Analysts’ Opinions Are Mixed on These Services Stocks: Equifax (NYSE: EFX), Vail Resorts (NYSE: MTN) and Universal Health (NYSE: UHS)

By Ryan Adsit

Companies in the Services sector have received a lot of coverage today as analysts weigh in on Equifax (EFXResearch Report), Vail Resorts (MTNResearch Report) and Universal Health (UHSResearch Report).

Equifax (EFX)

Deutsche Bank analyst Ashish Sabadra maintained a Buy rating on Equifax today and set a price target of $110. The company’s shares opened today at $95.80, close to its 52-week low of $88.68.

According to TipRanks.com, Sabadra is a 2-star analyst with an average return of 0.2% and a 41.9% success rate. Sabadra covers the Services sector, focusing on stocks such as Fleetcor Technologies, Travelport, and TransUnion.

The word on The Street in general, suggests a Moderate Buy analyst consensus rating for Equifax with a $115.60 average price target, implying a 20.7% upside from current levels. In a report issued on January 4, SunTrust Robinson also reiterated a Buy rating on the stock with a $110 price target.

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Vail Resorts (MTN)

Deutsche Bank analyst Chris Woronka maintained a Buy rating on Vail Resorts today and set a price target of $267. The company’s shares opened today at $185.22, close to its 52-week low of $181.96.

According to TipRanks.com, Woronka is a 1-star analyst with an average return of -2.9% and a 43.5% success rate. Woronka covers the Financial sector, focusing on stocks such as Braemar Hotels & Resorts Inc, Ashford Hospitality Trust, and Hertz Global Holdings Inc.

The word on The Street in general, suggests a Strong Buy analyst consensus rating for Vail Resorts with a $261 average price target, implying a 40.9% upside from current levels. In a report issued on January 2, Merrill Lynch also maintained a Buy rating on the stock with a $265 price target.

Universal Health (UHS)

In a report released today, Dana Hambly from Stephens initiated coverage with a Hold rating on Universal Health. The company’s shares opened today at $125.06.

According to TipRanks.com, Hambly is a 4-star analyst with an average return of 9.2% and a 63.6% success rate. Hambly covers the Services sector, focusing on stocks such as Acadia Healthcare, The Ensign Group, and LHC Group.

Universal Health has an analyst consensus of Moderate Buy, with a price target consensus of $135.

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