Analysts’ Opinions Are Mixed on These Services Stocks: Papa John’s International (PZZA) and MSG Networks Inc (MSGN)


Companies in the Services sector have received a lot of coverage today as analysts weigh in on Papa John’s International (PZZA) and MSG Networks Inc (MSGN).

Papa John’s International (PZZA)

Citigroup analyst Greg Badishkanian maintained a Buy rating on Papa John’s International today and set a price target of $58. The company’s shares closed last Monday at $45.50.

According to TipRanks.com, Badishkanian is a 4-star analyst with an average return of 3.9% and a 50.0% success rate. Badishkanian covers the Services sector, focusing on stocks such as Restaurant Brands International, Performance Food Group, and Norwegian Cruise Line.

Papa John’s International has an analyst consensus of Moderate Buy, with a price target consensus of $53.33, representing a 18.7% upside. In a report issued on August 12, MKM Partners also initiated coverage with a Buy rating on the stock with a $55 price target.

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MSG Networks Inc (MSGN)

In a report released today, Benjamin Swinburne from Morgan Stanley maintained a Sell rating on MSG Networks Inc, with a price target of $17. The company’s shares closed last Monday at $17.23, close to its 52-week low of $17.15.

According to TipRanks.com, Swinburne is a 5-star analyst with an average return of 11.0% and a 59.7% success rate. Swinburne covers the Services sector, focusing on stocks such as Charter Communications, Sirius XM Holdings Inc, and Cinemark Holdings Inc.

The word on The Street in general, suggests a Hold analyst consensus rating for MSG Networks Inc with a $24.67 average price target.

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