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Analysts Conflicted on These Services Names: Universal Technical Institute (UTI), Yum! Brands (YUM) and SeaWorld (SEAS)

Analysts have been eager to weigh in on the Services sector with new ratings on Universal Technical Institute (UTIResearch Report), Yum! Brands (YUMResearch Report) and SeaWorld (SEASResearch Report).

Universal Technical Institute (UTI)

In a report released today, Alexander Paris from Barrington reiterated a Buy rating on Universal Technical Institute, with a price target of $14.00. The company’s shares closed last Wednesday at $8.30.

According to TipRanks.com, Paris is a top 100 analyst with an average return of 18.9% and a 61.9% success rate. Paris covers the Services sector, focusing on stocks such as American Public Education, Adtalem Global Education, and Grand Canyon Education.

The word on The Street in general, suggests a Strong Buy analyst consensus rating for Universal Technical Institute with a $11.75 average price target, representing a 41.6% upside. In a report issued on July 26, Rosenblatt Securities also reiterated a Buy rating on the stock with a $11.00 price target.

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Yum! Brands (YUM)

In a report released today, Andrew Strelzik from BMO Capital reiterated a Hold rating on Yum! Brands, with a price target of $130.00. The company’s shares closed last Wednesday at $119.81.

According to TipRanks.com, Strelzik is a 4-star analyst with an average return of 5.1% and a 58.8% success rate. Strelzik covers the Services sector, focusing on stocks such as Dave & Busters Entertainment, Papa John’s International, and Brinker International.

The word on The Street in general, suggests a Moderate Buy analyst consensus rating for Yum! Brands with a $133.93 average price target, implying an 11.8% upside from current levels. In a report issued on July 22, Jefferies also maintained a Hold rating on the stock with a $120.00 price target.

SeaWorld (SEAS)

Rosenblatt Securities analyst Barton Crockett maintained a Buy rating on SeaWorld today. The company’s shares closed last Wednesday at $49.03.

According to TipRanks.com, Crockett is a 4-star analyst with an average return of 4.3% and a 53.6% success rate. Crockett covers the Services sector, focusing on stocks such as Liberty Media Liberty Formula One, Lions Gate Entertainment Class B, and Live Nation Entertainment.

The word on The Street in general, suggests a Moderate Buy analyst consensus rating for SeaWorld with a $74.00 average price target, a 50.9% upside from current levels. In a report issued on July 20, Stifel Nicolaus also maintained a Buy rating on the stock with a $66.00 price target.

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