Analysts’ Top Services Picks: LKSD, RCL

By Jason Carr

Analysts fell to the sidelines weighing in on LSC Communications (NYSE: LKSD) and Royal Caribbean (NYSE: RCL) with neutral ratings,indicating that the experts are neither bullish nor bearish on the stocks.

LSC Communications (NYSE: LKSD)

LSC Communications (NYSE: LKSD) received a Hold rating from Citigroup analyst Anthony Pettinari today. The company’s shares opened today at $14.10, close to its 52-week low of $13.72.

According to TipRanks.com, Pettinari is a 4-star analyst with an average return of 15.5% and a 70.0% success rate. Pettinari covers the Consumer Goods sector, focusing on stocks such as Multi Packaging Solutions, International Paper Co, and Avery Dennison Corp.

LSC Communications has an analyst consensus of Hold.

Royal Caribbean (NYSE: RCL)

In a report released today, Stuart Gordon from Berenberg Bank downgraded Royal Caribbean (NYSE: RCL) to Hold. The company’s shares opened today at $122.78.

According to TipRanks.com, Gordon is a 4-star analyst with an average return of 24.8% and a 80.8% success rate. Gordon covers the Services sector, focusing on stocks such as Marriott International, Norwegian Cruise Line, and Hyatt Hotels Corp.

Royal Caribbean has an analyst consensus of Moderate Buy, with a price target consensus of $141.20.

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