Services sector have received a lot of coverage today as analysts weigh in on Five Below Inc (FIVEResearch Report) and Southwest Airlines (LUVResearch Report).

Five Below Inc (FIVE)

In a report released today, Vincent Sinisi from Morgan Stanley maintained a Buy rating on Five Below Inc, with a price target of $128. The company’s shares closed yesterday at $120.01.

According to TipRanks.com, Sinisi is a 3-star analyst with an average return of 2.4% and a 51.2% success rate. Sinisi covers the Services sector, focusing on stocks such as Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Holding, Weight Watchers International, and Performance Food Group.

The word on The Street in general, suggests a Moderate Buy analyst consensus rating for Five Below Inc with a $133.63 average price target, which is an 11.3% upside from current levels. In a report issued on March 20, Evercore ISI also initiated coverage with a Buy rating on the stock with a $140 price target.

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Southwest Airlines (LUV)

Credit Suisse analyst Jose Caiado maintained a Hold rating on Southwest Airlines today and set a price target of $50. The company’s shares closed yesterday at $49.83.

According to TipRanks.com, Caiado is a 1-star analyst with an average return of -10.1% and a 11.1% success rate. Caiado covers the Services sector, focusing on stocks such as American Airlines, JetBlue Airways, and Spirit Airlines.

Southwest Airlines has an analyst consensus of Moderate Buy, with a price target consensus of $60.36, a 21.1% upside from current levels. In a report issued on March 20, Imperial Capital also reiterated a Hold rating on the stock with a $55 price target.

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