Analysts’ Top Services Picks: United Parcel (UPS), Six Flags (SIX)

By Jason Carr

There’s a lot to be optimistic about in the Services sector as 2 analysts just weighed in on United Parcel (NYSE:UPS) and Six Flags (NYSE:SIX) with bullish sentiments.

United Parcel (UPS)

UBS analyst Thomas Wadewitz maintained a Buy rating on United Parcel today and set a price target of $136. The company’s shares opened today at $107.05, close to its 52-week low of $101.45.

According to TipRanks.com, Wadewitz is a 4-star analyst with an average return of 5.9% and a 53.8% success rate. Wadewitz covers the Services sector, focusing on stocks such as Echo Global Logistics, Union Pacific Corp, and CH Robinson.

The word on The Street in general, suggests a Moderate Buy analyst consensus rating for United Parcel with a $126.20 average price target, which is a 17.9% 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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Six Flags (SIX)

KeyBanc analyst Brett Andress maintained a Buy rating on Six Flags today and set a price target of $69. The company’s shares opened today at $53.54, close to its 52-week low of $51.91.

According to TipRanks.com, Andress is a 4-star analyst with an average return of 9.1% and a 57.1% success rate. Andress covers the Consumer Goods sector, focusing on stocks such as Brunswick Corporation, Harley-Davidson, and Callaway Golf.

Currently, the analyst consensus on Six Flags is a Strong Buy with an average price target of $68.83, representing a 28.6% upside. In a report released yesterday, Oppenheimer also maintained a Buy rating on the stock with a $80 price target.

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