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Analysts Have Conflicting Sentiments on These Services Companies: WellCare Health Plans (WCG), Dollar Tree (DLTR) and Booking Holdings Inc (BKNG)


Analysts have been eager to weigh in on the Services sector with new ratings on WellCare Health Plans (NYSE:WCG), Dollar Tree (NASDAQ:DLTR) and Booking Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:BKNG).

WellCare Health Plans (WCG)

Barclays analyst Steven Valiquette maintained a Buy rating on WellCare Health Plans yesterday and set a price target of $338. The company’s shares opened today at $319.64, close to its 52-week high of $323.50.

According to TipRanks.com, Valiquette is a 4-star analyst with an average return of 9.3% and a 57.1% success rate. Valiquette covers the Services sector, focusing on stocks such as Patterson Companies Inc, Molina Healthcare, and Community Health.

The word on The Street in general, suggests a Strong Buy analyst consensus rating for WellCare Health Plans with a $318.88 average price target, implying a -0.2% downside from current levels. In a report issued on September 14, BMO Capital also maintained a Buy rating on the stock with a $345 price target.

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Dollar Tree (DLTR)

Barclays analyst Karen Short maintained a Hold rating on Dollar Tree yesterday and set a price target of $84. The company’s shares opened today at $82.39, close to its 52-week low of $79.17.

According to TipRanks.com, Short is a 3-star analyst with an average return of 4.3% and a 57.1% success rate. Short covers the Services sector, focusing on stocks such as The Chefs’ Warehouse, Wal-Mart Stores Inc, and Vitamin Shoppe Inc.

The word on The Street in general, suggests a Moderate Buy analyst consensus rating for Dollar Tree with a $96.10 average price target, a 16.6% upside from current levels. In a report issued on September 25, Buckingham also initiated coverage with a Hold rating on the stock with a $92 price target.

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Booking Holdings Inc (BKNG)

Barclays analyst Deepak Mathivanan maintained a Buy rating on Booking Holdings Inc yesterday and set a price target of $2270. The company’s shares opened today at $1974.62.

According to TipRanks.com, Mathivanan is a 5-star analyst with an average return of 21.4% and a 67.7% success rate. Mathivanan covers the Technology sector, focusing on stocks such as Mercadolibre, Wix.com Ltd, and Yelp Inc.

Currently, the analyst consensus on Booking Holdings Inc is a Moderate Buy with an average price target of $2186.43.

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