Analysts’ Top Services Picks: WYNN, SPGI

By Jason Carr

There’s a lot to be optimistic about in the Services sector as 3 analysts just weighed in on Wynn Resorts (NASDAQ: WYNN), S&P Global Inc (NYSE: SPGI) and Quintiles Transnational (NYSE: Q) with bullish sentiments.

Wynn Resorts (NASDAQ: WYNN)

In a report released today, Felicia Hendrix from Barclays reiterated a Buy rating on Wynn Resorts (NASDAQ: WYNN), with a price target of $155. The company’s shares opened today at $142.66, close to its 52-week high of $150.40.

According to TipRanks.com, Hendrix is a 4-star analyst with an average return of 7.0% and a 62.8% success rate. Hendrix covers the Services sector, focusing on stocks such as Marriott International, Pinnacle Entertainment, and Norwegian Cruise Line.

Currently, the analyst consensus on Wynn Resorts is Moderate Buy and the average price target is $146.75, representing a 2.9% upside.

In a report released yesterday, Roth Capital also initiated coverage with a Buy rating on the stock with a $167 price target.
S&P Global Inc (NYSE: SPGI)

Barclays analyst Manav Patnaik reiterated a Buy rating on S&P Global Inc (NYSE: SPGI) today and set a price target of $180. The company’s shares opened today at $164.78, close to its 52-week high of $166.17.

According to TipRanks.com, Patnaik is a 5-star analyst with an average return of 10.4% and a 68.4% success rate. Patnaik covers the Services sector, focusing on stocks such as Apollo Education Group Inc, Corporate Executive Board, and Kar Auction Services Inc.

Currently, the analyst consensus on S&P Global Inc is Strong Buy and the average price target is $171.50, representing a 4.1% upside.

In a report issued on October 13, BMO Capital also reiterated a Buy rating on the stock with a $177 price target.
Quintiles Transnational (NYSE: Q)

Barclays analyst Douglas Tsao reiterated a Buy rating on Quintiles Transnational (NYSE: Q) today and set a price target of $120. The company’s shares opened today at $107.06, close to its 52-week high of $108.43.

According to TipRanks.com, Tsao is a 3-star analyst with an average return of 2.0% and a 52.8% success rate. Tsao covers the Healthcare sector, focusing on stocks such as Protagonist Therapeutics, CoLucid Pharmaceuticals, and Pacira Pharmaceuticals.

Currently, the analyst consensus on Quintiles Transnational is Moderate Buy and the average price target is $99.50, representing a -7.1% downside.

In a report issued on October 16, Credit Suisse also reiterated a Buy rating on the stock with a $110 price target.

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