Analysts’ Opinions Are Mixed on These Services Stocks: Wynn Resorts (NASDAQ: WYNN) and Veritiv (NYSE: VRTV)

By Jason Carr

Companies in the Services sector have received a lot of coverage today as analysts weigh in on Wynn Resorts (WYNNResearch Report) and Veritiv (VRTVResearch Report).

Wynn Resorts (WYNN)

In a report issued on May 10, Felicia Hendrix from Barclays maintained a Buy rating on Wynn Resorts, with a price target of $157. The company’s shares opened today at $122.

According to TipRanks.com, Hendrix is ranked #1195 out of 5181 analysts.

Wynn Resorts has an analyst consensus of Moderate Buy, with a price target consensus of $146.30, representing a 19.9% upside. In a report issued on April 25, Merrill Lynch also upgraded the stock to Buy with a $150 price target.

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Veritiv (VRTV)

Barclays analyst Scott Gaffner maintained a Sell rating on Veritiv on May 10 and set a price target of $15. The company’s shares opened today at $21.72, close to its 52-week low of $21.18.

According to TipRanks.com, Gaffner is a 4-star analyst with an average return of 8.9% and a 62.7% success rate. Gaffner covers the Consumer Goods sector, focusing on stocks such as International Paper Co, Ardagh Group SA, and Packaging Corp.

The word on The Street in general, suggests a Hold analyst consensus rating for Veritiv with a $28 average price target.

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