Analysts’ Opinions Are Mixed on These Technology Stocks: Total System Services (NYSE: TSS) and Twitter (NYSE: TWTR)

By Austin Angelo

Analysts have been eager to weigh in on the Technology sector with new ratings on Total System Services (NYSE: TSS) and Twitter (NYSE: TWTR).

Total System Services (NYSE: TSS)

Credit Suisse analyst Paul Condra maintained a Hold rating on Total System Services (NYSE: TSS) today and set a price target of $95. The company’s shares closed yesterday at $85.61, close to its 52-week high of $90.74.

According to TipRanks.com, Condra is a 4-star analyst with an average return of 14.5% and a 69.7% success rate. Condra covers the Technology sector, focusing on stocks such as Fidelity National Info, Alliance Data Systems, and Global Payments Inc.

Currently, the analyst consensus on Total System Services is Moderate Buy and the average price target is $95.80, representing an 11.9% upside.

In a report released yesterday, Oppenheimer also maintained a Hold rating on the stock.
Twitter (NYSE: TWTR)

Pivotal Research analyst Brian Wieser maintained a Sell rating on Twitter (NYSE: TWTR) today and set a price target of $20. The company’s shares closed yesterday at $30.47.

Wieser noted:

“We’ve long believed that the company would return industry-level growth rates, and the implied expectations suggest they will do so this year, at least at a global level. Incorporating the quarter’s results and updates to guidance into our model yields a modest uptick in valuation, but an unchanged price target of $20 on a YE2018 basis. We continue to rate the stock Sell.”

According to TipRanks.com, Wieser is a 5-star analyst with an average return of 11.3% and a 75.5% success rate. Wieser covers the Services sector, focusing on stocks such as Interpublic Group of Companies, 21st Century Fox, and Nielsen Holdings.

Twitter has an analyst consensus of Hold, with a price target consensus of $29.

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