Analysts Offer Insights on Services Companies: United Parcel (NYSE: UPS), Hilton Holdings (NYSE: HLT) and Beacon Roofing Supply (NASDAQ: BECN)

By Jason Carr

There’s a lot to be optimistic about in the Services sector as 3 analysts just weighed in on United Parcel (NYSE:UPS), Hilton Holdings (NYSE:HLT) and Beacon Roofing Supply (NASDAQ:BECN) with bullish sentiments.

United Parcel (UPS)

Raymond James analyst Patrick Brown maintained a Buy rating on United Parcel today and set a price target of $140. The company’s shares opened today at $107.05, close to its 52-week low of $101.45.

According to TipRanks.com, Brown is a top 100 analyst with an average return of 17.2% and a 77.0% success rate. Brown covers the Services sector, focusing on stocks such as Kansas City Southern, Genesee & Wyoming, and XPO Logistics.

United Parcel has an analyst consensus of Moderate Buy, with a price target consensus of $128.17, a 19.7% upside from current levels. In a report released yesterday, Oppenheimer also maintained a Buy rating on the stock with a $129 price target.

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Hilton Holdings (HLT)

Raymond James analyst William Crow maintained a Buy rating on Hilton Holdings today and set a price target of $82. The company’s shares opened today at $66.75, close to its 52-week low of $63.76.

Crow has an average return of 0.2% when recommending Hilton Holdings.

According to TipRanks.com, Crow is ranked #1283 out of 4887 analysts.

Hilton Holdings has an analyst consensus of Moderate Buy, with a price target consensus of $82, representing a 22.8% upside. In a report issued on October 22, Cowen & Co. also initiated coverage with a Buy rating on the stock with a $81 price target.

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Beacon Roofing Supply (BECN)

Raymond James analyst Sam Darkatsh maintained a Buy rating on Beacon Roofing Supply today and set a price target of $45. The company’s shares opened today at $26.95, close to its 52-week low of $26.71.

According to TipRanks.com, Darkatsh has currently no stars on a ranking scale of 0-5 stars, with an average return of -3.2% and a 43.9% success rate. Darkatsh covers the Services sector, focusing on stocks such as HD Supply Holdings, MRC Global, and GMS Inc.

Beacon Roofing Supply has an analyst consensus of Moderate Buy, with a price target consensus of $43.83.

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